Today in climate change (3 March 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

NSW summer weather makes heat records, perfect autumn on the way http://www.colliemail.com.au/story/4492526/soggy-end-to-summer-but-a-perfect-autumn-on-the-way/

Shoup Glacier, Alaska Retreat, Thinning, Velocity Decline http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/24/shoup-glacier-alaska-retreat-thinning-velocity-decline/

Cities taking action, learning from each other to adapt to climate change http://www.eea.europa.eu/highlights/cities-taking-action-learning-from?utm_content=buffer8946c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/node/885

Counterintuitive claim: Slower snowmelt in a warming world https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/02/27/counterintuitive-claim-slower-snowmelt-in-a-warming-world/

Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces http://www.climatecentral.org/news/humans-changing-climate-faster-than-natural-forces-21175?utm_content=buffer81306&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

China smashes solar energy records, as coal use and CO2 emissions fall once again https://thinkprogress.org/with-millions-of-jobs-up-for-grabs-china-seizes-clean-tech-leadership-from-u-s-a37154d02d0#.5gnbjivhg

Chicago Snow Drought Winter 2017 http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/events/chicago-snow-drought-winter-2017

Antarctic sea ice ‘obliterates’ previous minimum record, in remarkable reverse http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/antarctic-sea-ice-obliterates-previous-minimum-record-in-remarkable-reverse-20170227-gumt5r.html

Archaeologists define their role in climate change: Not Just an ecological problem but a social one, new research paper says http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/archaeologists-define-their-role-climate-change-not-just-ecological-problem-social-one-new

Moral reasoning in adaptation to climate change http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09644016.2017.1287624

Glaciers Ebb in South Georgia http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89726&src=twitter-iotd

Boston ponders sea wall as rising water levels pose future threat http://www.metro.us/boston/boston-ponders-sea-wall-as-rising-water-levels-pose-future-threat/zsJqbs—7oBwYr4MOgNvw/

Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy 63.5°F http://www.reuters.com/article/us-antarctica-temperatures-idUSKBN1684I7

Towards a unifying narrative for climate change https://www.imperial.ac.uk/grantham/publications/briefing-papers/towards-a-unifying-narrative-for-climate-change—grantham-briefing-paper-18.php

Less than half of Americans think climate change will harm them personally http://news.trust.org/item/20170301180238-b9si6/

Evaluating Highest Temperature Extremes in the Antarctic https://eos.org/features/evaluating-highest-temperature-extremes-in-the-antarctic

Sydney weather breaks new record with summer the hottest on record http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-01/sydney-summer-the-hottest-on-record/8315672

Chance conversation about climate change http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4502752/chance-conversation-about-climate-change/

Sydney’s Swelter Has a Climate Change Link, Scientists Say https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/02/science/australia-heat-climate-change.html?smid=tw-nytimesworld&smtyp=cur

World Weather Attribution https://wwa.climatecentral.org/

Glacial pace for Southern Hemisphere cyclone season http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/glacial-pace-southern-hemisphere-cyclone-season

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Today in climate change (24 February 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Which part of East Antarctica is most susceptible to warming? https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/which-part-of-east-antarctica-is-most-susceptible-to-warming

State of Alpine Glaciers in 2016-Negative for 37th Consecutive Year http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/17/state-alpine-glaciers-2016-negative-37th-consecutive-year/

Study shows China’s severe weather patterns changing drastically since 1960 https://phys.org/news/2017-02-china-severe-weather-patterns-drastically.html

Global heat continues, sea ice hits new record lows https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/global-heat-continues-sea-ice-hits-new-record-lows

Is climate change causing more UK floods? http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/publications/planetearth/win16-climate/

Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica http://www.ecowatch.com/iceberg-breaks-off-antarctica-2268242877.html

More than 70% believe Coalition not doing enough on energy – poll https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/21/more-than-70-believe-coalition-not-doing-enough-on-energy-poll

Changes to the tropical circulation in the mid-Pliocene and their implications for future climate http://www.clim-past.net/13/135/2017/

The Real Surprise Behind the 3rd Hottest January on Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/18/real-surprise-behind-3rd-hottest-january-record/

Study from decades ago proved remarkably accurate in showing how global warming would affect the Arctic’s sea ice, currently in steep decline https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16022017/arctic-sea-ice-extent-nasa-global-warming-climate-change

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change https://phys.org/news/2017-02-canadian-glaciers-major-contributor-sea.html

