Today in climate change (22 May 2020)

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Global warming and drought impacts in the EU http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71836

Global warming and human impacts of heat and cold extremes in the EU http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71838

Laws and policies that protect the most vulnerable against climate-related disaster risks http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71792

Climate change and water scarcity disrupting youth livelihoods in Ghana http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71811

Transforming knowledge management for climate action http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71821

Climate change talk has been around for 30 years. Where’s the action? https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-17/climate-change-action-has-been-missing-hot-mess-richard-aedy/12200196

Australia’s climate future to evolve as economy is rebuilt https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/australia-s-climate-future-to-evolve-as-economy-is-rebuilt-20200517-p54tps.html

Peter Davis of the British Antarctic survey on changes in the Thwaites Glacier https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00963402.2020.1751951

The future of solar power: From unbelievably cheap to insanely cheap https://reneweconomy.com.au/the-future-of-solar-power-from-unbelievably-cheap-to-insanely-cheap-77615/

Climate change: Future floods will delay emergency response https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-52710224

Global heating is increasing the risk of fires and logging was making forests more flammable https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/may/19/victoria-should-expect-one-or-two-more-megafires-before-end-of-decade-study-finds

Can coastal cities turn the tide on rising flood risk? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71869

Experts urge further climate action as lockdown triggers ‘extreme’ emissions drop https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/experts-urge-further-climate-action-as-lockdown-triggers-extreme-emissions-drop-20200519-p54uhh.html

Shrinking Ice Sheets Lifted Global Sea Level 14 Millimeters https://eos.org/articles/shrinking-ice-sheets-lifted-global-sea-level-14-millimeters

Climate Change in the American Mind: April 2020 https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/climate-change-in-the-american-mind-april-2020/

Latest Estimates on Sea Level Rise by 2100 Are Worse Than We Thought https://www.sciencealert.com/oceans-are-on-their-way-to-rising-over-a-meter-as-soon-as-2100

Major tropical cyclones have become ‘15% more likely’ over past 40 years http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71900

Adapting to rising river flood risk in the EU under climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71885

Bonding climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71883

Global emissions plunge as working-from-home slashes transport emissions https://reneweconomy.com.au/global-emissions-plunge-as-working-from-home-slashes-transport-emissions-81597/

Aging Dams, Changing Climate: A Dangerous Mix https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/aging-dams-changing-climate-a-dangerous-mix

 

Today in climate change (15 May 2020)

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Simulations forecast nationwide increase in human exposure to extreme climate events http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71665

Adapting to extremes: Key insights for bridging climate change adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the European Green Deal http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71663

Climate change has been influencing where tropical cyclones rage http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71689

The emergence of heat and humidity too severe for human tolerance https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/19/eaaw1838

Potentially fatal bouts of heat and humidity on the rise, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/08/climate-change-global-heating-extreme-heat-humidity?CMP=share_btn_tw

Associations between varying magnitudes of the urban heat island and the synoptic climatology in Melbourne, Australia https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/1097-0088(200012)20:15%3C1931::AID-JOC578%3E3.0.CO;2-D

The Sea Ice Arctic Communities Rely On Could Disappear Three Weeks Earlier https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/05/the-sea-ice-arctic-communities-rely-on-could-disappear-three-weeks-earlier/

Icelandic Glaciers Rapidly Retreating https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/nature_and_travel/2020/05/09/icelandic_glaciers_rapidly_retreating/

As sea levels rise, are we ready to live behind giant walls? https://theconversation.com/as-sea-levels-rise-are-we-ready-to-live-behind-giant-walls-137976

Record global carbon dioxide concentrations despite COVID-19 crisis https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/record-global-carbon-dioxide-concentrations-despite-covid-19-crisis

Climate explained: what caused major climate change in the past? https://theconversation.com/climate-explained-what-caused-major-climate-change-in-the-past-137874?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton

