Today in climate change (28 October 2016)

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

Climate change will exacerbate disasters, but the underlying problems are still worth addressing http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2016/10/blaming_natural_disasters_on_climate_change_will_backfire.html?wpsrc=sh_all_mob_tw_top

Exposed: The Climate Fallacy of 2100 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/exposed-the-climate-fallacy-of-2100/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_BLOG

The latest disaster risk from climate change — huge glacial floods https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/21/the-latest-disaster-risk-from-climate-change-huge-glacial-floods/?postshare=3561477075174603&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.98c24268e475

The Guardian view on climate change: good news – but not yet good enough https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/23/the-guardian-view-on-climate-change-good-news-but-not-yet-good-enough?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

Carbon Dioxide Passed Critical Threshold in 2015 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-400-ppm-threshold-2015-20809?utm_content=buffer1bc86&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Atmospheric CO2 keeps climbing – visual http://folk.uio.no/roberan/t/MLO_weekly.shtml

This Antarctic glacier is the biggest threat for rising sea levels. The race is on to understand it https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/20/u-s-and-u-k-announce-major-research-mission-to-enormous-melting-antarctic-glacier/?utm_term=.7c36d4fe9e32

Antarctica’s Ice Sheets Are Melting Faster — and From Beneath https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/10/25/antarcticas-ice-sheets-are-melting-faster-and-from-beneath/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=KQEDScience

We just entered an alarming ‘new era’ of global warming http://mashable.com/2016/10/24/earth-passed-global-warming-threshold/#h5DSpgp_DmqA

What the ancient CO2 record may mean for future climate change http://phys.org/news/2016-10-ancient-co2-future-climate.html

Characterizing Risk in Climate Change Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop (2016) https://www.nap.edu/catalog/23569/characterizing-risk-in-climate-change-assessments-proceedings-of-a-workshop?utm_source=NAP+Newsletter&utm_campaign=e325f84319-Final_Book_2016_10_26_23569&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_96101de015-e325f84319-102713761&goal=0_96101de015-e325f84319-102713761&mc_cid=e325f84319&mc_eid=7b96484b63

State of the Climate 2016: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO https://theconversation.com/state-of-the-climate-2016-bureau-of-meteorology-and-csiro-67717

There has been an increase in extreme fire weather, and a longer fire season, across large parts of Australia since the 1970s http://www.bom.gov.au/state-of-the-climate/State-of-the-Climate-2016.pdf

Claim: Why ice ages occur every 100,000 years https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/26/claim-why-ice-ages-occur-every-100000-years/

Tibet Just Had Another Massive Ice Avalanche http://www.climatecentral.org/news/tibet-ice-avalanche-20822

Observed heavy precipitation increase confirms theory and early models http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v6/n11/full/nclimate3110.html

Mediterranean warming fast, deserts may spread in Europe: study http://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-mediterranean-idUSKCN12R2FN?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2Fenvironment+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Environment%29

Why Global Warming Hits the Arctic Harder Than Anywhere Else http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/enric-sala-global-warming-climate-change-arctic-btf/

Before the Flood: DiCaprio’s new climate change documentary http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/before-the-flood/

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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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