Today in climate change (28 August 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

A cascade of COVID-19 and climate extremes call for new algorithms to protect at-risk communities http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73260

Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/23/earth-lost-28-trillion-tonnes-ice-30-years-global-warming

California Has Australian Problems Now https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/08/climate-change-has-led-to-extreme-wildfires-in-california.html

California and Colorado Fires May Be Part of a Climate-Driven Transformation of Wildfires Around the Globe https://insideclimatenews.org/news/22082020/california-colorado-wildfires-climate-change-global-transformation

The melting of the Antarctic Ice Sheet could contribute half a metre of sea-level rise in the coming century https://www.imas.utas.edu.au/news/news-items/melting-antarctic-ice-sheet-could-bring-half-a-metre-of-sea-level-rise

The sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a changing climate: Past, present and future https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2019RG000663

Climate change and adaptation degree https://www.newcastle.edu.au/degrees/bachelor-of-climate-science-and-adaptation

Local cooling provided by broad-leaved trees in Europe http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73317

Mainstreaming gender within local government climate and disaster risk assessments http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73288

Storm Surge: The Science behind This Year’s Unusual Hurricane Season https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/storm-surge-the-science-behind-this-years-unusual-hurricane-season1/

Nation ‘woefully unprepared’ for climate change, business groups warn https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/nation-woefully-unprepared-for-climate-change-business-groups-warn-20200827-p55q0m.html

California’s new normal: How the climate crisis is fueling wildfires and changing life in the Golden State https://edition.cnn.com/2020/08/24/weather/california-wildfires-climate-change/index.html

Antarctic Ice Shelves Vulnerable to Sudden Meltwater-Driven Fracturing, Says Study https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2020/08/26/antarctic-ice-shelves-vulnerable-sudden-meltwater-driven-fracturing-says-study/

Hurricane Laura and the California Fires Are Part of the Same Crisis https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-27/hurricane-laura-california-fires-both-tied-to-climate-change

Glacial cooling and climate sensitivity revisited https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2617-x

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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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