Today in climate change (21 July 2017)

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Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade http://www.climatecentral.org/news/extreme-heat-norm-within-decade-21622?utm_content=buffer7b25b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A ‘new normal’ can be useful for understanding and communicating extremes in a changing climate http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0183.1

In Chile, Many Regard Climate Change As The Greatest External Threat http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/07/16/536896748/in-chile-many-regard-climate-change-as-the-greatest-external-threat

Study Suggests NYC Will Face Sandy-Level Flooding Twice Per Month Due To Rising Sea Levels http://gothamist.com/2017/07/15/study_suggests_nyc_will_get_sandy-l.php

Revised tallies confirm that the rate of sea-level rise is accelerating as the Earth warms and ice sheets thaw http://www.nature.com/news/satellite-snafu-masked-true-sea-level-rise-for-decades-1.22312?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews&sf98568619=1

Record heat investigated in 95 Phoenix deaths after 118-, 120-degree highs https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2017/07/12/record-heat-now-investigated-in-close-to100.html

Rising to the challenge of surging seas http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms16127

Retreat of the Lucia Glacier, Chile https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/07/17/lucia-glacier-chile-retreat-opens-new-embayment/

It was 129 degrees in Iran Thursday, which is one of the Earth’s hottest temperatures ever recorded https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/06/29/129-degrees-iran-earths-hottest-temperature-ever-recorded/440644001/

Social Vulnerability to Climatic Shocks Is Shaped by Urban Accessibility http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24694452.2017.1325726

A region at risk: The human dimensions of climate change in Asia and the Pacific https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/325251/region-risk-climate-change.pdf

New Report Highlights Pakistan’s Need to Adapt to Climate Change http://www.technologyreview.pk/new-report-highlights-pakistans-need-adapt-climate-change/

Scientists upgrade database tracking global temperatures across millennia https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/uosc-sud071117.php

Communicating science is like fighting two battles http://www.centredaily.com/news/local/education/penn-state/article161900293.html

Climate change and inequality https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21725009-rich-pollute-poor-suffer-climate-change-and-inequality?zid=313

Inaction on climate change risks leaving future generations $530 trillion in debt https://theconversation.com/inaction-on-climate-change-risks-leaving-future-generations-530-trillion-in-debt-81134?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy https://theconversation.com/in-the-absence-of-national-leadership-cities-are-driving-climate-policy-81108

Want To Slow Global Warming? Researchers Look To Family Planning http://www.npr.org/2017/07/19/537954372/want-to-slow-global-warming-researchers-look-to-family-planning

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa7541

Liberia receives first instalment of US$2.2 million GCF grant for climate adaptation http://adaptation-undp.org/liberia-receives-first-installment-us22-million-gcf-grant-climate-adaptation

The Antarctic ice shelf continues to crack https://grist.org/briefly/antarctic-ice-shelf-continues-to-crack/

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rising-seas-climate-lawsuits-california-21627

A Different Way of Visualizing the Global Temperature Rise https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/07/19/different-way-visualizing-global-temperature-rise/

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/midway-point-2017-2nd-hottest-year-21625

Shifting storms under climate change to worsen coastal perils http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/astounding-shifting-storms-under-climate-change-to-worsen-coastal-perils-20170720-gxf8ic.html

Future summer mega-heatwave and record-breaking temperatures in a warmer France climate http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa751c/meta;jsessionid=270A4B520BC5EB7A2E2DB72BF43CA25C.ip-10-40-1-105

More than 90 locales, mostly in rural Louisiana and Maryland, already face chronic inundation https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scores-of-u-s-communities-face-frequent-flooding-in-18-years/

 

Today in climate change (14 July 2017)

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America’s nearing a record number of weather disasters, and it’s not even hurricane season yet http://grist.org/briefly/americas-already-closing-in-on-a-record-number-of-weather-disasters-and-its-not-even-peak-hurricane-season-yet/

The contiguous United States had its 2nd warmest year-to-date and a warmer than average June https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-201706

