Trailer for David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet shows veteran broadcatser telling viewers how we can save the planet.
The broadcaster did not mention President Donald Trump by name but said that with a new leader, there could still be American co-operation in the 2016 climate treaty.
Attenborough said he was encouraged by the action of young people around the world who are publicly fighting for climate justice.
"In the 20 years since I first started talking about the impact of climate change on our world, conditions have changed far faster than I ever imagined," the British naturalist and broadcaster says.
"The continuation of civilizations and the natural world upon which we depend is in your hands," Attenborough told leaders.
Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement was widely condemned.
Was this ancient creature done in by one of its own kind?
The footage on the BBC wildlife show made headlines this week.
The 89-year-old will get back behind the mic to narrate the BBC's upcoming 'Planet Earth' sequel.
The species has eight eyespots to scare away predators.