Trump climate threats can't hold up UN talks in Bonn, but can the Great Lakes survive his budget cuts? And, making cities fit for the future.
Producer & presenter: Irene Quaile Studio director: Eliane Guilarducci Studio technician: Christoph Groove
In California, the Global Climate Action Summit is trying to convince the world that the US can still play a leading role in the fight against climate change. Local leaders say they won't be deterred by Trump's actions.
California Governor Jerry Brown has emerged as the default climate leader for the US. At the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, Brown tells DW's Environment Editor Sonya Diehn what it takes to beat Trump on climate.
There is political will to curb climate change, UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa told DW. Once we speed up our transition to renewables, away from fossil fuels, we'll be on the right track.
In the first part of our COP Secret series, we take a look at how UN climate summits have become mammoth events with high carbon emissions - which is why there's some grumbling that the yearly ritual has become a circus.
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