World Leaders Move Forward on Climate Change, Without U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/08/world/europe/group-of-20-climate-change-agreement.html?smid=tw-share

With ‘more at stake’ than any other city, New Orleans issues climate action strategy https://thinkprogress.org/new-orleans-releases-climate-action-strategy-c585b8fdfac3

Climate Impact Lab http://www.impactlab.org/

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall http://www.climatecentral.org/news/west-on-fire-heat-records-fall-21606

By 2100, Deadly Heat May Threaten Majority of Humankind http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/heatwaves-climate-change-global-warming/

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-crazy-warm-sea-ice-21599

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/10/100-fossil-fuel-companies-investors-responsible-71-global-emissions-cdp-study-climate-change

Deluges Follow Droughts as ‘Hydrological Extremes’ Become ‘New Normal’ http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2017/07/10/457052.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Prevent climate risk in coasts, before it’s too late http://www.preventionweb.net/files/53995_53995risckitstoryreviewedfinaljune2.pdf

New research suggests that warm spells at the top of the world can, surprisingly, cause unusually cold weather in parts of North America https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/10/the-stubbornly-persistent-idea-about-climate-change-that-just-wont-go-away/?utm_term=.9e1cc4fd9577

Australia has enjoyed another bumper month for rooftop solar installations http://reneweconomy.com.au/record-half-year-rooftop-solar-another-bumper-month-25483/

Sea level rise research in Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/collections/ybtrhscfct

Government of Tuvalu launches new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change http://www.adaptation-undp.org/government-tuvalu-launches-new-coastal-protection-project-bolster-resilience-climate-change#.WWRoCOGr5XU.twitter

Cities adapt to extreme heat https://www.iclr.org/citiesadaptheat.html

Kiwi scientists help build ‘goldmine’ climate database http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11889027

The 2k Network http://www.pages-igbp.org/ini/wg/2k-network/intro

Kiribati confronts climate upheaval by preparing for ‘migration with dignity’ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/07/kiribati-confronts-climate-upheaval-by-preparing-for-migration-with-dignity/

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather http://www.climatecentral.org/news/map-global-warming-extreme-weather-21601

Increasing frequency and duration of Arctic winter warming events http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL073395/abstract?utm_content=buffer590fa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Initiative Expands http://floodlist.com/forecasting-warning-systems/wmo-climate-risk-early-warning-systems

Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40321674

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-trillion-ton-iceberg-break-21610

Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience https://eos.org/agu-news/communities-and-experts-collaborate-for-climate-resilience

Lightning as a major driver of recent large fire years in North American boreal forests https://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v7/n7/full/nclimate3329.html

Advanced Modeling Technique Suggests Extreme Coastal Sea Levels More Likely https://today.ucf.edu/new-data-advanced-modeling-technique-suggest-extreme-coastal-sea-levels-likely/

Doomsday narratives about climate change don’t work. But here’s what does https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/12/doomsday-narratives-climate-change-dangerous-wrong?CMP=share_btn_tw

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere http://www.climatecentral.org/news/greenhouse-gases-atmosphere-21618

Two millenia of data points to human-induced climate change http://newatlas.com/climate-change-database-millenia/50446/

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-heat-more-common-and-persistent-21614

Ground breaking study outlines what you can do about climate change https://grist.org/briefly/groundbreaking-study-outlines-what-you-can-do-about-climate-change/

Scientists say Miami could cease to exist in our children’s lifetime http://www.businessinsider.com/miami-could-disappear-climate-change-2017-7/?r=AU&IR=T

Sea Level Rise to Flood Major U.S. Cities https://www.ecowatch.com/sea-level-rise-flooding-2458509093.html

 

 

Today in climate change (7 July 2017)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Failure to update building regulations could triple heatwave deaths by 2040 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/29/failure-to-update-building-regulations-could-triple-heatwave-deaths-by-2040?CMP=share_btn_tw

Record-breaking heat in last 106 years observed in Istanbul, temperatures will soon drop https://www.dailysabah.com/istanbul/2017/07/02/record-breaking-heat-in-last-106-years-observed-in-istanbul-temperatures-will-soon-drop

