In the run-up to the G20 summit, former recipient of the Alternative Nobel Prize Vandana Shiva spoke at the Global Solidarity Summit in Hamburg. In an interview with DW, she reminded G20 leaders that "everyone has a right to a share of the planet."
G20 countries - bar the US - have reiterated their commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change. But the resolution also had other nuances. Overall, it's a positive result, climate expert Niklas Höhne tells DW.
As the G20 kicks off, creative protest action is already underway - Hamburg's current "wave of protest" has environmental topics at its core. This carries forward a long tradition in the anti-globalization movement.
As images of mass protests and burning cars overshadow the G20 summit, police in Hamburg have clamped down. That is a necessary move, DW's Henrik Böhme writes.
Plastic is useful - for packaging, tires, clothing, and much else. But 2 percent of plastics produced end up in the ocean. It enters the food chain - even reaching us. A new analysis highlights the scale of the problem.
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