Coal worker Stephan Barth knows that Germany needs to phase-out lignite production in order to reach its climate goals. But he still worries about his future.
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.
Donald Trump played up "America's environmental leadership" ahead of the 2020 US presidential election. At the same time, he denounced the "unfair, ineffective and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord.
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.
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