Polar bears sit atop melting mounds of Arctic ice, levels of which have been dwindling at an alarming rate over the past decade.
The widespread drought in Somalia was declared the worst humanitarian crisis in the world by the U.N. in 2011.
Many scientists think climate change made this summer’s devastating wildfires in Colorado worse.
Unusually high tides and heavy rains resulted in more than 59% of Venice becoming flooded this month.
Tourists wear face masks to help navigate the smoke caused by forest fires outside of Moscow in 2010. Russia saw the most extreme heatwave it had seen in over 130 years that summer.
Dozens of cars float in flood waters in Wangaratta, Australia after devastating flooding took over the Eastern part of the continent in 2010.