On Sunday, around 100 people in Iceland held an unusual funeral - for a glacier. The short ceremony marked the passing of one glacier and was meant as a warning to help save the glaciers that remain.
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On July 29, the government of Ethiopia said the country planted more than 350 million trees in 12 hours as part of a project called "Green Legacy". The government believes its tree-planting effort has set a world record.
Greta Thunberg, who started a worldwide movement to encourage action on the climate crisis, has announced that she will arrive for an important climate meeting in New York by sailboat.
The climate crisis is quite serious - scientists believe that humans have around 11 years to get global heating under control. Still, there is some good news that suggests that progress is being made.
A massive heat wave swept across Europe last week, breaking historical records. The heat wave has now moved north, cooling off much of Europe, but bringing unusual heat and melting to northern areas.
As pressure grows worldwide to deal with the climate crisis, the airline KLM has taken the unusual step of suggesting that travelers should think twice before booking a flight with the airline.
Students are skipping school to hold climate strikes in 119 countries around the world today. And they're asking adults to join them in another worldwide climate strike on September 20.