Today in climate change (18 October 2019)

climatePlease find below links to recent climate change news…

National Governments Can’t Solve Climate Change Alone https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/national-governments-cant-solve-climate-change-alone/

Climate Change Insurance; California’s Homeless Crisis https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/10/15/oct-15-2019-hn-two

Stripped bare: Australia’s hidden climate crisis https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2019/oct/17/stripped-bare-australias-hidden-climate-crisis

Four Storytellers Tackle Climate Change https://www.guernicamag.com/four-storytellers-tackle-climate-change/

Higher temperatures driving ‘alarming’ levels of hunger – report https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/15/higher-temperatures-driving-alarming-levels-hunger-report-climate-crisis?CMP=share_btn_tw

Transforming mined out lands into solar plants https://energytransition.org/2019/09/fire-in-the-holes-transforming-mined-out-lands-into-solar-plants/

‘It’s a crisis, not a change’: the six Guardian language changes on climate matters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/16/guardian-language-changes-climate-environment

Tracking the Ongoing Recovery of Earth’s Ozone Hole https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2916/the-atmosphere-tracking-the-ongoing-recovery-of-earths-ozone-hole/

Prince William calls for climate change action on glacier visit https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-50068645

Extinction Rebellion and the Birth of a New Climate Politics http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/10/extinction-rebellion-and-the-birth-of-a-new-climate-politics.html

Mass migration from Africa likely as government invests in satellite monitoring of vulnerable countries https://uk.news.yahoo.com/mass-migration-africa-likely-government-170000066.html?guccounter=1

How Scientists Finally Got Americans to Worry About the Climate https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-10-01/americans-are-finally-worried-about-climate-change

Climate Change Impacts Monsoon Flooding In India https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauratenenbaum/2019/10/15/climate-change-impacts-monsoon-flooding-in-india/#24a656ff4550

GHI 2019: Climate change driving alarming levels of global hunger https://www.concern.net/press-releases/Climate-change-driving-alarming-levels-of-global-hunger

Assessing the health effects of extreme temperatures and the development of adaptation strategies to climate change in the Asia-Pacific region https://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/68214

More than 370,000 sign e-petition for climate emergency declaration https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/more-than-370-000-sign-e-petition-for-climate-emergency-declaration-20191017-p531g2.html

Australia wasted decades in climate denial – and must break free of the mire of misinformation https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/16/australia-wasted-decades-in-climate-denial-and-must-break-free-of-the-mire-of-misinformation?CMP=share_btn_tw

A visual alternative to tackling the 1170 pages of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) https://eciu.net/news-and-events/infographics/ipcc-srocc

Planning for the economic risks of climate change https://www.c2es.org/2019/10/planning-for-the-economic-risks-of-climate-change/

Peruvian Glaciers Have Shrunk By 30 Percent Since 2000 https://e360.yale.edu/digest/peruvian-glaciers-have-shrunk-by-30-percent-since-2000

Climate change and displacement https://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2019/10/5da5e18c4/climate-change-and-displacement.html

Olympics Marathon Moved Out of Tokyo Over Heat Concerns https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/olympics-marathon-moved-out-of-tokyo-over-heat-concerns/

Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/13/firms-ignoring-climate-crisis-bankrupt-mark-carney-bank-england-governor

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NeilDufty

I am a Principal at Molino Stewart Pty Ltd, an Australian-based environment and natural hazards company - see https://molinostewart.com.au/. I specialise in the community aspects of disaster risk reduction and emergency management. Samples of my research and projects can be accessed at https://works.bepress.com/neil_dufty/ I am also a published fiction writer specialising in short stories and poems - see https://neilduftyfiction.com/

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