Today in climate change (18 November 2016)

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We use the nunataks as ‘dipsticks’ http://www.magicdml.com/about

Warming up: new research points to a more sensitive climate to rising CO2 http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/warming-up-new-research-points-to-a-more-sensitive-climate-to-rising-co2-20161113-gso3z0.html

Policy documents as sources for measuring societal impact: how often is climate change research mentioned in policy-related documents? http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11192-016-2115-y

Stunningly good news for the planet: Carbon emissions were flat for the third straight year https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/11/13/stunningly-good-news-for-the-planet-carbon-emissions-were-flat-for-the-third-straight-year/

‘Oldest Ice’ drilling project https://www.bas.ac.uk/project/beyond-epica/

Climate Change in the Pacific: COASTS (narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dq234w56n2o

2016 Likely to Top 2015 as Hottest Year on Record, Scientists Say http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/science/2016-hottest-year-on-record.html

Marrakech climate talks an emotional ride as reports show need to end coal power https://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2016/nov/15/marrakech-climate-talks-an-emotional-ride-as-reports-show-need-to-end-coal-power

2016 on track to beat heat record despite slowdown in CO2 emissions http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/2016-heat-record-climate-co2-emissions-1.3849636

October 2016 was the third warmest on record http://ds.data.jma.go.jp/tcc/tcc/products/gwp/temp/oct_wld.html

Natural hazards in Australia: sea level and coastal extremes http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-016-1647-8

Climate Adaptation – The State of Practice in U.S. Communities http://kresge.org/library/climate-adaptation-state-practice-us-communities-full-report

New Model Teases an Ideal Response to Climate Change https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/ideal-urban-resilience-climate-change-plans-cities

Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161116114217.htm#.WCygBVwXAyo.twitter

Warming global temperatures have already impacted nearly every aspect of life on earth http://e360.yale.edu/digest/climate_change_affecting_nearly_every_aspect_of_life/4842/

Super-Charged Storms in Australia: The Influence Of Climate Change https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/stormsreport

D.C. Prepares For Heat Emergencies To Nearly Double By 2020, Among Other Climate Change Effects http://dcist.com/2016/11/washingtonians_should_brace_for_mor.php

36% of Americans are deeply concerned about the issue of global climate change http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/11/17/two-varietals-of-green-oriented-americans/

West Africa is being swallowed by the sea http://gulfnews.com/culture/environment/west-africa-is-being-swallowed-by-the-sea-1.1930483#.WC4U5y7PH2A.twitter

Ice shelves can behave like dominos http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2016/11/14/the-domino-effect/

Peatlands protection seen key to preventing climate change “tipping point” http://news.trust.org/item/20161117182958-ytmbn/

Climate Action Tracker Steps To Limit Warming To 1.5°C Outlines 10 Most Important Short-Term https://cleantechnica.com/2016/11/17/climate-action-tracker-outline-10-important-short-term-steps-limit-warming-1-5c/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

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Today in climate change (11 November 2016)

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The World Isn’t Doing Enough to Slow Climate Change http://www.climatecentral.org/news/unep-report-climate-change-20846?utm_content=buffer13b2e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

2016 Emissions Gap Report https://web.unep.org/emissionsgap/

Arctic summer sea ice to disappear with 2C warming, study says https://www.carbonbrief.org/arctic-summer-sea-ice-to-disappear-with-2c-warming?utm_source=Daily+Carbon+Briefing&utm_campaign=8fc27c89fa-cb_daily&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_876aab4fd7-8fc27c89fa-303452469

Displacement linked to climate change is not a future hypothetical – it’s a current reality http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2016/11/581f52dc4/frequently-asked-questions-climate-change-disaster-displacement.html

The global climate 2011-2015: hot and wild http://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/global-climate-2011-2015-hot-and-wild

The Effect of Historical and Future Climate Changes on Natural Hazards in Australia http://link.springer.com/journal/10584/139/1/page/1

How Mendenhall Glacier Teaches About Climate Change http://glacierhub.org/2016/11/08/melting-mendenhall-glacier-teaches-climate-change/

The Paris climate deal just became law. Now countries must figure out how to make good on their pledges http://www.latimes.com/world/africa/la-fg-morocco-climate-conference-20161107-story.html?utm_content=buffer0da50&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Why scientists are so worried about sea-level rise in the second half of this century https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/11/07/why-scientists-are-so-worried-about-sea-level-rise-in-the-second-half-of-this-century/?utm_content=bufferf8bd7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Hotter Mediterranean will trigger massive change http://climatenewsnetwork.net/mediterranean-heat-massive-change/?utm_content=buffer927b9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Past five years hottest on record, says UN weather agency http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=55503#.WCJJfNJ97IU

