Today in climate change (9 June 2016)

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

Appearance of crater dubbed ‘the Gateway to the Underworld’ in Siberia is a warning to our warming planet http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/gateway-to-the-underworld-siberia-batagaika-siberia-russia-permafrost-melting-a7063936.html

CSIRO working to develop climate app to help livestock producers make decisions http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-07/csiro-develops-climate-app-livestock-producers/7484036#.V1Z_HJ5Fb5Q.twitter

El Niño, rising sea spur record ‘clear-sky’ flooding in 7 cities http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2016/06/08/nuisance-flooding-us-noaa/85605468/

Through bold climate commitments, 228 cities around the world are taking the lead on climate action http://blogs.worldwatch.org/hundreds-cities-commit-combat-emissions/

UK solar eclipses coal power over month for first time http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/07/solar-sets-british-record-for-may-producing-more-electricity-than-coal?CMP=share_btn_tw

Australia’s Iconic Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Site at Risk from Global Warming http://blog.ucsusa.org/adam-markham/australias-iconic-great-barrier-reef-world-heritage-site-at-risk-from-global-warming#.V1hboFqhA0w.twitter

Allowances for evolving coastal flood risk under uncertain local sea-level rise http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1664-7

China says important glacier is melting due to climate change http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-climatechange-idUSKCN0YU0B4

USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Program Receives Award for Leadership in Climate Adaptation https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-climate-change-and-wildlife-program-receives-award-leadership-climate-adaptation

At the melting point: Alaska has its warmest spring on record https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/06/08/at-the-melting-point-alaska-has-its-warmest-spring-on-record/?Sdfsdfsdfsdfsdf

Hot Times in a Frozen Land http://ht.ly/806b3013DD3

Arctic Sea Ice Plummets To Staggering Low In May, While CO2 Levels Hit Record High http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/06/08/3785940/co2-levels-arctic-sea-ice-record/

How scientists are using drones to measure the effects of climate change http://theweek.com/articles/625715/how-scientists-are-using-drones-measure-effects-climate-change

US State of the Climate National Summary Information – May 2016 http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/summary-info/national/201605

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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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