2021 has been a year of climate disasters.
From -25C temperatures in Spain to a record-equalling 54.4C in Death Valley, the extremes of our climate are becoming more acute.
And it is increasingly having a real-life impact. Just this summer – hundreds of sudden deaths in Canada were linked to a record heatwave; more than 200 people died in floods across Europe and more than 300 deaths were recorded in flash floods in China.
This is a reminder of some of the worst climate events this year and why November’s COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow is so important.
Producer: Ryan Ramgobin