"Imagine a sky without clouds; that’s boring," says meteorologist and weather forecaster Sven Plöger. Predicting cloud behavior is a huge challenge. Clouds are small-scale phenomena that play a huge global role.
The 2017 UN climate report has found extreme weather and climate-related events cost a devastating $320 billion in 2017. The UN says 2018 has followed in the footsteps of 2017 with extreme weather destroying livelihoods.
Friederike Otto, deputy director of Oxford's Environmental Change Institute, has identified areas where she can reduce emissions but says researchers can't tackle the problem alone.
DW wants to tell your story! As part of a special focus on extreme weather, DW's environment desk is asking our readers to send us your stories.
Researchers discovered an old Mayan city with the help of lightwave technology. Christoph Kiemle from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) explains how the method works and how it could be used in self-driving cars.
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