Today in climate change (14 August 2020)

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Climate change and wildfires: Projecting future wildfire potential http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73058

Climate change: Frequency of extreme droughts across Europe predicted to rise http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73087

UK weather: 36.4C recorded on hottest August day for 17 years https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/aug/07/uk-weather-being-outdoors-could-become-dangerous-during-heatwaves?CMP=share_btn_tw

Melting Antarctic Ice https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08n0mqb

Can TV affect our attitudes to climate change and carbon emissions? https://www.smh.com.au/culture/tv-and-radio/can-tv-affect-our-attitudes-to-climate-change-and-carbon-emissions-20200803-p55hyv.html

Images show massive Antarctic change in just 9 days https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2020/02/25/antarctica-snow-caps-melting-heat-wave-sater-pkg-vpx.cnn

This giant climate hot spot is robbing the West of its water https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/climate-environment/climate-change-colorado-utah-hot-spot/

In tackling the global climate crisis, doom and optimism are both dangerous traps https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/aug/06/global-climate-crisis-doom-optimism-emergency

Global death rate from rising temperatures projected to surpass the current death rate of all infectious diseases combined https://www.preventionweb.net/news/view/73018?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=PreventionSavesLives

‘Worst-case’ global warming scenario still best guide until 2050, study says https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/08/03/worst-case-global-warming-scenario-still-best-guide-2050-study-says/

From CMIP-3 to CMIP-6: Northern Hemisphere atmospheric blocking simulation in present and future climate https://journals.ametsoc.org/jcli/article/doi/10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0862.1/353853/From-CMIP-3-to-CMIP-6-Northern-Hemisphere

Climate change and the preparedness of Canadian provinces and territories to limit flood risk http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73125

Re-balancing climate services to inform climate-resilient planning – A conceptual framework and illustrations from sub-Saharan Africa http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73116

State of the Climate in 2019 https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/publications/bulletin-of-the-american-meteorological-society-bams/state-of-the-climate/

Last decade was Earth’s hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/12/hottest-decade-climate-crisis-2019?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Ethiopia’s response to climate change and gender http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73146

Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice split https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-53737138

End of Arctic sea ice by 2035 possible, study finds https://climatenewsnetwork.net/end-of-arctic-sea-ice-by-2035-possible-study-finds/

Warming Greenland ice sheet passes point of no return https://phys.org/news/2020-08-greenland-ice-sheet.html

Today in climate change (7 August 2020)

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Australian bushfire and climate plan  http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72976

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Pathways for policy coherence in Sub-Saharan Africa http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72981

Strategic and managed retreat as adaptation: Addressing climate vulnerability in the Sundarbans http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72979

Ten ways to support climate change adaptation planning and decision-making http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72982

Past perspectives on the present era of abrupt Arctic climate change https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0860-7

At What Cost: How chronic gaps in adaptation finance expose the world’s poorest people to climate chaos https://floodresilience.net/resources/item/at-what-cost-how-chronic-gaps-in-adaptation-finance-expose-the-world-s-poorest-people-to-climate-chaos

Projections of global-scale extreme sea levels and resulting episodic coastal flooding over the 21st Century https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-67736-6

The Worst-Case Scenario for Global Warming Tracks Closely With Actual Emissions https://insideclimatenews.org/news/03082020/climate-change-scenarios-emissions

NJ Shore Towns See More ‘Sunny-Day’ Floods as Seas Rise, Federal Report Says https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/07/nj-shore-towns-see-more-sunny-day-floods-as-seas-rise-federal-report-says/

‘Extreme’ glacier loss events linked to human-caused climate change for first time https://www.carbonbrief.org/extreme-glacier-loss-events-linked-to-human-caused-climate-change-for-first-time

‘A tsunami in the sky’: Climate change is melting Bhutan’s glaciers and the danger is real https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/bhutan-climate-change-glacial-flood-tsunami-in-the-sky-12546148

‘There’s still a choice’: New Zealand’s melting glaciers show the human fingerprints of climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/04/theres-still-a-choice-new-zealands-melting-glaciers-show-the-human-fingerprints-of-climate-change

