Today in climate change (9 September 2016)

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

Portland’s hot spots: Urban heat islands pose threat to lower-income residents http://news.streetroots.org/2016/09/01/portland-s-hot-spots-urban-heat-islands-pose-threat-lower-income-residents

A Sharp Increase in ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/04/science/global-warming-increases-nuisance-flooding.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&_r=0

Hurricane Season Is Heating Up. So Is the Planet. Coincidence? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/03/us/hurricanes-global-warming.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share

Climate Change Authority’s plan is ‘a dog’s breakfast’, say dissenting members https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/05/climate-change-authoritys-plan-is-a-dogs-breakfast-say-dissenting-members

A 60-Year-Old Pattern in the Stratosphere Just Reversed http://ht.ly/oDE9303T9F3

Endangered glaciers: Alpine ice begins Antarctic voyage http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37245768

Soaring ocean temperature is ‘greatest hidden challenge of our generation’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/05/soaring-ocean-temperature-is-greatest-hidden-challenge-of-our-generation?CMP=share_btn_tw

Study: Typhoons that slam Asia getting much stronger http://bigstory.ap.org/article/2c037bb732ce477ba5a6ad60282ce02a/study-typhoons-slam-asia-getting-much-stronger

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html?_r=0

Wildfires rage in a changing climate http://www.unisdr.org/archive/49866

August in the Northeast U.S. One of The Hottest On Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/09/06/august-northeast-u-s-one-hottest-record/

How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2821919

Here Comes the Anthropocene https://eos.org/editors-vox/here-comes-the-anthropocene

Scientists Are Racing to Unravel an Ice Avalanche Mystery http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-racing-to-unravel-ice-avalanche-mystery-20678?utm_content=buffercbedd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sorry Deniers, Even Satellites Confirm Record Global Warming https://thinkprogress.org/satellites-confirm-global-warming-ce6d636c469f#.mqct8l9ig

Germany publishes 30-year climate change strategy http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/09/08/germany-publishes-30-year-climate-change-strategy/

Blame Global Warming for Your Bad Attitude http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-08/climate-change-isn-t-just-making-us-hot-we-re-angrier-and-more-violent

Social and economic impacts of climate http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6304/aad9837

La Niña fizzles, making record warm global temperatures more likely http://mashable.com/2016/09/08/la-nina-watch-canceled-global-warming/#ilZTmYmomZqS

Even locals who believe climate change is real have a hard time grasping that NYC will almost certainly be flooded beyond recognition http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/09/new-york-future-flooding-climate-change.html

Comparison Between Observational Data and Model Projections for Hot Days in Northern Australian Regions https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/08/comparison-between-observational-data-and-model-projections-for-hot-days-in-northern-australian-regions/

Australia’s carbon budget to be exhausted in six years, Stockholm group says http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/australias-carbon-budget-to-be-exhausted-in-six-years-stockholm-group-says-20160908-grbql4.html

Consolidating Data Sets To Simplify Climate Risk Communication https://coast.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/stories/vizonomy.html

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I write non-fiction about disaster management and resilience. I also write fiction including poems and short stories.

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