Climate crisis: Reporting on weather extremes
13 June 2023 | 12:20 pm
With an El Nino weather cycle set to amplify temperature extremes, TV meteorologists have a vital role in communicating the added impact of climate change.
7 Mar 2022
DW's correspondents are reporting from Ukraine and the neighboring countries about the war, the refugee situation and how Europe is responding. Here's what they've experienced over the past few days.
12 Mar 2022
A photo showing scores of Ukrainians under a destroyed bridge in Irpin has been used to argue that Ukrainian forces have been preventing civilians from fleeing the conflict. The photo in question is a snapshot in time; other photos and footage show the Ukrainian army helping civilians evacuate to safety. Also, we debunk a video that has nothing to do with the war in Ukraine.
10 Jun 2022
To stay under 1.5C, according to the IPCC, means that carbon emissions from everything that we do, buy, use or eat must peak by 2025, and tumble rapidly after that, reaching net-zero by the middle of this century.
17 Jul 2022
The fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to impact global commodity markets and to represent a major threat to global food security. In a post-COVID-19 recovery already marked by market balance challenges and price surges, it brings additional instability and uncertainty. Ukrainian agriculture is directly impacted all along the supply chain, from production to trade, maintaining the pressure on the global supply of cereals and oilseeds.
12 Nov 2022
According to the report, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is warming almost twice as quickly as the global average and is especially susceptible to the effects and impacts of climate change, including extreme water scarcity.
28 Nov 2022
Journalists working at the Kyiv Independent document life under power outages caused by Russian missile strikes and vow to continue their work. Also, we look ahead to important local elections in Taiwan, the first since China's military escalation there. Cartoonists give us their views on the UN-mandated day to eliminate violence against women. Finally, we look at the celebrity secrets of turning male pattern baldness into a signature statement!
25 Nov 2022
Christian "Flake" Lorenz, Rammstein's keyboarder, stars in a video with his daughter, Mimi, commenting on the destruction of the environment — and criticizing the music industry.
In China, there are fears not just of a Covid wave but maybe a tsunami. Funeral parlours are overwhelmed and hospitals are packed with elderly patients on respirators. This comes after the lifting of China's zero-Covid restrictions following protests. The World Health Organization, meanwhile, is pointing the finger, saying China's official virus data is being under-reported.
Exact numbers are difficult to verify, but hundreds of thousands of Russians have fled the country since the start of the war in Ukraine. The reasons vary, while some wanted to escape the mobilisation order, others chose exile over a rising crackdown on dissent.
Will ski resorts survive climate change? It's a question many in the Alps and in mountainous areas around the world are asking. Warmer temperatures, less snow in the winter and melting glaciers all mean that ski resorts are looking at new ways of attracting tourists. Recently some 200 professional skiers, including US star Mikaela Shiffrin, published an open letter to the International Ski Federation, warning that their sport is in danger.
Somalia is suffering from the impact of a climate crisis it has done almost nothing to create, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, as a full-blown famine threatens to follow a drought that killed 43,000 people last year.
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Victories in key Indian states put Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a strong position ahead of general elections in 2024. It was a blow for the Indian National Congress, leading an alliance hoping to unseat Modi.
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At least 20 people have been killed by floods after heavy rain in the Manyara region of northern Tanzania, the ministry of health said on Sunday, with video released by the Tanzania Red Cross Society showing muddy waters gushing down streets.
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Spotify, a digital music service, could be seeking to boost its profitability with the move. The Stockholm-headquartered company has never posted a full-year net profit.
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There is league football action to look forward to in the next couple of days; Much Maligned Manchester United goes up against an inconsistent Chelsea, Manchester City faces Aston Villa while Juventus locks horns with Scudetto holders Napoli to begin the Serie A weekend. My name is Ayomide Sotubo and here's our preview of these games on the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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Born in South Africa during apartheid, Pretty Yende grew up singing hymns with her grandmother on the way to church. This past May she dazzled Westminster Abbey at the coronation of King Charles, cementing her status as one of the world's most sought-after sopranos. Yende says her journey is proof that nothing is impossible.
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Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has significantly decreased since Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reelected Brazil's president. His government has strengthened the agency monitoring illegal deforestation.
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