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22 Jan
German police officials said the situation at Lützerath was calm a day after clashes broke out between climate protesters and police officials. The site lays bare the debate over Germany's climate challenges.
15 Jan
Police in Germany have started to surround the western village of Lützerath, which has been occupied for months by climate protesters ahead of a planned eviction. The site is slated to be used to mine coal.
5 Jan
The coronavirus pandemic has forced climate protest groups like Fridays for Future and Extinction Rebellion to find new ways to get their message out. Activists are gathering for socially distanced sit-ins or bike rides. DW met with both groups in Berlin.
25 Nov
Climate activists, who have been targeting artworks in recent months, have now disrupted an orchestra concert at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie concert hall by gluing themselves to the conductor's podium.
5 Nov
Two Belgian activists who threw soup on 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' have been given short jail terms by a Dutch court. This was the third such incident involving famous European artworks in recent weeks.
16 Oct
TRUE. These climate protesters call themselves the “Tyre Extinguishers” and have already targeted more than 10,000 SUVs worldwide. Recently, the vigilante group received negative publicity in French media and online after deflating the tires of a car belonging to a disabled person in Lyon. We tell you more about these anti-SUV activists in this edition of Truth or Fake.
9 May 2022
Young climate activists like Perk Pomeyie are leading the way to change attitudes to protect Ghana’s environment.
26 Feb 2022
The "Uprising of the Last Generation" group sought to block access to airports in Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich in protest of food waste in Germany.
8 Oct 2021
Insulate Britain protesters have repeatedly blocked traffic, sometimes gluing themselves to highways, despite court orders to steer clear of key roads. The interior minister wants "loopholes" closed to allow prosecution.
2 Oct 2021
The top Catholic said it was "time to make wise choices" for the future of the planet, addressing some 400 young climate activists who had gathered in Milan.
24 Nov 2019
Extinction Rebellion climate activists have begun building a camp outside Chancellor Merkel's office. During a week of protests for new climate-protection policies, they plan to block major roads in the German capital.

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