As Australia struggles with a record-breaking heatwave, people are staying inside and finding ways to stay cool. Animals are not so lucky. Fish and bats seem to be hit the hardest.
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After two weeks of difficult talks, governments from around the world have agreed to a set of rules that will help the world make progress in dealing with climate change.
On Friday, thousands of students across Australia skipped school to take part in huge protests. They want the government to treat climate change like an emergency and stop burning oil and coal.
In Stockholm, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg has been skipping school to sit outside Sweden's parliament building. She hopes her protests will force Sweden's government to focus on climate change.
For over a week, people have been protesting in France, blocking roads while wearing yellow yellow vests. Yesterday, the protests became more violent as the group targeted the nation's capital, Paris.
In the US, a group of 21 young people are taking the government to court, saying that the government did not work to stop climate change, even though it knew about the problem.
Last Tuesday, a scientist sealed himself in a large plastic cube with about 200 plants. He planned to stay inside three days, but the cube's dangerous air made him leave after 15 hours.
In Japan, many people look forward to seeing the cherry trees bloom in the spring, So why are some cherry trees blooming now, almost five months early?
A group of scientists from the United Nations have warned that the world must take strong action right away in order to avoid many serious effects of climate change.
People around the world react in different ways to the global threat of climate change. Some people work to fix the problem, some protest for more action, and some act like there's no problem at all.