Climate Change

The World keeps you up to date on the latest news, analysis and voices from around the world on the global climate crisis.

Environment

How a forest became Germany’s poster child for a coal exit

For decades, RWE has been slowly razing the forest and surrounding towns to expand its adjacent coal mine, among Europe’s largest producers of lignite coal and greatest sources of carbon dioxide pollution. And earlier this fall, the company moved to start cutting a new section that protesters have been occupying.

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Kids Speak Out About Climate Change

From banning plastic bags to raising awareness about rising sea levels, kids are proving that they can be a powerful force in the battle against climate change. Living on Earth looks at several young leaders who are taking a stand to protect the planet.

Environment

Global warming worries winemakers

Wine producers say global warming could spell disaster for the future of wine, and they say rising temperatures could have a negative impact on their grapes, perhaps causing the subtle distinctions among wines to disappear

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Battling against climate change

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to one who isn't skeptical at all about climate change; Lester Brown is president of the Earth Policy Institute and the author of "Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Ellesmere Island. An international dog sled expedition led by explorer Will Steger is currently crossing the island in an effort to document the effects of climate change.

Environment

New study on climate change

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with Cynthia Rosenzweig, the lead author of a new study on climate change; Rosenzweig finds compelling evidence that climate change is already having a profound impact on eco-systems around the globe.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

An equatorial mountain range figures in today's Geo Quiz. The answer is the Rwenzori Mountains. The central African range is featured in "Africa: Atlas of our Changing Environment" a new atlas published by UNEP, the United Nations Environmental Program. The glaciers that give these stunning mountains their snowcapped appearance are disappearing due to global climate change.