Countries around the world have been hit by record heats that are affecting farmers and causing wildfires. The heat waves have killed some people and sent others to the hospital.
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On Friday, the 2018 Big Butterfly Count began. For the next three weeks, people all over the UK will count the butterflies they see, giving scientists information about the environment.
People are scared that pieces might break off of a huge iceberg stuck in the sea near a village in Greenland. If that happened, huge waves could destroy the village.
Baobabs are huge trees that grow mainly in Africa. They can live for thousands of years. Scientist say the largest of these trees are dying, probably because of climate change.
In early May, California decided that new homes built after 2020 must have solar power. It is the first US state to make a rule like this. The decision could have big effects.
Scientists at Curtin University in Australia say that the world's oldest known spider has died. The trapdoor spider, known as "Number 16", was 43 years old.
Climate change means the way the world's weather has changed over a long period of time. Global warming (hotter air temperatures around the world) is one example of climate change.