Today in climate change (17 November 2017)

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These ocean drones are trawling for climate change data http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/27/technology/saildrone-autonomous-boats-drones/index.html

Canada’s first permanent road to Arctic coast to open http://www.660news.com/2017/11/12/tuked-away-no-more-canadas-first-permanent-road-to-arctic-coast-to-open/

We’re not even close to being prepared for the rising waters https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/were-not-even-close-to-being-prepared-for-the-rising-waters/2017/11/09/441f4752-97d7-11e7-87fc-c3f7ee4035c9_story.html

New Study Finds Nature is Vital to Beating Climate Change https://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/new-study-finds-nature-is-vital-to-beating-climate-change.xml

Dr. Michael Mann on Climate Denial: ‘It’s Impaired Our Ability to Move Forward’ https://www.ecowatch.com/michael-mann-climate-denial-2508409821.html

UN climate conference recognizes the role of women in climate action http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58075#.Wgi_ZdKWbIU

Tropical Cyclones: Impacts, the link to Climate Change and Adaptation http://climateanalytics.org/publications/2017/tropical-cyclones-impacts-the-link-to-climate-change-and-adaptation.html

Solving the mystery of rapidly rising Indian Ocean sea level https://watchers.news/2017/11/12/solving-the-mystery-of-rapidly-rising-indian-ocean-sea-level/

The Climate Analysis Toolbox of the ESA Climate Change Initiative http://climatetoolbox.io/

Can we remove CO2? https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/11/20/can-carbon-dioxide-removal-save-the-world

Tidewater: The film explores the national security threats and economic opportunities associated with sea level rise http://environment.harvard.edu/tidewater

A strategic approach to climate action in cities—focused acceleration https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/sustainability-and-resource-productivity/our-insights/a-strategic-approach-to-climate-action-in-cities-focused-acceleration

22 Actions Cities Can Take To Move Toward Climate Neutrality & See Results In A Year https://cleantechnica.com/2017/11/13/22-actions-cities-can-take-move-toward-climate-neutrality-see-results-year-rocky-mountain-institute/

Warming climate may push storms towards the poles https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/warming-climate-may-push-storms-towards-the-poles

Warning to Humanity: 15,000 scientists say damage irreversible https://news.sky.com/story/warning-to-humanity-15000-scientists-say-damage-irreversible-11125208

Fossil fuel emissions hit record high after unexpected growth: Global Carbon Budget 2017 https://theconversation.com/amp/fossil-fuel-emissions-hit-record-high-after-unexpected-growth-global-carbon-budget-2017-87248

Climate change and health https://royalsociety.org.nz/what-we-do/our-expert-advice/all-expert-advice-papers/climate-change-and-health/

15,000 scientists warn time is running out to save the planet https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article/doi/10.1093/biosci/bix125/4605229

Communities around the world are leading a culture of action on climate change https://global.nature.org/content/on-the-path-of-climate-progress

Drivers of adaptation: Responses to weather- and climate-related hazards in 60 local governments in the Intermountain Western U.S. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0308518X16688686?journalCode=epna

Climate change, migration and displacement: the need for a risk-informed and coherent approach https://www.odi.org/publications/10977-climate-change-migration-and-displacement-need-risk-informed-and-coherent-approach

These are the melting glaciers that might someday drown your city, according to NASA https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-these-are-the-melting-glaciers-that-mig/f-4998803bdb%2Fwashingtonpost.com

Should coastal planners have concern over where land ice is melting? http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/11/e1700537

From the Pacific to the Atlantic, Protecting Coastal Communities From Climate Threats https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2017/11/pacific-atlantic-protecting-coastal-communities-climate-threats/

A Census of Atmospheric Variability From Seconds to Decades http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL075483/full

As the globe continues to warm, these weird Mediterranean hurricanes will only become more intense https://psmag.com/environment/why-is-there-a-hurricane-in-europe

In Houston, Escalating Climate Costs Come Due in Harvey Recovery https://www.climateliabilitynews.org/2017/11/01/houston-hurricane-harvey-climate-costs/

La Niña strikes out on its forceful voyage round the globe https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/nov/16/weatherwatch-la-nina-strikes-out-on-its-forceful-voyage-round-the-globe

