Today in climate change (29 May 2020)

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Fighting infectious diseases: the connection to climate change

Global warming now pushing heat into territory humans cannot tolerate

Powerful women face the climate crisis head on in Colombia

3 steps to scaling up nature-based solutions for climate adaptation

Miami’s fight against rising seas

Climate-related deaths going unrecorded, says doctor working in some of our hottest towns

A New Primer on Climate Change Science

Did you know… tropical cyclones cause large snowfall on Kilimanjaro’s glaciers?

Six in ten Americans feel well informed about global warming, but only one in ten feel “very well informed.”

A record-breaking heatwave has arrived in the Arctic this month, appearing unusually early and with shocking intensity

Human-caused climate change affects the weather, but this is not the disaster

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

UK Climate Resilience programme is playing an increasing role in helping to better estimate risks from present and future weather and climate variability

Mapping Snow on Arctic Sea Ice

Cyclone Amphan Reinforces Urgent Need for Climate Adaptation Planning

Without swift action on climate change, heat waves could kill thousands in U.S. cities

Today in climate change (22 May 2020)

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Global warming and drought impacts in the EU

Global warming and human impacts of heat and cold extremes in the EU

Laws and policies that protect the most vulnerable against climate-related disaster risks

Climate change and water scarcity disrupting youth livelihoods in Ghana

Transforming knowledge management for climate action

Climate change talk has been around for 30 years. Where’s the action?

Australia’s climate future to evolve as economy is rebuilt

Peter Davis of the British Antarctic survey on changes in the Thwaites Glacier

The future of solar power: From unbelievably cheap to insanely cheap

Climate change: Future floods will delay emergency response

Global heating is increasing the risk of fires and logging was making forests more flammable

Can coastal cities turn the tide on rising flood risk?

Experts urge further climate action as lockdown triggers ‘extreme’ emissions drop

Shrinking Ice Sheets Lifted Global Sea Level 14 Millimeters

Climate Change in the American Mind: April 2020

Latest Estimates on Sea Level Rise by 2100 Are Worse Than We Thought

Major tropical cyclones have become ‘15% more likely’ over past 40 years

Adapting to rising river flood risk in the EU under climate change

Bonding climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

Global emissions plunge as working-from-home slashes transport emissions

Aging Dams, Changing Climate: A Dangerous Mix


Today in climate change (15 May 2020)

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Simulations forecast nationwide increase in human exposure to extreme climate events

Adapting to extremes: Key insights for bridging climate change adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in the European Green Deal

Climate change has been influencing where tropical cyclones rage

The emergence of heat and humidity too severe for human tolerance

Potentially fatal bouts of heat and humidity on the rise, study finds

Associations between varying magnitudes of the urban heat island and the synoptic climatology in Melbourne, Australia;2-D

The Sea Ice Arctic Communities Rely On Could Disappear Three Weeks Earlier

Icelandic Glaciers Rapidly Retreating

As sea levels rise, are we ready to live behind giant walls?

Record global carbon dioxide concentrations despite COVID-19 crisis

Climate explained: what caused major climate change in the past?

A government roadmap for addressing the climate and post COVID-19 economic crises

The Canals Are Clear Thanks to the Coronavirus, But Venice’s Existential Threat Is Climate Change

Potentially fatal combinations of humidity and heat are emerging across the globe

Resilience and sustainable peace: Managing climate related security & development risks in the Anthropocene

Global Seasonal Climate Update provides guidance on temperatures, rainfall

Loss and Damage and limits to adaptation: recent IPCC insights and implications for climate science and policy

Little bit of sea-level rise = lots more coastal flooding

Today in climate change (8 May 2020)

Ten Things about Collaborating for Climate Solutions

Falling for an old flame: Can Australia really grow through gas?

Australia listened to the experts on coronavirus. It’s time we heard them on climate change

A Satellite Lets Scientists See Antarctica’s Melting Like Never Before

Glacier detachments: A new hazard in a warming world?

As much as one-third of the world’s population will be exposed to Sahara Desert-like heat within half a century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise

Hydrological limits to carbon capture and storage

On a Melting Planet, More Precisely Tracking the Decline of Ice

Warming Caused a Glacier in Alaska to Collapse

Honolulu under triple threat of flooding as sea level rises

Project about climate change in Bangladesh comes to an end

One billion people will live in insufferable heat within 50 years – study

Future of the human climate niche

Sea-level rise exponentially increases coastal flood frequency

Methane’s Rising: What Can We Do to Bring It Down?

Fortress Charleston: Will Walling Off the City Hold Back the Waters?

Will three billion people really live in temperatures as hot as the Sahara by 2070?

Drought supercharged by climate change

Climate change adaptation: Beyond greening humanitarian response

What impact will the coronavirus pandemic have on atmospheric CO2?

