Today in climate change (8 November 2019)

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How bad is this drought and is it caused by climate change? https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/how-bad-is-this-drought-and-is-it-caused-by-climate-change-20191024-p533xc.html

Existing Paris climate pledges commit sea level rise to ‘one metre by 2300’ https://www.carbonbrief.org/existing-paris-climate-pledges-commit-sea-level-rise-to-one-metre-by-2300

40 distressing photos show glaciers disappearing around the world https://www.businessinsider.com.au/glaciers-collapsing-melting-in-photos-2019-9?r=US&IR=T

Floridians no longer have luxury to pretend climate change isn’t real https://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/commentary/fl-op-com-grimm-climate-change-real-20191101-4bbjs4srwzdlxnnhxftfeo62um-story.html

Australia could fall apart under climate change. But there’s a way to avoid it https://theconversation.com/australia-could-fall-apart-under-climate-change-but-theres-a-way-to-avoid-it-126341?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate change emergency – 11,000 scientists say crisis accelerating, demand action https://reneweconomy.com.au/climate-change-emergency-11000-scientists-say-crisis-accelerating-demand-action-78185/

South Australia’s stunning renewable energy transition, and what comes next https://reneweconomy.com.au/south-australias-stunning-renewable-energy-transition-and-what-comes-next-79597/

Most countries aren’t hitting 2030 climate goals, and everyone will pay the price https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/11/nations-miss-paris-targets-climate-driven-weather-events-cost-billions/

Australia records three years of hotter than average monthly temperatures https://www.smh.com.au/national/australia-records-three-years-of-hotter-than-average-monthly-temperatures-20191105-p537kr.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1572930792

There is one way forward on climate change https://www.ft.com/content/27c9a6e8-ffb7-11e9-b7bc-f3fa4e77dd47?desktop=true&segmentId=d8d3e364-5197-20eb-17cf-2437841d178a

Warmer, shorter winters have turned permafrost regions from carbon sink to source https://www.arctictoday.com/warmer-shorter-winters-have-turned-permafrost-regions-from-carbon-sink-to-source/

Sea level will rise for centuries. We can control how much and how fast https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/11/paris-agreement-period-still-leads-to-sea-level-rise/

Seas to rise dramatically even if greenhouse gases are curbed https://www.malaymail.com/news/life/2019/11/05/seas-to-rise-dramatically-even-if-greenhouse-gases-are-curbed/1806927?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Rapidly melting Antarctica likely to be key driver in dramatic sea-level rises, researchers say https://reneweconomy.com.au/rapidly-melting-antarctica-likely-to-be-key-driver-in-dramatic-sea-level-rises-researchers-say-90744/

Australia’s main grid reaches 50 per cent renewables for first time https://reneweconomy.com.au/australias-main-grid-reaches-50-per-cent-renewables-for-first-time-17935/

Sea levels rose 10 metres above present levels during Earth’s last warm period 125,000 years ago https://theconversation.com/scientists-looked-at-sea-levels-125-000-years-in-the-past-the-results-are-terrifying-126017

Our shameful legacy: just 15 years’ worth of emissions will raise sea level in 2300 https://theconversation.com/our-shameful-legacy-just-15-years-worth-of-emissions-will-raise-sea-level-in-2300-126429?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Drought to become more frequent and severe due to climate change – government report https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/07/drought-to-become-more-frequent-severe-and-longer-due-to-climate-change-government-reports?CMP=share_btn_tw

New Zealand passes law aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-newzealand-climate/new-zealand-passes-law-aiming-for-net-zero-carbon-emissions-by-2050-idUSKBN1XH0RQ

A new study examined how people’s opinions on climate change affect real-estate prices https://www.marketwatch.com/story/climate-change-deniers-are-propping-up-home-prices-in-waterfront-communities-research-suggests-2019-11-07

The World’s Thickest Mountain Glacier Is Finally Melting, and Climate Change Is 100% to Blame https://www.livescience.com/taku-glacier-sudden-retreat.html

