Today in climate change (31 January 2020)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Australia is going up in flames, and its government calls for resilience while planning for more coal mines https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/25/opinion/sunday/australia-fires-climate-change.html

Building community resilience to climate change: The role of a Population-Health-Environment programme in supporting the community response to cyclone Haruna in Madagascar https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338841812_Building_community_resilience_to_climate_change_The_role_of_a_Population-Health-Environment_programme_in_supporting_the_community_response_to_cyclone_Haruna_in_Madagascar

As sea levels rise, little of the United States will be unaffected https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/01/as-sea-levels-rise-little-of-the-united-states-will-be-unaffected/

Melting Arctic sea ice may be altering winds, weather at equator: study https://news.mongabay.com/2020/01/melting-arctic-sea-ice-may-be-altering-winds-weather-at-equator-study/

Economy-wide effects of coastal flooding due to sea level rise: a multi-model simultaneous treatment of mitigation, adaptation, and residual impacts https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2515-7620/ab6368

Climate change splits the public into six groups. Understanding them is key to future action https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-29/climate-change-global-warming-six-groups-rebecca-huntley/11893384

How the ‘Venice of Africa’ is losing its battle against the rising ocean https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/28/how-the-venice-of-africa-is-losing-its-battle-against-the-rising-ocean

‘Dire outlook’: Researchers call for urgent Australian climate action https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/dire-outlook-researchers-call-for-urgent-australian-climate-action-20200128-p53vfq.html?cspt=1580242421|126d80fbda1923a75b4f20b6052dfc42

The outlook for humans is dire without urgent action: 81 laureates’ letter to Australia https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/the-outlook-for-humans-is-dire-without-urgent-action-81-laureates-letter-to-australia-20200129-p53vr8.html

Emissions – the ‘business as usual’ story is misleading https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00177-3

Temperatures at a Florida-Size Glacier in Antarctica Alarm Scientists https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/29/climate/thwaites-glacier-melting-antarctica.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimesscience

Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption https://global.oup.com/academic/product/building-a-resilient-tomorrow-9780190909345?cc=us&lang=en&

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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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