Flooding could occur daily in Sydney by the end of this century because of climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/05/flooding-could-occur-daily-in-sydney-by-the-end-of-this-century-because-of-climate-change

Sea‐Level Rise Driving Increasingly Predictable Coastal Inundation in Sydney, Australia https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2020EF001607

Climate Change Brings Stronger Hurricanes and Threatens Pandemic Response https://ucsusa.org/resources/climate-change-stronger-hurricanes-and-covid-19-response

More coal power generation closed than opened around the world this year, research finds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/03/more-coal-power-generation-closed-than-opened-around-the-world-this-year-research-finds

Strategies for mitigation of climate change: a review https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10311-020-01059-w

Northern Australia is at risk of severe coastal flooding impacts, which are set to soar by the end of the century http://www.watercareer.com.au/news/coastal-flooding-forecast

Climate change: Coastal flooding could threaten up to 20% of global GDP http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73016

Eat or stay cool? Cities test ways to protect the poor from rising heat http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73017

Global death rate from rising temperatures projected to surpass the current death rate of all infectious diseases combined http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73018

Climatology and Dynamical Evolution of Extreme Rainfall Events in the Sinai Peninsula http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73028

What can you do to fight the climate crisis? https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/04/what-can-you-do-to-fight-the-climate-crisis

Some Indian states gear up to tackle climate disasters http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=73046

Today in climate change (31 July 2020)

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Flood data from 500 years: Rivers and climate change in Europe http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72873

The climate won’t warm as much as we feared – but it will warm more than we hoped http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72874

Environmental and climate policy integration: Targeted strategies for overcoming barriers to nature-based solutions and climate change adaptation http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72862

Perceived heat stress increases with population density in urban Philippines http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72888

Primer for Cool Cities : Reducing Excessive Urban Heat – With a Focus on Passive Measures http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72863

Prolonged Siberian heat attributed to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72901

Climate change brings Japan more deadly downpours https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Natural-disasters/Climate-change-brings-Japan-more-deadly-downpours

Global warming’s impact: Not worst-case but still deadly, if we don’t act https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/509095-study-rules-out-catastrophic-scenarios-from-global-warming-but-the

Carbon emissions are chilling the atmosphere 90km above Antarctica, at the edge of space https://theconversation.com/carbon-emissions-are-chilling-the-atmosphere-90km-above-antarctica-at-the-edge-of-space-143271

Wetter than wet: global warming means more rain for Asian monsoon regions http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72927

There Have Never Been This Many Fires in the Far Northern Arctic https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/07/there-have-never-been-this-many-fires-in-the-far-northern-arctic/

New study offers roadmap for coal phase-out https://www.anu.edu.au/news/all-news/new-study-offers-roadmap-for-coal-phase-out

A Future of Retreating Glaciers in the Himalayas https://eos.org/articles/a-future-of-retreating-glaciers-in-the-himalayas

Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72951

Missed wind patterns are throwing off climate forecasts of rain and storms https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/07/missed-wind-patterns-are-throwing-climate-forecasts-rain-and-storms

Fire chiefs press Scott Morrison for action on climate change https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/fire-chiefs-press-scott-morrison-for-action-onclimate-change/news-story/

Climate change significantly alters future wildfire mitigation opportunities in southeastern Australia https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2020GL088893?af=R

Climate information services toolkit http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72955

Principles of climate risk management for climate proofing projects http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72956

Protecting South Florida: A discussion of sea level rise, property and regional planning http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72953

Past perspectives on the present era of abrupt Arctic climate change https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0860-7

Calls for ‘managed retreat’ law due to climate change https://www.newsroom.co.nz/news/calls-for-managed-retreat-law-due-to-climate-change

 

Today in climate change (24 July 2020)

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UN-Habitat launches climate resilience project in South Eastern Africa http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72774

Comparing urban coastal flood risk in 136 cities under two alternative sea-level projections http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72787

Larger drought and flood hazards and adverse impacts on population and economic productivity under 2.0 than 1.5°C warming http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72791

The costs of sea-level rise: Coastal adaptation investments vs inaction in Iberian coastal cities http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72788

