Bhola is the largest island of Bangladesh. It is situated at the mouth of a huge river which flows from the Himalayas. The island lies just four meters above sea level - not enough in times of climate change, with rising sea levels.
Last year has broken climate records: It has been the warmest year since records began and extreme weather events have increased around the world. Two recent reports confirm, once again, that climate change is happening.
The former vice president turned environmental activist says the US will stick to the Paris Agreement despite Donald Trump's opposition. He also accused the current president of censoring scientific information.
Brutal heat and flooded streets have marked the summer of 2017 in Germany. What steps are German cities taking to brace for the increasing unpredictability of climate change?
More than 16 million people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal have been impacted by the worst flooding to hit South Asia in many years. Aid agencies are warning of hunger, disease and more deaths.
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