From cold snaps to super-storms, extreme weather affects many around the world.
Heavy flooding, severe storms, record heat waves: extreme weather is on the rise due to climate change. This is affecting people, ecosystems and economies around the world. Content relating to extreme weather is presented on this page.
Hurricane Matthew has moved on, but people from Haiti to the US are still dealing with its deadly effects. DW asked an expert whether climate change is making these storms more dangerous - and what we can do to prepare.
In the southern African country of Zimbabwe, total life expectancy is less than 50 years, against a world average of 71 years. On top of that, Zimbabwe suffered one of the worst droughts in its history this year. The impact on agriculture has left more than 4.5 million Zimbabweans without enough to eat, according to the government.
Australia's east coast was recently devastated by storms and flooding, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef is under a major threat from coral bleaching. But as the country gears up for a national election on July 2, do these environmental issues feature in Australia's election campaigns? We talk to Sydney-based journalist Esther Blank.
A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has found that extreme weather is increasing the levels of toxins in staple crops. With global temperatures set to rise, scientists warn the problem will only get worse. DW talks to Nairobi based UNEP chief scientist Jacqueline McGlade.