The UN says drought, flooding and heatwaves lower life expectancy for women more than for men. Ndivile Mokoena is a South African climate activist and feminist. She campaigns internationally for gender justice in climate protection policy.
Discussions continued in Madrid to try to resolve a split between rich and poor nations over climate funding and cooperation rules. Many delegates said they were "disappointed" by weak commitments to climate protection.
Negotiators end a mammoth conference with a watered-down deal. Activists voice disappointment over a conference they say will have little impact in terms of climate action.
Where Germany was once a green pioneer, its climate policy is now lacklustre. The energy transition has lost momentum and emissions are high. DW's Jens Thurau reports from the climate conference in Madrid.
Thousands of people marched in Madrid to demand immediate action to protect the planet. World leaders are meeting nearby, but experts called their plans insufficient to fend off climate change's catastrophic effects.
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