Carbon dioxide emissions are a major cause of global warming. But the gas also contains the carbon-rich compounds used for making plastic. In Germany, efforts are underway to reduce CO2 emissions by recycling the gas.
A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say.
The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough.
Giulia and Lorenz never had much trouble with their low-carbon lifestyle, until Giulia's best friend invited her to be maid of honor — in Australia.
Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?
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