Of Interest on Climate Change

Of Interest on Climate Change

Articles below reflect non-technical, mainstream media views pertaining to climate change and adaptation from the last year.

Global Temperatures
More water in Antarctica than predicted 
Canadian river disappears in four days
Reaching climate target will not prevent “heat stress”
2017 Hottest Year on Record since 1880 
‘Extreme and unusual’ climate trends continue after record 2016
The current reality: “planet at its hottest in 115,000 years”
Heat not El Nino
IPCC Report: 1.5C Global Warming

Canada and Climate Change
Infrastructure and Climate Change Impacts
“Climate Change Adaptation” Resources 
Federal budget climate adaptation initiatives for First Nations
Dundas Hamilton Flooding – month of rain fell in one day 
How will Toronto weather the storms of climate change? 
Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Impacts of Climate Change
Mental Health 
Permafrost Melting
Mass Migrations’
Sea Level Rise
Reshuffle of Wildlife  
Arctic Ice Melt 
Lancet Countdown on health and climate change

Energy and Climate Change
Can avoid dangerous global warming by abandoning coal
Will climate change impact power delivery?
Power Generation

Insurance
Does your insurance protect your homes against water damage?
Insured losses from disasters highest in 2016
Flood risk and reinsurance – example of risk reduction tool 

Financial Impacts
Mortgage Defaults
Canadian Economy and climate change 
Stranded Assets in Real Estate

Hospitals grapple with medical supply shortages in wake of Hurricane Maria
World Bank Group Announces $200 billion over Five Years for Climate Action