Once seen as glamorous, for many people air travel has fallen into disrepute. The Swedish ‘flygskam’ or ‘flight shame’ movement is catching on. Environmental activists are calling on people to stop flying, and now businesses are getting on board.
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?
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.
Von der Leyen said just before her election as European Commission president she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date.
Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov.
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