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.
Snow comes later, melts earlier, and is not nearly as deep as it was 30 years ago. EU scientists are racing to help winter tourism regions adapt to climate change — but is manmade snow the answer?
A new report based on 25 years of satellite data says sea levels are rising at an increasing pace. The findings are "roughly in agreement" with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's projections.
The devastating effects of climate change are becoming apparent — and the world has begun taking action. But the frequency of extreme weather events has shown we are starting to run out of time.
The coalition set to govern Germany finally has its action plan. But what does it mean for the environment? Climate, energy, mobility, agriculture: DW analyzes the results in four key fields.
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