We ask our studio guest Claudia Kemfert, an energy economist from the German Institute for Economic Research.
The UK is building so many rubbish-burning facilities that it may be impossible for the country to meet its recycling targets. It's a problem across incinerator-crazed northern Europe - and could expand the trash trade.
The head of Environmental Action Germany has called the results from the country's recent diesel summit "Mickey Mouse policies." His consumer organization is going to court in an effort to enforce driving bans.
President Nicolas Maduro is locked in a power struggle with the opposition in Venezuela as the death toll mounts and the country's economy continues to deteriorate. DW gives an overview of the conflict.
For 50 years, ASEAN has given Southeast Asian nations a forum to address a long list of conflicts, catastrophes and crises. But there are limitations to what the association can accomplish beyond business and rhetoric.
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