 

 

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Today in climate change (10 November 2017)

 

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The land is warming twice as fast as the oceans … too bad we live on the land https://thinkprogress.org/global-warming-now-twice-as-fast-over-land-than-the-ocean-nasa-chart-shows-52b4afe01345/

Women may bear the brunt of climate change’s impacts https://phys.org/news/2017-08-women-brunt-climate-impacts.html

Refugees of a different kind are being displaced by rising seas — and governments aren’t ready https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/11/climate-change-refugees-grapple-with-effects-of-rising-seas.html

Arctic sea ice news http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

Scientists mapping Greenland have produced some surprising – and worrying – results https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/10/04/scientists-mapping-greenland-have-produced-some-surprising-and-worrying-results/?utm_term=.421c2f1f67fe

Stark Evidence: A Warmer World Is Sparking More and Bigger Wildfires http://e360.yale.edu/features/the-evidence-is-clear-a-warmer-world-means-more-wildfires

Drought and heat waves the greatest threats from climate change https://majorcadailybulletin.com/news/local/2017/10/08/49487/drought-and-heat-waves-the-greatest-threat-from-climate-change.html

Clarifying Perspectives to Promote Action on Loss and Damage from Climate Change http://www.lucsus.lu.se/article/clarifying-perspectives-to-promote-action-on-loss-and-damage-from-climate-change

97% global warming consensus paper surpasses half a million downloads https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/jun/23/97-global-warming-consensus-paper-surpasses-half-a-million-downloads

We looked at 1,154 climate science results and found no evidence of ‘publication bias’ https://theconversation.com/we-looked-at-1-154-climate-science-results-and-found-no-evidence-of-publication-bias-84500

In hurricane-stricken Barbuda, UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57834#.Wdvla4-CzIX

Growing majority believes global warming is happening https://www.axios.com/climate-change-poll-2493422731.html

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause

2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/2017-on-track-to-be-third-hottest-year-nationally

Study Says Public’s Politics Are Correlated With Climate Change Opinion. They Shouldn’t Be. https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2017/11/01/study-says-publics-politics-are-correlated-with-climate-change-opinion-they-shouldnt-be/#2506c31225fa

‘Impossible To Save’: Scientists Are Watching China’s Glaciers Disappear http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/10/21/554271726/impossible-to-save-scientists-are-watching-chinas-glaciers-disappear

Extreme weather leads to public health crises – so health and climate experts must work together https://theconversation.com/extreme-weather-leads-to-public-health-crises-so-health-and-climate-experts-must-work-together-83783

Climate Science Special Report https://science2017.globalchange.gov/downloads/CSSR2017_FullReport.pdf

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause

Engaging Local Actors in the NDC Process: The Next Frontier http://www.ndcpartnership.org/news-and-events/news/engaging-local-actors-ndc-process-next-frontier#.Wf8pvpGr4BQ.twitter

How Does Climate Change Affect Atlantic Hurricanes? 2017 In Perspective http://geography.fsu.edu/activities/how-does-climate-change-affect-atlantic-hurricanes/

Alarming climate report bodes badly for Paris goals – NZ scientists http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11940654

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin https://public.wmo.int/en/resources/library/wmo-greenhouse-gas-bulletin

The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health http://thelancet.com/climate-and-health?dgcid=etoc-edschoice_email_Nov4

UN climate meeting: Pacific Islands leaders set to put heat on Australia http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/11/04/un-climate-meeting-pacific-islands-leaders-set-put-heat-australia

Humanity has entered a global warming minefield, climate scientists say https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-11-04/humanity-has-entered-global-warming-minefield-climate-scientists-say

The many Anthropocenes: A transdisciplinary challenge for the Anthropocene research http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2053019617738099

The three-degree world: the cities that will be drowned by global warming https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/nov/03/three-degree-world-cities-drowned-global-warming?CMP=share_btn_t

Climate change and ‘waterproofing’ NZ’s cities http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/insight/audio/2018620285/climate-change-and-waterproofing-nz-s-cities

Waiting for the tide to turn: Kiribati’s fight for survival https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/23/waiting-for-the-tide-to-turn-kiribatis-fight-for-survival

