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

The report comes as the business community urges Trump to act on climate

Pursuing the 1.5°C Limit: Benefits and Opportunities—benefits-and-opportunities.html

A new sea level rise study predicts a “worrisome” rise in ocean levels is coming

Introducing the Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Indicators of country-level exposure – methodology report

Sydney weather: City on course for hottest ever January as heat refuses to budge

We’re now breaking global temperature records once every three years

Mayors Set a Tight Deadline to Initiate Climate Action

Five Pacific islands lost to rising seas as climate change hits

Nature-based Climate Adaptation Wins Scandinavia’s Biggest Architecture Award

Although summer sea ice loss in the Arctic is well studied, less is known about how ice comes back in autumn

Human migration, environment and climate change

On the climate change frontline: the disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh

Dubai gears up for the future through Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Scientists just revealed that the earth is the hottest it’s been in 125,000 years

The American public’s awareness, understanding and concern about climate change is at or near record highs

Analyses of energy cycle offer a new explanation of climate change

Dynamics and predictability of secondary eyewall formation in sheared tropical cyclones

Study links Earth’s orbital variations, sea ice and ice ages

How Close Is 1.5°C? Depends When You Measure From

Estimating changes in global temperature since the pre-industrial period

Extreme weather on the rise in Europe

A new interactive tool shows how countries address different mitigation, adaptation and finance priorities

How the World Passed a Carbon Threshold and Why It Matters


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