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Coal, nuclear, fracked gas or renewables — how can Germany power itself and protect the environment?
Massive global military emissions often go unreported. That could change as the G7 meets to address the Ukraine war.
Talks are currently underway on an international treaty to tackle biodiversity loss. Here's what you need to know.
Can ensuring young people have economic opportunities in the Amazon help prevent deforestation and protect biodiversity?
Activists must ramp up civil disobedience and pressure banks to stop funding fossil fuel, say top climate campaigners.
As the climate crisis intensifies droughts, remnants of past towns and societies have reemerged from receding waters.
Despite government promises of a green COVID recovery, a new report says the world missed a "historic chance" to boost clean energy.
The oil and gas industry is choking the atmosphere with a heat-trapping gas stronger than CO2.
The world's most climate vulnerable countries — often also the poorest — want rich, high-emission nations to pay for climate damages. But what exactly could such funds do?
In a dramatic verdict, EU lawmakers voted in favor of banning the sale of petrol vehicles by 2035 and rejected a bid to update the EU’s Emissions Trading System after conservative parties tried to water down targets.
Developing countries are trying to get rich nations to share the profits from discoveries based on their biodiversity.
Could an overlooked cereal help steady the situation and feed the global population in the era of climate crisis?
The planet's plastic emergency is set to worsen dramatically. An OECD report reveals ways to significantly reduce pollution by 2060.
Regions around the world are facing drought and water shortage, even where rain was once abundant — and that will only worsen as the planet warms. In many parts of the world, cities and countries are learning to adapt.
In the mountain village of Arslanbob, a smartphone app is helping communities get the most out of their grazing lands, and in turn protect the world's largest natural walnut forest.
A mandatory label documenting how animals were reared and other new regulations are supposed to improve animal welfare. Is it a step toward more transparency for consumers — or just greenwashing?
The fish humans find most beautiful are the ones least in need of conservation efforts. So what about the "ugly" fish?
A "green nudge" can inspire more climate-friendly consumption without overt rules or bans.
DW explores the best solutions for small and commercial vehicles as battery-fueled EVs get cheaper and more "climate-neutral" e-fuels prepare to hit the market.
Dating platforms have noticed their users are hot for climate issues and are incorporating features to help them connect with each other. But how useful are additions like OkCupid's climate advocate badge?
The rumble of road traffic and trains, the bustle of the bar downstairs or the roar of a plane taking off – noise is a problem that is increasingly hurting health and disrupting ecosystems.
Global CO2 emissions continue to rise. What does this mean for climate activism? Is radicalization the next step?
From textiles and plastic to electrical waste: the world is drowning in rubbish.
Plastic has become a pollution nightmare. DW explores why billions are being invested in making more.
Want to inspire young people to protect the environment? Use our digital learning packs!
Two children, two continents, one major health crisis. A look at how communities are coping with water problems.
We still have time to slow down climate change! Every Friday, we'll show you how to get out of this mess.
Megadams boost economic growth and serve as a symbol of status and power. But what happens to communities downstream?
A conversation with Athens' heat officer, ancient ruins uncovered and drought laying waste to farms
A DW, Channels and NTV Uganda showcase of innovative and effective environmental concepts from Africa and Europe.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, Chris Ilems presents environmental issues and solutions from West Africa.
Based in Uganda's capital, Kampala, Sandrah presents environmental issues and solutions from East Africa.
Online platforms are sprouting up in Berlin to bring organic products like meat, milk and fish closer to consumers.
Be inspired and find constructive solutions for the environmental challenges of today with this DW and Scroll.in collaboration.
Based in Mumbai, Sannuta Raghu presents stories of innovation and the people behind them, who are finding solutions to the most pressing issues affecting the environment.
Initiatives in India tackle cigarette butt pollution with innovative recycling drives.
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