Africa's Sahel is one of the world's regions most vulnerable to climate change, which contributes to conflicts between communities. But in Nigeria's Adamawa state, young women are stepping up to bring peace to their communities. DW's Sira Thierij reports.
They cover 70 percent of the planet, with over 3 billion people relying on them for their livelihoods. Oceans should be a major priority when it comes to addressing climate action. But they are in the unique position of being among the biggest victims of global warming and also offering possible solutions.
As the world looks to address climate change at the COP28 summit in Dubai, we take a look at the effects of extreme weather across the Americas – from Canada to Brazil – and at whether or not the region's leaders are prepared to tackle the issue.
Just the basics: What is climate finance? Climate finance helps countries reduce greenhouse gas emissions such as by funding renewable power like wind or solar. It also helps communities adapt to climate change impacts.
Floods, droughts and other extreme weather events have contributed to millions of children lacking access to basic water services, according to the latest report by UNICEF.
This is the stories of the people who are on the front lines of climate change. From Kenya to Panama via Greenland and Australia, our reporters James André and Achraf Abid went to meet the Indigenous people who live in harmony with nature and whose daily lives are being turned upside down by global warming.
FRANCE 24 brings you the stories of the people who are on the frontlines of climate change. From Kenya to Panama, via Greenland and Australia, our reporters James André and Achraf Abid went to meet the indigenous people who live in harmony with nature and whose daily lives are being turned upside down by global warming. Don't miss our series of four special reports. In this first episode, we take you to Kenya.
As developing economies need more financial support to deal with climate change, we look at the crucial role the private sector can play in the green transition. The head of the International Finance Corporation, Makhtar Diop, joins us from Marrakech to share his insights on the role the private sector has to play in development and climate change resilience.
Weather attribution studies connect human-caused climate change to a wave of extreme heat, storms and wildfires. But it's complicated.
Six young people from Portugal are taking European governments to court over an alleged failure to act quickly enough on climate change. The plaintiffs say the lack of immediate action is a breach of their human rights.
Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still possible thanks to a surge in clean energy, the International Energy Agency said, but almost all countries have to accelerate their efforts.
Protesters are demanding an end to fossil fuels as the UN warned that its 2015 sustainable development goals were not going to be met. The march comes just ahead of the UN General Assembly.