Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has addressed parliaments and leading economic figures, had an audience with the Pope and been listed as Sweden's woman of the year.
Swedish climate activist and global star Greta Thunberg understood climate change at an early age and has rallied young people around the world to her cause, sparking criticism along the way. In less than a year the now 16-year-old's "climate strike" has become a global movement and set her up as a potential 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Here you can find an automatic compilation on DW's content on Greta Thunberg.
As people around the world come together for the largest mass climate protest in history, we introduce you to DW's brand new environment podcast, On the Green Fence, examining issues of climate change, pollution and conservation. Hosts Neil and Gabe visit a Bavarian town where the water has been tainted by a dangerous chemical and head to the Black Forest where the legendary wolf has returned.
Schoolkids on strike for the environment: Will they save the world? Are climate summits helpful – or must we all just consume less? Guests: Anjali Ramakrishnan (MCC, Mercator Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change), Quang-Anh Paasch (Fridays for Future), Alan Posener (Die Welt)
Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon polluter" in history.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in the US. But many American's aren't aware of her youth climate movement, Fridays For Future, which has inspired students all over the world. We invited an exchange student from Texas to the studio to find out why the climate crisis seems to be having a limited impact on young Americans.
As the climate crisis heats up across the globe, we focus on the people determined to fight for the future of the planet. Young students in the US have finally joined the Friday's For Future Movement inspired by Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg, while in Germany, the Parents for Future Movement is just getting started. We also ask why not everyone feels the urgency of climate change.
DW's Neil King, Gabriel Borrud and Vanessa Fischer drop by the studio to talk about the new DW podcast On the Green Fence. They discuss how making this 5-part series that explores issues like climate change, water pollution, biodiversity loss and food sustainability has affected their outlooks on the world. And we hear what chaos ensued when Neil and Gabe shared a tent with a few mosquitoes.