Who and where is climate change hitting the hardest? http://edge.ensia.com/hot-spots/

In Atlantic City, residents feel injustice of climate change http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/atlantic-city-residents-feel-injustice-climate-change/#.WVjcrWrFGcs.twitter

Climate change is harming the health of Australians http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/07/climate-change-harming-health-australia-170702082331151.html

Climate Change Adaptation in North America: Fostering Resilience and the Regional Capacity to Adapt https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-53742-9

Half a degree could make a world of difference https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-half-a-degree-could-make-a-world-of-difference

Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/356/6345/1362.full.pdf

This is what ancient, 3km long ice cores tell us about climate change https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/06/800-000-years-of-climate-change-in-3-minutes?utm_content=buffer09648&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Mitigation and adaptation in polycentric systems: sources of power in the pursuit of collective goals http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.479/full

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-monitoring-satellites-21564?utm_content=buffer37f5c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change threatens nomadic life in Morocco https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/07/04/morocco-nomadic-life-danger-climate-change/440637001/

Major correction to satellite data shows 140% faster warming since 1998 https://www.carbonbrief.org/major-correction-to-satellite-data-shows-140-faster-warming-since-1998?utm_content=bufferaffd7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-cities-climate-change-21584

Mapped: The world’s largest CO2 importers and exporters https://www.carbonbrief.org/mapped-worlds-largest-co2-importers-exporters

Hopes of mild climate change dashed by new research https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-hopes-of-mild-climate-change-dashed-by-/f-d11c5d0ca5%2Ftheguardian.com

Don’t worry about the huge Antarctic iceberg – worry about the glaciers behind it https://theconversation.com/dont-worry-about-the-huge-antarctic-iceberg-worry-about-the-glaciers-behind-it-80314?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Scientists are starting to clear up one of the biggest controversies in climate science https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/05/scientists-are-starting-to-clear-up-one-of-the-biggest-controversies-in-climate-science/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.f5c84362726b

Almost 90% of Americans don’t know there’s scientific consensus on global warming https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/6/15924444/global-warming-consensus-survey

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-crazy-warm-sea-ice-21599

As Seas Rise, Tropical Pacific Islands Face a Perfect Storm http://e360.yale.edu/features/as-seas-rise-tropical-pacific-islands-face-a-perfect-storm

When an adaptation effort no longer suffices https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/07/when-an-adaptation-effort-no-longer-suffices/

Indigenous Knowledge Helps Scientists To Assess Climate Change https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2017/07/05/indigenous-knowledge-helps-scientists-to-assess-climate-change/#312d60075527

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/11/28/science/what-is-climate-change.html

Sea level fall during glaciation stabilized atmospheric CO2 by enhanced volcanic degassing https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15867

 

Today in climate change (30 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

What were climate scientists predicting in the 1970s? https://skepticalscience.com/ice-age-predictions-in-1970s.htm?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#350509998-tw#1498326953910

Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere on summer solstice http://news.trust.org/item/20170621071120-j2gvd/?cid=social_20170625_73048677&adbid=879076238874132480&adbpl=tw&adbpr=15762575

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S. http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-altering-droughts-us-21563

An inventory of glaciers in the Canadian Rockies indicate area loss of 15% from 1985 to 2005 https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/06/22/bonnet-glacier-alberta-retreat-new-lake-formation/

Contributions to sea-level rise have increased by half since 1993, largely because of Greenland’s ice https://theconversation.com/contributions-to-sea-level-rise-have-increased-by-half-since-1993-largely-because-of-greenlands-ice-79175

Climate adaptation efforts must start with listening http://news.trust.org/item/20170626192429-7rp1l/?cid=social_20170626_73065607&adbid=879453089110958081&adbpl=tw&adbpr=89711639

Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170626105746.htm

The World Is Burning http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/06/the-world-is-burning/

