If approached correctly, climate change could be an opportunity for the global economy, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told DW.
A German panel of experts has called for the abolition of the Renewable Energy Sources Act. They argue that maintaining growth in the renewables sector has led to price hikes, but hasn't promoted climate protection.
Turkey has a serious water issue. The country is struggling with its worst drought in a decade. Climate change is only part of the reason; poor water management is also to blame.
Germany has criticized EU plans to drop binding targets for renewables and energy efficiency. A leaked document says the bloc will focus on cutting emissions but other climate protection measures will be rolled back.
The Arctic Frontiers conference is now a key event in the polar calendar. With climate change opening up the region, a record number of politicians, scientists and journalists are gathered in Norway's Arctic capital.
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