Jayne saw that a community in Malaysia was living in unsafe homes. So she founded an organization that builds sustainable houses for the families. It's a lot more rewarding than her old advertising job, she says.
When fires tore through a poor area of Chile, residents were devastated. Now Carolina, a 28-year-old architect, is teaching them to rebuild efficient, sustainable homes that will last for a long time.
Renowned American economist Paul Krugman has taken Germany to task. Berlin, he said, bears the brunt of the responsibility for Europe's financial woes. DW's Henrik Böhme sees it differently.
More than half a million people have fled their homes in the Philippines as the nation braces for the worst storm since super typhoon Haiyan last year. Typhoon Hagupit is expected to make landfall within the next day.
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