Today in climate change (11 December 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

A warning on climate and the risk of societal collapse

ACT beats 2020 emissions reduction target, achieving 45 pct cut since 1990

Spring Heats Up Down Under

Climate change and health: preparing for the next disaster

Maladaptation: When Adaptation to Climate Change Goes Very Wrong

Climate change: UK aim of 68% emissions cut a ‘colossal challenge’

The adaptation principles: A guide for designing strategies for climate change adaptation and resilience

This Year’s Wild Hurricane Season Is an Ominous Sign of What’s Ahead

European Union drafts ambition for 30 million electric cars by 2030

Arctic Ocean: climate change is flooding the remote north with light – and new species

Climate change: Snowy UK winters could become thing of the past

Arctic Report Card: 15 years of observations document impact of changing polar climate

How Climate Change Is Ushering in a New Pandemic Era

Arctic warming cascades through ocean and over land, U.S. report says

Greenhouse gas emissions transforming the Arctic into ‘an entirely different climate’

Climate risk country profile: Afghanistan

Researchers say some corals may recover from bleaching if humans leave them alone

Australia’s record spring heat one-in-500,000 without climate change: analysis

Climate-driven changes are interconnected, stresses 2020 annual Arctic Report Card

How Australian universities and professions are preparing to meet the climate challenge

Climate change, coming soon to a court near you: Report series purpose and introduction to climate science

The stormy, fiery year when climate disasters wouldn’t stop

Climate change threatens ‘most Alps glaciers’

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are speeding in the wrong direction’ on climate crisis


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