Today in climate change (30 September 2016)

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

Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html?emc=edit_ta_20160903&nlid=57893359&ref=cta&_r=1

The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought https://newrepublic.com/article/136987/recalculating-climate-math

Welcome to the age of the Anthropocene http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/84522636/welcome-to-the-age-of-the-anthropocene

Report: Australian attitudes on climate change http://climateinstitute.org.au/verve/_resources/COTN_2016_Final_WEB_260916.pdf

Public support for climate action on the up after dark days: Climate Institute survey https://theconversation.com/public-support-for-climate-action-on-the-up-after-dark-days-climate-institute-survey-65942

Why is emergency-scale action necessary? http://www.climatecodered.org/2016/09/why-is-emergency-scale-action-necessary.html

Much of modern climate science fails to consider millennium-scale processes https://eos.org/project-updates/comprehensive-earth-system-models-of-the-last-glacial-cycle

Should New York City abandon its waterfront? http://ht.ly/i5Q5304vqaw

Climate change needs to be front-page news http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-climate-cange-letter-20160922-story.html

Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade: scientists http://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-impacts-conference-idUSKCN11S1FE

Top Arctic Science Diplomats Convene at White House Next Week https://eos.org/articles/top-arctic-science-diplomats-convene-at-white-house-next-week

Receding ice has oil producers pushing harder than ever to drill in the sensitive area https://thinkprogress.org/arctic-fight-heats-up-f12091a01ae7#.uqwiabljb

Today’s greenhouse gas levels could result in up to 7 degrees of warming http://linkis.com/www.smh.com.au/envir/2fpWB

Sustainable, Climate-resilient and Vibrant Cities: Good Practices http://www.urenio.org/2016/09/26/sustainable-climate-resilient-cities-good-practices-covenant-mayors/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Urenio+%28URENIO+Watch%3A+Intelligent+Cities%2C+Smart+Cities%2C+Innovation+Ecosystems%29

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_arctic_ocean_ice_disappears_global_climate_impacts_intensify_wadhams/3037/#.V-mRP7HnY-M.twitter

A 2-million-year climate history of Earth has disturbing implications http://mashable.com/2016/09/26/2-million-years-climate-history/#dP9sIqIBDkqz

Global Warming Is Real—But 13 Degrees? Not So Fast http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/global-warming-study-13-degrees-is-wrong-climate-change/

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently http://www.climatecentral.org/news/world-passes-400-ppm-threshold-permanently-20738?utm_content=buffer83de8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_arctic_ocean_ice_disappears_global_climate_impacts_intensify_wadhams/3037/

Speed of Arctic changes defies scientists http://climatenewsnetwork.net/speed-of-arctic-changes-defies-scientists/

We need to know what the 1.5 °C warming target will involve — even if we don’t reach it http://www.nature.com/news/the-maximum-climate-ambition-needs-a-firm-research-backing-1.20687?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

Changing climate is raising forest fire risk: NRCan annual report http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/changing-climate-is-raising-forest-fire-risk-nrcan-annual-report-1.3091996#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=YeXTVYa

South Australian storm a preview of climate change: Climate Council http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/south-australian-storm-a-preview-of-climate-change-climate-council-20160929-grr0dt.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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