71% of Australians accept that climate change is taking place and 66% have a high concern about it http://www.climateinstitute.org.au/verve/_resources/TCI0004_COTN_2017_final_version.pdf

The world’s tropical zone is expanding, and Australia should be worried https://theconversation.com/the-worlds-tropical-zone-is-expanding-and-australia-should-be-worried-77701?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

How the American public views the relationship between climate change and security https://phys.org/news/2017-06-american-views-relationship-climate.html

Concurrent hot and dry summers more common in future https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170628144923.htm

Saving Lives and Protecting Agriculture Based Livelihoods in Malawi: Scaling Up the Use of Modernized Climate Information and Early Warning Systems http://adaptation-undp.org/projects/gcf-saving-lives-and-protecting-agriculture-based-livelihoods-malawi-scaling-use-modernized

Mensu Glacier retreat https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/06/27/mensu-glacier-siberia-russia-retreat-1994-2016/

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer65211&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-rift-speed-up-21577

Meteorologists are running out of colors to map extreme heat https://qz.com/1013489/meteorologists-are-running-out-of-colors-to-map-extreme-heat/

The impact of sunnier days on Greenland’s meltdown http://www.newsweek.com/climate-change-not-lead-cause-greenland-ice-sheet-melt-blame-sunnier-days-629816

Collapse of European ice sheet caused chaos in past https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170626180557.htm?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#46116968-tw#1498671902296

World has three years left to stop dangerous climate change, warn experts https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/28/world-has-three-years-left-to-stop-dangerous-climate-change-warn-experts?CMP=share_btn_tw

Large precipitation events are increasing with climate change https://climatecrocks.com/2017/06/26/climate-change-hitting-home/?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#350509998-tw#1498607190267

Local communities combat climate change in Bangladesh http://blogs.worldbank.org/endpovertyinsouthasia/local-communities-combat-climate-change-bangladesh?cid=CCG_TT_climatechange_EN_EXT Iranian city soars to record 129 degrees: Near hottest on Earth in modern measurements https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/06/29/iran-city-soars-to-record-of-129-degrees-near-hottest-ever-reliably-measured-on-earth/?utm_term=.0989d7236df2

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave http://www.climatecentral.org/news/warming-tipped-june-heat-wave-21585

Despite Appearances, American Leadership on Climate Change is Stronger Than Ever https://the-macroscope.org/despite-appearances-american-leadership-on-climate-change-is-stronger-than-ever-680b3c838e8c

New plans for a new Parliament are urgently needed to address climate change risks https://www.theccc.org.uk/2017/06/29/new-plans-for-a-new-parliament-are-urgently-needed-to-address-climate-change-risks/

Indigenous knowledge key to climate change http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/indigenous-knowledge-key-to-climate-change/news-story/e8f40cfc7c581d6123825f8ee1c80671

Electricity pricing, heatwaves & household vulnerability in Australia http://heatwaveshomeshealth.net/uploads/8/1/5/5/81551638/heatwaves_homes_health_briefing_paper_2017_rmit.pdf

Where climate change will hit the U.S. hardest https://www.axios.com/southern-inequality-likely-to-strengthen-due-to-climate-change-2449218104.html?stream=science&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiospm

Rising Tides: Sea Levels in Santa Barbara http://www.independent.com/news/2017/jun/29/new-sea-level-rise-report-santa-barbara/

Today in climate change (23 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Global warming was a factor in a deadly wildfire that hit central Portugal and left more than 60 people dead http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/18/what-impact-did-climate-change-have-in-portugal-s-deadly-wildfire

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer8af9c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Interest in heat records, climate change growing in Asia as mercury rises http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/interest-heat-records-climate-change-growing-asia-mercury-rises

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding http://www.climatecentral.org/news/houston-climate-change-catastrophic-flooding-21549

