Charlotta Lomas

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

radio producer & presenter
editor & journalist


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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Eco freaky

What does it mean to live sustainably? Is it enough to simply recycle our waste, or do we need to do more? We head into the domestic sphere to find out what some eco-freaks are doing to reduce their own carbon footprint - and discover just how hard it is.
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Fighting for equality

This week on Pulse, we talk identity and rights of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) people around the world.
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The long journey

From flamingos in Mumbai to the foie gras on your plate, we look at the plight of migratory birds around the world.
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Kids sue government

A group of kids and teenagers is suing the US government for failing to curb climate change. The case has been dubbed one of the most important lawsuits on the planet. DW talks to 19-year-old plaintiff Tia Hatton and chief legal counsel for Our Children's Trust Julia Olsen.
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Calls for action

Kids sue the US government over climate change, Canada’s First Nations take their pipeline fight to the Supreme Court, and calls for action over the palm oil industry.
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Nuclear hopes and hazards

Tourists flock to Chernobyl 30 years after the nuclear disaster, controversy looms over Britain's planned nuclear project, clean energy's thirst poses risks to water resources, and Germany's brown coal gets a green make-over.
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World in Progress: Indonesia's mentally ill are abused

In Indonesia, people with mental health conditions are often chained up or forced into institutions where they face abuse. That's according to Human Rights Watch - the NGO released a report his week documenting the horrific treatment. DW spoke to Shantha Rau Barriga, Director of Disability Rights at Human Rights Watch.
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Indonesia's mentally ill 'abused and stigmatized'

Human Rights Watch has released a report detailing the horrific treatment of people with mental health conditions in Indonesia. Shantha Rau Barriga, who oversaw the research of the report, speaks to DW about the issue. The Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, entitled "Living in Hell: Abuses against People with Psychosocial Disabilities in Indonesia" explores the social stigma surrounding mental health in Indonesia.
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Pulse: Outsiders

How does it feel to be on the outside? Syrians in Germany face prejudice dating on tinder, how to make it Hollywood when you’re not male nor white, and meet Korea’s first plus-size model.
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Pulse: Pushing the boundaries

A literary love affair sparks debate in Israel, women photographers change India’s gaze, and Russia take strides towards gender equality in outer space.
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Living Planet: The animals

The cute, the cuddly and the ugly.
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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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