Climate action needs media freedom: Mereoni Mili
04 November 2017 | 9:47 am
DW Akademie, in conjunction with UNFCCC, is bringing ten journalists from the Pacific region to Bonn: Mereoni Mili from Fiji addresses the importance of media coverage of climate change.
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Excessive and erratic rainfall has caused devastating flooding, hitting parts of Bangladesh hard. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said there will be no quick respite for the country.
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Lots of sun, little rain: Europe is grappling with another summer of record temperatures and low water levels. Countries like Italy are struggling to fight climate change, and keep the cost of food and energy down.
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A new study shows weather catastrophes triggered by climate change have cost Germany at least €145 billion over the last two decades. Leaders at the Petersberg Climate Dialogue are looking at ways to tackle the impact.
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Britain's Prince Harry spoke on Monday at the United Nations about seeking insight from the words of Nelson Mandela during a time of "global uncertainty and division" and urged countries to take action to combat climate change.
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Erosion and tidal surges are threatening fishing communities in West Africa. As a result, many people are fleeing inland — losing their livelihoods. The sea has already encroached two meters into the country's interior.
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To better prepare communities settled along the Gambia River for the impacts of climate change, citizen scientists are assisting researchers to gather more comprehensive information on marine and coastal environments.
After Polish anglers removed tons of dead fish from the Oder River bordering Germany, the die-off has been labeled an "ecological disaster." But what's to blame?
Pakistani Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehmen: 'The images are heartbreaking'
Pakistan's Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehman on floods
First the glaciers melt, then the heavens open. As Pakistan bails out from unprecedented monsoon flooding comes the stark realisation that this is not some freak of nature, it is the new normal for a nation that scientists rank among the most vulnerable to global warming. We ask about the challenges faced by rescuers.
The Russian threats don't worry the residents of Feldheim. Heat and electricity here come from wind and biogas plants — inexpensive and climate-neutral. DW visits a village with endless energy, and no worries.
After devastating floods affected 33 million Pakistanis in August, a new study confirms that global heating had a probable impact. But overall climate vulnerability was a major contributing factor.
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US oil company ExxonMobil recorded a net profit of $56 billion last year, beating its previous 2008 record. It benefitted from a surge in prices following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a cost-cutting drive during the pandemic.
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Getting enough sleep is essential to good health, but millions of people struggle with it. As a result, many of us turn to calming music in the hopes that it will lull us to sleep.
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Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its $5 banknote with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture. King Charles III will feature on Australian coins, though.
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Women in low-income communities in India learn how to use energy efficiently. It’s a win-win for the climate as well as the household budget. For many it is the first time they understand the connection between fossil fuels and global warming.
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Scientists in Brazil are hopeful that a campaign to vaccinate endangered monkeys against yellow fever could save them from extinction. The last outbreak of the disease decimated the population of highly vulnerable golden lion tamarin monkeys.
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For months, European leaders have sought a united response to the US Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA. That plan, announced by the White House last year, favours American-made climate technology through subsidies and tax credits. But EU chiefs say the policy discriminates against Washington's closest partner, Europe.