"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
A dozen trucks carrying heavy rocks were driven into a flood to help block a dyke in central China’s Hunan Province.
Heavy rain and flooding have caused relentless disruption in China and Pakistan.
The longest and heaviest downpour for nearly 60 years has wreaked havoc in northwest China’s Sha’anxi Province
Torrential downpours have been sweeping through provinces in east and south China since Sunday, inundating villages, flooding rivers and damaging
Floods in China are causing havoc in mountain districts in six provinces on the mainland’s central and southeastern regions. Scores of people have
Heavy rain and hail have lashed Fuzhou, the capital of China’s Fujian Province, causing flooding and driving the temperature down by ten degrees
At least nine people were killed and 11 others are missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China.
So far 3,120 people have had to be evacuated
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Heavy rainfall has unleashed flooding in Bosnia, forcing authorities to declare a state of emergency.
Rivers have burst their banks, flooding
The famous ancient town of Fenghuang in central China’s Hunan Province has been flooded.
The nearby Tuojiang River rose by almost one metre above
The scene might have been mistaken for tornado damage in the American mid-west – but this was Brittany in north-west France.
The front of a large
More than 1,000 students and their teachers at a school in Guigang City in China were trapped by floods after rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Haiyan
A typhoon has struck the south east of China killing at least five people and leaving severe flooding and a trail of destruction in its wake
Floods continue to wreak havoc in China. Thousands of soldiers were dispatched to Hunan province to help reinforce dykes.
In Yongzhou City more
Floods triggered by days of heavy rain in southern and northeastern China have killed at least 91 people and left over 110 injured.
China’s north-eastern port city of Heihe has been hit by some of the worst floods in thirty years.
The Daheihe island bordering Russia was
In North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, animal husbandry has been widely hampered by serious flooding inundating several major pastures
Twelve people have been confirmed dead and at least 11 others are still missing after a landslide in China’s southwest Sichuan Province.
Chinese state television has broadcast footage of the dramatic rescue of two maintenance workers trapped on a sandbar in the middle of a raging
Severe flooding has left hundreds of people trapped in China’s southern province of Fujian.
Roads in the area looked more like rivers after storms