What small businesses can do about climate change https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2019/11/what-small-businesses-can-do-about-climate-change/

Rising sea levels could inundate North Korea’s Sinuiju by 2050, new study shows https://www.nknews.org/2019/11/rising-sea-levels-could-inundate-north-koreas-sinuiju-by-2050-new-study-shows/

Today in climate change (1 November 2019)

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To fight climate change, science must be mobilised like it was in World War II https://theconversation.com/to-fight-climate-change-science-must-be-mobilised-like-it-was-in-world-war-ii-125258?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Oceans are rising around the world, causing dangerous flooding. Why is this happening, and what can we do to stem the tide? https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/sea-level-rise/

Emissions flat-line as ‘carrot’s not working and there’s no stick’ https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/emissions-flat-line-as-carrot-s-not-working-and-there-s-no-stick-20191027-p534mr.html

Venezuelan scientists look for hope in last remaining glacier https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2019/0927/Venezuelan-scientists-look-for-hope-in-last-remaining-glacier?icid=rss

Seeing Red Across the North Pacific Ocean https://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/seeing-red-across-north-pacific-ocean

Nearly four in ten Americans say they have personally experienced the effects of global warming https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/climate-change-in-the-american-mind-april-2019/5/

Warming Will Cost Rich and Poor Countries Alike https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/warming-will-cost-rich-and-poor-countries-alike/

Flooding and extreme heat are coming to nearly every city (especially their vulnerable populations). But a new report finds that few cities are ready for what’s coming https://www.fastcompany.com/90422482/85-of-cities-are-feeling-climate-change-but-nearly-half-arent-dealing-with-it

Waterworld? Floating Cities Turn Hollywood Sci-fi Into Reality As Sea Levels Rise https://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2019/10/23/waterworld-floating-cities-turn-hollywood-sci-fi-into-reality-as-sea-levels-rise/

Belize: Social Resilience in an Age of Climate Change, Disasters http://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/belize-social-resilience-in-an-age-of-climate-change-disasters/

Greenland ice cap melt measured by satellites — and it’s enough to cover Tasmania in almost 5m of water https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-30/melting-greenland-glaciers-weighed-by-australian-scientists/11630970

Queensland must rapidly ditch coal-fired power to meet Australia’s emission targets, report finds https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-29/queensland-urged-to-abandon-coal-and-expand-renewables-rollout-/11650966

Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/10/29/climate/coastal-cities-underwater.html

Rising sea levels pose threat to homes of 300m people – study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/29/rising-sea-levels-pose-threat-to-homes-of-300m-people-study?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet

New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-12808-z

Climate change and Californian wildfires https://www.newsweek.com/climate-change-california-fuel-fire-1468431

Sediment accumulation, elevation change, and the vulnerability of tidal marshes in the Delaware Estuary and Barnegat Bay to accelerated sea level rise https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/821827v1

Antarctic sea ice is key to triggering ice ages, study finds https://phys.org/news/2019-10-antarctic-sea-ice-key-triggering.html

How Do We Measure Climate Risk? https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/how-do-we-measure-climate-risk

The last advancing Juneau Icefield glacier begins its retreat https://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/last-advancing-juneau-icefield-glacier-begins-its-retreat

Two-million-year-old snapshots of atmospheric gases from Antarctic ice https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1692-3

World’s oldest ice core could solve mystery of ‘flipped’ ice age cycles https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/10/world-s-oldest-ice-core-could-solve-mystery-flipped-ice-age-cycles

Reducing Risk And Vulnerability To Climate Change In Colombia https://soundcloud.com/adaptationfund/reducing-risk-and-1

Sea level rise map and coastal flooding tool https://coastal.climatecentral.org/map/5/82.025/20.8395/?theme=sea_level_rise&map_type=coastal_dem_comparison&elevation_model=coastal_dem&forecast_year=2050&pathway=rcp45&percentile=p50&return_level=return_level_1&slr_model=kopp_2014

