If approached correctly, climate change could be an opportunity for the global economy, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told DW.
Human-caused climate change increased the severity of last year's heat waves in Asia, a new report found. But not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, as climate expert Thomas Peterson tells DW.
"Frostpaw" - aka Peter Galvin - shares with DW the story of why he went to the climate actions dressed as a polar bear, what it was like being on the streets, and why public uprising is necessary for climate action.
In terms of clean energy, China is a world leader. But the progress the country has made on the renewable energy front could be reversed all too easily, says DW columnist Frank Sieren
The founding meeting of the Arctic Economic Council is taking place in Canada (Sept. 2-3). Critics fear the new business body will speed up the exploitation of a fragile environment struggling with climate change.
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