Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Thursday 5th of April 2018
"António Guterres admits he is "beginning to wonder how many more alarm bells must go off before the world rises to the challenge". [He] last week offered a bleak assessment of escalating climate risks, warning the "tsunami" of recent climate change data should spark a "storm of concern""
"Fiji's prime minister has said the... nation is in "a fight for survival" as climate change brings "almost constant" deadly cyclones. [He} said Fiji had entered a "frightening new era" of extreme weather that needed to be confronted"
"Energy Aspects has again significantly raised its forecasts for EU carbon prices for the next few years in light of the ongoing rally and due to what it says is a lack of any obvious sell-off triggers on the horizon"
*Photo credit: see #4 below
"Research into “solar geo-engineering”... is now dominated by rich nations and universities... Twelve scholars, from [less developed countries] wrote in the journal Nature on Wednesday that the poor... should be more involved"
*Photo credit: see #10 below
*Photo credit: see #12 below
"Protecting and growing blue carbon ecosystem—such as mangroves, tidal marshes, and seagrass meadows—offers a way to fight climate change. How is the Philippines, an archipelago blessed with many mangrove forests, doing this?"
Article #2 photo by: By Tim Gill/AusAID, CC BY 2.0,
Article #4 photo by: Lu Guang / Greenpeace:
Article #7 photo by: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images:
Article #10 photo by: Scussolini et al. 2017, Figure 2c:
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