The science of drought is complex but the message on climate change is clear https://theconversation.com/the-science-of-drought-is-complex-but-the-message-on-climate-change-is-clear-125941?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Six biggest coalminers in Australia produce more emissions than entire economy https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/01/six-biggest-coalminers-in-australia-produce-more-emissions-than-entire-economy?CMP=share_btn_tw

Sydney and Melbourne will likely be exposed to more intense hail storms, tropical cyclones will track further south and bushfire risks will increase in most of Australia as the climate warms https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/hail-cyclones-and-fire-extreme-weather-risks-on-the-rise-20191031-p536aw.html

Climate crisis affects how majority will vote in UK election – poll https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/30/climate-crisis-affects-how-majority-will-vote-in-uk-election-poll?CMP=share_btn_

“This will only get worse in the future”: Experts see direct line between California wildfires and climate change https://www.cbsnews.com/news/this-will-only-get-worse-in-the-future-experts-find-direct-line-between-california-wildfires-and-climate-change/

Climate crisis – here’s what the experts recommend we do https://theconversation.com/climate-crisis-heres-what-the-experts-recommend-we-do-123238

Today in climate change (25 October 2019)

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Why do people still think climate change isn’t real? https://www.inverse.com/article/60232-the-psychology-behind-climate-change-deniers

NT traditional owners urge climate change policy makers to witness mangrove devastation https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-14/climate-change-mangrove-traditional-owners-call-for-action/11598238

The culprit behind east Australia’s big dry https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/the-culprit-behind-east-australia-s-big-dry-20191018-p53208.html

What climate change will do to three major American cities by 2100 https://qz.com/1727717/what-climate-change-will-do-to-three-major-american-cities-by-2100/

Europe’s Mightiest Glaciers Are Melting https://eos.org/articles/europes-mightiest-glaciers-are-melting

When Rising Seas Hit Home: An Analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists https://ucsusa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=64b2cbd03a3d4b87aaddaf65f6b33332

Australia is the only country using carryover climate credits, officials admit https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/22/australia-is-the-only-country-using-carryover-climate-credits-officials-admit?CMP=share_btn_tw

How Hurricane Katrina and the murder of Emmett Till shaped one woman’s commitment to climate justice https://www.guernicamag.com/after-the-storm/

The North Has Another Climate Change Problem: Permafrost https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/permafrost-carbon-climate-change_ca_5daef383e4b0f34e3a7c7772

Russia discovers five Arctic islands uncovered by melting ice https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/russia-five-new-arctic-islands-melting-ice-12024706?cid=cna_flip_070214

Climate change and displacement https://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2019/10/5da5e18c4/climate-change-and-displacement.html

Anaheim Nears 100 Degrees In Record Heat Wave https://patch.com/california/orange-county/anaheim-nears-100-degrees-record-heat-wave

Antarctic ice cliffs may not contribute to sea-level rise as much as predicted https://eapsweb.mit.edu/news/2019/antarctic-ice-cliffs-may-not-contribute-sea-level-rise-much-predicted

Cities at risk: dealing with the pressures of climate change https://www.cdp.net/en/research/global-reports/cities-at-risk

Climate change costs to hit these Australian regions hardest https://www.afr.com/policy/energy-and-climate/climate-change-costs-to-hit-these-australian-regions-hardest-20191023-p533g0

Climate change risk to Australia’s built environment https://xdi.systems/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Climate-Change-Risk-to-Australia%E2%80%99s-Built-Environment-V4-final-reduced-2.pdf

Climate change has finally caught up to this Alaska village https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/10/climate-change-finally-caught-up-to-this-alaska-village/

Coal city Newcastle signs 10-year deal for 100 per cent renewable supply https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/coal-city-newcastle-signs-10-year-deal-for-100-per-cent-renewable-supply/

