Today in climate change (23 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Global warming was a factor in a deadly wildfire that hit central Portugal and left more than 60 people dead http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/18/what-impact-did-climate-change-have-in-portugal-s-deadly-wildfire

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer8af9c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Interest in heat records, climate change growing in Asia as mercury rises http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/interest-heat-records-climate-change-growing-asia-mercury-rises

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding http://www.climatecentral.org/news/houston-climate-change-catastrophic-flooding-21549

Rising sea levels will boost moderate floods in some areas, severe floods in others https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/pu-rsl060717.php?utm_content=buffer85cd1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Small climb in mean temperatures linked to far higher chance of deadly heat waves https://news.uci.edu/research/small-climb-in-mean-temperatures-linked-to-far-higher-chance-of-deadly-heat-waves/?utm_content=buffera161b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Saying ‘climate change’ instead of ‘global warming’ decreases partisan gap by 30 percent in U.S. http://globaldaily.com/climasphere/saying-climate-change-instead-of-global-warming-decreases-partisan-gap-by-30-percent-in-u-s/

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown http://www.climatecentral.org/news/unprecedented-west-antarctic-meltdown-21553?utm_content=bufferd6ff3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extraordinary storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016 http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/21/extraordinary-storms-caused-massive-antarctic-sea-ice-loss-2016/

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off http://www.climatecentral.org/news/phoenix-heat-wave-planes-takeoff-21558?utm_content=bufferea0d9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier before it disappears http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/93953920/Scientists-rescue-samples-of-melting-Bolivian-glacier-before-it-disappears

UK Parliament – Rising Sea Levels http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/POST-PN-0555

Head of the American Meteorological Society To Secretary of Energy: You’re Dead Wrong on Climate https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/06/21/head-american-meteorological-society-secretary-energy-youre-dead-wrong-climate/

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/22/climate/95-degree-day-maps.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/21/australia-warned-it-has-radically-underestimated-climate-change-security-threat?utm_content=bufferdb3e0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIresearch

Two Tulane studies expose LA’s coastal vulnerability http://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2017/06/two_tulane_studies_expose_las.html

Sea Level Rise and High-Tide Flooding Outlook Make It to NOAA’s Climate Update http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/sea-level-rise-and-high-tide-flooding-outlook-make-it-to-noaas-climate-update

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs http://www.climatecentral.org/news/new-york-boardwalk-climate-adaptation-21506

Record UK rainfall in winter 2013-14 caused by the tropics, stratosphere and climate warming http://ioppublishing.org/news/record-uk-rainfall-in-winter-2013-14-caused-by-the-tropics-stratosphere-and-climate-warming/

 

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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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