Africa can become a renewable energy superpower https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jul/20/africa-can-become-a-renewable-energy-superpower-if-climate-deniers-are-kept-at-bay

How Many Polar Bears Will Be Left in 2100? If Temperatures Keep Rising, Probably Not a Lot https://insideclimatenews.org/news/20072020/polar-bears-sea-ice-climate-change

Arctic sea ice is in a downward spiral, and may break a record in 2020 https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/07/20/arctic-sea-ice-is-downward-spiral-may-break-record-2020/

The global mean level of the oceans is one of the most important indicators of climate change https://www.aviso.altimetry.fr/data/products/ocean-indicators-products/mean-sea-level.html

Arctic policy: EU opens consultation on the future approach https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_20_1318

Arctic sea ice extent at the lowest level for this time of year on the satellite record https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

Climate change will cause more extreme wet and dry seasons, researchers find http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72729

Climate shift, forest loss and fires: Scientists explain how Amazon forest is trapped in a vicious circle https://phys.org/news/2020-07-climate-shift-forest-loss-scientists.html

Global heating: best and worst case scenarios less likely than thought https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/22/global-heating-study-narrows-range-of-probable-temperature-rises?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

‘World-first’ legal case: student accuses Australia of misleading investors on climate risk https://www.theguardian.com/law/2020/jul/22/world-first-legal-case-student-accuses-australia-of-misleading-investors-on-climate-risk

We said, they said: the politics of conceptual frameworks in disasters and climate change in Colombia and Latin America https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/DPM-01-2020-0011/full/html

Climate change to make hot droughts hotter in the US southern plains https://research.noaa.gov/article/ArtMID/587/ArticleID/2472

Climate threads: Climate-Resilient enterprises adapting in this ‘New Normal’ http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72858

Risk Analysis for Hurricanes Accounting for the Effects of Climate Change https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128167823000024

After 40 years, researchers finally see Earth’s climate destiny more clearly https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/07/after-40-years-researchers-finally-see-earths-climate-destiny-more-clearly

Today in climate change (17 July 2020)

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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

Today in climate change (10 July 2020)

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Spain closes half of all its coal-fired power stations in one fell swoop https://reneweconomy.com.au/spain-closes-half-of-all-its-coal-fired-power-stations-in-one-fell-swoop-47885/

Trend towards worsening heatwaves is accelerating, new research finds https://climateextremes.org.au/heatwave-trends-accelerate-worldwide/

Increasing trends in regional heatwaves https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-16970-7

Could a warming climate be putting Australia’s magnificent alpine landscapes at risk? https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/science-environment/2020/07/the-end-of-snow/

Observed changes in dry-season water availability attributed to human-induced climate change https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-020-0594-1

Australia ranks second worst in world on climate action, outside top 50 on clean energy https://reneweconomy.com.au/australia-ranks-second-worst-in-world-on-climate-action-outside-top-50-on-clean-energy-90879/

Rare night clouds may be warning sign of climate crisis https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/jul/06/rare-night-clouds-may-be-warning-sign-of-climate-crisis

Arctic explorers find unusually thin ice as a result of climate change https://www.newscientist.com/article/2248111-arctic-explorers-find-unusually-thin-ice-as-a-result-of-climate-change/
Rising above adversity: community-led climate adaptation along Bangladesh’s coastal belt http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72592

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72597
Extreme heat and rain: thousands of weather stations show there’s now more of both, for longer http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72595

Partitioning the Uncertainty of Ensemble Projections of Global Glacier Mass Change https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2019EF001470

The City of Sydney is now entirely powered by green energy https://electrek.co/2020/07/06/egeb-the-city-of-sydney-100-renewable-energy-arc-marine-reef-cubes-offshore-wind/

The Ugly History of Climate Determinism Is Still Evident Today https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-ugly-history-of-climate-determinism-is-still-evident-today/

Siberia just experienced its hottest June on record https://www.sbs.com.au/news/siberia-just-experienced-its-hottest-june-on-record-scientists-are-calling-the-trend-a-warning-cry?cid=news:socialshare:twitter

