Today in climate change (26 May 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

On current trends, the Arctic will be ice-free in summer by 2040 http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21721379-current-trends-arctic-will-be-ice-free-summer-2040-arctic-it-known-today?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/climatechangethearcticasitisknowntodayisalmostcertainlygone&utm_content=bufferec105&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Action needed on urban heat http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/head-20170424-gvrjtf.html

New Evidence Reveals Just How Fast Coal Use Is Declining in Europe https://futurism.com/new-evidence-reveals-just-how-fast-coal-use-declining-europe/

The thawing Arctic threatens an environmental catastrophe http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21721364-commercial-opportunities-are-vastly-outweighed-damage-climate-thawing-arctic?utm_content=buffer04e50&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A Better Model for Future Society, and Analyzing Communal Climate Conflict https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2017/04/model-future-society-communal-climate-conflict/?utm_content=buffera4a83&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Antarctica’s troublesome ‘hairdryer winds’ http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39759329

Global temperature evolution: recent trends and some pitfalls http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6825

Climate change may now be a part of the gentrification story in Miami real estate https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/high-ground-is-becoming-hot-property-as-sea-level-rises/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS

Epic NorCal Snowpack Melting in Warm Spring Temperatures https://ww2.kqed.org/science/2017/05/01/epic-norcal-snowpack-melting-in-warm-spring-temperatures/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Connecting Climate Resilience to the Bottom Line https://ssir.org/articles/entry/connecting_climate_resilience_to_the_bottom_line#

Climate change poses immediate flood risks http://paper.li/slowtheflow_UK/1484420534?read=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ambiental.co.uk%2Fclimate-change-danger-to-flood-risk%2F

Sea level rise and maritime Asia https://reconnectingasia.csis.org/analysis/entries/asias-creeping-catastrophe/

Climate adaptation and European ports http://acclimatise.uk.com/network/article/podcast-climate-adaptation-and-european-ports-isabelle-ryckbost

Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/apr/28/temperature-boosting-el-nino-set-for-early-return-this-year

The Larsen C Ice Shelf Crack Just Sprouted a New Branch http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-crack-new-branch-21409?utm_content=bufferf3759&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Is Your City Ready for Global Warming’s Coming Heat Waves? https://psmag.com/is-your-city-ready-for-global-warmings-coming-heat-waves-87383742cfa

Hope for the metropolitan solution to climate change https://www.greenbiz.com/article/hope-metropolitan-solution-climate-change

Iceberg tourists flock to Newfoundland town http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39632047

Dozens of Long Island Communities Could Be Underwater In 2100 https://patch.com/new-york/longbeach/dozens-l-i-communities-could-one-day-be-underwater?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Lake Tanganyika’s fate hangs in the balance http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/05/02/lake-tanganyikas-fate-hangs-in-the-balance_c1553410

Risky Business: Health, Climate and Economic Risks of the Carmichael Coalmine https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/carmichael-coal-report

Rising sea levels could mean twice as much flood risk in Los Angeles and other coastal cities http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-sea-level-floods-20170518-story.html?platform=hootsuite

In Next Decades, Frequency of Coastal Flooding Will Double Globally https://www.usgs.gov/news/next-decades-frequency-coastal-flooding-will-double-globally

Researchers model differences in East Coast sea level rise https://phys.org/news/2017-05-differences-east-coast-sea.html

As floods, heatwaves and droughts increase, how will they affect our lives and bring about change https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/extreme-weather-why-the-impact-will-be-felt-more-widely

Climate change contributes to mental illness http://www.popsci.com.au/science/climate-change-contributes-to-mental-illness,456634

Climate Visuals http://climateoutreach.org/climatevisuals/

Reading classic novels in an era of climate change https://theconversation.com/reading-classic-novels-in-an-era-of-climate-change-75843?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Half the global population could face ‘unknown’ climates by mid-century https://www.carbonbrief.org/half-global-population-could-face-unknown-climates-by-mid-century?utm_content=buffer3ee8a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Change May Force Millions Of Americans To Move Inland http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/sea-level-climate-migrants-united-states_us_591a9e93e4b0809be157a253

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest http://www.climatecentral.org/news/sharp-rise-in-flooding-ahead-for-worlds-poorest-21453?utm_content=buffer74e53&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Higher seas may force New Zealand towns to retreat inland: GNS Science study to investigate http://www.nzherald.co.nz/environment/news/article.cfm?c_id=39&objectid=11860267&ref=rss

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/05/22/scientists-say-the-rate-of-sea-level-rise-has-nearly-tripled-since-1990/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.0f17f18114f0

How a possible two-metre sea level rise would flood thousands of Melbourne homes http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/how-a-possible-twometre-sea-level-rise-would-flood-thousands-of-melbourne-homes-20170522-gwagl1.html

Stark warning issued to Caribbean concerning climate change http://foreignaffairs.co.nz/2017/05/22/stark-warning-issued-to-caribbean-concerning-climate-change/

Low sea ice in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/low-sea-ice-chukchi-sea-alaska

World’s Vanishing Glaciers Put Millions at Risk http://floodlist.com/climate/worlds-vanishing-glaciers-put-millions-risk

Are we thinking about adapting to a new climate, or resisting the change? https://catchmenttocoast.wordpress.com/2017/05/19/adaptation-for-people-and-planet-are-we-thinking-about-adapting-to-a-new-climate-or-resisting-the-change/?utm_content=buffercba5b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Observed variations in U.S. frost timing linked to atmospheric circulation patterns http://www.climatesignals.org/scientific-reports/observed-variations-us-frost-timing-linked-atmospheric-circulation-patterns

Glaciers Rapidly Shrinking and Disappearing: 50 Years of Glacier Change in Montana https://www.usgs.gov/news/glaciers-rapidly-shrinking-and-disappearing-50-years-glacier-change-montana

Video: Antarctic ice loss 2002-2016 https://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resources/154/

Arctic Sea Ice Disappearing Off Alaska More Than a Month Early https://insideclimatenews.org/news/25052017/arctic-sea-ice-disappearing-alaska-climate-change-warm-winter-chukchi-sea

NASA discovers a new mode of ice loss in Greenland https://sealevel.nasa.gov/news/84/nasa-discovers-a-new-mode-of-ice-loss-in-greenland

Climate mitigation from vegetation biophysical feedbacks during the past three decades https://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3299.html

El Niño Again? This Is Why It’s Hard to Tell http://www.climatecentral.org/news/el-nino-again-why-its-hard-to-tell-21451?utm_content=bufferf8c80&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Study Finds Heavier Precipitation in the Northeast USA Began in 1996 http://floodlist.com/america/usa/heavier-precipitation-northeast-began-1996

Historic flooding in Quebec probably linked to climate change: experts http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/historic-flooding-in-quebec-probably-linked-to-climate-change-experts

 

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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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