Today in climate change (8 May 2020)

Ten Things about Collaborating for Climate Solutions https://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2020/04/22/ten-things-about-collaborating-for-climate-solutions/

Falling for an old flame: Can Australia really grow through gas? https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/falling-for-an-old-flame-can-australia-really-grow-through-gas-20200501-p54ozu.html

Australia listened to the experts on coronavirus. It’s time we heard them on climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/commentisfree/2020/may/02/australia-listened-to-the-experts-on-coronavirus-its-time-we-heard-them-on-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

A Satellite Lets Scientists See Antarctica’s Melting Like Never Before https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/30/climate/antarctica-ice-climate-change.html?smid=tw-share

Glacier detachments: A new hazard in a warming world? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71537

As much as one-third of the world’s population will be exposed to Sahara Desert-like heat within half a century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/blown-away-safe-climate-niche-closing-fast-with-billions-at-risk-20200504-p54pod.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter

Hydrological limits to carbon capture and storage https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-020-0532-7

On a Melting Planet, More Precisely Tracking the Decline of Ice https://insideclimatenews.org/news/30042020/ice-glacier-melting-science-study

Warming Caused a Glacier in Alaska to Collapse https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/warming-caused-a-glacier-in-alaska-to-collapse/

Honolulu under triple threat of flooding as sea level rises https://www.staradvertiser.com/2020/05/03/hawaii-news/honolulu-under-triple-threat-of-flooding-as-sea-level-rises/

Project about climate change in Bangladesh comes to an end http://www.munichre-foundation.org/en/Disaster_risk_reduction/Gibika.html

One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/05/one-billion-people-will-live-in-insufferable-heat-within-50-years-study?CMP=share_btn_tw

Future of the human climate niche https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/04/28/1910114117

Sea-level rise exponentially increases coastal flood frequency https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62188-4

Methane’s Rising: What Can We Do to Bring It Down? https://eos.org/editors-vox/methanes-rising-what-can-we-do-to-bring-it-down

Fortress Charleston: Will Walling Off the City Hold Back the Waters? https://e360.yale.edu/features/fortress-charleston-will-walling-off-the-city-hold-back-the-waters

Will three billion people really live in temperatures as hot as the Sahara by 2070? https://theconversation.com/will-three-billion-people-really-live-in-temperatures-as-hot-as-the-sahara-by-2070-137776

Drought supercharged by climate change https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2020/05/06/western-megadrought-centuries-worsened-climate-change-global-warming/3036460001/

Climate change adaptation: Beyond greening humanitarian response http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71552

What impact will the coronavirus pandemic have on atmospheric CO2? https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-what-impact-will-the-coronavirus-pandemic-have-on-atmospheric-co2

Climate Change Has Altered Where Tropical Cyclones Occur Most Frequently, Study Says https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2020-05-06-tropical-cyclone-typhoon-hurricane-frequency-climate-change

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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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