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.
From hurricanes in the Caribbean to drought in Africa and the Middle East —As our planet warms, extreme weather events are becoming ever more frequent and intense. But people around the world are learning to adapt to these disasters and make a new, greener start.
Scientists have warned that if global temperatures continue to rise, the Persian Gulf may become uninhabitable within just 50 years. But the United Arab Emirates has an ambitious plan to ensure the future of their people for centuries to come. Is renewable energy the key?