Today in climate change (4 August 2017)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Mapping Sea Level Rise https://www.climate.gov/teaching/resources/mapping-sea-level-rise

‘Some parts of Australia are really crying out for a bit of rain’ as crops turn blue http://www.smh.com.au/business/some-parts-of-australia-are-really-crying-out-for-a-bit-of-rain-as-crops-turn-blue-20170730-gxllk9.html

When Life on Earth Was Nearly Extinguished https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/29/opinion/sunday/when-life-on-earth-was-nearly-extinguished.html

Extreme Weather Hits Europe – Scientists Blame Climate Change http://www.euronews.com/2017/07/29/extreme-weather-hits-europe—scientists-blame-climate-change

A rare mega-tsunami in Greenland is helping researchers prepare for a new climate-change threat https://qz.com/1041793/a-90-meter-megatsunami-in-greenland-caused-by-a-landslide-is-teaching-researchers-how-to-deal-with-a-new-kind-of-climate-change-threat/

Climate Change is a Main Cause of the World’s Refugee Crisis https://impact.vice.com/en_us/article/pady4y/climate-change-is-a-main-cause-of-the-worlds-refugee-crisis?utm_source=impacttwitter

New Antarctic heat maps to improve predictions of sea level rise http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/new-antarctic-heat-maps-to-improve-predictions-of-sea-level-rise/8753458

Sydney weather: City’s driest July since 1995 and likely second warmest http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-citys-driest-july-since-1995-and-likely-second-warmest-20170731-gxm0i0.html

Climate change evident as icebreaker sets mark for earliest Northwest Passage transit http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/science/ct-climate-change-northwest-passage-20170729-story.html

We only have a 5 percent chance of avoiding ‘dangerous’ global warming, a study finds https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/31/we-only-have-a-5-percent-chance-of-avoiding-dangerous-global-warming-a-study-finds/?utm_term=.05bf6fb9455a

11 terrifying climate change facts in 2017 http://www.wired.co.uk/article/climate-change-facts

Miami Just Had Its Hottest Month on Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/miami-hottest-month-on-record-21663

2017 is so far the second-hottest year on record thanks to global warming https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jul/31/2017-is-so-far-the-second-hottest-year-on-record-thanks-to-global-warming?CMP=share_btn_tw

Loss of Arctic sea ice impacting Atlantic Ocean water circulation system https://news.yale.edu/2017/07/31/loss-arctic-sea-ice-impacting-atlantic-ocean-water-circulation-system

Climate Change and U.S. Hurricane Landfall Probability http://www.air-worldwide.com/Blog/Climate-Change-and-U-S–Hurricane-Landfall-Probability/

Islamic State and Climate Change Seen as World’s Greatest Threats, Poll Says https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/01/climate/islamic-state-climate-change-worlds-greatest-threats-pew-survey.html

New Interactive Map Highlights Effects of Sea Level Rise, Shows Areas of Chronic Flooding by Community http://blog.ucsusa.org/kristy-dahl/new-interactive-map-sea-level-rise-areas-chronic-flooding

Extreme Heat Will Hit India’s Most Vulnerable the Hardest http://www.climatecentral.org/news/extreme-heat-india-most-vulnerable-21672

New Study Finds that Present CO2 Levels are Capable of Melting Large Portions of East and West Antarctica https://robertscribbler.com/2017/08/01/new-study-finds-that-present-co2-levels-are-capable-of-melting-large-portions-of-east-and-west-antarctica/

This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plan http://napglobalnetwork.org/resource/framework-gender-responsive-national-adaptation-plan-nap-processes/

Extreme weather events attribution to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/tags/pw:attributionscience/Extreme%20weather%20events%20attribution#hits=20&sortby=default&view=pw&filter=usertags:^”pw:attributionscience”$

Earth’s Temperature Likely To Rise More Than What Paris Accord Predicts: Study http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/earths-temperature-likely-to-rise-more-than-what-paris-accord-predicts-study-1732089

Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/02/climate-change-to-cause-humid-heatwaves-that-will-kill-even-healthy-people

Australian climate science capability review https://www.science.org.au/support/analysis/reports/australian-climate-science-capability-review

Australia records hottest July, Bureau of Meteorology says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-01/australia-records-hottest-july-on-record-bom-says/8762560

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution http://www.imdb.com/videoplayer/vi1430763033

Air Conditioning Is a Lifesaver. It’s Also a Potential Disaster http://time.com/4884909/air-conditioning-ac-climate-change-global-warming/

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds http://www.climatecentral.org/news/history-global-warming-animation-21670

 

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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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