Charleston, South Carolina, is adapting to a hotter, wetter and riskier future https://nextcity.org/features/view/climate-change-cities-planning-charleston-flood

New research suggests the Earth’s climate could be more sensitive to greenhouse gases than thought http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/climate-change-game-over-global-warming-climate-sensitivity-seven-degrees-a7407881.html

Nonlinear climate sensitivity and its implications for future greenhouse warming http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/11/e1501923

Experts call on international climate change panel to better reflect ocean variability in their projections http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2016/november/climate-change-panel-oceans-.html

Fighting Climate Change ‘Means a Global Transformation’: An Interview with Moroccan Environment Minister Hakima El Haite http://globaldaily.com/climasphere/fighting-climate-change-means-a-global-transformation-an-interview-with-moroccan-environment-minister-hakima-el-haite/

Alaska continues to bake through October http://wxshift.com/news/alaska-continues-to-bake-through-october

The Turnbull government has ratified the Paris climate agreement http://www.watoday.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/turnbull-government-ignoring-trump-election-proceeds-with-paris-climate-agreement-ratification-20161110-gsm5m1.html

NBC News Exit Poll in Florida: Many Voters Say Climate Change Is a Serious Problem http://www.nbcnews.com/card/nbc-news-exit-poll-florida-many-voters-say-climate-change-n680406?utm_content=bufferff11a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate resilient Toronto http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-98049.pdf

Today in climate change (4 November 2016)

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Coley Glacier Retreat, James Ross Island, Antarctica http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2016/10/28/coley-glacier-retreat-james-ross-island-antarctica/

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Islands as the Vanguard of Climate Adaptation https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/10/developing-climate-resilience-island-perspective/?utm_content=buffer1f8c9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change and the generational timescape http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-954X.12397/abstract;jsessionid=AB6F726F2B1A863B61EE7D9066845B2A.f04t02

Unnatural disasters: how we can spot climate’s role in specific extreme events https://theconversation.com/unnatural-disasters-how-we-can-spot-climates-role-in-specific-extreme-events-67695

Clouds dampened warming since 1980s, study shows https://www.carbonbrief.org/clouds-dampened-warming-since1980s?utm_content=buffer037e2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter, as climate change shifts the polar vortex https://thinkprogress.org/stronger-cold-spells-likely-in-north-america-as-the-polar-vortex-is-shifting-7225c56569c2#.nvmhx4lfu

Can Science Help Communities Thrive on a Turbulent Planet? http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/10/31/can-science-help-communities-thrive-on-a-turbulent-planet/?_r=0

Climate change enters dangerous new territory http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/climate-change-enters-dangerous-new-territory-1.2848527

Rio’s famous beaches take battering as scientists issue climate change warning https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/01/rio-de-janerio-beaches-climate-change-storms

Australian business woefully unprepared for climate change post Paris agreement http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/australian-business-woefully-unprepared-for-climate-change-post-paris-agreement-20161101-gsfdp2.html

Report: Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/finalresilienceopportunitiesreport.pdf

Leo DiCaprio’s new film ‘Before the Flood’ is a sweeping look at climate change http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/blogs/before-flood-leo-dicaprios-new-film-climate-change

Sluggish ice growth in the Arctic http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/11/sluggish-ice-growth-in-the-arctic/

Why isn’t climate change a dinner table topic? http://www.heatofthemoment.org/features/breakingthenews/?7am

New South Wales unveils plan to reach zero emissions by 2050 https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/nov/03/new-south-wales-unveils-plan-to-reach-zero-emissions-by-2050?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

New, space-based view of human-made carbon dioxide http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2509/new-space-based-view-of-human-made-carbon-dioxide/

Change afoot? Humid Alabama goes dry, Iran gets extra snowy, Egypt has floods https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/nov/02/humid-alabama-texas-dry-drought-iran-extra-snowy-egypt-floods-red-sea

Your carbon footprint destroys 30 square metres of Arctic sea ice a year https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/03/your-carbon-footprint-destroys-30-square-metres-of-arctic-sea-ice-a-year?CMP=share_btn_tw

See how Arctic sea ice is losing its bulwark against warming summers http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2510/see-how-arctic-sea-ice-is-losing-its-bulwark-against-warming-summers/

Preview: The UN’s COP22 climate talks in Marrakech https://www.carbonbrief.org/preview-un-cop22-climate-talks-marrakech

Today in climate change (28 October 2016)

