Today in climate change (22 May 2020)

Please find below a list of links to recent climate change news…

Global warming and drought impacts in the EU http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71836

Global warming and human impacts of heat and cold extremes in the EU http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71838

Laws and policies that protect the most vulnerable against climate-related disaster risks http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71792

Climate change and water scarcity disrupting youth livelihoods in Ghana http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71811

Transforming knowledge management for climate action http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71821

Climate change talk has been around for 30 years. Where’s the action? https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-17/climate-change-action-has-been-missing-hot-mess-richard-aedy/12200196

Australia’s climate future to evolve as economy is rebuilt https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/australia-s-climate-future-to-evolve-as-economy-is-rebuilt-20200517-p54tps.html

Peter Davis of the British Antarctic survey on changes in the Thwaites Glacier https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00963402.2020.1751951

The future of solar power: From unbelievably cheap to insanely cheap https://reneweconomy.com.au/the-future-of-solar-power-from-unbelievably-cheap-to-insanely-cheap-77615/

Climate change: Future floods will delay emergency response https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-52710224

Global heating is increasing the risk of fires and logging was making forests more flammable https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/may/19/victoria-should-expect-one-or-two-more-megafires-before-end-of-decade-study-finds

Can coastal cities turn the tide on rising flood risk? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71869

Experts urge further climate action as lockdown triggers ‘extreme’ emissions drop https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/experts-urge-further-climate-action-as-lockdown-triggers-extreme-emissions-drop-20200519-p54uhh.html

Shrinking Ice Sheets Lifted Global Sea Level 14 Millimeters https://eos.org/articles/shrinking-ice-sheets-lifted-global-sea-level-14-millimeters

Climate Change in the American Mind: April 2020 https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/climate-change-in-the-american-mind-april-2020/

Latest Estimates on Sea Level Rise by 2100 Are Worse Than We Thought https://www.sciencealert.com/oceans-are-on-their-way-to-rising-over-a-meter-as-soon-as-2100

Major tropical cyclones have become ‘15% more likely’ over past 40 years http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71900

Adapting to rising river flood risk in the EU under climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71885

Bonding climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71883

Global emissions plunge as working-from-home slashes transport emissions https://reneweconomy.com.au/global-emissions-plunge-as-working-from-home-slashes-transport-emissions-81597/

Aging Dams, Changing Climate: A Dangerous Mix https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/aging-dams-changing-climate-a-dangerous-mix

 

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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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