CO2 in Earth’s atmosphere nearing levels of 15m years ago https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/09/co2-in-earths-atmosphere-nearing-levels-of-15m-years-ago?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet

Today in climate change (3 July 2020)

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Building Flood Resilience in a Changing Climate https://www.genevaassociation.org/research-topics/building-flood-resilience

Days with both extreme heat and extreme air pollution are becoming more common – which can’t be a good thing for global health http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72453

Deadly heat is killing Americans: A decade of inaction on climate puts lives at risk http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72471

More than 3 in 4 of world’s top CEOs and CFOs say their companies are underprepared for climate-related financial risks, finds FM Global http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72415

Assessment of climate change vulnerability of Hakha Township, Chin State, Myanmar 2017–2050: Scenarios for resilience building http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72466

Excessive heat events guidebook http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72468

The Arctic heatwave: here’s what we know https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/25/arctic-heatwave-38c-siberia-science

The fire is believed to be ‘the most northernmost in recent years within the Arctic Circle’ https://siberiantimes.com/other/others/news/arctic-wildfires-burning-further-north-than-previously-spotted-from-space-satellite-shows/

Global Warming Is Melting Our Sense of Time https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/06/global-warming-is-melting-our-sense-of-time.html?utm_source=t

Majority of Canadians and Americans agree on climate change issues, poll suggests https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/majority-agree-canadians-americans-climate-change-poll-1.5630555

‘Nowhere to hide’: South Pole warms up with climate change a factor https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/nowhere-to-hide-south-pole-warms-up-with-climate-change-a-factor-20200629-p55797.html

Their fate isn’t sealed: Pacific nations can survive climate change – if locals take the lead https://theconversation.com/their-fate-isnt-sealed-pacific-nations-can-survive-climate-change-if-locals-take-the-lead-136709

Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/30/likelihood-of-40c-temperatures-in-uk-is-rapidly-accelerating?CMP=share_btn_tw

Multiple drivers of the North Atlantic warming hole https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0819-8

The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What’s Possible in the Age of Warming https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062883162/the-future-earth/

Hope in Hell: a decade to confront the climate emergency http://www.jonathonporritt.com/hope-in-hell/

Perth weather delivers equal-hottest June and rainfall below average despite weekend drenching https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-01/wa-records-hottest-start-to-winter-on-record-as-june-dry-warm/12410934

Stress-testing groundwater and baseflow drought responses to synthetic climate change-informed recharge scenarios https://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci-discuss.net/hess-2020-211/

Net zero emissions by 2050 push is on, whether the Federal Government follows or not https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-02/net-zero-by-2050-push-on-whether-government-follows-or-not/12414426

Why Is the South Pole Warming So Quickly? It’s Complicated https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-is-the-south-pole-warming-so-quickly-its-complicated/

Most Americans say climate change affects their local community, including 70% living near coast https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/06/29/most-americans-say-climate-change-impacts-their-community-but-effects-vary-by-region-2/

Today in climate change (26 June 2020)

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Teaching machines to detect climate extremes http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72380

Arctic records its hottest temperature ever https://www.cbsnews.com/news/arctic-records-its-hottest-temperature-ever-2020-06-20/

Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/21/britain-still-failing-on-climate-crisis-warn-advisers

Deadly heat is killing Americans: A decade of inaction on climate puts lives at risk https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/16/climate-deaths-heat-cdc

Australia has failed miserably on energy efficiency – and government figures hide the truth https://theconversation.com/australia-has-failed-miserably-on-energy-efficiency-and-government-figures-hide-the-truth-123176

A Siberian town near the Arctic Circle just recorded a 100-degree temperature https://www.vox.com/2020/6/21/21298292/siberia-temperature-100-climate-change

New research centre to explore climate change and natural hazards in the Alpine region http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72403

Weathering the storm – crisis lessons for climate resilience http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72401

No Climate Event in 2,000 Years Compares to What’s Happening Now https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/07/why-little-ice-age-doesnt-matter/594517/

Climate risk insurance as a means to provide emergency liquidity in times of crises http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72432

