Today in climate change (5 July 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Canadian rating agencies ignore climate risk

Climate change is speeding up the spread of Lyme disease

Ocean circulation implicated in past abrupt climate changes

Abrupt Sea Level Rise Looms As Increasingly Realistic Threat

Small temperature increases lead to more sea level rise

Climate change forcing builders to rethink how they design structures: expert

Insurers’ pledge to help developing countries on climate change


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