Butterflies are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change – so a German teenager passionate about the creatures is doing her bit for the environment with the help of an app.
Over the past week, dead fish have been pulled out of Germany's rivers and lakes by the ton — the extreme heat and a lack of rain have proven too much for them. Global warming is among factors altering fish habitat.
Climate change has made the extremely high temperatures in Europe more than twice as likely to occur, a new analysis has revealed. How do scientists calculate the link between extreme weather events and climate change?
Even if the Paris agreement is successfully implemented, the planet could still heat up by 5 degrees Celsius, scientists warn. This "hothouse" climate would make parts of the world uninhabitable.
As the world is battling with extreme heat, researchers from the United Nations University in Bonn are going from door to door to find out what it will take for societies to adapt to a hotter climate.
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