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/19/australia-new-normal-47c-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

The race to 100 per cent renewable town is on http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/4475851/the-race-to-100-per-cent-renewable-town-is-on/

There are critical two-way feedbacks missing from current climate models https://phys.org/news/2017-02-climate_1.html

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-larsen-c-crack-21178?utm_content=buffera3597&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms https://caribbeanclimateblog.com/2017/02/21/caribbean-warned-to-prepare-for-more-severe-storms/

How Do Climate Models Work? http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/21/climate-models-work-answer/

The Geographic Impact of Climate Signals on European Winter Storms http://www.air-worldwide.com/Blog/The-Geographic-Impact-of-Climate-Signals-on-European-Winter-Storms/

Heat Wave Breaks Records in Australia http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89683&src=share

California rains put spotlight on atmospheric rivers http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/california-rains-put-spotlight-atmospheric-rivers

New research challenges the perception that Arctic sea ice extent was unperturbed by human-caused climate change until the 1970s http://news.agu.org/press-release/air-pollution-may-have-masked-mid-20th-century-sea-ice-loss/

As algae, detritus, and meltwater darken Greenland’s ice, it is shrinking ever faster http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6327/788.full

Melting Sea Ice May Be Speeding Nature’s Clock in the Arctic https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/melting-sea-ice-may-be-speeding-natures-clock-arctic

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/record-high-temperature-february-21186?utm_content=buffera0111&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Here’s what the Ice Age tells us about future sea level rise http://mashable.com/2017/02/22/ice-age-21st-century-sea-level-rise/?utm_cid=hp-r-1#h5DSpgp_DmqA

Erratic weather brings snow, cyclones http://thenewdaily.com.au/weather/2017/02/20/australias-wild-weather/

 

Today in climate change (17 February 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news …

Lumding Glacier Rapid Retreat, Nepal 1992-2016 http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/08/lumding-glacier-rapid-retreat-nepal-1992-2016/

Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/feb/12/humans-causing-climate-to-change-170-times-faster-than-natural-forces

An Antarctic ice core details changes in the Earth’s temperature, rainfall, and wind over hundreds of thousands of years http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/10/14580426/antarctica-ice-tube-core-climate-amoc-current-atlantic-circulation-greenland

Temperature variability in the Iberian Range since 1602 inferred from tree-ring records http://www.clim-past.net/13/93/2017/

Climate change fight will be won or lost in cities, say experts http://in.reuters.com/article/asia-climatechange-cities-idINL5N1FU787

Heat Waves Scorch the Arctic, Australia, Parts of U.S. https://insideclimatenews.org/news/13022017/arctic-heat-wave-climate-change-australia-oklahoma-texas

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles http://www.climatecentral.org/news/sea-ice-hits-record-lows-both-poles-21160?utm_content=buffer7b090&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Overcoming social barriers to learning and engagement with climate change adaptation: experiences with Swedish forestry stakeholders http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02827581.2014.1002218

A new study just blew a hole in one of the strongest arguments against global warming http://www.businessinsider.com/new-study-debunks-strongest-argument-against-global-warming-climate-change-2017-1?r=US&IR=T

Climate change adaptation in delta cities http://c40-production-images.s3.amazonaws.com/good_practice_briefings/images/5_C40_GPG_CDC.original.pdf?1456788885

How Climate Change Affects Your Health https://www.apha.org/news-and-media/multimedia/infographics/how-climate-change-affects-your-health

Today in climate change (10 February 2017)

Please find links below to some recent important climate change news…

Connecting Delta Cities http://www.deltacities.com/about-c40-and-cdc

Global flood risk to increase five-fold with a 4°C temperature rise http://www.preventionweb.net/news/view/51744

Record-busting heat in eastern Australia as climate warming goes extreme http://www.climatecodered.org/2017/02/record-busting-heat-in-eastern.html?spref=tw

How the World Passed a Carbon Threshold and Why It Matters http://e360.yale.edu/features/how-the-world-passed-a-carbon-threshold-400ppm-and-why-it-matters

Sydney weather: Heat could break century-old record http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-heat-could-break-centuryold-record-before-cool-change-hits-20170205-gu6269.html

New explanation links competing theories of the origin of Antarctic glaciation and highlights complexity of climate change https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/making-antarctica-265483

Study Examines Trends in Global Warming https://www.geolounge.com/study-examines-trends-global-warming/

