Today in climate change (29 May 2020)

Please find links to recent climate change news at…

Fighting infectious diseases: the connection to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71956

Global warming now pushing heat into territory humans cannot tolerate http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71951

Powerful women face the climate crisis head on in Colombia http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71948

3 steps to scaling up nature-based solutions for climate adaptation http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=71947

Miami’s fight against rising seas https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20170403-miamis-fight-against-sea-level-rise?ocid=ww.social.link.twitter

Climate-related deaths going unrecorded, says doctor working in some of our hottest towns https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-24/climate-change-related-heat-deaths-going-unnoticed-doctor-says/12276064

A New Primer on Climate Change Science https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2020/05/14/climate-change-science-primer/

Did you know… tropical cyclones cause large snowfall on Kilimanjaro’s glaciers? https://blogs.egu.eu/divisions/cr/2020/05/22/did-you-know-tropical-cyclones-cause-large-snowfall-on-kilimanjaros-glaciers/

Six in ten Americans feel well informed about global warming, but only one in ten feel “very well informed.” https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/climate-change-in-the-american-mind-april-2020/11/

A record-breaking heatwave has arrived in the Arctic this month, appearing unusually early and with shocking intensity https://www.earth.com/news/arctic-heatwave-is-breaking-records-and-its-not-even-summer-yet/

Human-caused climate change affects the weather, but this is not the disaster https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/disaster-choice/202005/does-climate-change-cause-disasters

Climate Change: Finding Solutions through Technology, Science, and Our Humanity https://www.esri.com/about/newsroom/podcast/climate-change-finding-solutions-through-technology-science-and-our-humanity/

Winter ‘will lose much of its punch’: Climate change may diminish big snowstorms in the USA https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/05/26/climate-change-reduce-big-winter-snowstorms-study/5258663002/

UK Climate Resilience programme is playing an increasing role in helping to better estimate risks from present and future weather and climate variability https://www.ukclimateresilience.org/blog/genesis-of-the-joint-met-office-ukri-uk-climate-resilience-programme/

Mapping Snow on Arctic Sea Ice https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/146758/mapping-snow-on-arctic-sea-ice

Cyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2020/05/26/cyclone-amphan-climate-adaptation/

Without swift action on climate change, heat waves could kill thousands in U.S. cities https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/without-swift-action-climate-change-heat-waves-could-kill-thousands-ncna1017376

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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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