Today in climate change (27 January 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent climate change news …

Two scientists’ concerns over years of climate inaction http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/01/two-scientists-fears-over-4-or-8-years-of-inaction-on-climate-change/

The report comes as the business community urges Trump to act on climate https://thinkprogress.org/new-report-details-the-staggering-cost-of-climate-inaction-4f4bc7bff4d#.kartblufw

Pursuing the 1.5°C Limit: Benefits and Opportunities http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/climate-and-disaster-resilience-/pursuing-the-1-5c-limit—benefits-and-opportunities.html

A new sea level rise study predicts a “worrisome” rise in ocean levels is coming http://www.inquisitr.com/3908759/sea-level-rise-study-climate-scientists-warn-significant-increase-of-ocean-levels-possible-in-near-future/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Feed

Introducing the Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Indicators of country-level exposure – methodology report https://www.sei-international.org/publications?pid=2972&utm_content=buffer94615&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sydney weather: City on course for hottest ever January as heat refuses to budge http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-city-on-course-for-hottest-ever-january-as-heat-refuses-to-budge-20170122-gtwmqr.html

We’re now breaking global temperature records once every three years https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jan/23/were-now-breaking-global-temperature-records-once-every-three-years

Mayors Set a Tight Deadline to Initiate Climate Action http://www.citylab.com/politics/2016/12/immediate-climate-action-falls-on-mayors/509168/?utm_source=feed

Five Pacific islands lost to rising seas as climate change hits https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/10/five-pacific-islands-lost-rising-seas-climate-change

Nature-based Climate Adaptation Wins Scandinavia’s Biggest Architecture Award http://worldlandscapearchitect.stfi.re/nature-based-climate-adaptation-wins-scandinavias-biggest-architecture-award/?sf=eoawwob&utm_content=buffer66b94&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.WIZ4XNJ97IX

Although summer sea ice loss in the Arctic is well studied, less is known about how ice comes back in autumn https://eos.org/project-updates/the-balance-of-ice-waves-and-winds-in-the-arctic-autumn

Human migration, environment and climate change https://oecd-development-matters.org/2017/01/18/human-migration-environment-and-climate-change/

On the climate change frontline: the disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jan/20/climate-change-frontline-disappearing-fishing-villages-bangladesh?CMP=share_btn_tw

Dubai gears up for the future through Climate Change Adaptation Plan http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/dubai-gears-up-for-the-future-through-climate-change-adaptation-plan-2017-01-24-1.646945

Scientists just revealed that the earth is the hottest it’s been in 125,000 years http://inhabitat.com/the-last-time-earth-was-this-hot-was-125000-years-ago/

The American public’s awareness, understanding and concern about climate change is at or near record highs https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24012017/global-warming-trump-us-knowledge

Analyses of energy cycle offer a new explanation of climate change https://phys.org/news/2017-01-analyses-energy-explanation-climate.html

Dynamics and predictability of secondary eyewall formation in sheared tropical cyclones http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016MS000729/full

Study links Earth’s orbital variations, sea ice and ice ages https://watchers.news/2017/01/26/orbit-variations-ice-age-study/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How Close Is 1.5°C? Depends When You Measure From http://www.climatecentral.org/news/how-close-is-15c-depends-when-you-measure-21106?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+climatecentral/djOO+Climate+Central+-+Full+Feed

Estimating changes in global temperature since the pre-industrial period http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0007.1

Extreme weather on the rise in Europe http://www.dw.com/en/extreme-weather-on-the-rise-in-europe/a-37289111

A new interactive tool shows how countries address different mitigation, adaptation and finance priorities https://www.sei-international.org/blog-articles/3615?utm_content=buffer94686&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How the World Passed a Carbon Threshold and Why It Matters http://e360.yale.edu/features/how-the-world-passed-a-carbon-threshold-400ppm-and-why-it-matters

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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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