Meat regularly leads to conflicts. In Germany, cows and pigs are factory farmed - triggering protests from animal rights activists. In Ghana, meanwhile, cheap meat from the US and Europe is putting local farmers out of business.
Prize-winning South African activist Makoma Lekalakala's successful legal battle to stop a secret nuclear power deal in her homeland won her international acclaim. She tells DW about defending the environment in court.
Failure at this year's climate conference would be "suicidal," said the UN secretary general. DW's Louise Osborne and Jennifer Collins have seen frustration over slow progress. But young people are stepping up.
From activists risking their liberty to block coal, to US businesses sticking with the Paris accord regardless of Trump, ordinary folk fed up waiting for change have outshone the big political players at COP24.
Bangladesh is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. Extreme weather events there have already been wreaking havoc on the people there. They're also causing a shift in migration and poverty patterns.
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