The COP23 climate change summit in Bonn and why it matters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/05/the-cop23-climate-change-summit-in-bonn-and-why-it-matters?CMP=share_btn_tw

Even without an El Nino kick, 2017 heads for top-three ranking for global heat http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/even-without-an-el-nino-kick-2017-heads-for-topthree-ranking-for-global-heat-20171105-gzffnl.html?btis

WRI data suggests emissions have already ‘peaked’ in 49 countries https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-wri-data-suggests-emissions-have-already-peaked-49-countries

2017 is set to be in the top three hottest years on record, with record-breaking extreme weather, according to the World Meteorological Organization https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/2017s-extreme-weather-is-record-breaking

Data Snapshot: Public Acceptance of Human-Caused Climate Change Is Gradually Rising https://carsey.unh.edu/publication/snapshot/climate-change-acceptance

The City Preparing for Climate Change Without Ever Saying the Words http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-tulsa-climate-change-resilience-adaptation-flooding.html

Warming climate prompts Europe to think outside the box https://www.politico.eu/article/how-europeans-adapt-to-climate-change/

A new study finds human-caused global warming is significantly increasing the rate at which hot temperature records are being broken around the world https://news.agu.org/press-release/human-caused-warming-increasing-likelihood-of-record-breaking-hot-years/

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: ‘There is reason for hope’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/08/seven-megatrends-that-could-beat-global-warming-climate-change?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

A multi-billion-dollar seawall is among climate adaptation options under consideration for Boston https://ensia.com/features/boston-adaptation/

Limiting global temperature change to 1.5 °C http://www.pbl.nl/en/publications/limiting-global-temperature-change-to-1-5-degree-celsius

Sea level maps show Canada’s coastal communities are in race against time http://www.ladysmithchronicle.com/news/canadas-coastal-communities-in-race-against-time/

Climate Council releases new report on impacts of climate change http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042625/climate-inaction-slammed/

Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042625/climate-inaction-slammed/

 

 

 

 

Today in climate change (6 October 2017)

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Are Dutch Water Safety Institutions Prepared for Climate Change? http://edepot.wur.nl/198906

Can we really limit global warming to “well below” two degrees centigrade? http://sciencenordic.com/can-we-really-limit-global-warming-%E2%80%9Cwell-below%E2%80%9D-two-degrees-centigrade

Climate change drives Solomon Islands’ people of the sea ashore http://www.dw.com/en/climate-change-drives-solomon-islands-people-of-the-sea-ashore/a-40777201

Scientists may have found a solution to the atmosphere’s methane mystery https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/09/29/scientists-find-that-belching-cows-could-solve-a-key-mystery-about-the-atmosphere/

Sea level threatens Perth infrastructure http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-02/sea-levels-threaten-key-perth-infrastructure,-researchers-say/8998962

Australian cities to have 50C summer days by 2040, study says https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/oct/04/australian-cities-to-have-50c-summer-days-by-2040-study-says?CMP=share_btn_tw

Is this a good time to talk about climate change? http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2017/09/is-this-a-good-time-to-talk-about-climate-change/

Extreme rainfall has tripled in India since 1950 – but droughts are worsening too http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/extreme-rainfall-has-tripled-india-since-1950-droughts-are-worsening-too-1641701?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How 73 cities are using innovative climate action to ‘future-proof’ themselves http://citiscope.org/story/2017/how-73-cities-are-using-innovative-climate-action-future-proof-themselves

Climate, disasters and displacement http://climatemigration.org.uk/video-understanding-disasters-displacement-and-climate/?utm_content=buffer1f106&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Ex-FEMA Director: Rebuilding Puerto Rico Requires Acknowledging Climate Change http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/10/ex-fema-director-rebuilding-puerto-rico-requires-acknowledging-climate-change/

The Most Powerful Evidence Climate Scientists Have of Global Warming https://insideclimatenews.org/news/03102017/infographic-ocean-heat-powerful-climate-change-evidence-global-warming

Scientists say extreme storms to be ‘new normal’ https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/10/05/world/science-health-world/caribbean-hurricane-zone-bound-u-n-chief-scientists-say-extreme-storms-new-normal/#.WdWc1E8UnIU

