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20 Nov
As concern grows over the climate crisis, so does its toll on our mental well-being. Public health officials have coined the term "eco-anxiety" to describe the fear of environmental doom. They warn that the phenomenon could have damaging long-term effects and amplify health and social inequalities for the most vulnerable. One recent international survey found that large numbers of 16 to 25 year olds worldwide had suffered psychological effects owing to the climate crisis. We take a closer look at the situation in France.
20 Nov
At the UN climate summit in Egypt, developing nations are calling for richer countries to finally pay their fair share for the damage caused by their emissions. Scientists are warning that the window to avoid climate catastrophe is closing rapidly.
19 Nov
An international team of scientists believe severe flooding in Nigeria and surrounds was considerably worsened by climate change and believe the trend could continue.
15 Nov
The global population reaches eight billion - what happens now? As climate change worsens, how will eight billion people survive? Also: reactions to Joe Biden and Xi Jinping's face to face meeting and Paris 2024 organizers unveil the Games' mascots! Finally: a revered frozen beef dish in Japan now has a 30 year waitlist!
11 Nov
Scientists have said climate change helped increase the monsoon rains this summer. The storms brought three-and-a-half times the normal amount of rain, leaving a third of the country underwater. At least 1,300 people were killed. Another 33 million across Pakistan have been affected by the flooding.
11 Nov
The COP27 climate summit currently underway in Egypt is a good opportunity to examine conspiracy theories about the subject circulating online. One such example is about HAARP, a US research programme allegedly capable of controlling the weather. This false claim has been circulating online for years. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
11 Nov
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has raised the alarm over the recent flood ravaging many parts of the country, saying it had worsened the socio-economic woes of Nigerians.⁣ ⁣
7 Nov
Akinwumi A. Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, speaks to DW's Christine Mhundwa about the urgency of tackling climate change, the cost of inaction and what the AfDB is doing to help African countries adapt.
6 Nov
Climate change is no laughing matter, but these artists are exploring dark ideas in meaningful and humorous ways.
27 Oct
Nigeria is suffering its worst flooding in a decade largely because of heavy rain and climate change. Properties worth millions have been lost with hundreds injured. GuardianTV speaks to a resident of Bayelsa, one of the many states badly hit by the flood, and here is how she narrated the current state of things in the South-South state.
25 Sep
Bringing more fun to big cities with sustainable mobility - that's TIER's vision. A company that has already made millions with e - scooters wants to revolutionize mobility.
24 Sep
William Ruto, Kenya's new president, granted an interview to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Ruto warned that the worst drought in 40 years risks causing starvation in the Horn of Africa, adding that "3.1 million people are facing severe drought" in Kenya alone.

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African leaders said they would try to alleviate cyclic food insecurity on the continent back in 2003. It's time they got on with it, and they can use Western money to do so, writes DW’s George Okach.
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Rising gas and oil prices have plunged Europe into its worst energy crisis in decades. France has been hit hard, but perhaps not for the reasons you would expect. Nuclear and hydroelectric power, the country's main sources of electricity, are both running out of steam. Has the French energy mix hit a breaking point? We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.
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Rights groups and a prominent cleric have warned of a military crackdown in the Kurdish city, following intense protests there. Meanwhile, Iran arrested two actresses, and its football captain spoke up at the World Cup.
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Malaysia has been beset by political instability over the past couple of years, while the economy is struggling to recover from the COVID pandemic-induced slowdown.
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Russia continued strikes on Ukrainian gas and electricity infrastructure. Meanwhile, the president of France told Asian business leaders that the conflict is "your problem" too.
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The Nord Stream 2 pipeline was damaged in a series of explosions in September, a prosecutor in Sweden said, adding explosives remains were found on the damaged pipeline.