Today in climate change (23 March 2018)


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The Paris Agreement is deeply flawed – it’s time for a new deal

More accurate maps of bed topography reveal physical processes controlling retreat

Stark Differences in Sea Level Rise Flooding Between 1.5 and 2 Degrees of Warming

A new study shows that rising temperatures in the Himalayas have led to more avalanches

Research scientist’s maps show how sea level rise will affect Nova Scotia communities

Climate change soon to cause mass movement, World Bank warns

UN Arctic chief: ‘Climate change isn’t linear – it’s accelerating’

Greenland Is Literally Cracking Apart and Flooding the World

‘I’m furious’: Tathra councillor says now is the time to talk climate

Boston Sea Level Projected To Rise 1.5 Feet By 2050

Building urban resilience to climate change: A review of Madagascar

The governance of climate change adaptation in Canada

Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions reductions

Government of Liberia launches project to prioritize climate governance through improved National Adaptation Plans

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose Last Year. Here Are the Top 5 Reasons

Global Energy & CO2 Status Report

Darwin will get hotter and people will die thanks to climate change, scientists warn




Today in climate change (16 March 2018)

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Britain’s CO2 Emissions Have Fallen to Levels Last Seen in 1890

Special issue: Resilience and the climate threat

Australia’s greenhouse gas pollution levels have jumped yet again, increasing for the third consecutive year

Global Carbon Budget 2017

Australia’s solar future bright as households install record 3.5m panels

22 leading Commonwealth science bodies urge action on climate change

‘Vulnerable’: Climate change threatens Wollongong homes, WIN Stadium

When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities

Data Snapshot: Millennials and Climate Change

Climate Conflicts: Myth or Reality?

As the Arctic warms, nor’easters may get worse

Climate change is a disaster foretold, just like the first world war

A climate-themed album sobers and inspires

February 2018 was sixth warmest February on record

It’s 50 years since climate change was first seen. Now time is running out

Physicians are noticing an influx of patients whose illnesses are directly or indirectly related to global warming

How people in Nepal live with the threat of a dangerous glacial lake outburst flood caused by climate change


Today in climate change (9 March 2018)


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A new study finds that waiting 5 extra years to peak carbon pollution will cost 20 cm sea level rise

Extreme Temperature Fluctuations Tied to Increase in Heart Attacks

Climate Short film: They said it couldn’t be done

Southern Californians know: climate change is real, it is deadly and it is here

Climate change is causing the season to start comparatively earlier the further north you go, say scientists

It was officially New Zealand’s hottest summer on record

Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival

In doomed Alaska town, hunters turn to drones and caribou as sea ice melts

What It’s Like To Live Through Cape Town’s Massive Water Crisis

As sea levels rise, Bangladeshi islanders must decide between keeping the water out—or letting it in

How Australia’s warming climate is changing the way we live and work

Second Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network

13 Cities May Exceed 2C Temperature Rise by 2020s, Say Scientists


Today in climate change (2 March 2018)


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Managing climate change risks: an independent audit

Climate change and your life events

These flood-proof towers could withstand rising sea levels in New York

Sweden pledges to cut all greenhouse gas emissions by 2045

‘Really extreme’ global weather event leaves scientists aghast

Northeast Florida scientists agree: Sea-level rise is here, and it’s dangerous

Extreme Weather Will Occur More Frequently Worldwide

Vulnerabilities and resilience of European power generation to 1.5°C, 2°C and 3°C warming

Climate Models Are Uncertain, but We Can Do Something About It

Our Drowning Coast: Left to Louisiana’s tides, Jean Lafitte fights for time

Ireland Demonstrates Climate Leadership with €22 billion Investment Plan

Pictures Show Climate Change’s Dramatic Arctic Impact

Could More Snow in Antarctica Slow Sea Level Rise?

Climate change pushing weather extremes ‘off the scale’, says global cities group

Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented

Gone With the Wind: Norway’s Glaciers to Disappear in Hundred Years

It might seem counterintuitive, but global warming plays a role in blasts of bitter cold weather. The reason: It influences the jet stream

China’s Arctic Dream

Six research priorities for cities and climate change

The Climate Just Map Tool shows the geography of England’s vulnerability to climate change at a neighbourhood scale

Reality Check: Where in the world is snow getting rarer?

What is the most climate-resilient place in the US?

Integrating adaptation into cities, infrastructure and local planning in Uruguay


Today in climate change (23 February 2018)


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Draft UN Report Says World Has Little Chance of Keeping Warming Below 1.5 Degrees

Climate change will accelerate extreme weather events in the coming years

Sea-level legacy: 20cm more rise by 2300 for each 5-year delay in peaking emissions

We’re witnessing the fastest decline in Arctic sea ice in at least 1,500 years

Cyclone Gita ‘revved up’ by record summer’s warm oceans

Committed sea-level rise under the Paris Agreement and the legacy of delayed mitigation action

Arctic temperatures soar 45 degrees above normal, flooded by extremely mild air on all sides

Does climate denialism still matter? The prevalence of alternative frames in opposition to climate policy

Climate change ‘will push European cities towards breaking point’

B.C. lacks climate change policies, especially on wildfires and flooding: audit

Future heat-waves, droughts and floods in 571 European cities

Public Awareness of Scientific Consensus on Climate Change Is Rising

How Six Americans Changed Their Minds About Global Warming

Rainfall’s natural variation hides climate change signal

Stronger storms mean new ‘category six’ scale may be needed

Taking a proactive approach to climate extremes in Serbia


Today in climate change (16 February 2018)


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If you live in Florida, doctors say climate change is already affecting your health

Climate Change Could Stop These 13 Cities From Hosting the Winter Olympics Again

The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water – like Cape Town

Slowly but surely, South Carolina’s incredibly complex shoreline is losing ground

Does Arctic governance hold the key to achieving climate policy targets?

How we measure global sea-level changes

Cooling Melbourne

Satellite observations show sea levels rising, and climate change is accelerating it

Climate-change–driven accelerated sea-level rise detected in the altimeter era

NASA’s Longest Running Survey of Ice Shattered Records in 2017

King Tides and Rising Seas Are Predictable, and We’re Not Doing Enough About It

Miami could be underwater in your kid’s lifetime as sea level rise accelerates

Glaciers in the Tropics, but Not for Long

“We are not prepared for today’s climate, let alone for another degree of global warming”

Unprecedented climate events: Historical changes, aspirational targets, and national commitments

In Fiji, villages need to move due to climate change

The effectiveness of communicative tools in addressing barriers to municipal climate change adaptation: lessons from the Netherlands

It’s misleading to ask what Earth’s ‘ideal temperature’ is. Here’s what’s really important

Extreme weather to rise even if Paris goals are met: study

Climate change may bring North Texas longer droughts, heavy rains, 120-degree temps within 25 years

Polar ice is lost at sea


Today in climate change (9 February 2018)


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Climate Change, Transitions, and Geopolitics

The number of hot days in Sydney increased in the past decade across the city, particularly those with extreme heat

Call for scientists to lead action on climate change

Climate change further complicates the urbanisation challenge

Let Cape Town revolutionise the way we think about water

‘Nepal’s climate to get warmer and wetter in future’

Scientists Find Strong Link Between Climate Change and Wildfires

HUD tells states to consider sea level rise when rebuilding from storms

As climate changes, we need the arts more than ever

This Overview Brief explores the topic of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process