Torrential downpours have triggered flash floods and mudslides in Peru, killing dozens of people and driving more than 70,000 from their homes. Peru's rainy season has brought 10 times as much rain as usual, and more heavy rain is expected.
Widespread flooding caused by heavy rainfall in the region around the Greek capital has claimed almost 20 lives. Experts say lax zoning regulations meant it was a disaster waiting to happen.
A German court has ruled "admissible" a Peruvian farmer's claims that energy giant RWE's contributions to climate change threaten his Andean home. Environmentalists have praised the court for writing "legal history."
The Germanwatch think tank says in its latest climate risk report that Pakistan is the world's seventh most vulnerable country to climate change. In a DW interview, expert Tariq Banuri explains the reasons behind this.
A mudslide devastated the capital, Freetown, three weeks ago. Life is slowly returning to normal, but residents of the areas most affected are still coming to terms with what happened, as Olivia Acland reports.
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