Today in climate change (24 February 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Which part of East Antarctica is most susceptible to warming? https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/which-part-of-east-antarctica-is-most-susceptible-to-warming

State of Alpine Glaciers in 2016-Negative for 37th Consecutive Year http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/17/state-alpine-glaciers-2016-negative-37th-consecutive-year/

Study shows China’s severe weather patterns changing drastically since 1960 https://phys.org/news/2017-02-china-severe-weather-patterns-drastically.html

Global heat continues, sea ice hits new record lows https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/global-heat-continues-sea-ice-hits-new-record-lows

Is climate change causing more UK floods? http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/publications/planetearth/win16-climate/

Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica http://www.ecowatch.com/iceberg-breaks-off-antarctica-2268242877.html

More than 70% believe Coalition not doing enough on energy – poll https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/21/more-than-70-believe-coalition-not-doing-enough-on-energy-poll

Changes to the tropical circulation in the mid-Pliocene and their implications for future climate http://www.clim-past.net/13/135/2017/

The Real Surprise Behind the 3rd Hottest January on Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/18/real-surprise-behind-3rd-hottest-january-record/

Study from decades ago proved remarkably accurate in showing how global warming would affect the Arctic’s sea ice, currently in steep decline https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16022017/arctic-sea-ice-extent-nasa-global-warming-climate-change

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change https://phys.org/news/2017-02-canadian-glaciers-major-contributor-sea.html

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/19/australia-new-normal-47c-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

The race to 100 per cent renewable town is on http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/4475851/the-race-to-100-per-cent-renewable-town-is-on/

There are critical two-way feedbacks missing from current climate models https://phys.org/news/2017-02-climate_1.html

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-larsen-c-crack-21178?utm_content=buffera3597&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms https://caribbeanclimateblog.com/2017/02/21/caribbean-warned-to-prepare-for-more-severe-storms/

How Do Climate Models Work? http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/21/climate-models-work-answer/

The Geographic Impact of Climate Signals on European Winter Storms http://www.air-worldwide.com/Blog/The-Geographic-Impact-of-Climate-Signals-on-European-Winter-Storms/

Heat Wave Breaks Records in Australia http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89683&src=share

California rains put spotlight on atmospheric rivers http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/california-rains-put-spotlight-atmospheric-rivers

New research challenges the perception that Arctic sea ice extent was unperturbed by human-caused climate change until the 1970s http://news.agu.org/press-release/air-pollution-may-have-masked-mid-20th-century-sea-ice-loss/

As algae, detritus, and meltwater darken Greenland’s ice, it is shrinking ever faster http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6327/788.full

Melting Sea Ice May Be Speeding Nature’s Clock in the Arctic https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/melting-sea-ice-may-be-speeding-natures-clock-arctic

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/record-high-temperature-february-21186?utm_content=buffera0111&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Here’s what the Ice Age tells us about future sea level rise http://mashable.com/2017/02/22/ice-age-21st-century-sea-level-rise/?utm_cid=hp-r-1#h5DSpgp_DmqA

Erratic weather brings snow, cyclones http://thenewdaily.com.au/weather/2017/02/20/australias-wild-weather/

 

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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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