Today in climate change (30 May 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Has China’s Coal Use Peaked? Here’s How to Read the Tea Leaves

Predicted flooding in coastal Australia related to climate change

What is going on with India’s weather?

Meteorologists are seeing global warming’s effect on the weather

Limited ocean measurements have shown that “the Atlantic conveyor belt” is far more capricious than models have previously suggested

The Best Visualization of Climate Change isn’t a Graph—It’s a Death Spiral

As much as 35 percent of northern and central Great Barrier Reef dead or dying: scientists

Climate change increases our risk of both heavy rains and extreme droughts

Impact of climate change and flooding on low income households

Banks told to look at climate risks in mortgages

How can your bank help reduce climate change risks to your home?

Arctic sea ice melt “like a train wreck” says US scientist

Rules For U.N. Climate Pact May Take Two Years

Global Warming to Spur More Fires in Alaska, in Turn Causing More Warming


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