Sweden sets goal to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2045 http://www.reuters.com/article/climatechange-sweden-idUSL5N1FN6F2

Massive hurricane-force Atlantic storm to push abnormally mild air toward North Pole https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/06/massive-hurricane-force-atlantic-storm-to-push-abnormally-mild-air-towards-north-pole/?utm_term=.afbdc0484641

A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Grew 17 Miles in the Last Two Months https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/02/07/science/earth/antarctic-crack.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Risk of ‘megafires’ to increase as climate warms https://www.carbonbrief.org/risk-megafires-increase-climate-warms

Heatwaves to be hotter, longer and more frequent, climate change report says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-08/heatwaves-to-be-hotter-longer-and-more-often-report-says/8248304?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Links between climate change and bushfires and heatwaves are well-established, also links to increased flooding https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/cranking-intensity-report

The Winter of Blazing Discontent Continues in the Arctic http://www.climatecentral.org/news/winter-extreme-heat-arctic-21141?utm_content=bufferaf9bb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Record low daily Arctic ice extents continued through most of January 2017 https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2017/02/2017-ushers-in-record-low-extent/

UK cricket disrupted by climate change, as grounds face increased rain and flooding http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/uks-treasured-cricket-grounds-hit-by-extreme-weather-linked-to-climate-change-11364145465302

Glaciers in have retreated and thinned steadily since 1995 – Icelandic glaciers weighed from space http://www.icenews.is/2017/02/03/glaciers-in-have-retreated-and-thinned-steadily-since-1995-icelandic-glaciers-weighed-from-space/#axzz4Y85MV5Ln

Arctic Ice Isn’t Doomed Yet—Here’s How to Save It http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/02/arctic-sea-ice-tipping-point-climate-science/

Nordic Arctic Strategies in Overview http://www.nordregio.se/Global/Publications/Publications%202017/PB%202017%201.pdf

D.C. just broke a 117-year old high temperature record by 6 degrees https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/08/washington-d-c-is-about-to-break-a-117-year-old-high-temperature-record/?utm_term=.ae23677d57bc

Droughts and flooding rains already more likely as climate change plays havoc with Pacific weather https://theconversation.com/droughts-and-flooding-rains-already-more-likely-as-climate-change-plays-havoc-with-pacific-weather-71614

Humans have already increased the risk of major disruptions to Pacific rainfall http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14368

Antarctica’s Changing Larsen Ice Shelf http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89588&src=twitter-iotd

The history of climate and human health gives us a glimpse of the dramatically amplified risks we face if present trends continue http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2017/feb/The-Holocene-climate-experience

Chilean Wildfires Offer A Glimpse Of Climate Risks In California And Elsewhere http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chilean-wildfires-offer-a-glimpse-of-climate-risks_us_5898d8bce4b061551b3e018c

Delving through settlers’ diaries can reveal Australia’s colonial-era climate https://theconversation.com/delving-through-settlers-diaries-can-reveal-australias-colonial-era-climate-72652

Why the worst drought in U.S. history was a ‘climate surprise’ http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060049766?utm_content=buffer6234a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Snow Cover on the Decline in North America http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/snow-cover-on-the-decline-in-north-america?utm_content=buffereae37&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Today in climate change (3 February 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent important climate change news:

In Europe and Asia, rain is increasingly falling in the short, localized bursts http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rains-from-thunderstorms-rising-europe-asia-21113-21113?utm_content=buffer59053&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

At 4°C global warming, countries representing more than 70% of the global population and global GDP will face increases in flood risk in excess of 500% http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016EF000485/full

Dwindling Glaciers Lead to Potential Carbon Sinks http://glacierhub.org/2017/01/30/roundup-carbon-sink-or-source-serpentine-syndrom-outmigration/

Key indicators to track current progress and future ambition of the Paris Agreement http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3202.html

44.4% of the US is currently covered by snow https://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/

We can still keep global warming below 2C – but the hard work is about to start https://theconversation.com/we-can-still-keep-global-warming-below-2-but-the-hard-work-is-about-to-start-72075

Impacts of Anthropogenic Heat on Summertime Rainfall in Beijing http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0173.1

Storms preview sea-rise damage to California roads, cities http://en.azvision.az/haber_-57883-xeber.html

Hindle Glacier Rapid Retreat Continues, South Georgia http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/01/31/hindle-glacier-rapid-retreat-continues-south-georgia/

