Many Paris residents and local politicians are demanding a greener and more relaxed city. A city shepherd has made a start by guiding his sheep to the Eiffel Tower.
Millions of transport workers, teachers, police and other professionals took part in France's biggest strike in years. Rioters and police faced off in protests that will test President Macron's political strength.
Unless global greenhouse gas emissions fall by 7.6 per cent each year, the world will fail to meet the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement, a report from the UN Environment Programme warns.
The iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris welcomed 1,350 children ahead of a concert and a elaborate laser show into the early hours to celebrate 130 years as the French capital's tallest building.
Germany's Green party is still riding high in opinion polls and has a good chance of being part of the next government. As the party convenes at its annual congress this weekend, its platform is broadening.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version