Climate change is happening. Deutsche Welle tells you all you need to know about this topic that concerns us all.
Drought, floods and erratic climate phenomena. Developing countries often have to bear the brunt of climate change. African delegates at COP24 are hoping for guidelines to implement the Paris deal and they want richer nations to fulfill their pledges. The Paris Agreement aims to keep global temperature rises below a safe level of 1.5 degrees Celcius (3.6 Fahrenheit).
It's not just warming temperatures and increasingly severe storms that are causing problems. There are also social implications to climate change. The Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami is seeing some of the earliest signs of climate gentrification in an area protected from rising sea levels. Wealthy people are driving up home prices and forcing current residents out. Maria Bakkalapulo reports.
Protecting our environment and the places we call home is one of the items on the agenda at the United Nations climate change conference in Katowice, Poland. Irene Banos Ruiz is reporting for DW at the conference, and told us what kinds of things are currently being discussed.
As world leaders meet for COP24 to discuss climate change, we're asking what home means to the people — and animals — we share the planet with. This week on Living Planet, we're looking at what decisions are being made to help protect planet Earth, our home.