New Toolkit for Building Urban Climate Resilience http://training.i-s-e-t.org/

A Climate Series for the Ages https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/event/climate-series-ages/

Miami Beach: A Model of Climate Adaptation for Coastal Cities? https://www.planetizen.com/node/94929/miami-beach-model-climate-adaptation-coastal-cities

Exceptional September heat in eastern Australia http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/statements/scs62.pdf

 

Today in climate change (29 September 2017)

 

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Understanding impacts and adaptation to high-end climate scenarios in Europe https://www.sei-international.org/publications?pid=3210&utm_content=bufferb6a22&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIclimate

When will humans be horrified by climate change? When the media give it the coverage it deserves http://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-climate-change-brains-media-20170922-story.html

Australia’s east coast sweats under unusual spring heat wave https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/23/australias-east-coast-sweats-under-unusual-spring-heat-wave

Trump laments string of warming-fueled superstorms: “It’s just one after another” https://thinkprogress.org/trump-one-after-another-hurricanes-50c288af4ea6/

What real action on climate change looks like http://news.trust.org/item/20170922090437-yd2un/

Australia failing to meet Paris targets and more renewables needed, report says https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/25/australia-failing-to-meet-paris-targets-and-more-renewables-needed-report-says?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Tweet

How 73 cities are using innovative climate action to ‘future-proof’ themselves http://citiscope.org/story/2017/how-73-cities-are-using-innovative-climate-action-future-proof-themselves

Climate change is shifting when Europe’s rivers flood https://www.sciencenews.org/article/climate-change-shifting-when-europes-rivers-flood

Portuguese children to crowdfund European climate change case https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/25/portuguese-children-crowdfund-european-climate-change-case-sue-47-countries

A Caribbean leader calls for action on climate change https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/eden-is-broken-a-caribbean-leader-calls-for-action-on-climate-change

Adapt to more wildfire in western North American forests as climate changes https://headwaterseconomics.org/wp-content/uploads/Adapt_To_More_Wildfire.pdf

Water Stress is Driving Conflict and Migration. How Should the Global Community Respond? http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/09/water-stress-driving-conflict-and-migration-how-should-global-community-respond

Climate Leadership Conference https://www.climateleadership.com.au/so/0LwspJ9J?cid=169b9ac4-a0a1-425f-8c82-d01cc65a9051&region=be86293e-3a12-490b-d165-9bd3dc41ebaf#/main

‘Attacked from two sides’: Antarctic sea ice hits another record low http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/attacked-from-two-sides-antarctic-sea-ice-hits-another-record-low-20170926-gyouuc.html

New temperature records expected as NSW, Queensland brace for second spring heatwave http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-26/bom-records-will-fall-as-eastern-australia-braces-for-heatwave/8988650

Warm waters tripled the amount of ice lost in these Antarctic glaciers — and that’s bad for sea level rise https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/26/16363158/antarctica-glaciers-melting-marguerite-bay-climate-change-warming-oceans

Ethiopia’s National Adaptation Plan http://napglobalnetwork.org/2017/09/national-sub-national-govts-collaborate-implement-ethiopias-nap/

Sunken continent Zealandia used to be closer to the surface, with a very different climate https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/97323821/sunken-continent-zealandia-used-to-be-closer-to-the-surface-with-a-very-different-climate

Right-wing media could not be more wrong about the 1.5°C carbon budget paper https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/sep/27/right-wing-media-could-not-be-more-wrong-about-the-15c-carbon-budget-paper?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Jamaican communities getting climate-smart to Climate Change http://www.jm.undp.org/content/jamaica/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2017/09/22/jamaican-communities-getting-climate-smart-to-climate-change.html

Lake Chad Basin: One long climate catastrophe http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/lake-chad-basin-long-climate-catastrophe-170923075220951.html

6 Early Lessons on Long-Term Climate Strategies http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/09/6-early-lessons-long-term-climate-strategies

Exposure to extreme heat and heatwaves is already a significant public health problem http://climatenexus.org/climate-issues/health/extreme-heat/?utm_content=buffer86b87&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Change and surface flooding in Sierra Leone http://standardtimespress.org/?p=5374

