28:25 | Woodlands are crucial for life. But today more than ever, they’re threatened by devastating blazes. Heat and drought are fueling the flames. In Europe it’s no longer only the southern countries that are worst affected – the north is, too.
12:26 | Right in the heart of Germany, villages are being destroyed for coal – even though the country has vowed to turn its back on the fuel as soon as possible. But the villagers and activists are fighting back.
12:25 | What links 80-year-old Sue Parfitt and 20-year-old Carla Rochel? Both are committed to taking action on climate change.
10:40 | Constructing buildings is awful for the environment. With 60% of the world population set to live in cities by 2030, how can we make buildings…not suck?
28:05 | Climate change is a threat to human rights. Court rulings are now making governments and businesses sit up and listen.
12:26 | Eckardt Heukamp is refusing to budge: He’s the last remaining resident of Lützerath in North-Rhine Westphalia, situated on the edge of a huge open-cast lignite mine.
28:25 | The European Union aims to reduce CO2 emissions and become carbon neutral by 2050, using the Green Deal as its road map. The German government has already agreed to more ambitious climate targets.
28:25 | Extreme weather is occurring more frequently worldwide. Rising sea levels and heavy rain are causing devastating floods. Most researchers agree that these are the consequences of climate change.
28:26 | Extreme weather is on the rise worldwide: heavy and severe rains, flash floods and landslides have also occurred in Germany. One study warns that seven times as many people will be threatened by flooding in the next 25 years.
7:03 | Germany is super green and amazing at fighting climate change – at least that’s how the stereotype goes. But if you look deeper into it, you soon discover some pretty dirty secrets.
28:25 | Germany needs wind power if it is going to meet its climate goals, and successfully transition from nuclear and coal power to renewable energy. But the construction of wind turbines has been stalling.
14:29 | Wind power now dominates Germany’s electricity sector, but the country also still burns millions of tonnes of coal every year.
28:25 | Dedicated climate activists are seeking to hold a mirror up to society through protests and blockades, resorting to drastic measures at times.
17:25 | Luisa Neubauer is a 23-year-old climate activist.
13:47 | Vi var til klimapolitisk demonstration forud for COP23 i Bonn, og har klippet en række politiske reaktioner.
28:21 | Dr. James Hansen and his legal advisor, Daniel Galpern discuss making the fossil fuel companies, the ‘Carbon Majors’, pay for the damage they have done to society.
14:35 | Ontario is reviewing its long-term energy plan and the government is holding public consultations across the province to get citizen input.
1:30 | Over 3500 people shut down Vattenfall’s lignite coal operations in a mass action of civil disobedience.
19:44 | VICE Germany spoke with coal workers, environmentalists, and residents about climate goals, power plant technology, and a german future without coal.
5:36 | A report examining solar PV and battery storage deployment in Germany 2016.
48:29 | Om divestmentkampagner i Holland og Berlin. Den ene kampagne retter sig mod det store hollandske pensionsselskab ABP, med 2,8 millioner medlemmer, og den anden mod byen Berlin.
3:04 | Germany is pushing for 80 percent of its energy to come from renewable sources by the year 2050.