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 http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/has-chinas-coal-use-peaked-read-tea-leaves/?utm_source=socialmedia&utm_medium=ees&utm_campaign=Has%20China%E2%80%99s%20Coal%20Use%20Peaked%3F%20Here%E2%80%99s%20How%20to%20Read%20the%20Tea%20Leaves&sf26381476=1

Predicted flooding in coastal Australia related to climate change http://coastalrisk.com.au/

What is going on with India’s weather? https://theconversation.com/what-is-going-on-with-indias-weather-59883

Meteorologists are seeing global warming’s effect on the weather http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/may/27/meteorologists-are-seeing-global-warmings-effect-on-the-weather?CMP=share_btn_tw

Limited ocean measurements have shown that “the Atlantic conveyor belt” is far more capricious than models have previously suggested https://news.mongabay.com/2016/05/scientists-concerned-slowing-atlantic-conveyor-warn-abrupt-climate-change/

The Best Visualization of Climate Change isn’t a Graph—It’s a Death Spiral http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-best-visualization-of-climate-change-isnt-a-graphits-a-death-spiral

As much as 35 percent of northern and central Great Barrier Reef dead or dying: scientists http://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-environment-idUSKCN0YK0RK?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

Climate change increases our risk of both heavy rains and extreme droughts https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/climate-change-impacting-water-cycle?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=

Impact of climate change and flooding on low income households http://www.nationalfloodforum.org.uk/impact-of-climate-change-and-flooding-on-low-income-households/

Banks told to look at climate risks in mortgages http://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/banks-told-to-look-at-climate-risks-in-mortgages-20160529-gp6e51.html

How can your bank help reduce climate change risks to your home? https://theconversation.com/how-can-your-bank-help-reduce-climate-change-risks-to-your-home-60049

Arctic sea ice melt “like a train wreck” says US scientist http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/05/23/arctic-sea-ice-melt-like-a-train-wreck-says-us-scientist/?utm_content=buffer8c10b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rules For U.N. Climate Pact May Take Two Years http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rules-for-climate-pact-may-take-two-years-20392

Global Warming to Spur More Fires in Alaska, in Turn Causing More Warming http://insideclimatenews.org/news/16052016/global-warming-spur-wildfires-alaska-climate-change-permafrost-tundra

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NeilDufty

I write non-fiction about disaster management and resilience. I also write fiction including poems and short stories.

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