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

CSIRO working to develop climate app to help livestock producers make decisions

El Niño, rising sea spur record ‘clear-sky’ flooding in 7 cities

Through bold climate commitments, 228 cities around the world are taking the lead on climate action

UK solar eclipses coal power over month for first time

Australia’s Iconic Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Site at Risk from Global Warming

Allowances for evolving coastal flood risk under uncertain local sea-level rise

China says important glacier is melting due to climate change

USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Program Receives Award for Leadership in Climate Adaptation

At the melting point: Alaska has its warmest spring on record

Hot Times in a Frozen Land

Arctic Sea Ice Plummets To Staggering Low In May, While CO2 Levels Hit Record High

How scientists are using drones to measure the effects of climate change

US State of the Climate National Summary Information – May 2016


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