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Climate change will exacerbate disasters, but the underlying problems are still worth addressing http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2016/10/blaming_natural_disasters_on_climate_change_will_backfire.html?wpsrc=sh_all_mob_tw_top

Exposed: The Climate Fallacy of 2100 https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/exposed-the-climate-fallacy-of-2100/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_BLOG

The latest disaster risk from climate change — huge glacial floods https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/21/the-latest-disaster-risk-from-climate-change-huge-glacial-floods/?postshare=3561477075174603&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.98c24268e475

The Guardian view on climate change: good news – but not yet good enough https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/23/the-guardian-view-on-climate-change-good-news-but-not-yet-good-enough?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

Carbon Dioxide Passed Critical Threshold in 2015 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-400-ppm-threshold-2015-20809?utm_content=buffer1bc86&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Atmospheric CO2 keeps climbing – visual http://folk.uio.no/roberan/t/MLO_weekly.shtml

This Antarctic glacier is the biggest threat for rising sea levels. The race is on to understand it https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/20/u-s-and-u-k-announce-major-research-mission-to-enormous-melting-antarctic-glacier/?utm_term=.7c36d4fe9e32

Antarctica’s Ice Sheets Are Melting Faster — and From Beneath https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/10/25/antarcticas-ice-sheets-are-melting-faster-and-from-beneath/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=KQEDScience

We just entered an alarming ‘new era’ of global warming http://mashable.com/2016/10/24/earth-passed-global-warming-threshold/#h5DSpgp_DmqA

What the ancient CO2 record may mean for future climate change http://phys.org/news/2016-10-ancient-co2-future-climate.html

Characterizing Risk in Climate Change Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop (2016) https://www.nap.edu/catalog/23569/characterizing-risk-in-climate-change-assessments-proceedings-of-a-workshop?utm_source=NAP+Newsletter&utm_campaign=e325f84319-Final_Book_2016_10_26_23569&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_96101de015-e325f84319-102713761&goal=0_96101de015-e325f84319-102713761&mc_cid=e325f84319&mc_eid=7b96484b63

State of the Climate 2016: Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO https://theconversation.com/state-of-the-climate-2016-bureau-of-meteorology-and-csiro-67717

There has been an increase in extreme fire weather, and a longer fire season, across large parts of Australia since the 1970s http://www.bom.gov.au/state-of-the-climate/State-of-the-Climate-2016.pdf

Claim: Why ice ages occur every 100,000 years https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/26/claim-why-ice-ages-occur-every-100000-years/

Tibet Just Had Another Massive Ice Avalanche http://www.climatecentral.org/news/tibet-ice-avalanche-20822

Observed heavy precipitation increase confirms theory and early models http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v6/n11/full/nclimate3110.html

Mediterranean warming fast, deserts may spread in Europe: study http://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-mediterranean-idUSKCN12R2FN?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2Fenvironment+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Environment%29

Why Global Warming Hits the Arctic Harder Than Anywhere Else http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/enric-sala-global-warming-climate-change-arctic-btf/

Before the Flood: DiCaprio’s new climate change documentary http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/before-the-flood/

Today in climate change (21 October 2016)

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Why climate change divides us http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2016/1012/Why-climate-change-divides-us?utm_content=bufferceaed&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/16/climate-change-triggers-earthquakes-tsunamis-volcanoes

Given current climate drivers, that means we’re likely to see 11 or more tropical cyclones in the Australian region https://theconversation.com/more-tropical-cyclones-likely-for-australia-this-year-heres-why-66992

Thousands more people at risk as sea levels in Thames estuary continue to rise http://www.gravesendreporter.co.uk/news/thousands_more_people_at_risk_as_sea_levels_in_thames_estuary_continue_to_rise_1_4734211

Countries Reach Landmark Deal to Limit Global Warming http://fortune.com/2016/10/16/global-warming-hfcs-deal/

Greenland is melting http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/24/greenland-is-melting

A Canadian Island Is Being Swallowed Up by the Sea and Climate Change Is the Reason http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/a-canadian-island-is-being-swallowed-up-by-the-sea-and-climate-change-is-the-reason

Making lemonade out of climate change http://climate.nasa.gov/blog/2502/making-lemonade-out-of-climate-change/

How warm seas powered two major hurricanes https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/oct/17/warm-seas-powered-two-major-hurricanes-matthew-nicole-weatherwatch?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

September an Exclamation Point on String of Hot Months http://www.climatecentral.org/news/september-hottest-month-climate-change-20791

The trouble with negative emissions http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6309/182.full

