Today in climate change (31 January 2020)


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

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

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

Climate change splits the public into six groups. Understanding them is key to future action

How the ‘Venice of Africa’ is losing its battle against the rising ocean

‘Dire outlook’: Researchers call for urgent Australian climate action|126d80fbda1923a75b4f20b6052dfc42

The outlook for humans is dire without urgent action: 81 laureates’ letter to Australia

Emissions – the ‘business as usual’ story is misleading

Temperatures at a Florida-Size Glacier in Antarctica Alarm Scientists

Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption


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