How Long Until Extreme Sea Levels Are an Annual Occurrence? https://www.envirotech-online.com/news/environmental-laboratory/7/breaking-news/how-long-until-extreme-sea-levels-are-an-annual-occurrence/50492

Along the East Coast, rainy days, high tides and sea rise make floods a part of life https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/news/east-coast-sea-level-rise-high-tides-flooding-ncna957241

El Niños Strengthened by Climate Change https://www.ecowatch.com/el-nino-climate-change-2641061348.html

Female contribution to grassroots innovation for climate change adaptation in Bangladesh https://www.researchgate.net/publication/336749603_Female_contribution_to_grassroots_innovation_for_climate_change_adaptation_in_Bangladesh

Institutions for the Anthropocene: Governance in a Changing Earth System https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-political-science/article/institutions-for-the-anthropocene-governance-in-a-changing-earth-system/7F5D3B991112E649F0DCFB46812AA22D

Did you know? – Proglacial lakes accelerate glacier retreat! https://blogs.egu.eu/divisions/cr/2019/10/18/did-you-know-proglacial-lakes-accelerate-glacier-retreat/

How Cities Can Cool Down Urban Heat Islands https://www.routefifty.com/management/2019/10/how-cities-can-confront-urban-heat-islands/160825/

Climate change-induced flooding forces seawall in Seychelles to be rebuilt http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/11800/Climate+change-induced+flooding+forces+seawall+in+Seychelles+to+be+rebuilt

 

Today in climate change (18 October 2019)

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National Governments Can’t Solve Climate Change Alone https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/national-governments-cant-solve-climate-change-alone/

Climate Change Insurance; California’s Homeless Crisis https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/10/15/oct-15-2019-hn-two

Stripped bare: Australia’s hidden climate crisis https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2019/oct/17/stripped-bare-australias-hidden-climate-crisis

Four Storytellers Tackle Climate Change https://www.guernicamag.com/four-storytellers-tackle-climate-change/

Higher temperatures driving ‘alarming’ levels of hunger – report https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/oct/15/higher-temperatures-driving-alarming-levels-hunger-report-climate-crisis?CMP=share_btn_tw

Transforming mined out lands into solar plants https://energytransition.org/2019/09/fire-in-the-holes-transforming-mined-out-lands-into-solar-plants/

‘It’s a crisis, not a change’: the six Guardian language changes on climate matters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/16/guardian-language-changes-climate-environment

Tracking the Ongoing Recovery of Earth’s Ozone Hole https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2916/the-atmosphere-tracking-the-ongoing-recovery-of-earths-ozone-hole/

Prince William calls for climate change action on glacier visit https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-50068645

Extinction Rebellion and the Birth of a New Climate Politics http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/10/extinction-rebellion-and-the-birth-of-a-new-climate-politics.html

Mass migration from Africa likely as government invests in satellite monitoring of vulnerable countries https://uk.news.yahoo.com/mass-migration-africa-likely-government-170000066.html?guccounter=1

How Scientists Finally Got Americans to Worry About the Climate https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-10-01/americans-are-finally-worried-about-climate-change

Climate Change Impacts Monsoon Flooding In India https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauratenenbaum/2019/10/15/climate-change-impacts-monsoon-flooding-in-india/#24a656ff4550

GHI 2019: Climate change driving alarming levels of global hunger https://www.concern.net/press-releases/Climate-change-driving-alarming-levels-of-global-hunger

Assessing the health effects of extreme temperatures and the development of adaptation strategies to climate change in the Asia-Pacific region https://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/68214

More than 370,000 sign e-petition for climate emergency declaration https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/more-than-370-000-sign-e-petition-for-climate-emergency-declaration-20191017-p531g2.html

Australia wasted decades in climate denial – and must break free of the mire of misinformation https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/16/australia-wasted-decades-in-climate-denial-and-must-break-free-of-the-mire-of-misinformation?CMP=share_btn_tw