Without action to tackle global warming, deadly summer temperatures of 40C in Europe could be normal by 2050 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/27/climate-change-made-lucifer-heatwave-far-more-likely-scientists-find?utm_content=buffer663a5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

One of the clearest signs of climate change in Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey was the rain https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/9/28/16362522/hurricane-maria-2017-irma-harvey-rain-flooding-climate-change

 

 

 

Today in climate change (15 September 2017)

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Climate change intersects with hurricanes by increasing storm rainfall, intensity, and surge http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/warmer-air-means-more-evaporation-and-precipitation

What We Know about the Climate Change–Hurricane Connection https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/what-we-know-about-the-climate-change-hurricane-connection/?wt.mc=SA_Twitter-Share

LA Is Painting Its Streets White to Keep the City Cool https://nexusmedianews.com/la-is-painting-its-streets-white-to-keep-the-city-cool-26e00aad42a8

Is extreme weather becoming more extreme? https://news.northeastern.edu/2017/09/extreme-weather-is-getting-more-extreme/

Cities aren’t using their key tool for climate action: Urban planning http://citiscope.org/commentary/2017/09/cities-arent-using-their-key-tool-climate-action-urban-planning

Irma and Harvey: very different storms, but both affected by climate change https://theconversation.com/irma-and-harvey-very-different-storms-but-both-affected-by-climate-change-83800?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Ancient volcanic eruptions disrupted Earth’s thermostat, creating a ‘Snowball’ planet https://theconversation.com/ancient-volcanic-eruptions-disrupted-earths-thermostat-creating-a-snowball-planet-82215

The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Prepare for Weather Extremes http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2017/09/we_don_t_have_to_agree_about_climate_change_to_adapt_to_weather_extremes.html

Assessing climate change impacts on extreme weather events: the case for an alternative (Bayesian) approach https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-017-2048-3

How Antarctic ice melt can be a tipping point for the whole planet’s climate https://theconversation.com/how-antarctic-ice-melt-can-be-a-tipping-point-for-the-whole-planets-climate-83776

Taking the Pulse of the Planet https://eos.org/opinions/taking-the-pulse-of-the-planet#.WblJZIj-6CU.twitter

Asia’s glaciers will melt sharply from global warming by century’s end: climate study http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/2111086/asias-glaciers-will-melt-sharply-global-warming-centurys-end-climate-study

As Alaska thaws, everything changes http://gizmodo.com/as-alaska-thaws-everything-changes-1797914137?IR=T

Carbon dioxide emission-intensity in climate projections: Comparing the observational record to socio-economic scenarios http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544217311155?via%3Dihub

Fires, droughts and hurricanes: What’s the link between climate change and natural disasters? http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-climate-change-natural-disasters-20170907-htmlstory.html

 

Today in climate change (8 September 2017)

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How Harvey has shown us the risks of climate change http://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/gray-matters/article/How-Harvey-has-shown-us-the-risks-of-climate-12169544.php?cmpid=twitter-premium

This is why we cannot rely on cities alone to tackle climate change https://theconversation.com/this-is-why-we-cannot-rely-on-cities-alone-to-tackle-climate-change-82375?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Heat Waves Creeping Toward a Deadly Heat-Humidity Threshold https://insideclimatenews.org/news/02082017/heatwaves-deadly-heat-humidity-wet-bulb-human-survivability-threshold

Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/dri-mav083117.php

Hurricane Harvey and the storms to come http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/09/11/hurricane-harvey-and-the-storms-to-come?mbid=social_twitter

India’s floods expose poor countries’ total vulnerability to climate change http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/09/01/indias-floods-expose-total-vulnerability-climate-change/

Changing weather: Understanding Australia through ancient Indigenous knowledge of seasons http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-01/indigenous-knowledge-helping-to-understand-changing-weather/8861124?pfmredir=sm

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed https://qz.com/1069298/the-3-of-scientific-papers-that-deny-climate-change-are-all-flawed/

Catastrophic Intensity: Why Is Hurricane Irma Gaining Strength So Quickly? http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/why-is-hurricane-irma-gaining-strength-so-quickly?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tw