Record heat and drought seen in Amazon during 2015-16 El Niño https://news.mongabay.com/2017/01/record-heat-and-drought-seen-in-amazon-during-2015-16-el-nino/

4 Irrefutable Truths About Climate Change Science http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/01/4-irrefutable-truths-about-climate-change-science?utm_campaign=socialmedia&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=worldresources

Summer heat records smashed in Sydney and regional NSW http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/hottest-summer-ever-and-it-is-only-january/8225840

Moree residents face another record-breaking week, with temperatures to exceed 40 degrees Celsius every day http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/moree-residents-to-endure-a-record-breaking-week-of-weather/8226540

A new report explores the benefits of building climate resilience through good governance http://cspo.org/news/how-does-better-governance-improve-resilience-to-climate-change/

‘Beyond the extreme’: Scientists marvel at ‘increasingly non-natural’ Arctic warmth https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/01/beyond-the-extreme-scientists-marvel-at-increasingly-non-natural-arctic-warmth/?sdfsdfsdfsdfsd&utm_term=.fa5f7cf0e880

Impacts of a Pinatubo-size volcanic eruption on ENSO http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JD025796/full

Fewer Days Below 32°F http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/fewer-days-below-32f?utm_content=bufferfcd75&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Global Ice Viewer http://climate.nasa.gov/interactives/global-ice-viewer/#/

Mapping the Speed of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89261&src=eorss-iotd

The world’s “heat engine” is revving up, and powering deadly weather https://www.fastcoexist.com/3067645/thanks-to-climate-change-the-worlds-storms-are-getting-more-dangerous

Today in climate change (27 January 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent climate change news …

Two scientists’ concerns over years of climate inaction http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/01/two-scientists-fears-over-4-or-8-years-of-inaction-on-climate-change/

The report comes as the business community urges Trump to act on climate https://thinkprogress.org/new-report-details-the-staggering-cost-of-climate-inaction-4f4bc7bff4d#.kartblufw

Pursuing the 1.5°C Limit: Benefits and Opportunities http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/climate-and-disaster-resilience-/pursuing-the-1-5c-limit—benefits-and-opportunities.html

A new sea level rise study predicts a “worrisome” rise in ocean levels is coming http://www.inquisitr.com/3908759/sea-level-rise-study-climate-scientists-warn-significant-increase-of-ocean-levels-possible-in-near-future/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Feed

Introducing the Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Indicators of country-level exposure – methodology report https://www.sei-international.org/publications?pid=2972&utm_content=buffer94615&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sydney weather: City on course for hottest ever January as heat refuses to budge http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-city-on-course-for-hottest-ever-january-as-heat-refuses-to-budge-20170122-gtwmqr.html

We’re now breaking global temperature records once every three years https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jan/23/were-now-breaking-global-temperature-records-once-every-three-years

Mayors Set a Tight Deadline to Initiate Climate Action http://www.citylab.com/politics/2016/12/immediate-climate-action-falls-on-mayors/509168/?utm_source=feed

Five Pacific islands lost to rising seas as climate change hits https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/10/five-pacific-islands-lost-rising-seas-climate-change

Nature-based Climate Adaptation Wins Scandinavia’s Biggest Architecture Award http://worldlandscapearchitect.stfi.re/nature-based-climate-adaptation-wins-scandinavias-biggest-architecture-award/?sf=eoawwob&utm_content=buffer66b94&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.WIZ4XNJ97IX

Although summer sea ice loss in the Arctic is well studied, less is known about how ice comes back in autumn https://eos.org/project-updates/the-balance-of-ice-waves-and-winds-in-the-arctic-autumn

Human migration, environment and climate change https://oecd-development-matters.org/2017/01/18/human-migration-environment-and-climate-change/

On the climate change frontline: the disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jan/20/climate-change-frontline-disappearing-fishing-villages-bangladesh?CMP=share_btn_tw

Dubai gears up for the future through Climate Change Adaptation Plan http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/dubai-gears-up-for-the-future-through-climate-change-adaptation-plan-2017-01-24-1.646945

Scientists just revealed that the earth is the hottest it’s been in 125,000 years http://inhabitat.com/the-last-time-earth-was-this-hot-was-125000-years-ago/

The American public’s awareness, understanding and concern about climate change is at or near record highs https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24012017/global-warming-trump-us-knowledge

