Today in climate change (13 September 2019)

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Australians increasingly fear climate change-related drought and extinctions https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/10/australians-increasingly-fear-climate-change-related-drought-and-extinctions?CMP=share_btn_tw

Climate gentrification: Coming to a community near you https://grist.org/article/climate-gentrification-coming-to-a-community-near-you/

Australia’s main grid hits new peak of 41 per cent wind and solar https://reneweconomy.com.au/australias-main-grid-hits-new-peak-of-41-per-cent-wind-and-solar-16763/

Climate change survey shows Australians want action on emissions, but are divided on nuclear https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-09-10/climate-of-nation-australia-attitudes/11484690

Extreme heat a far greater threat for most Australians than extreme cold weather, study finds https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/extreme-heat-a-far-greater-threat-for-most-australians-than-extreme-cold-weather-study-finds-20190909-p52ph1.html

European summer heatwave killed 1,500 in France, Minister says https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-09/heatwave-in-france-kills-1500-people,-minister-says/11491610

Climate change: ‘Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt’ https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49635546

What Is the Sun’s Role in Climate Change? https://climate.nasa.gov/blog/2910/what-is-the-suns-role-in-climate-change/

The climate apocalypse is coming. To prepare for it, we need to admit that we can’t prevent it https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/what-if-we-stopped-pretending

Stay or go? Asian nations mull options as seas rise, cities sink http://www.thisisplace.org/i/?id=4eefff34-739f-4084-9699-dc2a50b22596

Climate change is bringing a new world of bushfires https://theconversation.com/climate-change-is-bringing-a-new-world-of-bushfires-123261?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Urban growth, heat islands, humidity, climate change: the costs multiply in tropical cities https://theconversation.com/urban-growth-heat-islands-humidity-climate-change-the-costs-multiply-in-tropical-cities-120825?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Adaptation can deliver high rates of return, bringing multiple benefits to people and the economy https://gca.org/global-commission-on-adaptation/report

How much do direct livestock emissions actually contribute to global warming? https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/gcb.13975

“Business as usual” could lead to catastrophic global sea-level rise, says new study https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/business-usual-could-lead-catastrophic-global-sea-level-rise-says-new-study

Emergent Constraints on Climate-Carbon Cycle Feedbacks https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40641-019-00141-y

Climate change, reforestation/afforestation, and urbanization impacts on evapotranspiration and streamflow in Europe https://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/23/3631/2019/

Why gender matters in climate adaptation https://www.sei.org/perspectives/why-gender-matters-in-climate-adaptation/

Dangerous new hot zones are spreading around the world https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/national/climate-environment/climate-change-world/

‘In for a roasting’: Australia ‘on brink’ of ‘apocalyptic’ conditions https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/climate-change/in-for-a-roasting-australia-on-brink-of-apocalyptic-conditions/news-story/73d731e4a07f6b9c39b18897faa0e085

The losses from glaciers on Arctic islands and middle-latitude mountain ranges have been quite significant https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/145574/malaspina-on-the-move

Building climate change defences could massively boost world economy https://www.newscientist.com/article/2215576-building-climate-change-defences-could-massively-boost-world-economy/

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Today in climate change (6 September 2019)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

MOOC: Climate Change: The Science and Global Impact https://www.edx.org/course/climate-change-the-science-and-global-impact?

Scientists discover evidence for past high-level sea rise https://phys.org/news/2019-08-scientists-evidence-high-level-sea.html

The four big climate challenges for India https://www.livemint.com/news/india/the-four-big-climate-challenges-for-india-1567354297958.html

Major floods will happen more often, due to climate change http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/environment/major-floods-will-happen-more-often-due-to-climate-change/article/557147

Why Are Hurricanes Like Dorian Stalling, and Is Global Warming Involved? https://insideclimatenews.org/news/03092019/hurricane-dorian-climate-change-stall-record-wind-speed-rainfall-intensity-global-warming-bahamas

Trees Are Key To Fighting Urban Heat — But Cities Keep Losing Them https://www.npr.org/2019/09/04/755349748/trees-are-key-to-fighting-urban-heat-but-cities-keep-losing-them

Climate change: Greenland’s ice faces melting ‘death sentence’ https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49483580

Devastation from Hurricane Dorian provokes calls for reporters to acknowledge the climate emergency’s connection to extreme weather https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/09/04/analysis-finds-us-corporate-media-failing-connect-climate-crisis-strongest-atlantic

70% of Americans worried about climate change https://climatenexus.org/wp-content/uploads/National-Poll-Toplines-Crosstabs-PR1922.pdf?utm_content=buffercef76&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Greenland’s rapidly vanishing glaciers https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-49570809/greenland-s-rapidly-vanishing-glaciers

