Alaska is warming more than twice as fast as the global average. The once chilly U.S. state, has had a record-breaking summer. In Western Alaska, residents saw dead salmon in the river and berries ripening way too early. And the Arctic sea ice is diminishing steadily. We look at out how the warming climate is affecting people up north.
The battle against climate change will have to be paid for by a combination of government, business and the private household, according to Folker Hellmayer, chief economist of Solvecon Invest. He also believes the battle against climate change is a global risk that has to be turned into an opportunity.
In Berlin, people of all ages took to the streets to protest global warming. Organizers say an estimated 270,000 converged on the landmark Brandenburg Gate. DW reporter Marina Strauß joined the rally.
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