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

Climate Change Is Making Calendars Run Amok

TV Networks Backslide By Omitting Link Between Climate Change And Destructive Texas Floods

‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: Arctic sea ice hit a stunning new low in May

Climate spirals

Did Ancient Climate Change Ignite Human Evolution?

New study shows a snowline creeping higher in the Rockies, Sierra Nevada and Cascades

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases

Low-income New Yorkers take brunt of climate change

Climate change’s role in eastern Australia’s recent wild weather

The scientific community is profoundly uncomfortable with the storm of political controversy that climate research is attracting. What’s going on?

In the Poorest Countries, an Acute Climate Risk

28 per cent of the Australian public believe “we are just witnessing a normal fluctuation in the Earth’s climate”


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