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Deutsche Welle - Environment

Does Germany need liquefied natural gas? -- Critics slam Germany's planned LNG terminals on grounds of climate pollution and fracking hypocrisy.

3 days ago

Africa's farmers struggle to go organic -- Smothering bureaucracy and limited access to finance may hinder the continent's ability to feed itself.

5 days ago

EU votes for more gas infrastructure -- The EU today voted to adopt 55 new fossil gas infrastructure projects that critics say betrays the Green Deal.

5 days ago

Will trains play a key role in the European Green Deal? -- Growing interest in European railways makes transport well positioned for a big role in the continent's climate plans.

11 days ago

Climate change takes center stage at AGM -- At Siemens' annual shareholder meeting in Munich, climate change took center stage as activists protested outside. The company's vocal CEO, Joe Kaeser, acknowledged the issue, but is sticking to his plans.

12 days ago

Could geoengineering tackle climate change? -- The range of technologies that fall under 'geoengineering' is hotly debated as a strategy for tackling climate change.

13 days ago

How to heat homes without fossil fuels -- Many countries rely on climate-damaging coal, oil and gas to keep warm during winter. So what are the alternatives?

26 days ago

Amazon: Living in the shadows of violence -- One small-scale farmer has seen the personal cost speaking up about land disputes and deforestation.

6 days ago

Rights of nature: Indigenous traditions become law -- Indigenous ideas of nature are gaining a foothold in mainstream legal systems by granting rivers and even rice rights.

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Locusts ravage Africa, wildfires burn Australia -- Climate change has made Australia drier while countries such as Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia become wetter.

13 days ago

Why are locusts so destructive? -- The worst locust outbreak in decades has devastated crops in East Africa, and shows no signs of stopping.

12 days ago

How can we make agriculture greener? -- An otherwise conventional farmer in Germany is testing organic farming methods — with various degrees of success.

17 days ago

Australian bushfires: The canary building the coal mine -- The world's biggest exporter of coal is engulfed in flames and Aussies are taking to the streets demanding action. Could this summer be the turning point for a notorious climate offender?

1 month ago

Explainer: What are Germany's farmers so angry about? -- Thousands of farmers have taken to the streets in cities across Germany to protest new environmental regulations. They're demanding more dialogue to address the increasing challenges facing the agriculture sector.

25 days ago

Wildfires: Climate change and deforestation increase the global risk -- Huge bushfires have been burning in Australia for months. But the risk of severe wildfires is increasing everywhere. A look at the link between climate change and this devastating trend.

26 days ago

Creative solutions for India's waste problem -- A Delhi-based project is making trendy handbags from waste while highlighting social inequality.

20 days ago

The rise of 'green churches' From sermons about climate justice to carbon-neutral church halls and eco-friendly initiatives like recycling candles, a growing number of churches are going green.

13 days ago

African megacities adapt to a climate crisis - 06.12.2019 - DW looks at how four of Africa's booming cities are adapting to the environmental problems they face from heat to waste.

2 months ago

Returned, as-new goods end up as trash -- Destruction of packages sent back to e-commerce giants is just one part of a poorly researched problem.

5 days ago

Can e-mobility solve Kenya's air pollution problem? -- With a large part of electricity already coming from renewable energy, there is great potential for e-mobility in Kenya.

11 days ago

Lithium robs Chilean communities of water -- While water is scarce in the Atacama Desert, lithium companies pump billions of liters of brine from the area's subsoil.

25 days ago

How divestment stacks up against fossil fuels -- Coal and other fossil fuels remain lucrative despite the fact that investing in them is becoming increasingly risky. That's one reason some banks and global funds are backing renewables. Is this the start of a rethink?

5 days ago

Adani's coal mine plans, and why coal is still so lucrative -- Siemens' support for Adani's coal mine in Australia has outraged environmentalists, but it's not a unique case. Hundreds of companies and countries around the world are planning to expand their coal activities. But why?

17 days ago

Can a minimalist mindset help save the planet? -- Less is more, according to a growing movement of minimalists. They say a clean space can clear the head, but could it also draw a link between personal and planetary well-being?

28 days ago

Climate solutions: Technologies to slow climate change -- Burning fossil fuels to meet rising energy demand has pushed carbon dioxide emissions to a record high. Can innovation save us from global warming?

28 days ago

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2019: Climate protests take center stage -- Our response to climate change has inadvertedly triggered a few negative feedback loops.

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8 WAYS YOU CAN HELP THE ENVIRONMENT IN 2020

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2019: Climate protests take center stage as the world burns

20 days ago

Endangered animals: WWF's winners and losers of 2019

1 month ago

2019: Year of wildfires

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Eco drinking straws: Grass is greener

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The fight to protect crocodiles in Belize -- Crocodiles may have a fearsome reputation, but one organization is working to protect them from habitat loss and injury.

5 days ago

Insects are dying and nobody knows how fast

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Women on the Solomon Islands are protecting critically endangered sea turtles

3 days ago

Wadden Sea: A bird's paradise

18 days ago

Kangaroos slaughtered in Australia for pet food exports

28 days ago

Battery powered -- This week, we take a look at batteries and we hear about a citizens' assembly tackling climate change in the UK.

4 days ago

A matter of survival - On the Green Fence (5/5) -- Neil and Gabe set out to understand the reasons for the massive decline in Germany's insect population.

4 months ago

A DW, Channels and Kwesé TV showcase of innovative and effective environmental concepts from Africa and Europe.

5 months ago

Reviving Ghana's forests one parcel at a time -- An entrepreneur has acquired land where he practices sustainable forestry and makes environmentally friendly products.

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Be inspired and find constructive solutions for the environmental challenges of today with this DW and Scroll.in collaboration.

5 months ago

Clean energy from diesel generators? -- There are many diesel generators in India. A new technology can avert their polluting emissions.

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