Climate Change Has Altered Where Tropical Cyclones Occur Most Frequently, Study Says

Today in climate change (1 May 2020)

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This Bangladeshi man’s story shows why linking climate change with conflict is no simple matter

Disability and climate change: How climate-related hazards increase vulnerabilities among the most at risk populations and the necessary convergence of inclusive DRR and CCA

How to explain climate change? With comic books

Battered by Matthew and Florence, North Carolina Must Brace for More Intense Hurricanes

Record-Breaking Amounts of Solar Electricity Generated in Germany After String of Sunny Days

In One Week, Both Sweden and Austria Celebrated the Closing of Their Last Coal Plants

Meteorologists say 2020 on course to be hottest year since records began

Hurricanes Could Be Slowing Down Due to Rising CO2 Levels, And That’s Not a Good Thing

The Discursive Politics of Adaptation to Climate Change

Collaborative Action for Community Resilience to Climate Risks: Opportunities and Barriers

When COVID-19, climate collide: How south Asia can prepare itself

Today in climate change (24 April 2020)

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Sea-level rise exponentially increases coastal flood frequency

Key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change

Entire wild systems at risk from rising global heat

‘Kick them into action’: Fire group takes EPA to court over climate

The northern-hemisphere winter of 2019-20 was the warmest ever on land

State of the climate: First quarter of 2020 is second warmest on record

Will climate change end waterfront living? Not if you can afford it

Rising Seas Could Make U.S. Coastal Flooding a Daily Peril by 2100

Climate explained: how white roofs help to reflect the sun’s heat

Australia’s inland rivers are the pulse of the outback. By 2070, they’ll be unrecognisable

Non-linear interaction modulates global extreme sea levels, coastal flood exposure, and impacts

Will Florida be lost forever to the climate crisis?

Predicting the Future of Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet

Arctic will see ice-free summers by 2050

Coronavirus crisis underscores small islands’ climate vulnerability

Today in climate change (17 April 2020)

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Data show one of the strongest predictors of social distancing behavior is attitudes toward climate change

Are our urban buildings climate-ready? :

The IPCC’s special report on climate change and land: What’s in it for Africa?

Enhancing national climate plans through nature-based solutions

Expanding use of archaeology in climate change response by changing its social environment

A global database of Holocene paleotemperature records

Tackling climate change is vital for the strongest economic recovery after coronavirus

Estuaries warming and acidifying because of climate change, study finds

Study reveals one climate strategy could save the world $616 trillion

How to Adapt to Climate Change From the Bottom Up

Cities can lead the way on climate change mitigation through green spaces

Infrastructure and climate change

Natural catastrophes in times of economic accumulation and climate change

Scientists confirm dramatic melting of Greenland ice sheet

Public want radical response to climate change with same urgency as coronavirus, poll finds

Strengthen worldwide climate commitments to improve economy, study finds

Large contribution from anthropogenic warming to an emerging North American megadrought

Australia deploying new renewables at ten times global average

Today in climate change (10 April 2020)

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Australia’s path to net-zero emissions lies in rapid, stimulus-friendly steps

Cure for coronavirus-hit economy could be in renewables

Be prepared: Key lessons from the coronavirus pandemic and climate change

Sorry to disappoint climate deniers, but coronavirus makes the low-carbon transition more urgent

Report maps out ways to reach climate targets and regenerate economy

Climate Disasters Make Vulnerable Countries More Susceptible To War

Let’s have a worthy debate about sea level rise

NASA Study Adds a Pinch of Salt to El Niño Models

Stanford researchers forecast longer, more extreme wildfire seasons

Natural variability or climate change? Stakeholder and citizen perceptions of extreme event attribution

Earth scorched in the first 3 months of 2020

The projected timing of abrupt ecological disruption from climate change

Coronavirus pandemic threatens climate monitoring, WMO warns

Extreme, high temperatures may double or triple heart-related deaths

Today in climate change (3 April 2020)

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Carbon emissions will drop, but experts fear ‘revenge pollution’

The annual Australia’s Environment report finds last year’s heat and drought caused unprecedented damage

Why Clouds Are the Key to New Troubling Projections on Warming

Barclays sets net zero carbon target for 2050 after investor pressure

Coronavirus and climate change: The pandemic is a fire drill for our planet’s future

Anatomy of a heatwave: how Antarctica recorded a 20.75°C day last month

Coal phase-out can provide “cheap” way to reduce emissions, researchers say

‘Very un-Antarctic’: When the icy continent was not very cold at all

Why the climate crisis is harder to spot in the UK and US

Tackling climate change

Beneath the virus lurks a bigger emergency, but the world is distracted from the climate threat

Rain, floods and confused seals: Inside Antarctica’s warmest-ever summer

‘We must use this time well’: climate experts hopeful after Cop26 delay

Today in climate change (27 March 2020)

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See how global warming has changed the world since your childhood

With coronavirus and climate change, it’s about time

Rewilding project aims to give Thames its flood plain back

Managing disaster risks and water under climate change in Central Asia and Caucasus

Sea levels in Singapore 14cm above pre-1970 levels: Meteorological Service Singapore

Scientists just discovered a massive new vulnerability in the Antarctic ice sheet

Shedding light on how much carbon tropical forests can absorb

Evaluating Cloud Cover Predictions in Climate Models

Wind industry calls on Victoria to set “bold” science-based emissions targets

Climate crisis blamed for rains and floods that have killed 150 in Brazil

Holding back the tide – sea’s advance threatens Tunisia’s beaches

UK greenhouse gas emissions fall for seventh year in a row

Coronavirus, Climate Change, And Our Community