According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), 2016 was the warmest year on record. Extreme weather conditions will become more frequent in the near future, says climatologist Mojib Latif in an interview with DW.
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.
Education and fighting poverty are key to combatting the effects of extreme weather, says Joseph Mukabana, Director of the Office for Africa and Least Developed Countries at the World Meteorological Organization.
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.
Peru is being hit by devastating flooding. Is it a natural weather cycle or an impact of climate change?
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