Sun or shine - it's all about the climate.
The Earth's atmosphere determines whether we'll experience hot or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clear skies or clouds. Weather is universal - and universally significant. Here's a DW compilation of content.
Climate research shows that the death toll from European weather disasters may increase 50-fold by 2100 if no action is taken to curb carbon emissions. Heat waves will account for 99 percent of weather-related deaths.