The ten costliest weather disasters worldwide this year saw insured damages worth $150 billion, according to a report published on Monday. The same disasters claimed at least 3,500 lives and displaced more than 13.5 million people. From Australia's out-of-control wildfires in January to a record number of Atlantic hurricanes through November, the true cost of the year's climate-enhanced calamities was in fact far higher because most losses were uninsured.
Climate change is the most serious environmental threat facing farmers worldwide, it affects agriculture in several ways including its direct impact on food production. TVC news correspondent Ibrahim Isa paid a visit to some farmlands in Kano and reports on how farmers are adapting to the effect of climate change in the state