A government roadmap for addressing the climate and post COVID-19 economic crises https://climateactiontracker.org/publications/addressing-the-climate-and-post-covid-19-economic-crises/

The Canals Are Clear Thanks to the Coronavirus, But Venice’s Existential Threat Is Climate Change https://insideclimatenews.org/news/11052020/coronavirus-venice-canals-clear-climate-change-flood

Potentially fatal combinations of humidity and heat are emerging across the globe http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71753

Resilience and sustainable peace: Managing climate related security & development risks in the Anthropocene http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71765

Global Seasonal Climate Update provides guidance on temperatures, rainfall http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71796

Loss and Damage and limits to adaptation: recent IPCC insights and implications for climate science and policy http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71777

Little bit of sea-level rise = lots more coastal flooding https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/2018746212/little-bit-of-sea-level-rise-lots-more-coastal-flooding

Today in climate change (8 May 2020)

Ten Things about Collaborating for Climate Solutions https://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2020/04/22/ten-things-about-collaborating-for-climate-solutions/

Falling for an old flame: Can Australia really grow through gas? https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/falling-for-an-old-flame-can-australia-really-grow-through-gas-20200501-p54ozu.html

Australia listened to the experts on coronavirus. It’s time we heard them on climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/commentisfree/2020/may/02/australia-listened-to-the-experts-on-coronavirus-its-time-we-heard-them-on-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

A Satellite Lets Scientists See Antarctica’s Melting Like Never Before https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/30/climate/antarctica-ice-climate-change.html?smid=tw-share

Glacier detachments: A new hazard in a warming world? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71537

As much as one-third of the world’s population will be exposed to Sahara Desert-like heat within half a century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/blown-away-safe-climate-niche-closing-fast-with-billions-at-risk-20200504-p54pod.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter

Hydrological limits to carbon capture and storage https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-020-0532-7

On a Melting Planet, More Precisely Tracking the Decline of Ice https://insideclimatenews.org/news/30042020/ice-glacier-melting-science-study

Warming Caused a Glacier in Alaska to Collapse https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/warming-caused-a-glacier-in-alaska-to-collapse/

Honolulu under triple threat of flooding as sea level rises https://www.staradvertiser.com/2020/05/03/hawaii-news/honolulu-under-triple-threat-of-flooding-as-sea-level-rises/

Project about climate change in Bangladesh comes to an end http://www.munichre-foundation.org/en/Disaster_risk_reduction/Gibika.html

One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/05/one-billion-people-will-live-in-insufferable-heat-within-50-years-study?CMP=share_btn_tw

Future of the human climate niche https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/28/1910114117

Sea-level rise exponentially increases coastal flood frequency https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62188-4

Methane’s Rising: What Can We Do to Bring It Down? https://eos.org/editors-vox/methanes-rising-what-can-we-do-to-bring-it-down

Fortress Charleston: Will Walling Off the City Hold Back the Waters? https://e360.yale.edu/features/fortress-charleston-will-walling-off-the-city-hold-back-the-waters

Will three billion people really live in temperatures as hot as the Sahara by 2070? https://theconversation.com/will-three-billion-people-really-live-in-temperatures-as-hot-as-the-sahara-by-2070-137776

Drought supercharged by climate change https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2020/05/06/western-megadrought-centuries-worsened-climate-change-global-warming/3036460001/

Climate change adaptation: Beyond greening humanitarian response http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71552

What impact will the coronavirus pandemic have on atmospheric CO2? https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-what-impact-will-the-coronavirus-pandemic-have-on-atmospheric-co2

Climate Change Has Altered Where Tropical Cyclones Occur Most Frequently, Study Says https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2020-05-06-tropical-cyclone-typhoon-hurricane-frequency-climate-change

Today in climate change (1 May 2020)

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This Bangladeshi man’s story shows why linking climate change with conflict is no simple matter http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71433

Disability and climate change: How climate-related hazards increase vulnerabilities among the most at risk populations and the necessary convergence of inclusive DRR and CCA http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71449

