Aerial views of Antarctica's Eagle Island show the dramatic melting that took place during a major February heatwave.
Emergency alerts have been sent out amid soaring temperatures and erratic winds.
Animals at various zoos enjoyed icy delights and sorbets to keep cool as a heatwave gripped large swathes of Europe. Zookeepers also sprayed down some of the larger animals and birds in enclosures with cold water. They were also given ice blocks with a mixture of frozen fruit to splash around in the pools and beat the heat.
Sydneysiders, you're in luck.
Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century
It's not the coldest setting.
Coffee and tea will not cause the disease, unless you drink them piping hot.