Europe is preparing for a short but intense heatwave. Paris could see its all-time high of 40.4 degrees Celsius broken. The heatwave comes as Swedish environmentalist activist Greta Thunberg is in the French capital to address the National Assembly.
The head of the UN says he is "disappointed" in global efforts made to limit emissions at the international climate conference COP25 in Madrid. 200 countries pledged a "green revolution" on the first day.
EU lawmakers have said the declaration will increase pressure on the incoming European Commission to take a stronger stance on fighting climate change.
The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protest for more ambitious efforts to fight climate change.
The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions.
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