"The impacts will only intensify, damaging not just ecosystems, but societies and economies," warns UNEP's Inger Andersen. "Member states must get ahead of the game before it gets worse,"
Reducing pollution can have positive impacts in unexpected places.
The activities of countless species are timed to their environment, including usual temperatures throughout the year.
The newly described primate has been named after Mount Popa, a sacred pilgrim site in Myanmar.
In 2000 scientists began monitoring wild pumas in the area of Yellowstone National Park and carried on doing so for years.
A lag between when larvae and birds hatch because of warming weather could be catastrophic for bird hatchlings.