Analyses of energy cycle offer a new explanation of climate change https://phys.org/news/2017-01-analyses-energy-explanation-climate.html

Dynamics and predictability of secondary eyewall formation in sheared tropical cyclones http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016MS000729/full

Study links Earth’s orbital variations, sea ice and ice ages https://watchers.news/2017/01/26/orbit-variations-ice-age-study/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How Close Is 1.5°C? Depends When You Measure From http://www.climatecentral.org/news/how-close-is-15c-depends-when-you-measure-21106?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+climatecentral/djOO+Climate+Central+-+Full+Feed

Estimating changes in global temperature since the pre-industrial period http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0007.1

Extreme weather on the rise in Europe http://www.dw.com/en/extreme-weather-on-the-rise-in-europe/a-37289111

A new interactive tool shows how countries address different mitigation, adaptation and finance priorities https://www.sei-international.org/blog-articles/3615?utm_content=buffer94686&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How the World Passed a Carbon Threshold and Why It Matters http://e360.yale.edu/features/how-the-world-passed-a-carbon-threshold-400ppm-and-why-it-matters

Today in climate change (20 January 2017)

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

Epic Antarctic voyage maps seafloor to predict ocean rise as glacier the size of California melts https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/15/totten-glacier-antarctic-voyage-to-map-seafloor-hobart-invstigator?CMP=share_btn_tw

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/science/climate-change-shows-in-shrinking-antarctic-snows-4474075/

Climate change: 90% of rural Australians say their lives are already affected https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/16/climate-change-90-of-rural-australians-say-their-lives-are-already-affected?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Kenyan slum activists build climate change resilience from the bottom up http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2017/01/12/kenyan-slum-activists-build-climate-change-resilience-bottom

The ‘Madhouse Effect’ of climate denial in America http://www.pri.org/stories/2017-01-15/madhouse-effect-climate-denial-america?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=SocailFlow

1953 storm surge: how Britain’s worst natural disaster kicked off the debate on climate change https://theconversation.com/1953-storm-surge-how-britains-worst-natural-disaster-kicked-off-the-debate-on-climate-change-71310

Snow slowly melting away on Africa’s second highest mountain http://africa.cgtn.com/2017/01/16/snow-slowly-melting-away-on-africas-second-highest-mountain/

Understanding Causes and Effects of Rapid Warming in the Arctic https://eos.org/project-updates/understanding-causes-and-effects-of-rapid-warming-in-the-arctic

2016 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report http://thoughtleadership.aonbenfield.com/Documents/20170117-ab-if-annual-climate-catastrophe-report.pdf

2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/noaa-and-nasa-confirm-2016-is-warmest-year-on-record

2016 marks three consecutive years of record warmth for the globe http://www.noaa.gov/stories/2016-marks-three-consecutive-years-of-record-warmth-for-globe

Compensatory water effects link yearly global land CO2 sink changes to temperature http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature20780.html

Seven in ten Americans think global warming is happening http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/climate-change-in-the-american-mind-november-2016/3/

Record-breaking extreme weather in Australia in 2016 devastates ecosystems https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/jan/05/record-breaking-extreme-weather-in-australia-in-2016-devastates-ecosystems

New Climate Index Shows Extreme Weather Is Now 3 Times More Frequent http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2017/01/12/438768.htm

Manitoba breaks its severe weather record http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/manitoba-breaks-its-severe-weather-record-219672.aspx

New regional sea level scenarios help communities prepare for risks

New U.S. regional sea level scenarios developed by NOAA and its partners will give coastal communities better, more localized data to help them plan for and adapt to the risk of rising sea levels http://www.noaa.gov/media-release/new-regional-sea-level-scenarios-help-communities-prepare-for-risks

Defra outlines five-year climate action plan in national risk assessment http://www.edie.net/news/9/Government-publishes-2017-climate-change-risk-assessment–/#.WICqy-jQMb0.twitter

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/584281/uk-climate-change-risk-assess-2017.pdf

Sea levels could rise by six to nine metres over time, new study warns https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jan/19/sea-levels-could-rise-by-six-to-nine-metres-over-time-new-study-warns?platform=hootsuite

Regional and global sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6322/276

Regional Sea-Level Scenarios Will Help Northeast Plan for Faster-than-Global Rise http://news.rutgers.edu/news/regional-sea-level-scenarios-will-help-northeast-plan-faster-global-rise/20170118#.WIEu19J97IV