How to explain climate change? With comic books https://thebulletin.org/2020/04/how-to-explain-climate-change-with-comic-books/#.XqVrAC-sWO0.twitter

Battered by Matthew and Florence, North Carolina Must Brace for More Intense Hurricanes https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23042020/hurricane-matthew-florence-north-carolina-sea-level-rise-climate-change

Record-Breaking Amounts of Solar Electricity Generated in Germany After String of Sunny Days https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/record-breaking-amounts-of-solar-electricity-in-germany-march-24/#.XqYfHoiOu34

In One Week, Both Sweden and Austria Celebrated the Closing of Their Last Coal Plants https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/in-one-week-both-sweden-and-austria-celebrated-the-closing-of-their-last-coal-plants/#.XqXuUhRelLM.twitter

Meteorologists say 2020 on course to be hottest year since records began https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/27/meteorologists-say-2020-on-course-to-be-hottest-year-since-records-began?CMP=share_btn_tw

Hurricanes Could Be Slowing Down Due to Rising CO2 Levels, And That’s Not a Good Thing https://www.sciencealert.com/hurricanes-are-slowing-down-because-of-co2-giving-them-more-time-to-wreak-havoc

The Discursive Politics of Adaptation to Climate Change https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/24694452.2020.1736981?journalCode=raag21

Collaborative Action for Community Resilience to Climate Risks: Opportunities and Barriers https://www.researchgate.net/publication/340880375_Collaborative_Action_for_Community_Resilience_to_Climate_Risks_Opportunities_and_Barriers

When COVID-19, climate collide: How south Asia can prepare itself http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71518

Today in climate change (24 April 2020)

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Sea-level rise exponentially increases coastal flood frequency http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71346

Key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71323

Entire wild systems at risk from rising global heat http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71297

‘Kick them into action’: Fire group takes EPA to court over climate https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/kick-them-into-action-fire-group-takes-epa-to-court-over-climate-20200418-p54kzl.html

The northern-hemisphere winter of 2019-20 was the warmest ever on land https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2020/03/28/the-northern-hemisphere-winter-of-2019-20-was-the-warmest-ever-on-land

State of the climate: First quarter of 2020 is second warmest on record https://www.carbonbrief.org/state-of-the-climate-first-quarter-of-2020-is-second-warmest-on-record

Will climate change end waterfront living? Not if you can afford it https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/20/climate-change-waterfront-living-wealthy-boston?CMP=share_btn_tw

Rising Seas Could Make U.S. Coastal Flooding a Daily Peril by 2100 http://floodlist.com/america/usa/rising-seas-could-make-u-s-coastal-flooding-a-daily-peril-by-2100?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Climate explained: how white roofs help to reflect the sun’s heat http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71305

Australia’s inland rivers are the pulse of the outback. By 2070, they’ll be unrecognisable https://theconversation.com/australias-inland-rivers-are-the-pulse-of-the-outback-by-2070-theyll-be-unrecognisable-136492?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton

Non-linear interaction modulates global extreme sea levels, coastal flood exposure, and impacts https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15752-5

Will Florida be lost forever to the climate crisis? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/21/florida-climate-crisis-sea-level-habitat-loss?CMP=share_btn_tw

Predicting the Future of Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet https://eos.org/research-spotlights/predicting-the-future-of-greenlands-melting-ice-sheet

Arctic will see ice-free summers by 2050 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/04/22/global-warming-summer-arctic-sea-ice-gone-2050/2999426001/

Coronavirus crisis underscores small islands’ climate vulnerability https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/04/17/coronavirus-crisis-underscores-small-islands-climate-vulnerability/

Today in climate change (17 April 2020)

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Data show one of the strongest predictors of social distancing behavior is attitudes toward climate change https://www.vox.com/2020/4/10/21216216/coronavirus-social-distancing-texas-unacast-climate-change

