Today in climate change (4 November 2016)

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

Coley Glacier Retreat, James Ross Island, Antarctica http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2016/10/28/coley-glacier-retreat-james-ross-island-antarctica/

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Islands as the Vanguard of Climate Adaptation https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/10/developing-climate-resilience-island-perspective/?utm_content=buffer1f8c9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change and the generational timescape http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-954X.12397/abstract;jsessionid=AB6F726F2B1A863B61EE7D9066845B2A.f04t02

Unnatural disasters: how we can spot climate’s role in specific extreme events https://theconversation.com/unnatural-disasters-how-we-can-spot-climates-role-in-specific-extreme-events-67695

Clouds dampened warming since 1980s, study shows https://www.carbonbrief.org/clouds-dampened-warming-since1980s?utm_content=buffer037e2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter, as climate change shifts the polar vortex https://thinkprogress.org/stronger-cold-spells-likely-in-north-america-as-the-polar-vortex-is-shifting-7225c56569c2#.nvmhx4lfu

Can Science Help Communities Thrive on a Turbulent Planet? http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/10/31/can-science-help-communities-thrive-on-a-turbulent-planet/?_r=0

Climate change enters dangerous new territory http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/climate-change-enters-dangerous-new-territory-1.2848527

Rio’s famous beaches take battering as scientists issue climate change warning https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/01/rio-de-janerio-beaches-climate-change-storms

Australian business woefully unprepared for climate change post Paris agreement http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/australian-business-woefully-unprepared-for-climate-change-post-paris-agreement-20161101-gsfdp2.html

Report: Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/finalresilienceopportunitiesreport.pdf

Leo DiCaprio’s new film ‘Before the Flood’ is a sweeping look at climate change http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/blogs/before-flood-leo-dicaprios-new-film-climate-change

Sluggish ice growth in the Arctic http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/11/sluggish-ice-growth-in-the-arctic/

Why isn’t climate change a dinner table topic? http://www.heatofthemoment.org/features/breakingthenews/?7am

New South Wales unveils plan to reach zero emissions by 2050 https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/nov/03/new-south-wales-unveils-plan-to-reach-zero-emissions-by-2050?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

New, space-based view of human-made carbon dioxide http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2509/new-space-based-view-of-human-made-carbon-dioxide/

Change afoot? Humid Alabama goes dry, Iran gets extra snowy, Egypt has floods https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/nov/02/humid-alabama-texas-dry-drought-iran-extra-snowy-egypt-floods-red-sea

Your carbon footprint destroys 30 square metres of Arctic sea ice a year https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/03/your-carbon-footprint-destroys-30-square-metres-of-arctic-sea-ice-a-year?CMP=share_btn_tw

See how Arctic sea ice is losing its bulwark against warming summers http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2510/see-how-arctic-sea-ice-is-losing-its-bulwark-against-warming-summers/

Preview: The UN’s COP22 climate talks in Marrakech https://www.carbonbrief.org/preview-un-cop22-climate-talks-marrakech

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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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