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.
Wildfires across the world, Arctic ice rapidly melting, seas rising, habitat loss — 2019 bore bad news for the climate. But it was also the year millions of people were galvanized into action.
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.
Negotiators end a mammoth conference with a watered-down deal. Activists voice disappointment over a conference they say will have little impact in terms of climate action.
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.
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