The UN declares a 'Climate Emergency'

The UN has recently declared a 'Climate Emergency' due to the rate of global temperature rise linked to record greenhouse gas concentrations.

This week world leaders are meeting in Madrid for COP25 to make policies to reduce carbon emissions to mitigate against the most dramatic effects of climate change.

The polar regions are warming faster than anywhere else on Earth but the dramatic impacts of climate change are happening much closer to home and right before our eyes.

Good Morning Britain's Laura Tobin visited the beautiful town of Tirol, the largest glacier ski resort in Austria, to see the impacts of climate change and the scary reality of how quickly the glaciers are retreating, how they are adapting their tourism and what it could mean for their future.