Rising sea levels will boost moderate floods in some areas, severe floods in others https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/pu-rsl060717.php?utm_content=buffer85cd1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Small climb in mean temperatures linked to far higher chance of deadly heat waves https://news.uci.edu/research/small-climb-in-mean-temperatures-linked-to-far-higher-chance-of-deadly-heat-waves/?utm_content=buffera161b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Saying ‘climate change’ instead of ‘global warming’ decreases partisan gap by 30 percent in U.S. http://globaldaily.com/climasphere/saying-climate-change-instead-of-global-warming-decreases-partisan-gap-by-30-percent-in-u-s/

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown http://www.climatecentral.org/news/unprecedented-west-antarctic-meltdown-21553?utm_content=bufferd6ff3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extraordinary storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016 http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/21/extraordinary-storms-caused-massive-antarctic-sea-ice-loss-2016/

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off http://www.climatecentral.org/news/phoenix-heat-wave-planes-takeoff-21558?utm_content=bufferea0d9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier before it disappears http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/93953920/Scientists-rescue-samples-of-melting-Bolivian-glacier-before-it-disappears

UK Parliament – Rising Sea Levels http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/POST-PN-0555

Head of the American Meteorological Society To Secretary of Energy: You’re Dead Wrong on Climate https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/06/21/head-american-meteorological-society-secretary-energy-youre-dead-wrong-climate/

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/22/climate/95-degree-day-maps.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/21/australia-warned-it-has-radically-underestimated-climate-change-security-threat?utm_content=bufferdb3e0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIresearch

Two Tulane studies expose LA’s coastal vulnerability http://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2017/06/two_tulane_studies_expose_las.html

Sea Level Rise and High-Tide Flooding Outlook Make It to NOAA’s Climate Update http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/sea-level-rise-and-high-tide-flooding-outlook-make-it-to-noaas-climate-update

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs http://www.climatecentral.org/news/new-york-boardwalk-climate-adaptation-21506

Record UK rainfall in winter 2013-14 caused by the tropics, stratosphere and climate warming http://ioppublishing.org/news/record-uk-rainfall-in-winter-2013-14-caused-by-the-tropics-stratosphere-and-climate-warming/

 

Today in climate change (16 June 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent climate change news…

The three-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail https://theconversation.com/the-three-minute-story-of-800-000-years-of-climate-change-with-a-sting-in-the-tail-73368?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

New study evaluates efficiency of oceans as heat sink, atmospheric gases sponge http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/12/new-study-evaluates-efficiency-oceans-heat-sink-atmospheric-gases-sponge/

A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Is 8 Miles From Creating an Iceberg the Size of Delaware https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/climate/antarctica-rift-update.html?_r=1

Wildfires and climate change are fuelling each other, creating a vicious cycle https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/06/wildfires-and-climate-change-fuel-each-other/

“Once Again, Climate Change Cited as Trigger for War” https://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/9/1670392/–Once-Again-Climate-Change-Cited-as-Trigger-for-War

Building climate resilience from the grassroots up http://adaptation-undp.org/local-government-resilience

Increased Extreme Heat and Heat Waves http://www.climatesignals.org/climate-signals/increased-extreme-heat-and-heat-waves

Climate change could dump even more rain on the tropics http://mashable.com/2017/06/12/tropics-more-rain-climate-change/#pgTZh5hAMmqN

Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why https://theconversation.com/chad-is-the-country-most-vulnerable-to-climate-change-heres-why-78423

On Tuesday, some parts of the Midwest and Northeast saw temperatures 20 degrees above the historical average https://thinkprogress.org/heat-wave-delivers-record-breaking-highs-8640ec9dc2a

New study confirms the planet is warming 20 times faster than Earth’s fastest natural climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jun/14/new-research-may-resolve-a-climate-conundrum-across-the-history-of-human-civilization

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/vibrio-zika-west-nile-malaria-diseases-spreading-climate-change/?linkId=38709925

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/15/world/europe/climate-change-rotterdam.html?_r=2

Climate change study in Canada’s Hudson Bay thwarted by climate change https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/14/canada-hudson-bay-climate-change-study-warm-temperatures?utm_content=buffer0ddef&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Oceans Are Heating Up http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/oceans-are-heating-up?utm_content=buffer3d211&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than Texas https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/15/scientists-just-documented-a-massive-melt-event-on-the-surface-of-antarctica/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.328628356a46

