With barely one degree Celsius of warming so far, the world is already coping with increasingly deadly heatwaves, droughts, floods and tropical cyclones made more destructive by rising seas.
The Kebnekaise mountain that was towered in the far north of the country now measures 2,095.6 metres.
The teenager has become a symbol for climate action with her stark warnings of catastrophe if the world does not act now to cut carbon emissions and curb global warming.
In its latest five-yearly report, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority singled out rising sea temperatures due to climate change as the biggest threat to the organism.
Aggressive colonies of spiders are better at acquiring resources when scarce but are also more prone to infighting when deprived of food for long periods of time or when colonies become overheated.
Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.
Globally, July 2019 was marginally warmer -- by 0.04 degrees Celsius (0.072 Fahrenheit) -- than the previous record-hot month, July 2016.
Corine Bastide, 45, said that she had no strength to even respond to her phone and survived by drinking rainwater she managed to collect in a box that had once held chewing gum.
A 2008 to 2018 study found that on average around 18 marine mammals are found dead each year off Tuscany.
Guterres warned that if all nations don't take immediate action to tackle climate change, extreme weather events happening now 'are just the tip of the iceberg.'
Glacial melting and maritime traffic are threatening multiple species off the coast of Baffin Island, in Canada's northeastern Arctic archipelago.
At least a dozen companies had obtained an injunction against implementing the ban, arguing that it infringed on their business rights.
Japan heatwave saw 5,664 people taken to hospitals, 1,199 of whom displayed severe symptoms requiring at least three weeks of treatment, and 1,792 requiring shorter treatment.
Less than 4 per cent of Ethiopia's land is now forested, a sharp decline from around 30 per cent at the end of the 19th century.
As fires sweep across millions of hectares enveloping Siberia's cities in black smoke and noxious fumes, environmentalists warn of a disaster threatening to accelerate the melting of the Arctic.