A visual alternative to tackling the 1170 pages of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) https://eciu.net/news-and-events/infographics/ipcc-srocc

Planning for the economic risks of climate change https://www.c2es.org/2019/10/planning-for-the-economic-risks-of-climate-change/

Peruvian Glaciers Have Shrunk By 30 Percent Since 2000 https://e360.yale.edu/digest/peruvian-glaciers-have-shrunk-by-30-percent-since-2000

Climate change and displacement https://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2019/10/5da5e18c4/climate-change-and-displacement.html

Olympics Marathon Moved Out of Tokyo Over Heat Concerns https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/olympics-marathon-moved-out-of-tokyo-over-heat-concerns/

Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/13/firms-ignoring-climate-crisis-bankrupt-mark-carney-bank-england-governor

Today in climate change (11 October 2019)

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Analysis: How well have climate models projected global warming? https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-how-well-have-climate-models-projected-global-warming

My Community Is Warming Three Times Faster Than the Rest of the World https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/wjwp5q/my-community-is-warming-three-times-faster-than-the-rest-of-the-world

How citizen science is building climate resilience in South Asia http://www.acclimatise.uk.com/2019/10/01/people-power-how-citizen-science-is-building-climate-resilience-in-south-asia/

Black Communities Need Climate Change Help, Groups Tell Congress https://news.bloombergenvironment.com/environment-and-energy/black-communities-need-climate-change-help-groups-tell-congress

Climate change poses a ‘direct threat’ to Australia’s national security https://theconversation.com/climate-change-poses-a-direct-threat-to-australias-national-security-it-must-be-a-political-priority-123264

Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days https://www.ucsusa.org/global-warming/global-warming-impacts/killer-heat-in-united-states

The National Climate Assessment (NCA): Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States https://nca2018.globalchange.gov/

This graph illustrates the change in global surface temperature relative to 1951-1980 average temperatures https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/global-temperature/

What are Extinction Rebellion’s key demands? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/08/what-are-extinction-rebellion-key-demands-climate-emergency?

Hundreds of temperature records broken over summer https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49753680

There are three types of climate change denier, and most of us are at least one https://theconversation.com/there-are-three-types-of-climate-change-denier-and-most-of-us-are-at-least-one-124574?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

‘What happens in the Arctic, doesn’t stay in the Arctic’—why the north pole matters to Asia https://www.eco-business.com/news/what-happens-in-the-arctic-doesnt-stay-in-the-arctic-why-the-north-pole-matters-to-asia/

New Research Tying 20 Companies to One-Third of Global Emissions Aids Liability Argument https://www.climateliabilitynews.org/2019/10/09/global-emissions-carbon-majors-richard-heede/

Is it time for Asian cities to declare a climate emergency? https://www.sei.org/perspectives/asian-cities-climate-emergency/

Improved understanding of conditions in the stratosphere is helping to produce more-accurate short-term climate forecasts https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02985-8

Ice core source discovery adds to study of volcanic activity, climate system interactions https://phys.org/news/2019-10-ice-core-source-discovery-volcanic.html

The world needs a massive carbon tax in just 10 years to limit climate change, IMF says https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/10/10/world-needs-massive-carbon-tax-just-years-limit-climate-change-imf-says/

Offering solutions to Ice Age ocean chemistry puzzle https://phys.org/news/2019-10-solutions-ice-age-ocean-chemistry.html

Rich Counties Get More Help to Escape Climate Risk, New Data Show https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/09/climate/disaster-flood-buyouts-climate-change.html

Peruvian Glaciers Have Shrunk By 30 Percent Since 2000 https://e360.yale.edu/digest/peruvian-glaciers-have-shrunk-by-30-percent-since-2000

‘Super lucky to catch it’: Researchers get time-lapse video of glacial lake flood https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/glacial-lake-bursts-in-yukon-1.5312116

Today in climate change (4 October 2019)

