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How Bangladesh beat Europe at fighting floods [Video]

Cyclones that used to kill hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh now kill just dozens. How does Bangladesh keep its citizens safe even as the planet heats up? And what can rich countries learn from it?We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Our new channel Planet A explores the shift towards an eco-friendly world — and challenges our ideas about what dealing with climate change means. We look at the big and the small: What we can do and how the system needs to change. Every Friday we’ll take a truly global look at how to get us out of this mess.#PlanetA #Flood #Cyclones Check out our channel trailer: https://youtu.be/T8EiTHe6eXg Want to see more? Make sure to subscribe to Planet A! READ MORE Consumption-based CO2 emissions per person in 2018: https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/consumption-co2-per-capita Each country’s responsibility for “climate breakdown”: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(20)30196-0/fulltext(this is just one way of working out what a “fair share” of emissions is, but we verified the study’s findings with the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research in Oslo, Norway) Rich people emit more than poor people: https://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/bitstream/handle/10546/621052/mb-confronting-carbon-inequality-210920-en.pdf Climate finance: https://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/bitstream/handle/10546/621066/bp-climate-finance-shadow-report-2020-201020-en.pdf and https://www.oecd.org/newsroom/climate-finance-for-developing-countries-rose-to-usd-78-9-billion-in-2018oecd.htm 0:00 Intro1:09 History3:32 Bangladesh’s approach6:20 Germany’s mistakes8:41 SolutionsReporter: Ajit NiranjanVideo editor: Nils ReineckeSupervising Editor: Joanna Gottschalk

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Energy

the battle to close Germany’s lignite mines NewsX.tv [Video]

Euronews Hans von der Brelie heads to one of the worlds largest opencast pits, Garzweiler II, to witness for himself the battle to close the countrys lignite mines.

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Energy

Macron leads rebellion as EU nations break ranks to form energy alliance against Germany | Science | News [Video]

EMMANUEL MACRON has broken ranks with Angela Merkel’s Germany and has formed a pro-nuclear alliance to challenge the EU’s deepening energy crisis.

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Climate Change

German youth returns to the streets to fight climate change • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

Young people around the world began taking to the streets on Friday to demand urgent action to avert disastrous #climate change, in their largest protest since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. FRANCE 24’s Emmanuelle Chaze reports from the streets of Berlin, #Germany. #youth 🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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Nature Sustainability

Germany pushes for 7 years of security updates, spare parts support for phones [Video]

Germany is pushing the European Union to pass a mandate requiring at least seven years of software support from smartphone makers for their devices. The proposal is meant to help the environment, as well as consumers, by keeping their smartphones relevant for longer life.

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Nature

Do China’s ambitions in Indian Ocean go beyond protecting trade? | Counting the Cost [Video]

China’s claims to the South China Sea have been well documented, but Beijing is extending its reach into other territories to protect what it considers its Maritime Silk Route.It is building ports that encircle India, raising concerns in New Delhi about its influence and China’s expansive foreign policy. Collin Koh, a research fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, explains Beijing’s strategy.And Joanna Kusiak, a research fellow at King’s College, University of Cambridge, explains why Berliners are about to vote on a proposal to strip a corporate landlord of 240,000 homes.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/