Charlotta Lomas

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

radio host & producer


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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Living Planet: Poachers piggyback on science

A new study warns that poachers and animal traffickers are using scientific data published online to track down rare and endangered species. It found that more than 20 newly discovered creatures had been targeted because their locations had been made public. DW talks to David Lindenmayer, a conservation biologist at the Australian National University.
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Living Planet: A different game

From hunting pythons in the Everglades to chewing on alligator meatballs, we get a taste for the wild.
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Living Planet: How secure is Svalbard seed vault?

The Svalbard global seed vault, tucked away on a remote Norwegian island, is designed to protect the world's food supply from a doomsday-like catastrophe. Following reports that melting permafrost had caused flooding at the facility, Living Planet examines how disaster-proof the vault really is.
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Living Planet: Our future food

Why Germany's cheap food prices may need a rethink, French farmers look to natural pesticides to boost dwindling wine production, and Norway steps up climate protection of its "doomsday" seed vault.
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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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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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