Charlotta Lomas

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

radio host & producer


Living Planet: Food for the future

With Europe's farmers facing crisis, creativity has become key to survival. While some are returning to traditional methods, others are turning to new technology – and in Kenya, future-proofing comes in the form of flying ants.
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'Every year a contender for warmest on record'

The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet, and climate expert Deke Arndt says it won't be the last. He tells DW that access to water - having too much or not enough - will be increasingly important.
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Living Planet: What water?

Water is life. From having too much to not enough, we explore the impact a warming world is having on access to water.
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Living Planet: Defending Mother Earth

To mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we find out how indigenous groups are fighting to preserve their native lands and resources.
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Living Planet: Wolves & wilderness

As the world struggles with deforestation, should we be creating urban forests instead? Plus, wolves are returning to Germany, but age-old fears over the predator still persist.
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Living Planet: Under the sea

The world's oceans are full of weird and wonderful creatures. We splash down under the waves for a glimpse at some of the less charismatic species, we find out what's behind Europe's mysterious dolphin deaths, and we meet a tiny undersea sociopath who likes to smash things.
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Living Planet: Beauty is only skin-deep

When it comes to marine animals, charismatic species like dolphins and whales get all the attention. But what about the weird-looking creatures that also live in the ocean's depths? Although they're not beautiful, they still play an important role in marine ecosystems. Lucky for them, biologist and comedian Simon Watt has a special fondness for those hit by the ugly stick.
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Living Planet: Our planet, our future

As world leaders debate how best to move forward with implementing the goals of the Paris Agreement, cities and civil society are wasting no time in taking action.
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Living Planet: Politics aside, it's all about the climate

Mayors across the United States are joining forces to lead the transition away from fossil fuels to implement the goals of the Paris Agreement at the local level. DW talks to Steve Benjamin, the mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, and co-chair of the Mayors for 100% Clean Energy campaign.
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Living Planet: Blowing in the wind

Dutch trains now run on renewable energy. The national railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) set out to have all of its electric trains running on wind-generated electricity by 2018, but the goal was met one year earlier. And the train company’s CEO had a unique way of sharing the news. DW talks to NS spokesperson Ton Boon.
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Living Planet: Why care about a bit of ice?

Very soon a big section of a large ice shelf in West Antarctica is expected to break off. The imminent collapse of the Larsen C ice shelf has scientists very worried. DW talks to John Abraham, a professor of thermal sciences at the University of St Thomas in the USA to find out.
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Living Planet: New horizons

Why scientists are worried about the collapse of Antarctica's ice shelf, how the Dutch have harnessed wind to power electric trains, and what green power means for refugees in the world's first solar-powered camp.
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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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