Today in climate change (15 May 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Simulations forecast nationwide increase in human exposure to extreme climate events http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71665

Adapting to extremes: Key insights for bridging climate change adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the European Green Deal http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71663

Climate change has been influencing where tropical cyclones rage http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71689

The emergence of heat and humidity too severe for human tolerance https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/19/eaaw1838

Potentially fatal bouts of heat and humidity on the rise, study finds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/08/climate-change-global-heating-extreme-heat-humidity?CMP=share_btn_tw

Associations between varying magnitudes of the urban heat island and the synoptic climatology in Melbourne, Australia https://rmets.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/1097-0088(200012)20:15%3C1931::AID-JOC578%3E3.0.CO;2-D

The Sea Ice Arctic Communities Rely On Could Disappear Three Weeks Earlier https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/05/the-sea-ice-arctic-communities-rely-on-could-disappear-three-weeks-earlier/

Icelandic Glaciers Rapidly Retreating https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/nature_and_travel/2020/05/09/icelandic_glaciers_rapidly_retreating/

As sea levels rise, are we ready to live behind giant walls? https://theconversation.com/as-sea-levels-rise-are-we-ready-to-live-behind-giant-walls-137976

Record global carbon dioxide concentrations despite COVID-19 crisis https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/record-global-carbon-dioxide-concentrations-despite-covid-19-crisis

Climate explained: what caused major climate change in the past? https://theconversation.com/climate-explained-what-caused-major-climate-change-in-the-past-137874?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton

A government roadmap for addressing the climate and post COVID-19 economic crises https://climateactiontracker.org/publications/addressing-the-climate-and-post-covid-19-economic-crises/

The Canals Are Clear Thanks to the Coronavirus, But Venice’s Existential Threat Is Climate Change https://insideclimatenews.org/news/11052020/coronavirus-venice-canals-clear-climate-change-flood

Potentially fatal combinations of humidity and heat are emerging across the globe http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71753

Resilience and sustainable peace: Managing climate related security & development risks in the Anthropocene http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71765

Global Seasonal Climate Update provides guidance on temperatures, rainfall http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71796

Loss and Damage and limits to adaptation: recent IPCC insights and implications for climate science and policy http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71777

Little bit of sea-level rise = lots more coastal flooding https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/2018746212/little-bit-of-sea-level-rise-lots-more-coastal-flooding

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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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