The northeast edge of the Venable Ice Shelf, near Antarctica’s Allison Peninsula. NASA/John Sonntag, CC BY

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Poor tropical nations are likely to feel the effects of climate change most acutely. Apiguide/Shutterstock.com

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Scientists on Arctic sea ice in the Chukchi Sea, surrounded by melt ponds, July 4, 2010. NASA/Kathryn Hansen

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Sustained ocean warming could greatly reduce catches of fish like these herring photographed off Norway. Jacob Botter, CC BY

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Staghorn and tabular corals suffered mass die-offs, robbing many individual reefs of their characteristic shapes. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies/ Mia Hoogenboom

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Solar photovoltaics are now the world’s leading source of new electricity generation. US Air Force

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Despite the climate crisis, humans have continued emitting and intensively using fossil fuels. EPA

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Arctic sea ice reached its annual maximum extent on March 17, according to analysis by NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center. Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/ Katy Mersmann

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Large-scale adoption of a plant-based diet could have a great impact on climate change mitigation and anti-microbial efficacy. Shutterstock

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