Drier south, wetter north: do these graphs show climate change is happening in Europe? http://www.euronews.com/2017/09/05/drier-south-wetter-north-do-these-graphs-show-climate-change-is-happening-in

Why is the world flooding? http://www.wired.co.uk/article/causes-and-effects-of-global-flooding-houston-harvey-monsoon

Sensitivity of Limiting Hurricane Intensity to SST in the Atlantic from Observations and GCMs http://myweb.fsu.edu/jelsner/PDF/Research/ElsnerStrazzoJaggerLaRowZhao2013.pdf

Potent Mix of Record Heat and Dryness Fuels Wildfires Across the West https://insideclimatenews.org/news/05092017/west-wildfires-california-canada-forests-record-heat-climate-change?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

“If you live alone, if you’re elderly, if you have diseases, if you have a cognitive disability—any of those things puts you at greater risk in the event of extreme heat” https://www.coloradotrust.org/content/story/will-more-hot-days-mean-more-inequality#.WbBoDCRIGEo.twitter

This story map evaluates Denver’s vulnerability to extreme heat http://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/environmental-health/community-health/HeatVulnerability.html

“For the past few thousand years we have lived on a planet unreasonably cosy for civilization” https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/08/the-strange-future-hurricane-harvey-portends/538557/

Responding to the threat of sea level rise https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24847/responding-to-the-threat-of-sea-level-rise-proceedings-of

Leading Scientist on Irma: ‘Climate Change Effects Are No Longer Subtle http://observer.com/2017/09/record-breaking-hurricane-irma-displays-effects-climate-change/

Researchers have reported the first observation of sea level “fingerprints” https://news.agu.org/press-release/researchers-find-direct-evidence-of-sea-level-fingerprints/

 

 

Today in climate change (1 September 2017)

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Why is climate change’s 2 degrees Celsius of warming limit so important? https://theconversation.com/why-is-climate-changes-2-degrees-celsius-of-warming-limit-so-important-82058?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate Change Is Making This Bolivian Village a Ghost Town https://insideclimatenews.org/news/25082017/climate-change-shocks-bolivia-rural-poor-migration-agriculture-quinoa

Cyclones and climate change: connecting the dots https://citizen.co.za/news/news-world/1629219/science-climate-weather-hurricane-harvey/

The land is warming twice as fast as the oceans … too bad we live on the land https://thinkprogress.org/global-warming-now-twice-as-fast-over-land-than-the-ocean-nasa-chart-shows-52b4afe01345/

How climate change could turn US real estate prices upside down https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/29/hurricane-harvey-climate-change-real-estate-florida?CMP=share_btn_tw

Washington may fail to heed Harvey climate warning, experts say https://www.zilient.org/article/washington-may-fail-heed-harvey-climate-warning-experts-say

Don’t blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster – blame society https://theconversation.com/dont-blame-climate-change-for-the-hurricane-harvey-disaster-blame-society-83163

Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/29/hurricane-harvey-manmade-climate-disaster-world-catastrophe?CMP=share_btn_tw

It’s a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/28/climate-change-hurricane-harvey-more-deadly

The science behind ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/the-science-behind-an-inconvenient-sequel

We can no longer tolerate climate change denial http://www.smh.com.au/comment/smh-editorial/we-can-no-longer-tolerate-climate-change-denial-20170829-gy6he6.html

Countries urged to start bargaining over negative emissions http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/08/14/countries-urged-start-negotiating-negative-carbon-emissions/

Shoring up Tuvalu’s Climate Resilience http://www.asia-pacific.undp.org/content/rbap/en/home/blog/2017/8/29/Shoring-up-Tuvalu-s-Climate-Resilience.html#.WaZbomQFz89.twitter

Research in ancient forests show link between climate change and wildfires https://phys.org/news/2017-08-ancient-forests-link-climate-wildfires.html

The Anthropocene equation http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2053019616688022

NASA Scientists Seek to Improve Sea Ice Predictions https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-scientists-seek-to-improve-sea-ice-predictions

The link between hurricanes and climate change https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/08/the-link-between-hurricanes-and-climate-change/