Today in climate change (16 June 2017)

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

The three-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail https://theconversation.com/the-three-minute-story-of-800-000-years-of-climate-change-with-a-sting-in-the-tail-73368?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

New study evaluates efficiency of oceans as heat sink, atmospheric gases sponge http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/12/new-study-evaluates-efficiency-oceans-heat-sink-atmospheric-gases-sponge/

A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Is 8 Miles From Creating an Iceberg the Size of Delaware https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/climate/antarctica-rift-update.html?_r=1

Wildfires and climate change are fuelling each other, creating a vicious cycle https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/06/wildfires-and-climate-change-fuel-each-other/

“Once Again, Climate Change Cited as Trigger for War” https://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/9/1670392/–Once-Again-Climate-Change-Cited-as-Trigger-for-War

Building climate resilience from the grassroots up http://adaptation-undp.org/local-government-resilience

Increased Extreme Heat and Heat Waves http://www.climatesignals.org/climate-signals/increased-extreme-heat-and-heat-waves

Climate change could dump even more rain on the tropics http://mashable.com/2017/06/12/tropics-more-rain-climate-change/#pgTZh5hAMmqN

Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why https://theconversation.com/chad-is-the-country-most-vulnerable-to-climate-change-heres-why-78423

On Tuesday, some parts of the Midwest and Northeast saw temperatures 20 degrees above the historical average https://thinkprogress.org/heat-wave-delivers-record-breaking-highs-8640ec9dc2a

New study confirms the planet is warming 20 times faster than Earth’s fastest natural climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jun/14/new-research-may-resolve-a-climate-conundrum-across-the-history-of-human-civilization

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/vibrio-zika-west-nile-malaria-diseases-spreading-climate-change/?linkId=38709925

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/15/world/europe/climate-change-rotterdam.html?_r=2

Climate change study in Canada’s Hudson Bay thwarted by climate change https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/14/canada-hudson-bay-climate-change-study-warm-temperatures?utm_content=buffer0ddef&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Oceans Are Heating Up http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/oceans-are-heating-up?utm_content=buffer3d211&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than Texas https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/15/scientists-just-documented-a-massive-melt-event-on-the-surface-of-antarctica/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.328628356a46

Urban Heat Islands Can Be Deadly, and They’re Only Getting Hotter https://www.wired.com/story/urban-heat-islands-can-be-deadly-and-theyre-only-getting-hotter?mbid=social_tw_sci

‘Retrograde’: Emissions on wrong trajectory to hit Paris goal, report finds http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/retrograde-emissions-on-wrong-trajectory-to-hit-paris-goal-report-finds-20170615-gwrii2.html

 

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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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