At the end of 2015 a storm flood wiped out a large section of beach and flattened meter-high dunes on Germany's North Sea island of Sylt, sparking fears that its entire southern tip could disappear.
Wildfires have devastated forests and communities around the world this year. Climate change is certainly to blame — but it's not the only reason. Unfortunately, irresponsible human activity also plays a major role.
Critics say Merkel's last government failed to deliver on the energy transition. Can her next do better? The Greens will likely be part of the coalition - but so will the pro-business FDP. Environmentalists are worried.
From wild geese to enticing sweet yeast dough pastries, grape harvests and wind-swept beaches, the signs of fall abound in Germany's urban and country landscapes.
A flood of climate refugees could be imminent unless the richer nations do more to help poorer ones combat global warming, argues an IMF report.
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