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13 Dec 2017

Living Planet | Deutsche Welle

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Every Thursday, a new episode of Living Planet brings you environment stories from around the world, digging deeper into topics that touch our lives every day. The prize-winning, weekly half-hour radio magazine and podcast is produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster - visit dw.com/environment for more.

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    Living Planet: The wonderful world of wood

    From burning it to building with it — could wood be the key sustainable resource of our future? We explore sustainable forestry to find out how it can support a bioeconomy, and how to best harness biomass as renewable energy.

  • Posted on 07 Dec 2017

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    Living Planet: 3 degrees on 7 continents - part 2

    If the world fails to limit global warming to a maximum 2-degree target, the Earth could be on course for a potentially catastrophic temperature rise of 3 degrees or more. So what would that look like? We travel to seven continents around the world to find out. On part 2: Hurricanes in North America, losing a traditional way of life in South America and coral bleaching off the coast of Fiji.

  • Posted on 30 Nov 2017

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    Living Planet: 3 degrees on 7 continents - part 1

    What would life on the planet look like under 3-degree warming? We travel to one location on each of the Earth's continents to explore the impacts of climate change – and find out what communities are doing in response. On part 1: Massive changes on Antarctica, bush fires in Australia, drought and water scarcity in Africa, and green living in Europe.

  • Posted on 23 Nov 2017

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    Living Planet: Our CO2 problem

    There's only so much CO2 we can release before we push the global temperature above 2 degrees – what scientists call our carbon budget. Do we stand a chance of weaning ourselves off fossil fuels in time?

  • Posted on 16 Nov 2017

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    Living Planet: 1.5 to stay alive

    As the 23rd annual UN climate conference kicked off in Bonn this week, the message from small island states was loud and clear: 1.5 to stay alive. At COP23, Living Planet spoke with Pacific Islanders, climate activists and indigenous peoples campaigning for urgent climate action:

  • Posted on 09 Nov 2017

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