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UK’s new flagship polar research vessel officially named Sir David Attenborough https://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2019/09/27/uks-new-flagship-polar-research-vessel-officially-named-sir-david-attenborough/

Climate lessons from the classroom spill into the streets https://climateactionaustralia.wordpress.com/2019/09/29/climate-lessons-from-the-classroom-spill-into-the-streets-cbc-news-climatestrike-climateemergency-stopadani-extinctionrebellion-auspol-qldpol-insiders/

This Victorian surf club is under threat as climate change eats away at the coast https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/this-victorian-surf-club-is-under-threat-as-climate-change-eats-away-at-the-coast-20190927-p52vgy.html

‘It’s heartbreaking’: a coastal community watches its beach wash away https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/29/its-heartbreaking-a-coastal-community-watches-its-beach-wash-away

Didn’t teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg cause a stir last week? https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/genius-gamechanger-has-thrown-down-the-gauntlet-20190927-p52vm1.html

Girt by sea, Australia faces serious climate challenge https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6410847/girt-by-sea-australia-faces-serious-climate-challenge/

U.S. taxpayers are at risk for homes threatened by climate change https://www.cbsnews.com/news/banks-shift-mortgages-on-disaster-prone-properties-to-taxpayers-study-shows/

Where climate cash is flowing and why it’s not enough https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02712-3

Feeling flight shame? Try quitting air travel and catch a sail boat https://theconversation.com/feeling-flight-shame-try-quitting-air-travel-and-catch-a-sail-boat-123349?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Australia’s mangroves and seagrass meadows absorb 20m tonnes of CO2 a year but report warns damage to ecosystems contributing to climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/01/australias-vast-carbon-sink-releasing-millions-of-tonnes-of-co2-back-into-atmosphere?CMP=share_btn_tw

NSW considers laws to stop courts and planners blocking coalmines on climate grounds https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/02/nsw-considers-laws-to-stop-courts-and-planners-blocking-coalmines-on-climate-grounds

What Climate Change Will Do to Three Major American Cities by 2100 https://www.teenvogue.com/story/climate-change-timeline-st-louis-san-francisco-houston

Use the Sea Ice Aware App to Monitor Conditions in the Poles https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/products/arcgis-living-atlas/mapping/sea-ice-aware/

Vast iceberg bigger than Los Angeles breaks off Antarctic shelf https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/01/world/vast-iceberg-leaves-antarctic-shelf-scli-intl/index.html

Australia Must Listen To First Nations People If It Wants To Combat Climate Change https://junkee.com/australia-must-listen-to-first-nations-people-if-it-wants-to-combat-climate-change/223360

Human Activity Outpaces Volcanoes, Asteroids in Releasing Deep Carbon https://eos.org/articles/human-activity-outpaces-volcanoes-asteroids-in-releasing-deep-carbon

Watch: Thirty-five years of Arctic thaw in two minutes https://www.euronews.com/2019/10/02/watch-thirty-five-years-of-arctic-thaw-in-two-minutes?fbclid=IwAR0HdMEDzewIeiSpfjrOrpkrmFViqo9KlUVDkR21QIA81CiO00_yPBg58Z8

Report: Global Use of Renewable Energy Will Soar By 2050 (But So Will CO2) https://www.theinertia.com/environment/report-global-use-of-renewable-energy-will-soar-by-2050-but-so-will-co2/

Today in climate change (27 September 2019)

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Greta Thunberg condemns world leaders in emotional speech at UN https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/23/greta-thunberg-speech-un-2019-address?CMP=share_btn_tw

Climate effort must be boosted five-fold to limit global warming to 1.5°C https://reneweconomy.com.au/climate-effort-must-be-boosted-five-fold-to-limit-global-warming-to-1-5c-88884/

Climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast, warn scientists ahead of UN meeting https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-23/climate-change-accelerating-warn-scientists/11537240

