Today in climate change (3 April 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Carbon emissions will drop, but experts fear ‘revenge pollution’ https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/carbon-emissions-will-drop-but-experts-fear-revenge-pollution-20200327-p54eft.html

The annual Australia’s Environment report finds last year’s heat and drought caused unprecedented damage https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/30/probably-the-worst-year-in-a-century-the-environmental-toll-of-2019?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet

Why Clouds Are the Key to New Troubling Projections on Warming https://e360.yale.edu/features/why-clouds-are-the-key-to-new-troubling-projections-on-warming

Barclays sets net zero carbon target for 2050 after investor pressure https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/mar/30/barclays-sets-net-zero-carbon-target-for-2050-after-investor-pressure-climate?CMP=share_btn_tw

Coronavirus and climate change: The pandemic is a fire drill for our planet’s future https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/coronavirus-climate-change-pandemic-fire-drill-our-planet-s-future-ncna1169991

Anatomy of a heatwave: how Antarctica recorded a 20.75°C day last month https://theconversation.com/anatomy-of-a-heatwave-how-antarctica-recorded-a-20-75-c-day-last-month-134550?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton

Coal phase-out can provide “cheap” way to reduce emissions, researchers say https://reneweconomy.com.au/coal-phase-out-can-provide-cheap-way-to-reduce-emissions-researchers-say-13731/

‘Very un-Antarctic’: When the icy continent was not very cold at all https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/very-un-antarctic-when-the-icy-continent-was-not-very-cold-at-all-20200330-p54fe7.html

Why the climate crisis is harder to spot in the UK and US https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/mar/20/weatherwatch-why-climate-change-harder-spot-uk-us

Tackling climate change https://www.wired.com/story/what-you-can-do-solve-climate-change/

Beneath the virus lurks a bigger emergency, but the world is distracted from the climate threat https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/beneath-the-virus-lurks-a-bigger-emergency-but-the-world-is-distracted-from-the-climate-threat-20200328-p54et4.html

Rain, floods and confused seals: Inside Antarctica’s warmest-ever summer https://www.euronews.com/2020/03/31/rain-floods-and-confused-seals-inside-antarctica-s-warmest-ever-summer

‘We must use this time well’: climate experts hopeful after Cop26 delay https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/02/we-must-use-this-time-well-climate-experts-hopeful-after-cop26-delay-coronavirus

Published by

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/ Check out my latest book 'Disaster Education, Communication and Engagement' at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1119569796/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i6 I am also a published fiction writer specialising in short stories and poems - see https://neilduftyfiction.com/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s