The difference between 1.5 and 4 degrees Celsius may not seem like much. But when it comes to global warming, a few degrees would have a huge impact. A mean rise of 4 degrees Celsius, for example, would make some regions uninhabitable.
Antonio Guterres has taken the world's major economies to task for not "pulling their weight" to reduce emissions. Ahead of the COP25 climate summit, the UN head said we were rapidly approaching the "point of no return."
As the world grapples with a climate emergency, scientists are exploring satellite technology solutions to help us combat climate change and the damage already done. DW visited the Space Tech Expo in Bremen.
Climate-related catastrophes like floods and forest fires are driving millions of people from their homes every year, said anti-poverty NGO Oxfam. While no one is immune, people in poor countries are most at risk.
As the Earth warms, climate change-related disasters are on the rise. More people are being killed as a result of heatwaves, droughts and storms. In 2018, Japan, the Philippines and Germany were hit particularly hard.
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