Charlotta Lomas

Charlotta Lomas

radio host & producer


Climate Change: How Did We Get Here?

Look pretty much anywhere on our planet and it’s clear that human beings are having an outsized impact on the Earth. And it’s not just climate change. There’s our enormous land footprint, our rapidly growing numbers, our thirst for resources, and the vast quantities of waste we produce every year.
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Winner | The AIBs 2017

Living Planet: The road to renewables
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Winner | New York Radio Awards 2015

Living Planet: Our Plastic Planet
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Living Planet: Our CO2 problem

There's only so much CO2 we can release before we push the global temperature above 2 degrees – what scientists call our carbon budget. Do we stand a chance of weaning ourselves off fossil fuels in time?
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Living Planet: '1.5 is still possible'

UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa says there is political will to curb climate change. She told DW once we speed up our transition to renewables and away from fossil fuels, we'll be on the right track.
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Living Planet: A 5 percent chance of success

Climate scientist Kevin Anderson is one of the world's leading authorities on carbon budgets. He told DW keeping global warming below 2 degrees is a choice — but it's one we have to make it fast.
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Inside Europe: Why COP23 matters

COP23 kicked off here in Bonn on Monday. It’s a two week meeting aimed at strengthening the 2015 Paris climate agreement. 196 countries are participating in it, plus the European Union. Fiji is presiding over this year’s summit – a tiny island nation which faces an existential threat from global warming.
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Living Planet: 1.5 to stay alive

As the 23rd annual UN climate conference kicked off in Bonn this week, the message from small island states was loud and clear: 1.5 to stay alive. At COP23, Living Planet spoke with Pacific Islanders, climate activists and indigenous peoples campaigning for urgent climate action:
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McKibben: We need action to match the scale of the problem

Bill McKibben is a veteran of climate action and a leading voice for civil society movements to protect the planet. Ahead of COP23, DW asked him what we can do to avert catastrophe.
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Living Planet: Energy

Energy production and use account for about two-thirds of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. So how can we drastically cut these emissions?
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Living Planet: Agriculture

Agriculture is one of the major contributors to global warming - it accounts for about a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. As the global population continues to grow, so too does our demand for food, and the need for land on which to grow it. So, how do we meet this demand and at the same time reduce our emissions?
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Living Planet: Water is life

On this week's show, could a risky dam project be the solution to Lebanon's water woes? Can the Dead Sea be brought back to life? Plus, we investigate what's behind hundreds of dolphin deaths in the Black Sea.
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Charlotta Lomas

Charlotta Lomas is an award-winning journalist.

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 in Europe and Australia.

She speaks English, Dutch, French and German.



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