Move over, stiff neck; there's a new spinal problem to reckon with. Doctors are seeing some patients with "text neck"--pain caused by inclining one's head for long periods of time while staring at a smartphone, thus putting extra stress on the spine.
This summer's record low sea ice extent has prompted speculation about how polar bears will be affected. Because polar bears depend on sea ice to catch seals, less sea ice can only be bad for polar bears. But it's not just this year's record low that is cause for concern.
Ecosystems and weather will completely reshuffle. Cities, towns and agricultural areas could be destroyed. But the most important consequence of this radical warming might be glacial melting and subsequent sea-level rise.
If you're not satisfied with how the leaders of the world's major powers including the U.S., China, India and Brazil are addressing climate change or protecting the ocean maybe you could direct their attention to Kiribati.