Today in climate change (13 January 2017)

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

Thawing Arctic is turning oceans into graveyards https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/08/arctic-multi-year-sea-ice-break-up-graveyard

Climate change could shrink Australia’s ski season by 80 days a year by 2050, CSIRO says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-09/climate-change-could-shrink-australia-ski-season-csiro-says/8166372

Climate Change Could Trigger Collapse of Major Ocean Current http://www.livescience.com/57408-climate-change-threatens-ocean-current.html?utm_content=bufferd4bfc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The public’s perception of global warming is shaped by the weather that people experience https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-change-skepticism-fueled-by-gut-reaction-to-local-weather/

Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38522954

Study to assess the climate vulnerability and readiness of every U.S. city with a population over 100,000 http://research.nd.edu/news/study-to-assess-climate-resiliency-of-more-than-250-us-cities/

Major flooding in UK now likely every year, warns lead climate adviser https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/26/major-flooding-in-uk-now-likely-every-year-warns-lead-climate-adviser-storm-desmond

Global warming made every state a red state in 2016 https://thinkprogress.org/global-warming-made-every-state-a-red-state-in-2016-53e699ca9f0f#.upq3pr95x

2016 was hottest year ever recorded in New Zealand http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11779106

Unrelenting Global Warming Sends Sea Ice to Record Low, As Scientists Feel Heat, Too https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09012017/arctic-antarctica-sea-ice-climate-change-noaa-nasa-trump

As one of Greenland’s largest ice shelves shrinks, a once-doubtful scientist has come around to the role of climate change in melting it http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/business/2016/12/30/with-enough-evidence-even-skepticism-will-thaw/

Desperate exodus of the climate refugees https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/09/desperate-exodus-of-the-climate-refugees?CMP=share_btn_tw

Restoring an ancient hydraulic system to improve water access & climate-resilience in Sri Lanka https://undp-adaptation.exposure.co/climatesmart-water?platform=hootsuite

Which Cities Will Climate Change Flood First? https://www.inverse.com/article/25692-which-cities-will-climate-change-flood-first

Global warming is creating a wildfire ‘death spiral’ in alpine areas, say climate change scientists http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/global-warming-wildfire-climate-change-environment-alpine-areas-australia-alps-fire-plants-flammable-a7517686.html?utm_content=buffer44888&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The emotional toll of covering climate change in the Trump era http://mashable.com/2017/01/09/emotional-toll-climate-reporting-trump-era/#XLHQ1M1amaqI

Heat Is On for 2017, Just Not Record-Setting http://www.climatecentral.org/news/heat-is-on-for-2017-21011?utm_content=buffer56322&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Swiss ski season is a month shorter than it was four decades ago because of changing snowfall patterns https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-10/how-much-snow-is-there-in-the-alps-this-year-for-skiing

2016 was Australia’s fourth-warmest year on record, mean rainfall for 2016 was 17% above the 1961–1990 average http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/annual/aus/?cid=004tw18

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NeilDufty

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

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