Urban Heat Islands Can Be Deadly, and They’re Only Getting Hotter https://www.wired.com/story/urban-heat-islands-can-be-deadly-and-theyre-only-getting-hotter?mbid=social_tw_sci

‘Retrograde’: Emissions on wrong trajectory to hit Paris goal, report finds http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/retrograde-emissions-on-wrong-trajectory-to-hit-paris-goal-report-finds-20170615-gwrii2.html

 

Today in climate change (9 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Scientists are testing a “vaccine” against climate change denial https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/5/31/15713838/inoculation-climate-change-denial

Carbon Dioxide Set an All-Time Monthly High http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-all-time-monthly-high-21507?utm_content=bufferdb1a9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change, displacement and community relocation: Lessons from Alaska http://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/53521

Climate resiliency design guidelines http://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/53512

The psychology of climate change denial, and whether sceptics can be convinced otherwise http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/93310922/The-psychology-of-climate-change-denial-Why-sceptics-refuse-to-believe-the-science

How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet? http://www.livescience.com/58891-why-2-degrees-celsius-increase-matters.html

Climate change: Why isn’t Nicaragua in the Paris agreement? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-40135819

May 2017 extended the spell of exceptional global warmth http://climate.copernicus.eu/resources/data-analysis/average-surface-air-temperature-analysis/monthly-maps/may-2017

Post-ABC poll: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/05/post-abc-poll-nearly-6-in-10-oppose-trump-scrapping-paris-agreement/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.b5fa7c08c60a

Tanzania prepares for the impacts of climate change https://resiliencepost.com/2017/06/04/tanzania-prepares-for-worsening-effects-of-climate-change/

Consequences of rapid ice sheet melting on the Sahelian population vulnerability http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/05/30/1619358114

Winter warmth is in the forecast (but don’t celebrate yet Australia) https://theconversation.com/winter-warmth-is-in-the-forecast-but-dont-celebrate-yet-78756?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate change raises new risk: Are inland bridges too low? http://fox2now.com/2017/06/06/climate-change-raises-new-risk-are-inland-bridges-too-low/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The US is relocating an entire town because of climate change. And this is just the beginning https://qz.com/994459/the-us-is-relocating-an-entire-town-because-of-climate-change-and-this-is-just-the-beginning/

Slightly warmer-than-average May puts year to date at 2nd warmest http://www.noaa.gov/news/us-had-8th-warmest-11th-wettest-spring-on-record

The Role of Cities in the Climate Fight—A Cautious Approach https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2017/06/07/role-cities-climate-fight-cautious-approach/?utm_content=buffer0a763&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extreme temperatures in Southeast Asia caused by El Niño and worsened by global warming http://www.climatesignals.org/scientific-reports/extreme-temperatures-southeast-asia-caused-el-ni%C3%B1o-and-worsened-global-warming

Experts explain how land ice thaw and the dynamics of warming water are raising ocean levels https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-is-worldwide-sea-level-rise-driven-by-melting-arctic-ice/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS&sf85408566=1

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren’t cut, study warns https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/07/us-coastal-flooding-carbon-emissions-study

Climate change will worsen flooding in SA’s coastal cities https://mg.co.za/article/2017-06-02-00-climate-change-will-worsen-flooding-in-sas-coastal-cities/

Could climate change shut down the Gulf Stream? https://phys.org/news/2017-06-climate-gulf-stream.html

A 1912 news article ominously forecasted the catastrophic effects of fossil fuels on climate change https://qz.com/817354/scientists-have-been-forecasting-that-burning-fossil-fuels-will-cause-climate-change-as-early-as-1882/

Earliest human impact on geological processes took place 11,500 years ago http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Earliest_human_impact_on_geological_processes_took_place_11500_years_ago_999.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

From floods to fires, Russia sees stronger climate impacts – but efforts to adapt lag http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-climatechange-impacts-idUSKBN18Z04Z