Today in climate change (17 July 2020)

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

China braces for more rainstorms over weekend, climate change blamed http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72665

June sees more global heat, especially in Arctic Siberia http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72654

Responding to the changing climate in the built environment https://www.afac.com.au/auxiliary/publications/newsletter/article/responding-to-the-changing-climate-in-the-built-environment

As permafrost thaws under intense heat, Russia’s Siberia burns — again https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/siberia-burning-climate-change-russia-1.5645428

Reconciling theory with the reality of African heatwaves https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0851-8

Why Africa’s heatwaves are a forgotten impact of climate change https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-why-africas-heatwaves-are-a-forgotten-impact-of-climate-change

Earth Could Hit Critical Climate Threshold in Next Five Years https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/earth-could-hit-key-climate-threshold-next-five-years-180975290/

Climate change: what Antarctica’s ‘doomsday glacier’ means for the planet https://www.ft.com/content/4ff254ed-960d-4b35-a6c0-1e60a6e79d91?__twitter_impression=true

Climate Explained: What the World Was Like the Last Time Carbon Dioxide Levels Were at 400ppm https://www.ecowatch.com/carbon-dioxide-400ppm-2646394683.html

COVID-19, climate and resilience http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72677

New climate predictions assess global temperatures in coming five years http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72683

World’s largest study shows carbon pricing reduces emissions https://phys.org/news/2020-07-world-largest-carbon-pricing-emissions.html

June 2020: third-hottest June on record https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/june-2020-third-hottest-june-record

Soaring methane emissions threaten to put climate change goals out of reach https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/soaring-methane-emissions-threaten-put-climate-change-goals-out-reach-n1233831

Quaternary glaciation in the Mediterranean mountains: a new synthesis https://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/433/1/1.full

Glacial Contributions to 21st Century Sea Level Rise https://eos.org/research-spotlights/glacial-contributions-to-21st-century-sea-level-rise

Potential impacts of climate change on water resources and adaptation policies in the Brahmaputra River basin http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72688

Sea level rise Mauritius: Relocation as a prospective solution http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72657

Siberia heatwave was ‘almost impossible’ without climate change, scientists say https://www.sbs.com.au/news/siberia-heatwave-was-almost-impossible-without-climate-change-scientists-say?cid=news:socialshare:twitter

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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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