Today in climate change (25 August 2017)

Climate

Please find below lists to recent climate change news…

Greenland: Land of ice on fire http://www.dw.com/en/greenland-land-of-ice-on-fire/a-40136045

Greenland ice flow likely to speed up https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170816141846.htm

Wildfires over Siberia can be seen from outer space http://siberiantimes.com/ecology/casestudy/news/n0682-siberias-wildfires-seen-from-1-million-miles-away-even-the-tundra-is-burning/

Has Canberra’s weather changed according to Bureau of Meteorology records? http://www.abc.net.au/news/specials/curious-canberra/2017-08-21/has-canberras-weather-changed/8806902

What’s really warming the world? https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-whats-warming-the-world/

Double exposure, infrastructure planning, and urban climate resilience in coastal megacities: A case study of Manila http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0308518X17723630?journalCode=epna

It seems like much of the world is ablaze right now, and this could be the new normal http://www.dw.com/en/climate-change-sets-the-world-on-fire/a-40152365

Alaska Towns At Risk from Rising Seas Sound Alarm http://www.climatecentral.org/news/alaska-towns-sound-alarm-sea-level-rise-21701

Reframing climate change assessments around risk: recommendations for the US National Climate Assessment http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa7494/meta

Global assessment of flood and storm extremes with increased temperatures https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-08481-1

More extreme weather to come: Scientist http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/more-extreme-weather-to-come:-scientist/8829716

A new community of floating homes may signal a solution for rising sea levels across the globe https://psmag.com/environment/are-the-floating-houses-of-the-netherlands-a-solution-against-the-rising-seas

Impact of Climate Change & Exposure to Disasters http://reliefweb.int/report/world/disasters-climate-change-managing-risks-building-resilience

Study: Earth’s temperature record was broken three years in a row, and you can thank humans for that http://www.post-gazette.com/news/environment/2017/08/22/michael-mann-climate-change-antropogenic-global-warming-extreme-weather-penn-state-geophysical-research-letters/stories/201708220125

Climate change and hurricane Harvey http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/events/tropical-storm-harvey-2017

‘It’s alarming’: Wildfire emissions grow to triple B.C.’s annual carbon footprint http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/it-s-alarming-wildfire-emissions-grow-to-triple-b-c-s-annual-carbon-footprint-1.4259306

Catalyzing Progress on National Climate Plans After Paris http://www.ndcpartnership.org/news-and-events/news/catalyzing-progress-national-climate-plans-after-paris

Climate Refugees: Kiribati https://www.cbsnews.com/news/climate-refugees-kiribati-cbsn-on-assignment/

The role of city size and urban form in the surface urban heat island https://comdig.unam.mx/2017/08/24/the-role-of-city-size-and-urban-form-in-the-surface-urban-heat-island/

Russian tanker sails through Arctic without icebreaker for first time https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/24/russian-tanker-sails-arctic-without-icebreaker-first-time

Adaptation and Loss and Damage Update http://sdg.iisd.org/news/adaptation-and-loss-and-damage-update-publications-promote-gender-responsiveness-outline-institutional-challenges-to-adaptation/

Increased number of heavy rain events in Missouri since the 1950s http://www.kshb.com/weather/weather-news/increased-number-of-heavy-rain-events-in-missouri-since-the-1950s

Does the economy affect public opinion on climate? https://citizensclimatelobby.org/economy-affect-public-opinion-climate/

 

 

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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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