Today in climate change (30 August 2019)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

G7 can’t turn a blind eye to ecocide in the Amazon https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/25/g7-cant-turn-blind-eye-to-amazon-ecocide-forest-fires-indigenous-tribes?CMP=share_btn_tw

Fires intensifying climate change https://www.feedbackreigns.net/fires-intensifying-climate-change/

Book review: The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future https://www.lrb.co.uk/v41/n15/francis-gooding/all-the-news-is-bad

Global Heat Waves Point to Intensifying Global Climate Crisis https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/global-heat-waves-point-intensifying-global-climate-crisis?utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=sierramag&utm_medium=social

Humans have never lived on a planet this hot, and we’re totally unprepared for what’s to come https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/climate-crisis-goodell-survive-extreme-heat-875198/

We know the Arctic is melting – but it’s also on fire http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190822-why-is-the-arctic-on-fire?ocid=ww.social.link.twitter

Climate explained: how emissions trading schemes work and they can help us shift to a zero carbon future https://theconversation.com/climate-explained-how-emissions-trading-schemes-work-and-they-can-help-us-shift-to-a-zero-carbon-future-122325

Region stands out in the deep red of global warming https://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/region-stands-out-in-the-deep-red-of-global-warming/

‘100-year’ floods will happen every 1 to 30 years, according to new flood maps https://www.popsci.com/iceland-grieving-dead-glacier-climate-change/

City council changes mind on climate emergency https://indaily.com.au/news/local/2019/08/28/city-council-changes-mind-on-climate-emergency/

Taking on the Temperature https://medium.com/@kathybaughmanmcleod/taking-on-the-temperature-1d3788549745

Climate change melts 12.5bn billions tons of ice in Greenland fifty years earlier than predicted https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/08/28/climate-change-melts-billions-tons-ice-greenland-fifty-years/

Winter isn’t coming — get ready for a full-blown age of fire https://www.alternet.org/2019/08/winter-isnt-coming-get-ready-for-a-full-blown-age-of-fire/

Landsat Illustrates Five Decades of Change to Greenland Glaciers https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2908/landsat-illustrates-five-decades-of-change-to-greenland-glaciers/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Ireland among countries to bear brunt of flooding caused by climate change https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/ireland-among-countries-to-bear-brunt-of-flooding-caused-by-climate-change-1.4000229

Over the past seven decades, the number of extreme heat days in Europe has steadily increased https://earther.gizmodo.com/europe-is-warming-even-faster-than-climate-models-predi-1837669154?IR=T

Oceans turning from friend to foe, warns landmark UN climate report https://phys.org/news/2019-08-oceans-friend-foe-landmark-climate.html

The air conditioning trap: how cold air is heating the world https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/29/the-air-conditioning-trap-how-cold-air-is-heating-the-world?CMP=share_btn_tw

Flooding in UK over the past 50 years is worst in Europe as climate change ‘increases the amount of rainfall’ https://inews.co.uk/news/environment/uk-flooding-news-latest-worst-europe-climate-change/

Today in climate change (2 September 2016)

Please find below some links to important climate change news for this week…

This new weather satellite is a game changer — if it can survive the journey to launch https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/08/25/this-new-weather-satellite-is-a-game-changer-if-it-can-survive-the-journey-to-launch/

Cities vs. Climate Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-p-fried/cities-vs-climate-change_b_11664066.html

The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/29/declare-anthropocene-epoch-experts-urge-geological-congress-human-impact-earth

Scientist finds clever new way to represent same old depressing climate trends http://www.vox.com/2016/8/26/12637438/new-climate-image-old-climate-trends

Can progress on climate change keep up with its quickening pace? https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/can-progress-on-climate-change-keep-up-with-its-quickening-pace/2016/08/26/f5934118-68b8-11e6-8225-fbb8a6fc65bc_story.html?utm_term=.587c0bae3f0c

Climate skeptics and climate deniers are not the same thing http://grist.org/briefly/climate-skeptics-and-climate-deniers-are-not-the-same-thing-science-says/?utm_content=buffer6262c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Earth is warming at a pace ‘unprecedented in 1,000 years’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/30/nasa-climate-change-warning-earth-temperature-warming?CMP=share_btn_tw

Technique could assess historic changes to Antarctic sea ice and glaciers https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/news/technique-could-assess-historic-changes-to-antarctic-sea-ice-and-glaciers

Subterranean Caverns Hold Clues to Past Droughts https://eos.org/articles/subterranean-caverns-hold-clues-to-past-droughts

Tremors Reveal the Structure of Deep Glacial Shafts https://eos.org/research-spotlights/tremors-reveal-the-structure-of-deep-glacial-shafts

