Today in climate change (21 October 2016)

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

Why climate change divides us http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2016/1012/Why-climate-change-divides-us?utm_content=bufferceaed&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/16/climate-change-triggers-earthquakes-tsunamis-volcanoes

Given current climate drivers, that means we’re likely to see 11 or more tropical cyclones in the Australian region https://theconversation.com/more-tropical-cyclones-likely-for-australia-this-year-heres-why-66992

Thousands more people at risk as sea levels in Thames estuary continue to rise http://www.gravesendreporter.co.uk/news/thousands_more_people_at_risk_as_sea_levels_in_thames_estuary_continue_to_rise_1_4734211

Countries Reach Landmark Deal to Limit Global Warming http://fortune.com/2016/10/16/global-warming-hfcs-deal/

Greenland is melting http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/24/greenland-is-melting

A Canadian Island Is Being Swallowed Up by the Sea and Climate Change Is the Reason http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/a-canadian-island-is-being-swallowed-up-by-the-sea-and-climate-change-is-the-reason

Making lemonade out of climate change http://climate.nasa.gov/blog/2502/making-lemonade-out-of-climate-change/

How warm seas powered two major hurricanes https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/oct/17/warm-seas-powered-two-major-hurricanes-matthew-nicole-weatherwatch?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

September an Exclamation Point on String of Hot Months http://www.climatecentral.org/news/september-hottest-month-climate-change-20791

The trouble with negative emissions http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6309/182.full

How the U.S. Military is Responding to Sea Level Rise http://www.wri.org/news/2016/10/advisory-how-us-military-responding-sea-level-rise

A Trek to the Giant Mongolian Glacier That Holds the Secrets to Global Warming https://psmag.com/trekking-potanin-glacier-mongolia-mystery-climate-change-5240b435f007#.tnz4an7xc

“Overheating: Towards an anthropological history of the early 21st century” http://amf.so/14BRC

NYC braces for effects of climate change with new flood maps http://ny.curbed.com/2016/10/18/13311760/new-york-flood-maps-fema-climate-change

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-increases-sunny-day-floods-20784?utm_content=buffer2a37f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical Records May Underestimate Sea Level Rise http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/historical-records-may-underestimate-sea-level-rise

Did a Comet Set Off Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/did-comet-set-global-warming-56-million-years-ago-180960799/?no-ist

NASA Analysis Finds Warmest September on Record by Narrow Margin http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2016/10/18/nasa-analysis-finds-warmest-september-on-record-by-narrow-margin/

Climate Change Means Moving. Just Don’t Say ‘Retreat https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-19/climate-change-means-moving-just-don-t-say-retreat

The shore is wider than the beach: Ecological planning solutions to sea level rise for the Jersey Shore, USA http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204616301761

Shifting tropical cyclones increases threat to sinking Mekong delta https://www.carbonbrief.org/shifting-tropical-cyclones-increases-threat-to-sinking-mekong-delta

Link between climate change and armed conflict is exaggerated – new study https://theconversation.com/link-between-climate-change-and-armed-conflict-is-exaggerated-new-study-67182?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#link_time=1476785492

September brought the world’s record-breaking hot streak to an end – but don’t chill out https://theconversation.com/september-brought-the-worlds-record-breaking-hot-streak-to-an-end-but-dont-chill-out-67381

A geological perspective on sea level and storm surges https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/20/a-geological-perspective-on-sea-level-and-storm-surges/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Thawing permafrost destroys Arctic cities https://www.wired.com/2016/10/thawing-permafrost-destroying-arctic-cities/

Is the detection of accelerated sea level rise imminent? http://www.nature.com/articles/srep31245

Advertisements

Published by

NeilDufty

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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s