Today in climate change (24 March 2017)

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

The last remaining piece of the vast ice sheet that once covered North America is doomed to vanish in the next few centuries, a new study finds https://news.agu.org/press-release/last-remnant-of-north-american-ice-sheet-likely-to-disappear-in-300-years

Climate change mitigation requires systemic social change, not just technological optimism https://ensia.com/voices/climate-change-social-fix/

Atlantic City and Miami Beach: two takes on tackling the rising waters https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/20/atlantic-city-miami-beach-sea-level-rise

Faced with rising seas, French Polynesia ponders floating islands http://news.trust.org/item/20170320000842-qcn8y/?source=reOtherNews2&utm_content=buffer4a26c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WMO Report: State of the Global Climate in 2016 http://library.wmo.int/opac/doc_num.php?explnum_id=3414

How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/03/21/climate/how-americans-think-about-climate-change-in-six-maps.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

State of the Warming Climate in 2016: ‘Truly Uncharted Territory’ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/21032017/climate-change-2016-world-meteorological-organization-arctic-weather?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Climate Change is on Pace to Kill an Ice Age Remnant http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-ice-age-21266

Stopping climate change could boost the world economy by £15 trillion http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/stopping-climate-change-could-boost-the-world-economy-by-19-trillion-a7641096.html?utm_content=buffer63a0f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIclimate

Peru Floods Highlight Challenge of a Warming Planet Says UN http://floodlist.com/america/peru-floods-climate-change

North American Drought Portal https://www.drought.gov/nadm/content/map/2017/02

Including Ozone Complexities in Climate Change Projections https://eos.org/research-spotlights/including-ozone-complexities-in-climate-change-projections

Current Global Warming Is ‘Not Outside The Range Of Natural Variations’ http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/22/report-current-global-warming-is-not-outside-the-range-of-natural-variations/?utm_campaign=Contact+Quiboat+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=quiboat

With More Than 300 Tornadoes, It’s the Most Active Start to a Year Since 2008 https://weather.com/storms/tornado/news/tornadoes-january-february-march-2017-fast-start

Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Overview https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/

How Do We Know That Humans Are Causing Climate Change? These Nine Lines of Evidence http://blogs.edf.org/climate411/2017/03/23/how-do-we-know-that-humans-are-causing-climate-change-these-nine-lines-of-evidence/

What does staying below 2°C entail? https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/flip.it%2FcxGOqh-scientists-made-a-detailed-roadmap-for-/f-6db5e19272%2Fvox.com

A roadmap for rapid decarbonization http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6331/1269/tab-pdf

64% of US adults say they are worried a “great deal” or “fair amount” about global warming http://www.sightline.org/2017/03/23/us-climate-attitudes-hit-record-highs/

Global CO2 emissions have remained roughly the same for the third year in a row http://www.enn.com/climate/article/50862

CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) gives access to climate data that has been downscaled, making it relevant for use in the Caribbean region https://cdkn.org/2017/03/feature-climate-data-caribbean/?loclang=en_gb&utm_content=buffer387d2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Major TV networks spent just 50 minutes on climate change — combined — last year https://mediamatters.org/research/2017/03/23/how-broadcast-networks-covered-climate-change-2016/215718

A new study looks at the complex relationship between global warming and increased precipitation https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/mar/22/global-warming-is-increasing-rainfall-rates

 

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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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