German legislators have greenlighted the search for a permanent nuclear waste site. A commission has until 2031 to find a location for Germany's waste, as decisionmakers try to end decades of debate.
President Donald Trump has announced he will pull the United States out of a Cold War-era nuclear weapons deal with Russia. Germany has expressed concern over the consequences for security in Europe.
The US national security adviser's visit to Moscow comes after President Trump vowed to withdraw from the INF nuclear pact. Russia has warned that pulling out of the landmark treaty would be a "dangerous step."
Germany is hailed worldwide as a recycling champion. But like many European countries, it actually recycles a lot less plastic packaging waste than commonly understood — with dire consequences for the environment.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out a snake farm in Kenya, an app cutting food waste in Zimbabwe and meet an entrepreneur in Ghana who is turning organic waste into biogas. All this and much more!
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