Today in climate change (22 July 2016)

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

Solar energy will be mainstream by 2020, says new report http://www.sciencebusiness.net/news/79878/Solar-energy-will-be-mainstream-by-2020%2c-says-new-report#.V4_wARRfUas.twitter

Antarctica: One of last century’s fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-21/part-of-antarctica-gets-a-chill-after-warming-fast:-study/7647276

Study: Antarctica has a ‘pause’ in warming – may be linked to ozone hole stabilization https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/07/20/study-antarctica-has-a-pause-in-warming-may-be-linked-to-ozone-hole-stabilization/

Blinded by the Heat http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2016/07/_2016_will_be_the_hottest_year_ever_again.html

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage http://www.climatecentral.org/news/trying-to-save-a-threatened-islands-cultural-heritage-20524?utm_content=bufferd7b34&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The climate that most of us grew up with is gone for good http://mashable.com/2016/07/20/climate-of-20th-century-gone-for-good/#Ux3v0C0cm5q5

The global insurance industry is failing to rise to the challenge of climate change http://aodproject.net/insurers-lag-behind-pension-funds-on-tackling-climate-risk-threatening-financial-shock/?utm_content=buffer42cb1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical Records Miss a Fifth of Global Warming: NASA http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6576

The bedrock beneath Antarctica https://sealevel.nasa.gov/resources/75

The Enduring Climate Legacy of Mauna Loa http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/enduring-climate-legacy-mauna-loa-180959859/?no-ist

Through the first half of July, Arctic sea ice extent continued tracking close to levels in 2012 https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/07/despite-a-stormy-arctic-low-ice-continues/

Greenland’s melt, what does it mean for future atmospheric methane? http://climatestate.com/2016/07/21/ice-sheet-deglaciation-and-methane-emissions-with-the-scope-on-greenlands-melt-season/

What science can tell us about the links between global warming and massive heat waves https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/07/21/what-science-can-tell-us-about-the-links-between-global-warming-and-massive-heat-waves/?postshare=6581469121414497&tid=ss_tw

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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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