New data now can help conservationists engage in more targeted protection measures in areas where pangolins live.
Seven died. More than 100 are missing. Workers were trapped. Hydropower projects were destroyed, and the Dhauli Ganga river at Joshimath hit a record high.
As much as 28 trillion tons of ice was lost to warming weather between 1994 and 2017.
Over the years more than 200 wildlife rangers in the Virunga National Park have lost their lives in the line of duty.
A key issue on the agenda at the summit will be how to ensure that this decarbonization process is fair for all.
"2020 was really a hard test for all of us, but giving up is not the mentality of any true scientist," an expert says.