Edgar Wolf reports on a member of China's budding environmentalist movement. Huo Daishan has fought to save the Huai river for decades. And his efforts are paying off.
Global waste growth will outpace population growth by 2050, with most of the trash being generated in urban areas. The World Bank says urgent action is needed to prevent untreated waste from clogging the streets.
With its stunning beaches, the Indonesian island of Bali draws tourists from around the world. But plastics are spoiling the view, spurring locals to take action — from production to disposal.
Donald Trump has ramped up his trade dispute with China. Nevertheless, Beijing has a good shot at being able to keep the damage under control. The key is a dynamic middle class, says DW's Frank Sieren.
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