More storms and flooding: How we’ll need to adapt to extreme weather

Current storms and flooding in Germany and France are a glimpse of what's to come as climate change sets in and extreme weather becomes the norm. It's too late to stop, so we'll have to live with it - but how?

0,,19292397_303,00In general, we are seeing an increase around the world of the risk of a range of types of extremes, including rainfall extremes that may cause flooding events like what we have here.

We see more people and assets at risk in places that can get flooded. In addition, people tend to not be aware enough of that risk, and how that risk is changing.