In June 2015, Pakistan was hit by one of the worst heat waves ever. Just two months later, floods devastated homes and fields. Almost nowhere else are the signs of climate change as visible as in Pakistan.
The devastating effects of climate change are becoming apparent — and the world has begun taking action. But the frequency of extreme weather events has shown we are starting to run out of time.
Heat waves in one part of the world, freezing blizzards in another — such weather extremes have a profound impact on wildlife as well. Here are some of the more surreal examples.
American journalist Paul Salopek is in the middle of his 21,000-mile odyssey on foot that retraces the path of human migration. DW spoke to him about his journey and how it changed his outlook on mankind.
The risk of global catastrophe is at its highest since the early Cold War. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists group cited nuclear tensions, continued global warming and disruptive new technologies.
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