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Climate crisis: What’s at stake for Africa?


Africa has played a minor role in causing climate change, but bears the burden of its consequences. For the continent, the UN climate conference is about vital funding and securing the livelihoods of 1.4 billion people.
https://www.dw.com/en/africa-and-climate-change-conference/a-59641178





COVID vaccines for kids are coming


Kids under 12 years generally can't get a COVID vaccine. US authorities will rule on emergency approval for the BioNTech-Pfizer jab for 5 to 11-year-olds.
https://www.dw.com/en/covid-vaccines-for-kids-are-coming/a-59618926


Corona vaccines for kids are coming


Kids under 12 years generally can't get a COVID vaccine. US authorities will rule on emergency approval for the BioNTech-Pfizer jab for 5 to 11-year-olds.
https://www.dw.com/en/corona-vaccines-for-kids-are-coming/a-59618926


Greenhouse gases in atmosphere reached record levels last year: UN


The UN has warned that the world is "way off track" in its bid to cut emissions causing global warming. The news of record levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere comes just days ahead of the COP26 summit.
https://www.dw.com/en/greenhouse-gases-in-atmosphere-reached-record-levels-last-year-un/a-59616217


Ahead of COP26, focus turns to climate finance


Amid dire warnings that time is quickly running out, delegates in Glasgow are set to make further binding pledges to radically reduce emissions. But without the funds to help countries adapt, they won't be much use.
https://www.dw.com/en/ahead-of-cop26-focus-turns-to-climate-finance/a-59452935



Leaks show attempts to water down UN climate report, Greenpeace says


Some countries tried to remove findings threatening their economic interests from an IPCC report, documents seen by Greenpeace have revealed. The report comes before a critical round of UN climate talks.
https://www.dw.com/en/leaks-show-attempts-to-water-down-un-climate-report-greenpeace-says/a-59570391


Climate crisis: Why do we need COP anyway?


With COP26 to get underway in Glasgow in a few weeks, let's assess what has been achieved — and what hasn't — over the past quarter of a century of climate conferences.
https://www.dw.com/en/climate-crisis-why-do-we-need-cop-anyway/a-59515982


Why do we need COP anyway?


With COP26 to get underway in Glasgow in a few weeks, let's assess what has been achieved — and what hasn't — over the past quarter of a century of climate conferences.
https://www.dw.com/en/why-do-we-need-cop-anyway/a-59515982



What's at stake at COP26?


A UN climate summit in Glasgow will pressure world leaders to stop burning fossil fuels, stabilize global temperatures and share money to adapt to increasingly extreme weather.
https://www.dw.com/en/cop26-glasgow-program-stakes/a-59509043?maca=en-rss_en_environment-22607-xml-mrss














Mysterious syndrome in US embassies: What do we know?


Five cases of "Havana Syndrome" have occurred in Colombia. In August, US Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to Vietnam was delayed because of cases there. Where the syndrome comes from remains unclear.
https://www.dw.com/en/mysterious-syndrome-in-us-embassies-what-do-we-know/a-59493509?maca=en-rss_en_science-22531-xml-mrss



More volcanic eruptions on La Palma likely


The Cumbre Vieja volcano is not quietening down. Experts expect further violent eruptions. Lava and ash have destroyed houses and plantations, but in the long term, they will also promote new life.
https://www.dw.com/en/more-volcanic-eruptions-on-la-palma-likely/a-59479368?maca=en-rss_en_science-22531-xml-mrss






Tesla allows sneak peak of its Gigafactory in Germany


In a charm offensive to strengthen support for its plant near Berlin, Tesla has staged a county fair for locals. The huge plant has yet to receive a final permit from authorities on the ground, Hardy Graupner reports.
https://www.dw.com/en/tesla-allows-sneak-peak-of-its-gigafactory-in-germany/a-59456949?maca=en-rss_en_environment-22607-xml-mrss





Oil spill disasters: Ways to limit environmental damage


A huge oil spill in California is killing wildlife and threatening protected sites. Cleanup is underway, but officials have warned of "environmental catastrophe." How can we minimize ecological disaster from oil spills?
https://www.dw.com/en/california-oil-spill-disaster-cleanup/a-48095315?maca=en-rss_en_environment-22607-xml-mrss