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G7 climate change talks in Germany's capital Berlin have ended with a commitment by the group of seven leading industrial nations to largely end the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity by 2035.
Billionaire businessman Mo Ibrahim talks to DW, calling for Africans to have a greater say in the climate change debate +++ German investment in Africa lags that other major countries +++ DW gains rare access to two towns in Darfur to witness the aftermath of a massacre +++ Zimbabwe's female-only gem mine, Zimbaqua, gives women hope.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has changed the German view of their military - as well as the motivation of future reservists .
Musicians and artists in Ghana want to use their work to bring attention to the dangers of climate change and the threats the world is facing due to human activities.
Long periods of sunny weather; a few heavy rain showers. That’s all fine...or is it? With increasing frequency, summer days are turning into long periods of drought, while rainfall is causing catastrophic flooding.
Colombia's electorate may put a leftist candidate in power for the first time in the country's history. Although many young voters support leftist Gustavo Petro, moderate candidates like Fico Gutierrez still pose a threat in the run-off.
In his new video installation, Chen Mao-Chang reflects on the isolation of quarantine, which he experienced as a traumatic solitary confinement. For the Taiwanese artist, the pandemic has been a reminder of life's impermanence.
The town of Andernach uses its public spaces to grow fruit, vegetables and herbs that anyone can pick free of charge. The project has been a resounding hit with locals keen to learn more about growing food sustainably. For some, it's even been life-changing.
Kabare prison is notorious for deaths in custody caused by hunger. Now, women are changing it with a food project.
Commercial satellites mean images are now widely available. This is changing the way war crimes are investigated – and could prove vital in Ukraine’s efforts to hold perpetrators to justice.
We unpack the science of climate attribution, as scientists find South Asia’s extreme heatwave was made significantly more likely by climate change. In India, we hear how the record temperatures are inflaming the country's waste problem — literally. And, how transforming transport in Kenya could help the country cut emissions fast.
Fishermen along the coast are complaining about falling fish stocks. Scientists say it is not only illegal fishing and overfishing, but also climate change and other environmental factors that are creating the shortage.
The world faces two big challenges: war and climate change. Who's profiting from the war in Ukraine? Could Europe reduce its reliance on foreign gas through offshore drilling? Do carbon offsets really work and how do you dispose of old wind turbines?
What does the future of education look like in a wired world? In this film, Indian education expert Sugata Mitra conducts a daring experiment. In an Indian village, he builds a school that only exists virtually, in the cloud.
The World Health Organisation puts the number of deaths from climate change at 250,000 by 2050.
A combination of bad policies and political apathy is speeding up climate change. Have we reached the tipping point? Can it be reversed? Pakistan takes a bold bid to mitigate worsening climate change.
The small island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic is home to unique fauna and flora. Many of the more than 400 species living here are found nowhere else in the world. To ensure that it stays that way, the inhabitants are committed to preserving biodiversity in extraordinary ways.
For the first time in Germany, an individual has filed a direct civil lawsuit against a car manufacturer, in this case Volkswagen. Ulf Allhoff-Cramer is an organic farmer demanding to cut excessive carbon emissions.
Australians are heading to the polls in what many see as a last-chance climate election, as the fossil-fuel-friendly country reels from years of extreme weather worsened by climate change. In India, a lesser-known consequence of burning coal is hurting people and ecosystems. And in Uganda, farmers are finding the chemicals they're putting on their crops are far more dangerous than they thought.
Ghana has integrated environmental education into official school programs. Teachers there are being trained to alert children to the challenges posed by climate change, and awaken an interest in caring for the environment.
11-year-old Emaan Danish is alarmed about the health hazards of plastic toys and their environmental impact after they're discarded. She's designed an eco-friendly doll to front her campaign against toxic toys and climate change.
Temperatures in Pakistan have skyrocketed even before summer has officially begun. The thermometer has reached over 50 degrees Celsius in some areas. Experts say the rising temperatures are consistent with climate change.
Cargo ships are notorious polluters. Norway wants to change that, and is launching the test of the world's first fully-autonomous electric cargo ship.
Planting trees will save the climate. At least, that’s the claim of many environmental organizations. As a result, massive reforestation efforts are taking place worldwide. But just how effective are these campaigns?
Lina Khan is the chair of the US Federal Trade Commission. She is a strong critic of the big tech companies, and is calling for antitrust legislation that can respond to changing conditions in a digital economy.
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