Today in climate change (27 July 2016)

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

San Diego Climate Plan Means Big Potential for Jobs

Temperatures in Iraq and Kuwait Flirt with World Record Heat at 54C

‘Climate change is putting heat waves on steroids’

Mont Blanc ice cores will be sent to Antarctica to preserve climate record

Researchers can now monitor global warming due to human activity in real time

Philly faces four-foot flooding in some areas as seas rise, study warns

Research found that 23% of violent clashes in ethnically divided places were connected to climate disasters

The Middlle East heatwave and climate change

China’s coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle

Beyond Heat Waves: What Does 14 Months in a Row of Record Heat Say About Global Warming? Five Key Points to Keep in Mind

At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that will impact the lives of more than 1 billion people

For the first time, forecast predicts hotter-than-normal in every square inch of the USA

Marine carbon sinking rates confirm importance of polar oceans

Early Warning – Early Action analysis for a potential La Niña in 2016/2017

Science and policy characteristics of the Paris Agreement temperature goal

Abrupt summer warming and changes in temperature extremes over Northeast Asia since the mid-1990s: Drivers and physical processes

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Study: Limiting Global Warming To Under 2° Celsius Requires Ceasing Emissions By 2085 AND Technology To Remove Carbon From Atmosphere


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