Today in climate change (8 June 2016)

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

NASA’s Earth Minute: Greenland ice https://sealevel.nasa.gov/resources/73

Climate Change Is Making Calendars Run Amok http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/towns-changing-clocks-time-climate-change-pamir-science/

TV Networks Backslide By Omitting Link Between Climate Change And Destructive Texas Floods https://mediamatters.org/research/2016/06/06/tv-networks-backslide-omitting-link-between-climate-change-and-destructive-texas-floods/210754

‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: Arctic sea ice hit a stunning new low in May https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/06/07/weve-never-seen-anything-like-this-arctic-sea-ice-hit-a-stunning-new-low-in-may/?postshare=4351465333462155&tid=ss_tw

Climate spirals http://www.climate-lab-book.ac.uk/spirals/

Did Ancient Climate Change Ignite Human Evolution? http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/did-ancient-climate-change-ignite-human-evolution/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_EVO_NEWS

New study shows a snowline creeping higher in the Rockies, Sierra Nevada and Cascades http://insideclimatenews.org/news/07062016/unabated-global-warming-threatens-west-snowpack-water-rocky-mountains-sierra-nevada-drought

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases http://climatenexus.org/learn/public-health-impacts/climate-change-and-vector-borne-diseases?utm_content=buffer5bcb7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Low-income New Yorkers take brunt of climate change http://m.timesunion.com/tuplus-opinion/article/Low-income-New-Yorkers-take-brunt-of-climate-7966780.php

Climate change’s role in eastern Australia’s recent wild weather http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-07/did-climate-change-cause-east-coast-low-storms/7483874

The scientific community is profoundly uncomfortable with the storm of political controversy that climate research is attracting. What’s going on? https://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/paul-hoggett-rosemary-randall/socially-constructed-silence-protecting-policymakers-fr?utm_content=buffer39d0a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#

In the Poorest Countries, an Acute Climate Risk https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/poorest-countries-acute-climate-risk-sri-mulyani-indrawati

28 per cent of the Australian public believe “we are just witnessing a normal fluctuation in the Earth’s climate” https://newmatilda.com/2016/06/07/climate-denial-unchanging-new-poll-reveals/

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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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