Today in climate change (17 April 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Data show one of the strongest predictors of social distancing behavior is attitudes toward climate change https://www.vox.com/2020/4/10/21216216/coronavirus-social-distancing-texas-unacast-climate-change

Are our urban buildings climate-ready? : http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71261

The IPCC’s special report on climate change and land: What’s in it for Africa? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71241

Enhancing national climate plans through nature-based solutions http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71216

Expanding use of archaeology in climate change response by changing its social environment https://www.pnas.org/content/117/15/8295

A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-020-0445-3.epdf

Tackling climate change is vital for the strongest economic recovery after coronavirus https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/14/reckoning-with-climate-change-will-support-the-strongest-possible-economic-recovery-after-coronavirus?CMP=share_btn_tw

Estuaries warming and acidifying because of climate change, study finds https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/estuaries-warming-and-acidifying-because-of-climate-change-study-finds-20200414-p54jl4.html

Study reveals one climate strategy could save the world $616 trillion http://www.inkl.com/news/study-reveals-one-climate-strategy-could-save-the-world-616-trillion?share=ZxvzxGTaMzR

How to Adapt to Climate Change From the Bottom Up https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2020-04-13/building-resilient-planet?utm_content=buffer4cc54&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Cities can lead the way on climate change mitigation through green spaces http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71260

Infrastructure and climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71277

Natural catastrophes in times of economic accumulation and climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71269

Scientists confirm dramatic melting of Greenland ice sheet https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/15/scientists-confirm-dramatic-melting-greenland-ice-sheet?CMP=share_btn_tw

Public want radical response to climate change with same urgency as coronavirus, poll finds https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/coronavirus-climate-crisis-uk-government-poll-environment-a9467371.html

Strengthen worldwide climate commitments to improve economy, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/14/worldwide-climate-commitments-economy-emissions?CMP=share_btn_tw

Large contribution from anthropogenic warming to an emerging North American megadrought https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6488/314

Australia deploying new renewables at ten times global average https://reneweconomy.com.au/australia-deploying-new-renewables-at-ten-times-global-average-11689/

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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/ 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/

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