Lately, it seems like the earth is hotter than ever. Fires are raging in California and Greece, people are dying in Japan, and cows are getting airlifted water in Switzerland.INSIDER has rounded up some of the most alarming photos from this summer that prove the planet is desperately in need of a cool down.Europe ' and the rest of the world ' is currently experiencing an unprecedented heat wave. It's no wonder people are flocking to water."I have never seen this type of hot and dry weather, and I've been farming over 30 years," one farmer in Finlandtold NBC.The droughts throughout the world are also causing problems with crops.NBC reported that a Danish government official projected that the drought would cost the country's farming industry around $944 million."We havent seen anything like this for the last 150 years or so," he told NBC.Lakes are drying up.National Geographic reported that lakes all over the world are drying out, due to a combination of the drought and global warming.See the rest of the story at Business Insider Click here to read full news..