Keeping up with a warming world
The trend accelerated last year and has continued through the first two months of 2016. Experts say the trend is an urgent call for politicians to quickly ratify the climate change accord reached in Paris in December.
A UK environmental research council has launched an online poll to name its new polar vessel - though it may regret the decision. Naming ideas for the new research ship range from "Boaty McBoatface" to "Big Shipinnit."
Researchers say the northern ice cap is six meters thinner every year.
A recent study found that some biofuels produce three times the emissions of diesel, justifying an about-face in European Union policy in 2012. But biofuel companies say they are being punished based on bad science.
US environmental law - as well as the global climate deal - is vulnerable to presidential earthquake.
South for the winter, north for the summer - that's the migration pattern for many birds. This behavior is changing - to the delight of birdwatchers. But what does it mean for our feathered friends?
In the African country of Ethiopia, millions of people are suffering under the country’s worst drought in 50 years. Only international aid can save people from starving.
The UN agencies and African Union experts are meeting in Zimbabwe to draw up plans to avert severe food crises in 27 African countries where millions need food aid. At least 4 million Zimbabweans urgently need assistance
The US and Canada have said they will cut methane gas emissions and sign the Paris climate deal in a show of cooperation. The agreement comes during a visit by the Canadian PM.
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There has been a lot of talk about what the Paris Agreement means for people but what about the animals? We asked them.
Global Ideas presents leading figures of climate action
Decarbonization, emissions gap, loss and damage - does it all sound like Greek to you? We decode the meaning behind some of the key terms being thrown around in the international climate debate.
As politicians debate how to halt the warming of the planet, some 200 years of climate science provide the basis for their deliberations. But this science hasn't always been a given.
On a low-carbon journey from Berlin to Paris, DW got to know regular people taking climate action.
Irene Quaile explores climate change in the Arctic & around the globe.
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