Why Are Siberian Temperatures Plummeting While the Arctic Warms? https://eos.org/articles/why-are-siberian-temperatures-plummeting-while-the-arctic-warms

The Ticking Time Bomb of Arctic Permafrost https://eos.org/articles/the-ticking-time-bomb-of-arctic-permafrost

Urban Heat Islands Are Warming the Arctic https://eos.org/articles/urban-heat-islands-are-warming-the-arctic

Climate Change Could Make Siberia an Attractive Place to Live https://eos.org/articles/climate-change-could-make-siberia-an-attractive-place-to-live

Today in climate change (19 June 2020)

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Economics of climate adaptation: Identifying cost-effective adaptation measures to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72235

Cost of extreme weather due to climate change is severely underestimated http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72267

Adapting to climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72251

Financing for climate adaptation – an overview of current regimes http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72221

Scaling local and community-based adaptation http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72263

Recurring floods in Eastern Africa amidst projections of frequent and extreme climatic events for the region http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72274

Innovation in climate change adaptation: does it reach those who need it most? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72272

Island ‘drowning’ is not inevitable as sea levels rise http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72279

A journey into Antarctica: the unavoidable signs of global heating https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/audio/2020/jun/11/a-journey-into-antarctica-the-unavoidable-signs-of-global-heating?CMP=share_btn_tw

Climate worst-case scenarios may not go far enough, cloud data shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/13/climate-worst-case-scenarios-clouds-scientists-global-heating

Ocean Wave Interactions with Sea Ice: A Reappraisal https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev-fluid-010719-060301

Why Southern Ocean’s monster waves will get even bigger https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12339103

2020 likely to be the warmest year on record globally https://www.cbsnews.com/news/warmest-year-on-record-2020-likely/

Tuvalu wields new data in the fight against climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72281

Tropical cyclone motion in a changing climate https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/6/17/eaaz7610.full

Free course: Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact https://sdgacademy.org/course/climate-change-the-science-and-global-impact/

Research Roundup: Depicting Change Across Earth’s Frozen Places https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2020/06/15/research-roundup-depicting-change-across-earths-frozen-places/

Equity investors must pay more attention to climate change physical risk http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72321

Coordinating climate finance in Kenya: technical measures or political change? http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72313

Adapting to the uncertain: a different climate strategy https://www-mottmac-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.mottmac.com/amp/views/adapting-to-the-uncertain-a-different-climate-strategy

Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/17/climate-crisis-alarm-at-record-breaking-heatwave-in-siberia

Cost of extreme weather due to climate change is severely underestimated https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-cost-of-extreme-weather-due-to-climate-change-is-severely-underestimated

Climate change: Oil and gas sector ‘to halve emissions by 2030’ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-53051850

Risk of massive wildfires continues to grow in California https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/risk-of-massive-wildfires-continues-to-grow

Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72343

Today in climate change (12 June 2020)

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Finding solutions in nature for climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72086

Origin of interannual variability in global mean sea level https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/06/03/1922190117

New Jersey Becomes First State to Put the Climate Crisis in Its K-12 Curriculum https://www.ecowatch.com/new-jersey-schools-climate-science-curriculum-2646152515.html

Measuring farm households’ vulnerability and resilience to climate shocks now possible, new research shows http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72184

Traditional knowledge helps Indigenous people adapt to climate crisis, research shows http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72175

Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72205

Protection of seagrasses key to building resilience to climate change, disasters – new UN report http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72203

Loss and damage from natural disasters made worse by climate change https://www.thedailystar.net/opinion/politics-climate-change/news/loss-and-damage-natural-disasters-made-worse-climate-change-1911685

Patterns in permafrost soils could help climate change models https://phys.org/news/2020-06-patterns-permafrost-soils-climate.html

Bangladesh leads climate-threatened nations in push for global action http://www.preventionweb.net/english/email/url.php?eid=72230

Australia’s longest weather record reveals snow in surprising places https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-11/weather-record-reveals-more-snow-fewer-heatwaves/12339414

‘Surprisingly rapid’ rebound in carbon emissions post-lockdown https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/11/carbon-emissions-in-surprisingly-rapid-surge-post-lockdown