Spanish entrepreneurs are bringing new meaning to the words "green energy." They've designed a plant pot that produces electricity. And it's all down to some helpful bacteria.
A study has found that 60 percent of international public finance in African energy goes to fossil fuels, compared to just 18 percent to cleaner alternatives. Are wealthy countries offshoring emissions?
Critics say the move is a major step backwards that will damage health and the environment. The desperate bid to save coal fired plants comes as the electricity industry is moving towards natural gas and renewables.
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.
Conserving biodiversity, protecting the climate and inspiring others to do the same. That's the goal of the environment projects we profile.
An online documentary about a journey deep into the Kazakh steppes to solve a deadly mystery and save an ancient and unique species from extinction.
In Pilanesberg National Park poachers target rhinos every few days. We speak to park manager Johnson Maoka, about the challenges of his job and the future of wildlife protection
"We are now in a situation where the rate of rhino killings exceeds their reproduction," Johnson Maoka, park manager at Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa.
Coal ash sites and hog farms are overflowing from Hurricane Florence, echoing the environmental chaos when chemical plants flooded during Hurricane Harvey. How can these such health risks be managed as hurricanes grow?
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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