Today in climate change (28 July 2017)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Global warming will increase poverty in the southern US, a new study says https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-07-23/global-warming-will-increase-poverty-southern-us-new-study-says

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-sea-ice-melt-since-the-80s-21637

What Causes More Climate Change – Humans Or Volcanic Eruptions? http://www.iflscience.com/environment/what-causes-more-climate-change-humans-volcanic-eruptions/

A recent heatwave in Siberia’s frozen wastes has resulted in outbreaks of deadly anthrax and a series of violent explosions https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/20/hell-breaks-loose-tundra-thaws-weatherwatch?CMP=share_btn_tw

The atmospheric abundance of CO2 has increased by an average of 1.80 ppm per year over the past 38 years https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/aggi/aggi.html

Ellsworth Glacier Retreat http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/07/20/ellsworth-glacier-retreat-lake-expansion-alaska/

Mountains warming faster https://psmag.com/environment/mountains-warming-photo-essay

The Uninhabitable Earth, Annotated Edition http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans-annotated.html

Extreme El Nino events to double in number even with 1.5-degree warming: study http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/extreme-el-nino-events-to-double-in-number-even-with-15degree-warming-study-20170720-gxfmwl

35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions http://www.climateactionprogramme.org/news/35-australian-local-governments-pledge-to-reduce-emissions

Preparing for climate change means making New York fairer too http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170724/OPINION/170729943/mayor-bill-de-blasio-hosting-100-resilient-cities-summit-says

Sea level rise could bring costly flooding in coastal communities within decades http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/environment/sd-me-sea-level-rise-20170723-story.html

Public opinion on climate change: Is there an economy–environment trade off? http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09644016.2017.1322275

Progress in Numerical Modeling of Antarctic Ice-Sheet Dynamics https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40641-017-0069-7?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst

Fight, flee, or wait and see? Locals face hard choices as Louisiana coast recedes http://news.trust.org/item/20170705070223-njp4c/?utm_content=buffer217dc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Wildfires, health and climate change: Research and resources https://journalistsresource.org/studies/environment/climate-change/wildfires-health-climate-change-research

Climate Adaptation Raises a ‘Question of Equity’ for Flagstaff’s Mayor http://www.routefifty.com/infrastructure/2017/07/climate-resilience-flagstaff-coral-evans/139651/

So what if we’re doomed? http://www.hcn.org/issues/49.12/essay-climate-change-confronting-despair-in-the-age-of-ecocide

Asia under water: How 137 million people’s lives are being put at risk http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/24/asia/climate-change-floods-asia/index.html

Amid rising temperatures, UN agency launches video ‘forecasts’ on impact of climate change http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57120#.WXkPSxWGPIV

Impacts of climate on past, present, and future fire regimes in Alaskan boreal forest and tundra ecosystems http://mailchi.mp/blm/webinar-sagebrush-ecosystems-in-a-changing-climate-opportunities-for-adaptive-management-2680585

Modelling suggests Australia would face more frequent drought-inducing weather events beyond any climate stabilisation https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/25/extreme-el-nino-events-more-frequent-even-if-warming-limited-to-15c-report?CMP=share_btn_tw

A major glacier in Greenland might be breaking apart http://grist.org/briefly/a-major-glacier-in-greenland-might-be-destabilizing/amp/

Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice http://ht.ly/SjCO30dUAA7

Calgary entering ‘uncharted territory’ for sustained heat, Environment Canada says http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-heat-uncharted-territory-2017-record-1.4222224

Alaskan glacier advanced ‘faster than a running dog’ http://climatechangedispatch.com/alaskan-glacier-advanced-faster-than-a-running-dog/

6 of the Hottest Places in the World https://www.ecowatch.com/hottest-places-world-2466194830.html

How loss of Arctic sea ice further fuels global warming http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/loss-arctic-sea-ice-fuels-global-warming-48881685?utm_campaign=Contact+Quiboat+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=quiboat

A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific https://www.adb.org/publications/region-at-risk-climate-change

Contributors to sea level rise http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Videos/2017/06/Contributors_to_sea-level_rise

 

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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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