Today in climate change (18 November 2016)

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

We use the nunataks as ‘dipsticks’ http://www.magicdml.com/about

Warming up: new research points to a more sensitive climate to rising CO2 http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/warming-up-new-research-points-to-a-more-sensitive-climate-to-rising-co2-20161113-gso3z0.html

Policy documents as sources for measuring societal impact: how often is climate change research mentioned in policy-related documents? http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11192-016-2115-y

Stunningly good news for the planet: Carbon emissions were flat for the third straight year https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/11/13/stunningly-good-news-for-the-planet-carbon-emissions-were-flat-for-the-third-straight-year/

‘Oldest Ice’ drilling project https://www.bas.ac.uk/project/beyond-epica/

Climate Change in the Pacific: COASTS (narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dq234w56n2o

2016 Likely to Top 2015 as Hottest Year on Record, Scientists Say http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/science/2016-hottest-year-on-record.html

Marrakech climate talks an emotional ride as reports show need to end coal power https://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2016/nov/15/marrakech-climate-talks-an-emotional-ride-as-reports-show-need-to-end-coal-power

2016 on track to beat heat record despite slowdown in CO2 emissions http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/2016-heat-record-climate-co2-emissions-1.3849636

October 2016 was the third warmest on record http://ds.data.jma.go.jp/tcc/tcc/products/gwp/temp/oct_wld.html

Natural hazards in Australia: sea level and coastal extremes http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-016-1647-8

Climate Adaptation – The State of Practice in U.S. Communities http://kresge.org/library/climate-adaptation-state-practice-us-communities-full-report

New Model Teases an Ideal Response to Climate Change https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/ideal-urban-resilience-climate-change-plans-cities

Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161116114217.htm#.WCygBVwXAyo.twitter

Warming global temperatures have already impacted nearly every aspect of life on earth http://e360.yale.edu/digest/climate_change_affecting_nearly_every_aspect_of_life/4842/

Super-Charged Storms in Australia: The Influence Of Climate Change https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/stormsreport

D.C. Prepares For Heat Emergencies To Nearly Double By 2020, Among Other Climate Change Effects http://dcist.com/2016/11/washingtonians_should_brace_for_mor.php

36% of Americans are deeply concerned about the issue of global climate change http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/11/17/two-varietals-of-green-oriented-americans/

West Africa is being swallowed by the sea http://gulfnews.com/culture/environment/west-africa-is-being-swallowed-by-the-sea-1.1930483#.WC4U5y7PH2A.twitter

Ice shelves can behave like dominos http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2016/11/14/the-domino-effect/

Peatlands protection seen key to preventing climate change “tipping point” http://news.trust.org/item/20161117182958-ytmbn/

Climate Action Tracker Steps To Limit Warming To 1.5°C Outlines 10 Most Important Short-Term https://cleantechnica.com/2016/11/17/climate-action-tracker-outline-10-important-short-term-steps-limit-warming-1-5c/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

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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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