Dozens of people have died and some 260,000 have been displaced following weeks of heavy rain in Kenya. The floods came as the country was recovering from last year’s devastating drought.
As the world body released a "wake-up call" on the impact of extreme weather, Mozambique has announced a spike in cholera cases. The illnesses are a direct result of Cyclone Idai, which has ravaged the country.
Worldwide, heavy rainfall and flooding are wreaking havoc from Mozambique to the US. At the same time, ancient water sources are drying up. On World Water Day, DW looks at extreme weather's threat to freshwater sources.
Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate change.
As the planet heats up, homes are becoming uninhabitable and people are on the move. The countries most responsible for climate change are fortifying their borders to keep them out.
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