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25 Jan
A prominent environmental group accused Berlin of failing to meet its own climate goals. It is asking for an emergency program to salvage the targets.
6 Jan
The EU is weaning itself off piped Russian gas by rapidly expanding shipments of liquified natural gas, much of it fracked in the US. But what exactly is LNG?
29 Nov
As we wrestle with an energy crisis, should we turn on the lights to cheer ourselves up? DW asked people at Berlin's Botanical Garden what they think of the fine line between festivity and sustainability.
20 Nov
A third of the food we produce is wasted, emitting as much as 10% of global greenhouse gases. Failed targets to reduce food waste — especially in rich nations — need to be urgently updated at COP27, says UN.
19 Nov
They're throwing soup and sticking themselves to art and buildings. Across Europe, climate protesters are resorting to increasingly extreme methods to grab attention. In Germany, one climate group's daily protests are divisive.
19 Nov
Climate change is a global threat, but countries in Asia are particularly vulnerable. We speak to Melati Wijsden, a climate youth leader and the founder of YOUTHTOPIA, about her mission to eliminate plastic waste and inspire other young people to become actors for change.
17 Nov
Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has promised "zero deforestation" in the Amazon. Can he gather enough support at COP27 to preserve the "lungs of the planet."
7 Nov
The UN's annual climate change conference grows more urgent every year. With just over 1.1°C of warming above pre-industrial levels, the world is already seeing devastating consequences. As COP27 opens in Egypt, we discuss the stakes at this year's summit with Inger Andersen, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme.
22 Sep
Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari told FRANCE 24 the floods that ravaged his country had created a catastrophe of apocalyptical proportions. In addition to more than 1,500 deaths, the disaster has caused dual health and food security crises. Zardari said Pakistan needs some $30 billion in aid and praised international efforts under way to offer help.
21 Sep
Senegal's Macky Sall takes to the stage at the UN General Assembly in New York and tells the world there are other crises to address besides Ukraine. Authorities in Uganda declare an Ebola outbreak after a 24-year-old man died of the disease, the first since 2019.
21 Sep
Senegal's Macky Sall takes to the stage at the UN General Assembly in New York and tells the world there are other crises to address besides Ukraine. Authorities in Uganda declare an Ebola outbreak after a 24-year-old man died of the disease, the first since 2019.
6 Aug
It's tough being economy minister in Germany at the moment. Energy supply is under threat and companies are bracing for impact. Nonetheless, polls often place Robert Habeck as one of Germany's most popular politicians.

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