An independent emissions test set up by the AIR initiative aims to clean up cities - and it's kicking off in London.
The EU is expected to commit to going carbon neutral. But what will net-zero emissions mean in practice? What are negative emissions, and why do we need them? DW unpicks the jargon.
Climate protesters in London had threatened to shut down Heathrow airport — Europe's busiest air traffic hub. But in the end only a handful of activists took part, holding a sign that read: "Are we the last generation?"
Police said demonstrators had caused "serious disruptions to public transport, local businesses and Londoners." Activists blocked bridges and major road junctions, demanding the government declare a climate emergency.
The German government could be planning a multibillion euro scheme to retrofit diesel cars to cut emissions. The government desperately wants to avoid diesel cars being banned from city centers.
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