Today in climate change (30 June 2016)

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

Scientists Still Uncertain How Melting Permafrost Will Impact Climate

Hotter Years, More Fires

31 Science Groups to Congress: Greenhouse Gases Emitted by Human Activities Is Primary Driver of Climate Change

A River Network Preserved Beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet

Scientists: Window for avoiding 1.5C global warming ‘closed’

‘Houston, We Have a Problem’: 4 Ways Climate Change Impacts Texas

Climate Change: The Large Scale Impact of Small Scale Change

The climate change letter most candidates won’t answer

Climate Change’s Growing Impact On People Experiencing Homelessness

What Makes Agriculture Vulnerable to Climate Change, and the Mortality Effects of Fruit and Vegetable Scarcity

Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2 °C

16 of the Craziest Weather Events We’ve Seen So Far in 2016

Paris climate targets aren’t enough, but we can close the gap


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