At-a-glance: Climate change - evidence and predictions
Warming world

Long-term high

Sea level rise

Thinning ice

Growing emissions

Warmer future

Thinning ice
According to the IPCC, North Pole sea-ice has thinned by 40% in recent decades in summer and autumn. Global snow cover has shrunk by 10% since the 1960s and mountain glaciers have also retreated.