How the U.S. Military is Responding to Sea Level Rise http://www.wri.org/news/2016/10/advisory-how-us-military-responding-sea-level-rise

A Trek to the Giant Mongolian Glacier That Holds the Secrets to Global Warming https://psmag.com/trekking-potanin-glacier-mongolia-mystery-climate-change-5240b435f007#.tnz4an7xc

“Overheating: Towards an anthropological history of the early 21st century” http://amf.so/14BRC

NYC braces for effects of climate change with new flood maps http://ny.curbed.com/2016/10/18/13311760/new-york-flood-maps-fema-climate-change

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-increases-sunny-day-floods-20784?utm_content=buffer2a37f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical Records May Underestimate Sea Level Rise http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/historical-records-may-underestimate-sea-level-rise

Did a Comet Set Off Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/did-comet-set-global-warming-56-million-years-ago-180960799/?no-ist

NASA Analysis Finds Warmest September on Record by Narrow Margin http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2016/10/18/nasa-analysis-finds-warmest-september-on-record-by-narrow-margin/

Climate Change Means Moving. Just Don’t Say ‘Retreat https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-19/climate-change-means-moving-just-don-t-say-retreat

The shore is wider than the beach: Ecological planning solutions to sea level rise for the Jersey Shore, USA http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204616301761

Shifting tropical cyclones increases threat to sinking Mekong delta https://www.carbonbrief.org/shifting-tropical-cyclones-increases-threat-to-sinking-mekong-delta

Link between climate change and armed conflict is exaggerated – new study https://theconversation.com/link-between-climate-change-and-armed-conflict-is-exaggerated-new-study-67182?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#link_time=1476785492

September brought the world’s record-breaking hot streak to an end – but don’t chill out https://theconversation.com/september-brought-the-worlds-record-breaking-hot-streak-to-an-end-but-dont-chill-out-67381

A geological perspective on sea level and storm surges https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/20/a-geological-perspective-on-sea-level-and-storm-surges/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Thawing permafrost destroys Arctic cities https://www.wired.com/2016/10/thawing-permafrost-destroying-arctic-cities/

Is the detection of accelerated sea level rise imminent? http://www.nature.com/articles/srep31245

Today in climate change (14 October 2016)

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World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/09/world-bank-jim-yong-kim-paris-climate-coal-power-emissions

Collaboration Vital For Cities To Tackle Climate Change http://cleantechnica.com/2016/10/06/collaboration-vital-cities-tackle-climate-change/?utm_content=buffera0904&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Matthew Flings All-Time Surge and Rainfall Records Across Southeast https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/matthew-flings-alltime-surge-and-rainfall-records-across-southeast

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F http://wxshift.com/news/graphics/fewer-october-nights-below-40f?utm_content=bufferf19f1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rising sea levels could reduce several UK mountains to hills https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/oct/09/rising-sea-levels-reduce-several-uk-mountains-hills-ordnance-survey

Young People’s Burden: Requirement of Negative CO2 Emissions http://www.earth-syst-dynam-discuss.net/esd-2016-42/esd-2016-42.pdf

Season 2: Tears of Living Dangerously http://yearsoflivingdangerously.com/?utm_content=bufferea627&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Expect more wildfires, flooding, say climate scientists http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/1010/Expect-more-wildfires-flooding-say-climate-scientists?cmpid=push013

Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western US forests http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/10/05/1607171113.abstract

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says http://www.climatecentral.org/news/oil-gas-cows-culprits-in-methane-spike-20772?utm_content=buffer1f229&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study http://news.trust.org/item/20161010190244-qh687/

Ancient Andes glaciers have lost half their ice in just 40 years https://www.newscientist.com/article/2108455-ancient-andes-glaciers-have-lost-half-their-ice-in-just-40-years/

God, Politics, and Global Warming http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katharine-hayhoe/god-politics-and-global-w_b_12388020.html?

Coal-fired power stations: Senate committee to examine how best to close them https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/12/coal-fired-power-stations-senate-committee-to-examine-how-best-to-close-them?CMP=share_btn_tw

How Greenland’s ice is melting from both above and below https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/11/how-greenlands-ice-is-melting-from-above-and-below/?postshare=4041476217040553&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.7ede262f4e2c

Historic Shrinking of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked to CO2 Spike http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/news-events/historic-shrinking-antarctic-ice-sheet-linked-co2-spike

Claim that wildfires are on increase due to ‘climate change’ is shown to be ‘a prescribed result’ of climate models https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/12/claim-that-wildfires-are-on-increase-due-to-climate-change-is-shown-to-be-a-prescribed-result-of-climate-models/

