Today in climate change (26 August 2016)

Please find below some links to important climate change news for this week…

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Climate Change Is Making Floods Like Louisiana’s Historic One More Common http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/08/17/climate_change_is_making_floods_like_louisiana_s_historic_one_more_common.html

Pacific sea level predicts global temperature changes https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160818212759.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/21/arctic-will-be-ice-free-in-summer-next-year

As July’s Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Melting http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/08/19/490628323/as-julys-record-heat-builds-through-august-arctic-ice-keeps-melting?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social

NASA monitors the ‘new normal’ of sea ice https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160819114213.htm

This Entire Alaskan Village Has To Relocate Thanks To Global Warming https://www.good.is/articles/alaskan-village-relocation

Cruel Summer http://mashable.com/2016/08/19/extremes-floods-fires-global-warming/#.b6e7f7zD5qC

Clouds’ climate impact defies simple analysis http://climatenewsnetwork.net/clouds-climate-impact-defies-simple-analysis/

How Hot Was It in July? Hotter Than Ever http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/science/how-hot-was-it-in-july-hotter-than-ever.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&_r=0

Flooding, Extreme Weather, and Record Temperatures: How Global Warming Puts it All Together http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/flooding-extreme-weather-and-record-temperatures-how-global-warming-puts-it-all-together

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming? http://www.climatecentral.org/news/streak-of-extreme-storms-role-of-warming-20626?utm_content=buffer3816e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical documents reveal Arctic sea ice is disappearing at record speed https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/aug/22/historical-documents-reveal-arctic-sea-ice-is-disappearing-at-record-speed

Is Hong Kong ready for climate change? http://www.eco-business.com/news/is-hong-kong-ready-for-climate-change/

A New Strategy for Climate Change? Retreat https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-08-22/nj-s-blue-acres-program-a-new-strategy-for-climate-change

As temperatures rocket, cities fight heat waves http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060041854

Extreme weather like the Louisiana floods should serve as a warning https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/extreme-weather-like-the-louisiana-floods-should-serve-as-a-warning/2016/08/22/6e351564-68ab-11e6-99bf-f0cf3a6449a6_story.html?utm_term=.d6827c1ac6ed

Neither Coalition nor Labor emissions reduction targets are good enough, says climate body https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/23/australia-will-need-to-remove-co2-from-air-to-keep-warming-below-2c-says-climate-body?CMP=soc_568

Without a longer-term view, the Paris Agreement will lock in warming for centuries https://theconversation.com/without-a-longer-term-view-the-paris-agreement-will-lock-in-warming-for-centuries-64169

Why climate change could be making some sea levels fall https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/08/why-climate-change-could-be-making-some-sea-levels-fall/

This Chart Shows Why Insurers Are Climate-Change Believers http://fortune.com/2016/08/23/munich-re-disaster-insurance/?utm_content=bufferf793a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

When Glaciers Melt, Engineers Build Artificial Ones http://glacierhub.org/2016/08/24/glaciers-melt-engineers-build-artificial-ones/

Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/24/human-induced-climate-change-began-earlier-than-previously-thought?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

NASA Flies to Africa to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-flies-to-africa-to-study-climate-effects-of-smoke-on-clouds

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases http://climatenexus.org/learn/public-health-impacts/climate-change-and-vector-borne-diseases?utm_content=bufferbb132&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Adaptation takes centre stage as IPCC prepares 1.5C study http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/08/24/adaptation-takes-centre-stage-as-ipcc-prepares-1-5c-study/

As sea levels rise, nearly 1.9 million U.S. homes could be underwater by 2100 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/08/24/as-sea-levels-rise-23-states-could-see-nearly-1-9-million-homes-underwater/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_ee-underwater-1155am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.ada5e441c432

Climate Hackers: One man’s plan to stop global warming by shooting particles into the atmosphere http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/24/12589796/climate-hackers-david-keith-geoengineering-climate-change

Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v536/n7617/full/nature19082.html

Climate Change Could Cost Millennials $8.8 Trillion https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/report-climate-change-cost-millennials-trillions

Global warming is melting the Greenland Ice Sheet, fast https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/aug/25/global-warming-is-melting-the-greenland-ice-sheet-fast?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like http://www.climatecentral.org/news/ice-free-northwest-passage-20624?utm_content=buffer608c2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Kronotsky Peninsula, Kamchatka Glacier Fragmentation/Retreat http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2016/08/25/kronotsky-peninsula-kamchatka-glacier-fragmentationretreat/

A Chunk of Ice the Size of a US State Is About to Collapse in Antarctica http://futurism.com/a-chunk-of-ice-the-size-of-a-us-state-is-about-to-collapse-in-antarctica/

Report: Sea Level Rise Worries Home Buyers http://www.voanews.com/a/report-sea-level-rise-worries-home-buyers/3480081.html

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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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