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.
Flooding in Japan and a heat wave in Canada have killed hundreds. With extreme weather causing unimaginable disasters, and extreme weather events on the rise, some experts believe many more could die if nothing is done.
Extreme weather events linked to climate change can cause major damage — destroying homes and livelihoods. Caribbean islanders have seen some of the worst effects. Could climate insurance help?
Is extreme weather really increasing? How are people coping with more severe drought, flooding, heat waves and storms? In this dossier of multimedia stories that span the globe, DW takes an in-depth look.
Pinning down blame for complex weather events isn't straightforward. But cutting-edge science is rapidly shrinking the space to argue that the crazy weather we're experiencing isn't due to greenhouse gas emissions.
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