Charlotta Lomas

Journalist, Editor, Producer

Bonn, Germany

Charlotta Lomas

== Multimedia journalist based in Europe ==

Producer, presenter, editor and correspondent for

Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster.
Speaks English, Dutch, French and German.


Feature: Sorry for What?

In 2008, the Australian government made a national apology to the Stolen Generations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Charlotta Lomas examines the colonialist underpinnings of the apology.
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Living Planet: Climate Challenges

Why Peru’s Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal is optimistic a climate agreement will be reached -- what happens when green sludge invades America's great lakes -- and Greenpeace challenges Lego through brandjacking. Climate negotiators have gathered in Bonn to draft a legally-binding international climate pact.
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'We will succeed in these negotiations'

Peru's Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal tells DW what he hopes to achieve at the COP20 this December. Representatives from most of the world's countries will gather in Lima to discuss climate change challenges. DW: The Climate Change Conference taking place here in Bonn this week is focused on developing the text of the new draft climate agreement.
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Living Planet: Something's Fishy

Controversy looms over Italy's buffalo mozzarella cheese. Questions are raised over the credibility of the EU’s next Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy. And the world's first self-sufficient island. A small island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean will become the world's first self-sufficient island, in terms of energy.
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'It's important to look at the broader picture' of climate change

Countries and cities most at risk for being affected by climate change should not just improve their extreme weather detection systems, but also invest in insurance and infrastructure, says UN-researcher Jörn Birkmann. The United Nations University in Bonn has released its annual World Risk Report.
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Nuttall: 'Religious groups are taking action on climate change'

Nick Nuttall, spokesperson for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, tells DW how religious groups are increasingly fighting climate change and how that might have a bigger impact than you'd think. Nuttall, in the lead up to the climate negotiations in Paris in 2015, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has called upon religious groups around the world to combat climate change.
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Living Planet: Religion, Culture and Climate Change

Hindus adapt tradition and adopt new eco-friendly cremations --- religious leaders speak out on climate change --- Peru's Quechua people feel the effects of climate change --- and walruses are forced ashore in Alaska. Producer & presenter: Charlotta Lomas
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Living Planet: Greener Spaces

Belgians set up pop-up parks to make their city greener, German winemakers opt for greener methods, New York prepares itself for climate change, and Central Asia commits to protecting migratory species.
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Röttger: 'There's a need to invest in conservation now'

Asian countries have agreed to strengthen the conservation of large mammal species that migrate across Central Asia. Christiane Röttger talks to DW about the initiative and its objectives. Christiane Röttger: We started last year with initiating a process to investigate the situation of migratory mammals in Central Asia.
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'Religious communities are concerned about the climate'

Religious leaders met at the Interfaith Climate Summit to discuss how to tackle climate challenges from a faith-based perspective. After all, there is no such thing as believing in climate change, says Guillermo Kerber. Guillermo Kerber: The purpose was to show how religious communities are concerned about the climate, how they accept the scientific consensus that is showing the consequences of climate change today and for the coming years.
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Living Planet: The Ugly Special

From urine-generated electricity, to the less-aesthetically fortunate of nature's creatures, and giving imperfect, disfigured fruit a second chance at life - we take a look at all things considered ugly and repulsive. As consumers, we're accustomed to the shiny, regular-shaped fruit and vegetables that are free of blemishes.
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Marrying conservation with comedy to save ugly animals

Heard of the the blobfish or the Canadian blue-grey tail dropper slug? They aren’t exactly the world’s cutest species. Simon Watt from the Ugly Animal Preservation Society tells us why they, too, need conserving. It all started about two years ago. I suppose I was combining three of my favorite things which are comedy, conservation and democracy.
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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.

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.



  • Editing
  • Hosting
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Print journalism
  • Film
  • Presenting for live broadcast
  • Documentary
  • Blogging
  • Online multimedia
  • Social Media
  • Photography
  • Producing