Siberia might as well be where the world begins to end http://www.rawstory.com/2016/08/siberia-might-as-well-be-where-the-world-begins-to-end/

Predictors of public climate change awareness and risk perception around the world http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v5/n11/full/nclimate2728.html

The consequences of climate change http://climate.nasa.gov/effects/

Chicago Architects Team Up on Climate Change https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/chicago-architects-advocate-action-climate-change-campaign

A note on Arctic sea ice loss https://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2016/08/31/note-arctic-sea-ice-loss/

Climate Change Authority’s key report ‘neglects to join the dots’, critic says http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/climate-change-authoritys-key-report-neglects-to-join-the-dots-critic-says-20160830-gr52kc.html

Dhaka Could Be Underwater in a Decade http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/08/dhaka-could-be-underwater-in-a-decade/

Global Temperature Report: August 2016 https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/01/global-temperature-report-august-2016/

Scientific Study Group Favors Recognizing Human-Influenced Epoch https://eos.org/articles/scientific-study-group-favors-recognizing-human-influenced-epoch

Today in climate change (3 June 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Climate Change Intensifying Wildfire on National Forests https://calfire.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/usda-climate-change-intensifying.html?utm_content=buffer745e9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Global Health Impact of Climate Change is More Frightening than Any Horror Movie http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/the-global-health-impact-of-climate-change-is-more-frightening-than-any-horror-movie

Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-01/chile-has-so-much-solar-energy-it-s-giving-it-away-for-free?platform=hootsuite

Watch four decades of Great Lakes ice cover flash before your eyes http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/great-lakes-ice-cover-1.3610584

A UO research project explores the effects of climate change on Northwest Tribes http://oregonquarterly.com/a-world-aflame

Study Helps Explain Sea Ice Differences at Earth’s Poles http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/study-helps-explain-sea-ice-differences-at-earths-poles

Long Overlooked Area of Antarctica Sees Major Ice Loss http://www.climatecentral.org/news/overlooked-area-antarctica-major-ice-loss-20408

Measure For Measure: New Plan Would Protect San Francisco Bay From Rising Seas http://www.audubon.org/news/measure-measure-new-plan-would-protect-san-francisco-bay-rising-seas

Melting permafrost is turbocharging climate change http://www.newsweek.com/2016/06/10/permafrost-greenhouse-gases-global-warming-465585.html?utm_content=bufferb72bb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Today in climate change (2 June 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Antarctic coastline images reveal 4 decades of ice loss to ocean http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-06/uoe-aci060116.php

Australia simmers through hottest autumn on record https://theconversation.com/australia-simmers-through-hottest-autumn-on-record-60329

Since the signing of the Paris climate accord in December, have we made any progress in cutting global emissions? https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601601/six-months-after-paris-accord-were-losing-the-climate-change-battle/

The planet cools as El Niño disappears https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/06/01/the-planet-cools-as-el-nino-disappears/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Warming, fires, warming, fires: How tundra wildfires could create an unstoppable cycle http://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2016/05/31/warming-fires-warming-fires-how-tundra-wildfires-could-create-an-unstoppable-cycle/

Sweltering Svalbard http://arcticjournal.com/climate/2364/sweltering-svalbard

Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36420750

Cattle drugs could fuel climate change, study suggests http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36368734

Arctic sea ice set a record low every single day in May http://mashable.com/2016/06/01/arctic-sea-ice-record-low/#62.1QoQY2EqO

Texas’ Climate Stubbornness Takes an Increasingly Big Toll http://insideclimatenews.org/news/15072015/texas-climate-change-global-warming-stubbornness-takes-increasingly-big-toll-floods-extreme-weather

Nature’s Answer to Climate Risk https://global.nature.org/content/natures-answer-to-climate-risk

Today in climate change (1 June 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Climate Change & Security In South Asia: Cooperating For Peace http://gmaccc.org/gmaccc-publishes-climate-change-security-in-south-asia-cooperating-for-peace/

Unprecedented Wildfires in Western Canada Call For Serious Climate Action http://www.desmog.ca/2016/05/30/unprecedented-wildfires-western-canada-call-serious-climate-action

Persistent Arctic and sub-Arctic warmth expected to continue for months http://www.adn.com/arctic/2016/05/29/persistent-arctic-and-subarctic-warmth-expected-to-continue-for-months/

We can use nature to manage climate risks. Here’s how https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/05/we-can-use-nature-to-manage-climate-risks-heres-how/?utm_content=buffer8f2db&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extratropical cyclone classification and its use in climate studies http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016RG000519/abstract?campaign=wolacceptedarticle