The End of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/fromthefield/2016/10/12/the-end-of-ice/

Special Climate Statement 58 – record September rains continue wet period in much of Australia http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/statements/scs58.pdf?cid=017tw10

Warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures around northern Australia will help to fuel the tropical cyclone http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/298/average-to-above-average-cyclone-season-expected-for-australia-this-year/

What two million years of climate history tells us about the future https://cosmosmagazine.com/climate/what-two-million-years-of-climate-history-tells-us-about-the-future?utm_source=Today+in+Cosmos+Magazine&utm_campaign=3957c6de2d-RSS_EMAIL&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f4ec2b124-3957c6de2d-179977041

Out in the heat: why poorer suburbs are more at risk in warming cities https://theconversation.com/out-in-the-heat-why-poorer-suburbs-are-more-at-risk-in-warming-cities-66213

Could urban greening mitigate suburban thermal inequity?: the role of residents’ dispositions and household practices http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/095014/meta;jsessionid=1D00F51DF4233905C479FFF00A57D00E.c2.iopscience.cld.iop.org

Why 2015 Was a Big Hurricane Year for the Eastern North Pacific https://eos.org/research-spotlights/why-2015-was-a-big-hurricane-year-for-the-eastern-north-pacific

Interactive resource to help local governments effectively deliver services to their communities even as the climate changes https://www.epa.gov/arc-x

Today in climate change (7 October 2016)

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App zeros in on loss of equatorial glaciers http://climatenewsnetwork.net/app-loss-equatorial-glaciers/

EU Nations Approve Ratification of Climate Change Pact http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/09/30/world/europe/ap-eu-europe-climate-pact.html?_r=0

Sea level rise is already here http://daily.jstor.org/sea-level-rise-is-already-here/

The tiny nation of Kiribati will soon be underwater — here’s the plan to save its people https://news.vice.com/article/doomed-by-climate-change-kiribati-wants-migration-with-dignity

Melting Arctic Sea Ice Shows Global Warming http://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/wmo-says-melting-arctic-sea-ice-shows-global-warming/3532218.html

Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rift-speeds-up-across-antarctic-ice-shelf-20752

CAIT Climate Data Explorer – Paris Agreement Tracker http://cait.wri.org/indc/#/ratification

With Public Opinion on Climate Change Evolving Slowly, AAAS Leshner Fellows Help Communities https://www.aaas.org/news/public-opinion-climate-change-evolving-slowly-aaas-leshner-fellows-help-communities?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=news_tweet_button&utm_content=public-opinion-climate-change-evolving-slowly-aaas-leshner-fellows-help-communities&utm_campaign=aaasorg_news

U.S. Concern About Global Warming at Eight-Year High http://www.gallup.com/poll/190010/concern-global-warming-eight-year-high.aspx

Haiti Hurricane Matthew Climate Change Effects: Global Warming Means More Devastation, Climate Refugees http://www.ibtimes.com/haiti-hurricane-matthew-climate-change-effects-global-warming-means-more-devastation-2426201

The Politics of Climate http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/10/04/the-politics-of-climate/

Atlantic City Gambles on Rising Seas http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/05/160502-rising-seas-climate-change-atlantic-city/

No country on Earth is taking the 2 degree climate target seriously http://www.vox.com/2016/10/4/13118594/2-degrees-no-more-fossil-fuels

Europe pushes Paris climate deal over the top http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/10/europe-pushes-paris-climate-deal-over-top

Adapting to rates versus amounts of climate change: a case of adaptation to sea-level rise http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/10/104007

Velocity fields of Greenland outlet glaciers https://data1.geo.tu-dresden.de/flow_velocity/index.shtml

Was climate change to blame for the Adelaide storm? http://andrewdking.weebly.com/blog-posts/was-climate-change-to-blame-for-the-adelaide-storm

Rapid ice growth follows the seasonal minimum, rapid drop in Antarctic extent https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/10/rapid-ice-growth-follows-the-seasonal-minimum-rapid-drop-in-antarctic-extent/

Lessons from South Australia’s blackout: we need to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/news/view/50496

The effects of climate change will not be evenly distributed; vulnerable older people will be affected more than others https://www.sei-international.org/blog-articles/3493?utm_content=bufferf91df&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days http://www.climatecentral.org/news/landmark-paris-climate-pact-take-effect-30-days-20766?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20climatecentral%2FdjOO%20Climate%20Central%20-%20Full%20Feed

Why the Worst Storms Will Just Keep Getting Worse http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2016/10/hurricane-matthew-climate-change