Getting grim huh? Yet you wonder what it will take for some to accept the reality of global warming.
Arctic air temperature at record high due to sea ice loss
By Paul Eccleston
Less summer ice - which deflects solar radiation - has resulted in a rise in both the ocean and atmospheric temperature.
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says autumn air temperatures in the region are at a record 5ºC (9ºF) above average.
Climate change study predicts refugees fleeing into Antarctica
By Urmee Khan
Australia and Oklahoma will be abandoned because of water shortages