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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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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Living Planet: 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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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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Unbiased conservation

World Wildlife Day aims to promote the conservation of the world's flora and fauna. DW talks to biologist and comedian Simon Watt who says conservation efforts should be geared towards saving Mother Nature's more aesthetically challenged creatures.
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Pulse: Campaigning for change

This week on Pulse we explore various campaigns around the world: from Berliners finding refugees a new home in Germany, to fighting for justice for Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
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Living Planet: New discoveries

This week on Living Planet: Scotland explores novel ways of harnessing ocean power, community food-sharing in Berlin comes under threat, and why researchers are trying to grow food in outer space.
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Living Planet: Why energy matters

This week on Living Planet: protestors in California demand action over gas leak, India faces a tough energy dilemma, Brittany strives for green power, and the secret to going fossil fuel free.
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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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