When it's high in the atmosphere, ozone can protect us from the sun. But ground-level ozone, commonly referred to as smog, is harmful. This pollutant also affects agriculture — how big of a problem is it?
Basic food crops for millions of people worldwide are endangered because of surging ground-level ozone concentration. Indian farms are among those most at risk. Scientists are now racing to make plants more resistant.
When a white woman called the cops on an African American bird-watcher in New York, a group of Black nature lovers pushed back. They launched #BlackBirdersWeek, a campaign to encourage birding among people of color.
As Africa develops faster, countries are shifting their focus to investment in renewable energy. The director of think tank Power Shift Africa explains how the continent can embark on a journey toward a green future.
As a prominent Fridays for Future activist, Vanessa Nakate tells DW how climate activism looks different in her native Uganda and why she's recently been tweeting in German.
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