Today in climate change (11 July 2016)

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

Why the Earth’s past has scientists so worried about sea level rise

Marshall Islanders Set To Become Climate Refugees Before International Law Can Catch Up

Southwest USA Extreme Heat June 2016

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

Threatened by climate change, Mozambique’s Beira bets on urban renewal

A new first-of-a-kind study works out how many of the deaths in Paris and London are down to the heatwave being intensified by human-caused climate change

How a single word sparked a four-year saga of climate fact-checking and blog backlash

The recent temperatures experienced over the past three decades in Australia, New Zealand and surrounding oceans are warmer than any other 30-year period over the past 1,000 years

Should the US help this island from oblivion?

Closing the Pacific Rainfall Data Void

In NC, dangerous delays and delusions on sea-level rise

Coastal Cities, Critical Infrastructure Unprepared to Face the Rising Tides of Climate Change


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