Charlotta Lomas

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

radio host & producer


What does climate change taste like?

With global temperatures forecast to increase by 2 degrees Celsius over the coming decades, will we have to say goodbye to the things we love to consume or will they taste even better?
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Bill McKibben: Trump should fear a people's awakening

Ahead of the People's Climate March, DW spoke to environmental activist and author Bill McKibben about what people power can do for our planet in the Trump era. Deutsche Welle: April 22 was Earth Day and the March for Science, and one week later on April 29 the People's Climate March marks 100 days of the Trump administration.
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Living Planet: What's next for the climate?

Since taking office US President Donald Trump has appointed several fossil fuel proponents as government officials and his proposed federal budget seeks to slash funding to climate research. Just last week the president signed an executive order that seeks to undermine Obama-era climate change policies. DW talks to author and activist Bill McKibben for his take on the issue.
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Living Planet: Trees & Trump

What Trump's executive order could mean for climate change policy, why fire-devastated communities in Chile are rethinking forests, plus meet the activists planting trees in the name of Trump.
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Living Planet: Politics & Slime

The politics of climate change and why we all need to be desperately optimistic about our future. Plus, a luxury snail spa that's all about slime.
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The desperate optimist

Professor Hans Joachim calls himself a "desperate optimist" when it comes saving the world from catastrophic climate change. The physicist and founding director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research has not only helped design a "carbon road map" for how society can wean itself off fossil fuels, he’s also calculated what our chances are of actually achieving this ambitious goal.
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Living Planet: Bold for change

Norway takes electric strides toward carbon neutrality, Kenya looks to micro-solar to meet its growing energy demands, and why climate change is a gender issue.
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Ex-Irish President Mary Robinson on Hope, Climate Change & Women's Day

March 8th marks international women's day, an annual celebration of the achievements of women across the globe. And this year’s campaign is: Be Bold For Change. To discuss climate change and equality, and how it intersects with the role of women worldwide, our new Elephant producer and co-host Charlotta Lomas spoke with a woman who has herself been bold for change - Mary Robinson who was the first female President of Ireland from 1990-1997.
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Living Planet: How green are you?

As consumers, most of the choices we make leave behind an ecological footprint. So what does it really mean to be green?
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Living Planet: Do animals flirt?

Animals dance and sing, and do all kinds of funny things in order to court their most desired. But do they actually flirt? DW’s Charlotta Lomas talks to biologist and comedian Simon Watt from the Ugly Animal Preservation Society.
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Living Planet: Birds do it, bees do it

Even educated fleas do it - we learn the art of flirting in the animal kingdom. Plus, do cats fly? Apparently they do.
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Will China lead the world on climate action?

As the US administration's position on climate change flails, a new contender has emerged. Could China, another of the world's top CO2 emitters, take the lead on climate? Maybe, says China analyst Sam Geall.
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Charlotta Lomas

Charlotta Lomas is a multi-platform journalist with a Master of Journalism.

She currently works for Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster, as the environment editor, and producer and host of Living Planet, an award-winning weekly environment radio program.

Previously, she has worked as a freelance correspondent filing news and current affairs reports from Europe and Australia.

She speaks English, Dutch, French and German.



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