Stories about Environment from November, 2019
After a hot summer of protests, Germans debate their country's role in climate change
These decisions send a clear signal on where vital parts of the German government seem to be standing in the crucial battle against climate change.
Soaring onion prices create panic in Bangladesh
The onion crisis is escalating in Bangladesh with delays from traditional import partners and prices increasing six-fold. The government is air-lifting onions to meet the demand.
‘Brazil might not be a dictatorship, but it's not a democracy either,’ says Brazilian journalist
Mário Magalhães wrote a book about 2018, the year that changed Brazil forever.
Stubble burning and polluted rivers choke India's capital
This year, the Indian national capital region is facing a severe pollution crisis as smog grows out of control and toxic foam covers the badly-polluted Yamuna River.
Environmentalists raise alarm over hydropower boom in the Balkans
More than 2,700 small hydroelectric plants are either planned or under construction in the region. Critics say governments aren't properly assessing their impacts.
Amidst denial, Pakistan's smog issues pose serious health risks to the city of Lahore
Many Pakistanis are wondering when the Pakistan government will realize the magnitude of the degradation of air quality in Pakistani megacities and take steps for a solution.