Global temperatures are rising, with nearly all scientists agreeing that the warming is man-made.
Increased levels of carbon dioxide and other human-made emissions being released into the atmosphere have caused global surface and ocean temperatures to rise at unprecedented speed, triggering more extreme weather events. More than 95% of scientists agree that the warming is caused by human activity. This page collates DW content on climate change and global warming.
Participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos are discussing climate change, sustainability and how to make the world a fairer place. Even companies that are the backbone of capitalism are saying they want to take more responsibility.
The World Economic forum in the alpine enclave of Davos celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. It's been transformed for a small, mostly European meeting to a global forum for 3,000 politicians, business chiefs and other elites.
Photographs of charred koalas, apocalyptic red skies and poor air quality have haunted Australia since the bushfire crisis. The government is now investing millions in its tourism industry to turn around its image.