To keep from sinking into the sea, the Netherlands has been pumping water for centuries. Now, the foundations of houses are collapsing because of the lack of rainfall due to climate change.
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Despite stronger storms and hotter heat waves, world leaders have not spent enough money adapting to the 'new climate reality'.
In recent years, record heat and low rainfall have taken a toll on Germany's groundwater, even in the winter. Experts say it's time to radically overhaul the way the country manages its water.
The Baltic Sea natural gas pipeline has become a political wrestling match, with the United States on one side and Russia on the other. Germany and the EU are stuck in the middle. DW gives you an overview.
For a long time, scientists believed that a powerful tsunami destroyed Doggerland 8,200 years ago. Sediment analysis now suggests that the land once connecting Great Britain with the rest of Europe had a later demise.
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