The difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of heating is important for the poles, which warms faster than the global average.
Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.
The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.
Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.
IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.
IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.