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

Are our urban buildings climate-ready? :

The IPCC’s special report on climate change and land: What’s in it for Africa?

Enhancing national climate plans through nature-based solutions

Expanding use of archaeology in climate change response by changing its social environment

A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records

Tackling climate change is vital for the strongest economic recovery after coronavirus

Estuaries warming and acidifying because of climate change, study finds

Study reveals one climate strategy could save the world $616 trillion

How to Adapt to Climate Change From the Bottom Up

Cities can lead the way on climate change mitigation through green spaces

Infrastructure and climate change

Natural catastrophes in times of economic accumulation and climate change

Scientists confirm dramatic melting of Greenland ice sheet

Public want radical response to climate change with same urgency as coronavirus, poll finds

Strengthen worldwide climate commitments to improve economy, study finds

Large contribution from anthropogenic warming to an emerging North American megadrought

Australia deploying new renewables at ten times global average


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