DW spoke to Frauke Thies of Solar Power Europe at Intersolar Europe, the world's leading solar exhibition, to see how much progress solar has made in the past years and where we are headed in the future.
Saudi Arabia and funding partner SoftBank have reportedly shelved the $200 billion project. It was part of the kingdom's economic transformation plan and would have produced three times the energy that the country needs.
Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated the role of nuclear. Critics say that's a political choice.
This summer was the "cleanest ever" in terms of the UK's energy consumption. That's more good news for British supporters of renewable energy on the day the country's first subsidy-free solar farm opens.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Are you looking for engaging ways to explain complex environmental issues to high school children? Global Ideas learning packs are full of ideas and guidance.
On this week's eco@africa, we bring you a special focus on plastic. We check out edible straws, shoes made from chewing gum and explore how to avoid microplastics.
Forests are often called the “earth’s green lung,” because they store CO2 and produce oxygen, thus helping to regulate the climate. But what happens if our forests disappear and what can we do to help protect them?
Africans are no strangers to mobile apps. In fact, apps big and small have made a difference in the lives of many people across the continent — from rural villages to the traffic-clogged streets of megacities.
This collection of images is part of our learning pack "Protecting our forests - A vital ecosystem under threat."
On this week's eco@africa: Diawling National Park, reusing old oil drums and rehabilitating land with essential oils.
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