Today in climate change (18 December 2020)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Increasing importance of temperature as a contributor to the spatial extent of streamflow drought

Climate change: Have countries kept their promises?

World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, summit is warned

The Marshall Islands could be wiped out by climate change – and their colonial history limits their ability to save themselves

Bangladesh’s hidden climate costs

Climate-related hazard indices for Europe

Bushfire science information report 1: Does climate affect bushfire risks in the native forests of eastern Australia?

Morrison government should be ‘doing more’ with states driving 33% cut in emissions by 2030

Jamaica kicks off new climate plan, undeterred by pandemic and floods

Rethinking Climate Change Adaptation

Preparing India for extreme climate events: Mapping hotspots and response mechanisms

The vanishing Arctic

Earth may be even closer to 1.5°C of global warming than we thought

Loss and damage from climate change has pushed Sierra Leoneans far beyond their ability to adapt

How is Modern Climate Change Affecting Landscape Processes?

Tip of the iceberg: Navigating the known and unknown costs of climate change for Canada

Groundwater Beneath Your Feet Is Rising With the Sea. It Could Bring Long-Buried Toxins With It


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