Global warming and climate change affect absolutely everyone and everything on this planet. Studies say that approximately 600,000 deaths occurred worldwide as a result of weather-related natural disasters in the 1990s, where 95 percent of those deaths took place in developing countries.
After many years the U.S. and China were two of the many countries that signed the Paris Agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change, which is considered a historic event.
The infographic below shows the consequences of climate change and why it is essential to act urgently to face this challenge.
Cover credit: NASA