Today in climate change (13 March 2020)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

‘We need a serious conversation’: River flows could decline 40% in Australia’s foodbowl https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/we-need-a-serious-conversation-river-flows-could-decline-40-percent-in-australia-s-foodbowl-20200304-p546t4.html

These are the places across Australia people will soon struggle to live in without serious challenges https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/climate-change/these-are-the-places-across-australia-people-will-soon-struggle-to-live-in-without-serious-challenges/news-story/fce6ba88e1b8135866fb2aad720d7101

Be honest Australia, you’re not ‘meeting and beating’ your emissions targets https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/be-honest-australia-you-re-not-meeting-and-beating-your-emissions-targets-20200307-p547u1.html

Renewables keep crunching Australia’s electricity emissions – no thanks to federal policy https://reneweconomy.com.au/renewables-keep-crunching-australias-electricity-emissions-no-thanks-to-federal-policy-15796/

A rare natural phenomenon brings severe drought to Australia. Climate change is making it more common https://theconversation.com/a-rare-natural-phenomenon-brings-severe-drought-to-australia-climate-change-is-making-it-more-common-133058?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton

What Could Warming Mean for Pathogens like Coronavirus? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-could-warming-mean-for-pathogens-like-coronavirus/

UK’s CO2 emissions have fallen 29% over the past decade https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-uks-co2-emissions-have-fallen-29-per-cent-over-the-past-decade

Coronavirus should give us hope that we are able to tackle the climate crisis https://theconversation.com/coronavirus-should-give-us-hope-that-we-are-able-to-tackle-the-climate-crisis-133174

It’s official: the last five years were the warmest ever recorded https://theconversation.com/its-official-the-last-five-years-were-the-warmest-ever-recorded-133056

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2019 https://library.wmo.int/index.php?lvl=notice_display&id=21700#.Xmf_2aMzbIU

A solution to cut extreme heat by up to 6 degrees is in our own backyards https://theconversation.com/a-solution-to-cut-extreme-heat-by-up-to-6-degrees-is-in-our-own-backyards-133082

New Circular Economy Action Plan shows the way to a climate-neutral, competitive economy of empowered consumers https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_420

Planet is ‘way off track’ in dealing with climate change, U.N. says https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/03/11/climate-change-world-way-off-track-dealing-global-warming/5021961002/

The climate crisis is disrupting life for millions, a report finds https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/10/weather/climate-report-wmo-2019-wxc/index.html?platform=hootsuite

Climate change: The state of our atmosphere https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/climate-change-state-atmosphere-200311123221535.html

Apocalypse never: why climate catastrophe won’t make us change https://thecorrespondent.com/329/apocalypse-never-why-climate-catastrophe-wont-make-us-change/43555204231-a33f6054

Major Greenland glacier collapse 90 years ago linked to climate change https://phys.org/news/2020-03-major-greenland-glacier-collapse-years.html

Polar ice caps melting six times faster than in 1990s https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/11/polar-ice-caps-melting-six-times-faster-than-in-1990s?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Our World, Our Say: Australia’s largest youth survey on climate change https://www.aidr.org.au/news/our-world-our-say-australia-s-largest-youth-survey-on-climate-change/

It’s time to win climate wars, NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean says https://www.sbs.com.au/news/it-s-time-to-win-climate-wars-nsw-environment-minister-matt-kean-says?cid=news:socialshare:twitter

Coronavirus ‘Really Not the Way You Want To Decrease Emissions’ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/10032020/coronavirus-climate-change-economy-emissions

Studies show climate change becoming increasingly bipartisan https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/national/studies-show-climate-change-becoming-increasingly-bipartisan

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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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