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.


Living Planet: The Population Debate

Could population control solve the problem of climate change? - Why South African rangers are trying to sell off their rhinos - How the Netherlands takes the concept of bicycle paths to a whole new level - And the latest from the World Parks Congress in Sydney.
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Curbing population growth not the answer

The planet is facing huge environmental challenges and although it’s controversial some argue curbing population growth could help. But UNFPA's Daniel Schensul tells DW controls won't achieve much in the short-term.
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G20 continue to prop up fossil fuel industry

As the G20 meet this week, a report by the Overseas Development Institute and Oil Change International says they are failing to meet pledges to phase out support for fossil fuels. The ODI’s Shelagh Whitley talks to DW.
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Living Planet: Mapping the unknown

Governments still spending big on fossil fuels - mapping the world's vast unknown seas - discovering the intricacies of whale songs - and where did all the poppies go?
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Living Planet: Inside Fukushima

Inside Fukushima’s crippled nuclear plant -- Vietnam's zoos discover the joy of toys -- Greenpeace names and shames Europe’s boats -- And Panama's indigenous people fight to conserve their forests.
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Fukushima disaster site 'like a science fiction film'

Science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar has gained extensive access to Japan's battered Fukushima power plant. He speaks to DW about exploring radiation-contaminated zones, and how the cleanup has progressed so far.
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Living Planet: Violence and climate change

Extreme weather threatens the future of coffee in Brazil – Strong links between climate change and violence -- Locals try to tackle Morocco's huge waste problems. Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. So much so that it's the world's second largest commodity. That commodity is now under severe pressure.
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Higher temperatures lead to 'substantially more violence'

As climate change takes hold, the link between hot temperatures and human aggression could make for more crime and civil conflict. But we still need to understand why, says Stanford researcher Marshall Burke.
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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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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