Rescue workers in California continue to search for missing victims of devastating mudslides and flooding which hit coastal areas this week. More than a dozen are known to have died and around 100 homes have been destroyed.
Droughts, floods and storms are hitting Africa with increasing frequency. With so many people dependent on subsistence agriculture, the results can be devastating, and the future looks uncertain.
In the wake of the latest tsunami to hit the Indonesian coast, research shows how even slight sea-level rises linked to climate change could significantly increase the devastating effects of tidal waves.
Rescue crews are searching for missing people a day after a mudslide in California devastated a coastal community northwest of Los Angeles. At least 17 people have been confirmed killed.
The US president's attempt to blame the largest wildfire in California history on a failure to cut down trees — like his claim that climate change is a Chinese hoax — is falling flat as a heat wave grips the planet.
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