The impact of climate change is becoming evident in Alaska faster and more dramatically than anywhere else on earth. Deutsche Welle reporter Irene Quaile visited Alaska with the Climate Change College.
This week, Germany hosted the fifth Petersberg Climate Dialogue in preparation for the Climate Change Conference in Peru at the end of this year. Christoph Bals from Germanwatch gives his verdict on how the talks went.
For the first time since Copenhagen, things are moving at the UN climate talks, says DW environment correspondent Irene Quaile. Recent remarks by the US and China suggest they may be willing to take stronger measures.
A new report calls for protection measures in the Antarctic Weddell Sea, one of the world’s last, intact ecosystems. Cooperation between Germany and Russia could help achieve a better situation.
After the hottest global temperatures ever were recorded in June, the El Nino climate phenomenon could be set to make a return this European summer. DW has a closer look at this unique climate event.
More rhinos were killed by poachers last year in Africa than ever before. In 2014 the dubious record looks set to be broken again. The black market price for rhino horn is now considerably higher than cocaine.
Environmental groups are in court appealing plans to deepen the Elbe River. The dredging will allow bigger container ships to reach Hamburg's port but local farmers say that it is going to affect water quality adversely.
Cairo's traditional garbage collectors are an important fixture, collecting and recycling waste.
Activists around the world are using social media to pile pressure on governments to clean cities.
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