New coastal development is designed to live with sea level rise https://www.fastcompany.com/90405944/instead-of-trying-to-prevent-flooding-this-coastal-apartment-complex-invites-the-water-in

2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Tied for Second Lowest on Record https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2913/2019-arctic-sea-ice-minimum-tied-for-second-lowest-on-record/

Increasing flood risk due to co-occurring storm surges and heavy precipitation in Northern Europe https://innovationorigins.com/increasing-flood-risk-due-to-co-occurring-storm-surges-and-heavy-precipitation-in-northern-europe/

Climate change could stretch our capabilities, Defence Force chief speech warns https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-25/australian-defence-force-angus-campbell-climate-change-speech/11543464

David Attenborough attacks Australian PM on climate record and support for coal https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/24/david-attenborough-attacks-australian-pm-on-climate-record-and-support-for-coal?CMP=share_btn_tw

Teen girls are leading the climate strikes and helping change the face of environmentalism https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/09/24/teen-girls-are-leading-climate-strikes-helping-change-face-environmentalism/

Even a 20-centimetre rise in sea level would more than double the frequency of flooding in tropical zones such as the Mumbai coast, according to a 2017 report by US experts https://www.ndtv.com/mumbai-news/just-20-centimetre-rise-in-sea-level-may-double-mumbai-flood-frequency-2106127

A sense of climate crisis now haunts stories which aren’t even about the environment https://theconversation.com/a-sense-of-climate-crisis-now-haunts-stories-which-arent-even-about-the-environment-123429

Humans Just Held Another Funeral For a Glacier, And It May Not Be The Last https://www.sciencealert.com/humans-just-held-another-funeral-for-a-glacier-because-that-s-the-world-we-live-in-now?perpetual=yes&limitstart=1

Australia is the runaway global leader in building new renewable energy https://theconversation.com/australia-is-the-runaway-global-leader-in-building-new-renewable-energy-123694

How we measure glaciers https://www.wsj.com/video/devising-an-earthquake-algorithm-to-save-lives/A94E85D7-4B25-4025-96A1-1D6FDEA51436.html

New study shows major changes in severity of flooding across Europe linked to climate change https://www.waterbriefingglobal.org/new-study-shows-major-changes-in-severity-of-flooding-across-europe-linked-to-climate-change/

Home to “New York City’s newest island,” Hunter’s Point South is a city-funded park that offers lessons for cities struggling with rising tides https://www.fastcompany.com/90402599/this-small-public-park-is-model-for-the-water-logged-cities-of-the-future

World’s oceans at a tipping point, indicates UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-25/un-ipcc-climate-report-warns-oceans-at-tipping-point/11547454

Italy and France Prepare for Imminent Collapse of Mont Blanc Glacier https://www.thedailybeast.com/italy-and-france-prepare-for-imminent-collapse-of-mont-blanc-glacier?ref=home

The IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, approved on 24 September 2019 by the 195 IPCC member governments, provides new evidence for the benefits of limiting global warming to the lowest possible level https://www.ipcc.ch/2019/09/25/srocc-press-release/

Satellite will gain hi-res view of greenhouse effect https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49799760

Evolution of 21st Century Sea Level Rise Projections https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2018EF000991

Not convinced on the need for urgent climate action? Here’s what happens to our planet between 1.5°C and 2°C of global warming https://theconversation.com/not-convinced-on-the-need-for-urgent-climate-action-heres-what-happens-to-our-planet-between-1-5-c-and-2-c-of-global-warming-123817?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate Change Hits Vulnerable Communities First and Hardest https://www.iisd.org/blog/climate-change-hits-vulnerable-communities-first-and-hardest

How climate change is melting, drying and flooding Earth — in pictures https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02793-0

World’s poorest communities have done the least to cause climate change, but end up paying for it https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/worlds-poor-1-cent-day-climate-change-oxfam-190923040238683.html

Dying of laughter: comics joke about climate change at U.N. summit http://news.trust.org/item/20190926175919-4utjd/