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

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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

Today in climate change (30 May 2016)

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

Has China’s Coal Use Peaked? Here’s How to Read the Tea Leaves http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/has-chinas-coal-use-peaked-read-tea-leaves/?utm_source=socialmedia&utm_medium=ees&utm_campaign=Has%20China%E2%80%99s%20Coal%20Use%20Peaked%3F%20Here%E2%80%99s%20How%20to%20Read%20the%20Tea%20Leaves&sf26381476=1

Predicted flooding in coastal Australia related to climate change http://coastalrisk.com.au/

What is going on with India’s weather? https://theconversation.com/what-is-going-on-with-indias-weather-59883

Meteorologists are seeing global warming’s effect on the weather http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/may/27/meteorologists-are-seeing-global-warmings-effect-on-the-weather?CMP=share_btn_tw

Limited ocean measurements have shown that “the Atlantic conveyor belt” is far more capricious than models have previously suggested https://news.mongabay.com/2016/05/scientists-concerned-slowing-atlantic-conveyor-warn-abrupt-climate-change/

The Best Visualization of Climate Change isn’t a Graph—It’s a Death Spiral http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-best-visualization-of-climate-change-isnt-a-graphits-a-death-spiral

As much as 35 percent of northern and central Great Barrier Reef dead or dying: scientists http://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-environment-idUSKCN0YK0RK?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

Climate change increases our risk of both heavy rains and extreme droughts https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/climate-change-impacting-water-cycle?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=

Impact of climate change and flooding on low income households http://www.nationalfloodforum.org.uk/impact-of-climate-change-and-flooding-on-low-income-households/

Banks told to look at climate risks in mortgages http://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/banks-told-to-look-at-climate-risks-in-mortgages-20160529-gp6e51.html

How can your bank help reduce climate change risks to your home? https://theconversation.com/how-can-your-bank-help-reduce-climate-change-risks-to-your-home-60049

Arctic sea ice melt “like a train wreck” says US scientist http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/05/23/arctic-sea-ice-melt-like-a-train-wreck-says-us-scientist/?utm_content=buffer8c10b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rules For U.N. Climate Pact May Take Two Years http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rules-for-climate-pact-may-take-two-years-20392

Global Warming to Spur More Fires in Alaska, in Turn Causing More Warming http://insideclimatenews.org/news/16052016/global-warming-spur-wildfires-alaska-climate-change-permafrost-tundra