The climate crisis is quite serious - scientists believe that humans have around 11 years to get global heating under control. Still, there is some good news that suggests that progress is being made.
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Germany has opened a special electric highway for trucks. The system allows trucks which run on both diesel fuel and electricity to recharge their batteries while driving.
When Felix Finkbeiner was nine years old, he told his classmates, "Let's plant a million trees in every country of the world!" Now, 12 years later, his "Plant-for-the-Planet" project has planted over 1 billion trees.
Eliud Kipchoge smashed the world marathon record Sunday. His time of 2:01:39 makes it seem more likely that one day someone might run a marathon in under two hours.
For around six years, protesters have been living in tree houses, trying to protect what's left of Germany's Hambach Forest. Now, as police work to remove them, more protesters are arriving.
A group of patient domino placers was working to set a world record for the biggest mini domino chain reaction. Everything was fine until a fly knocked a domino over early.
Computer programs are getting better at telling who someone is from a picture of a face, but they're far from perfect. Some people are very worried about that.
Workers in Germany used a robot to help defuse a World War II bomb. Old bombs like this are still common in Germany, even though the war ended over 70 years ago.
Last week, some German parents who took their kids out of school early were stopped by police at the airport. The police made reports on students who didn't have permission to miss school.
Two important European leaders visited President Trump at the White House this week: President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.