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.
With polluted air and a coal-hungry economy, India is using the UN climate conference to show the world it can continue rapid development without fossil fuels. But the South Asian country still runs on dirty energy.
Building a completely solar-powered town is a challenge, even in very sunny Florida. And not just for technical reasons. Getting average buyers to go green sometimes means having to compromise.
Poland, host of the upcoming COP24 climate conference, has long had a love affair with coal. Can it say goodbye and commit to renewables?
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
What do urban kids, picnic lovers, animals and bees have in common? They all need nature to be happy. A learning pack about the discovery and creation of green oases in the city.
As the UN climate conference wraps up, Asia's emission-producing economic powerhouses have said their growing wealth doesn't guarantee they can fully comply with the Paris agreement without assistance.
"We teach them about keeping the environment clean, taking out the litter before they paddle and we are using canoeing as some sort of incentive." – Siyanda Sopangisa, Founder of Khayelitsha Canoe Club in South Africa
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.
The NGO Litro de Luz is bringing solar power to Kalunga communities in Brazil.
On this week's show: an eco canoe club in South Africa, top sustainable festive trends and greening in Mauritania.
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