Are our urban buildings climate-ready? : http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71261

The IPCC’s special report on climate change and land: What’s in it for Africa? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71241

Enhancing national climate plans through nature-based solutions http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71216

Expanding use of archaeology in climate change response by changing its social environment https://www.pnas.org/content/117/15/8295

A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-020-0445-3.epdf

Tackling climate change is vital for the strongest economic recovery after coronavirus https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/14/reckoning-with-climate-change-will-support-the-strongest-possible-economic-recovery-after-coronavirus?CMP=share_btn_tw

Estuaries warming and acidifying because of climate change, study finds https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/estuaries-warming-and-acidifying-because-of-climate-change-study-finds-20200414-p54jl4.html

Study reveals one climate strategy could save the world $616 trillion http://www.inkl.com/news/study-reveals-one-climate-strategy-could-save-the-world-616-trillion?share=ZxvzxGTaMzR

How to Adapt to Climate Change From the Bottom Up https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2020-04-13/building-resilient-planet?utm_content=buffer4cc54&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Cities can lead the way on climate change mitigation through green spaces http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71260

Infrastructure and climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71277

Natural catastrophes in times of economic accumulation and climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71269

Scientists confirm dramatic melting of Greenland ice sheet https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/15/scientists-confirm-dramatic-melting-greenland-ice-sheet?CMP=share_btn_tw

Public want radical response to climate change with same urgency as coronavirus, poll finds https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/coronavirus-climate-crisis-uk-government-poll-environment-a9467371.html

Strengthen worldwide climate commitments to improve economy, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/14/worldwide-climate-commitments-economy-emissions?CMP=share_btn_tw

Large contribution from anthropogenic warming to an emerging North American megadrought https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6488/314

Australia deploying new renewables at ten times global average https://reneweconomy.com.au/australia-deploying-new-renewables-at-ten-times-global-average-11689/

Today in climate change (10 April 2020)

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Australia’s path to net-zero emissions lies in rapid, stimulus-friendly steps https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/04/australias-path-to-net-zero-emissions-lies-in-small-stimulus-friendly-steps?CMP=share_btn_tw

Cure for coronavirus-hit economy could be in renewables https://www.smh.com.au/politics/queensland/cure-for-coronavirus-hit-economy-could-be-in-renewables-garnaut-20200311-p5494c.html

Be prepared: Key lessons from the coronavirus pandemic and climate change https://grist.org/climate/be-prepared-key-lessons-from-the-pandemic-and-climate-change/

Sorry to disappoint climate deniers, but coronavirus makes the low-carbon transition more urgent https://theconversation.com/sorry-to-disappoint-climate-deniers-but-coronavirus-makes-the-low-carbon-transition-more-urgent-135419?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton

Report maps out ways to reach climate targets and regenerate economy https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/report-maps-out-ways-to-reach-climate-targets-and-regenerate-economy-20200403-p54gwl.html

Climate Disasters Make Vulnerable Countries More Susceptible To War https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/04/climate-disasters-make-vulnerable-countries-more-susceptible-to-war/

Let’s have a worthy debate about sea level rise https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/391548-lets-have-a-worthy-debate-about-sea-level-rise

NASA Study Adds a Pinch of Salt to El Niño Models https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2967/nasa-study-adds-a-pinch-of-salt-to-el-nino-models/

Stanford researchers forecast longer, more extreme wildfire seasons http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71180

Natural variability or climate change? Stakeholder and citizen perceptions of extreme event attribution https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378019307939?dgcid=author

Earth scorched in the first 3 months of 2020 https://mashable.com/article/climate-change-2020-records/

The projected timing of abrupt ecological disruption from climate change https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2189-9

Coronavirus pandemic threatens climate monitoring, WMO warns https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/04/01/coronavirus-pandemic-threatens-climate-monitoring-wmo-warns/

Extreme, high temperatures may double or triple heart-related deaths http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71090