Around 1.5 million people in over 120 countries took to the streets on Friday, March 15 as part of a worldwide climate strike, inspired by Greta Thunberg.
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Student climate strikes, which have become a powerful political force in Europe and Australia, are finally coming to the US. Over 100 protests are planned across the US for Friday, March 15.
When heat waves on land cause wildfires, people see them and notice them. But scientists are warning that heat waves in the oceans may be causing as much or more damage.
Over 10,000 students across the United Kingdom (UK) skipped school on Friday to take part in a massive protest. The students want their government to take action on climate change.
People who live in Belushya Guba in northern Russia are having some unusual visitors. Dozens of hungry polar bears have been roaming the town, making life difficult for the people who live there.
Rising temperatures are warming the oceans and causing huge amounts of ice to melt faster than expected. Unless something changes, this melting will happen even faster in the future, causing large rises in sea level.
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.
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.