Today in climate change (24 April 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Sea-level rise exponentially increases coastal flood frequency

Key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change

Entire wild systems at risk from rising global heat

‘Kick them into action’: Fire group takes EPA to court over climate

The northern-hemisphere winter of 2019-20 was the warmest ever on land

State of the climate: First quarter of 2020 is second warmest on record

Will climate change end waterfront living? Not if you can afford it

Rising Seas Could Make U.S. Coastal Flooding a Daily Peril by 2100

Climate explained: how white roofs help to reflect the sun’s heat

Australia’s inland rivers are the pulse of the outback. By 2070, they’ll be unrecognisable

Non-linear interaction modulates global extreme sea levels, coastal flood exposure, and impacts

Will Florida be lost forever to the climate crisis?

Predicting the Future of Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet

Arctic will see ice-free summers by 2050

Coronavirus crisis underscores small islands’ climate vulnerability


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