Today in climate change (14 October 2016)

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

World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/09/world-bank-jim-yong-kim-paris-climate-coal-power-emissions

Collaboration Vital For Cities To Tackle Climate Change http://cleantechnica.com/2016/10/06/collaboration-vital-cities-tackle-climate-change/?utm_content=buffera0904&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Matthew Flings All-Time Surge and Rainfall Records Across Southeast https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/matthew-flings-alltime-surge-and-rainfall-records-across-southeast

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F http://wxshift.com/news/graphics/fewer-october-nights-below-40f?utm_content=bufferf19f1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rising sea levels could reduce several UK mountains to hills https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/oct/09/rising-sea-levels-reduce-several-uk-mountains-hills-ordnance-survey

Young People’s Burden: Requirement of Negative CO2 Emissions http://www.earth-syst-dynam-discuss.net/esd-2016-42/esd-2016-42.pdf

Season 2: Tears of Living Dangerously http://yearsoflivingdangerously.com/?utm_content=bufferea627&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Expect more wildfires, flooding, say climate scientists http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/1010/Expect-more-wildfires-flooding-say-climate-scientists?cmpid=push013

Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western US forests http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/10/05/1607171113.abstract

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says http://www.climatecentral.org/news/oil-gas-cows-culprits-in-methane-spike-20772?utm_content=buffer1f229&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study http://news.trust.org/item/20161010190244-qh687/

Ancient Andes glaciers have lost half their ice in just 40 years https://www.newscientist.com/article/2108455-ancient-andes-glaciers-have-lost-half-their-ice-in-just-40-years/

God, Politics, and Global Warming http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katharine-hayhoe/god-politics-and-global-w_b_12388020.html?

Coal-fired power stations: Senate committee to examine how best to close them https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/12/coal-fired-power-stations-senate-committee-to-examine-how-best-to-close-them?CMP=share_btn_tw

How Greenland’s ice is melting from both above and below https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/11/how-greenlands-ice-is-melting-from-above-and-below/?postshare=4041476217040553&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.7ede262f4e2c

Historic Shrinking of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked to CO2 Spike http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/news-events/historic-shrinking-antarctic-ice-sheet-linked-co2-spike

Claim that wildfires are on increase due to ‘climate change’ is shown to be ‘a prescribed result’ of climate models https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/12/claim-that-wildfires-are-on-increase-due-to-climate-change-is-shown-to-be-a-prescribed-result-of-climate-models/

The End of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/fromthefield/2016/10/12/the-end-of-ice/

Special Climate Statement 58 – record September rains continue wet period in much of Australia http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/statements/scs58.pdf?cid=017tw10

Warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures around northern Australia will help to fuel the tropical cyclone http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/298/average-to-above-average-cyclone-season-expected-for-australia-this-year/

What two million years of climate history tells us about the future https://cosmosmagazine.com/climate/what-two-million-years-of-climate-history-tells-us-about-the-future?utm_source=Today+in+Cosmos+Magazine&utm_campaign=3957c6de2d-RSS_EMAIL&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f4ec2b124-3957c6de2d-179977041

Out in the heat: why poorer suburbs are more at risk in warming cities https://theconversation.com/out-in-the-heat-why-poorer-suburbs-are-more-at-risk-in-warming-cities-66213

Could urban greening mitigate suburban thermal inequity?: the role of residents’ dispositions and household practices http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/095014/meta;jsessionid=1D00F51DF4233905C479FFF00A57D00E.c2.iopscience.cld.iop.org

Why 2015 Was a Big Hurricane Year for the Eastern North Pacific https://eos.org/research-spotlights/why-2015-was-a-big-hurricane-year-for-the-eastern-north-pacific

Interactive resource to help local governments effectively deliver services to their communities even as the climate changes https://www.epa.gov/arc-x

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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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