Using online maps, the German Alfred Wegener Institute documents ocean pollution, the University of Maryland tracks the destruction of the forests, and NASA provides climate change data.
From reporting landslides to photographing glaciers, citizen scientists play a crucial part in many Earth observation projects. DW went to the International Astronautical Congress to bring you some examples.
After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further.
Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment.
Conservative Christians have long opposed climate science, saying human induced warming goes against God’s omnipotence. Opinions divide on whether that thinking might slowly be changing.
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