Our Earth has a fever! Can she sweat it out, now that there's a new doctor - the climate pact?
The French capital received nearly double the average rainfall in December and January, causing the river Seine to swell its banks. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the floods were a stark reminder of the need to adapt to climate change. But is global warming the only cause?
This year, storms have already left European cities like Paris and Bonn under water. A new study warns this is set to be the new normal – even if we keep global warming to the optimistic limit of 1.5 degree Celsius. DW spoke to scientist Richard Betts to find out more.
Transport is one of the major drivers of global warming. We hear about local initiatives to bring down emissions — from efforts to pedestrianize Paris, to the Kabul mayor's bold plan for eco-friendly travel. And, are e-scooters the answer to Mexico City's pollution problems?
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
One year after Cape Town's water crisis, tourists are coming back to South Africa's "Mother City." But is the water crisis entirely averted? Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town.
Customers face a false choice between people or the planet when buying electric cars, according to a rights watchdog. Amnesty International has called for the industry to make "radical changes" in five years.
A new panel of Cabinet members has been tasked with determining how Germany will meet its binding climate protection goals. A draft law would see responsibility for climate protection spread across all German ministries.
Berlin's Tierpark zoo has presented a new celebrity — a 3-and-a-half-month-old polar bear — to the public. The cub is seen as a successor to Knut, the Berlin polar bear that became a worldwide celebrity.
Solar power is bringing light to Kalunga communities living off-grid in Brazil.
"My dream is to have every citizen in Juba realize that a cleaner environment has greater dividends for all of us and that we will have a cleaner Juba." – Nhial Majak Nhial, Juba's former deputy mayor
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