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

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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)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

Today in climate change (30 September 2016)

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

Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html?emc=edit_ta_20160903&nlid=57893359&ref=cta&_r=1

The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought https://newrepublic.com/article/136987/recalculating-climate-math

Welcome to the age of the Anthropocene http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/84522636/welcome-to-the-age-of-the-anthropocene

Report: Australian attitudes on climate change http://climateinstitute.org.au/verve/_resources/COTN_2016_Final_WEB_260916.pdf

Public support for climate action on the up after dark days: Climate Institute survey https://theconversation.com/public-support-for-climate-action-on-the-up-after-dark-days-climate-institute-survey-65942

Why is emergency-scale action necessary? http://www.climatecodered.org/2016/09/why-is-emergency-scale-action-necessary.html

Much of modern climate science fails to consider millennium-scale processes https://eos.org/project-updates/comprehensive-earth-system-models-of-the-last-glacial-cycle

Should New York City abandon its waterfront? http://ht.ly/i5Q5304vqaw

Climate change needs to be front-page news http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-climate-cange-letter-20160922-story.html

Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade: scientists http://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-impacts-conference-idUSKCN11S1FE

Top Arctic Science Diplomats Convene at White House Next Week https://eos.org/articles/top-arctic-science-diplomats-convene-at-white-house-next-week

Receding ice has oil producers pushing harder than ever to drill in the sensitive area https://thinkprogress.org/arctic-fight-heats-up-f12091a01ae7#.uqwiabljb

Today’s greenhouse gas levels could result in up to 7 degrees of warming http://linkis.com/www.smh.com.au/envir/2fpWB

Sustainable, Climate-resilient and Vibrant Cities: Good Practices http://www.urenio.org/2016/09/26/sustainable-climate-resilient-cities-good-practices-covenant-mayors/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Urenio+%28URENIO+Watch%3A+Intelligent+Cities%2C+Smart+Cities%2C+Innovation+Ecosystems%29

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_arctic_ocean_ice_disappears_global_climate_impacts_intensify_wadhams/3037/#.V-mRP7HnY-M.twitter

A 2-million-year climate history of Earth has disturbing implications http://mashable.com/2016/09/26/2-million-years-climate-history/#dP9sIqIBDkqz

Global Warming Is Real—But 13 Degrees? Not So Fast http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/global-warming-study-13-degrees-is-wrong-climate-change/

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently http://www.climatecentral.org/news/world-passes-400-ppm-threshold-permanently-20738?utm_content=buffer83de8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_arctic_ocean_ice_disappears_global_climate_impacts_intensify_wadhams/3037/

Speed of Arctic changes defies scientists http://climatenewsnetwork.net/speed-of-arctic-changes-defies-scientists/

We need to know what the 1.5 °C warming target will involve — even if we don’t reach it http://www.nature.com/news/the-maximum-climate-ambition-needs-a-firm-research-backing-1.20687?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

Changing climate is raising forest fire risk: NRCan annual report http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/changing-climate-is-raising-forest-fire-risk-nrcan-annual-report-1.3091996#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=YeXTVYa

South Australian storm a preview of climate change: Climate Council http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/south-australian-storm-a-preview-of-climate-change-climate-council-20160929-grr0dt.html

Today in climate change (23 September 2016)

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

Fast study showed climate change’s influence on Louisiana’s devastating floods https://insideclimatenews.org/news/15092016/faster-attribution-studies-scientists-zero-climate-change-role-louisiana-floods-downpours?utm_content=bufferde709&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Is La Niña Here? Depends Who You Ask http://www.climatecentral.org/news/la-nina-forecast-winter-2016-20706?utm_content=buffer65b70&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Time is running out for Britain to sign up to the Paris climate change accord https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/17/arctic-sea-ice-climate-change-britain-must-commit-to-paris-agreement?platform=hootsuite

What is new in European climate research? http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2016/09/what-is-new-in-european-climate-research/

It’s time to help communities adapt to climate change http://news.trust.org/item/20160919145304-934th/

Does Climate Change Affect Our Weather? Yes. Yes, It Does http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/09/17/climate_change_is_already_changing_our_weather.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_top

Global warming making Calif. wildfire season longer, more severe http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/09/14/global-warming-making-calif-wildfire-season-longer-more-severe/90364040/

In a corner of Bengal, people are living on the edge of a rising sea http://scroll.in/article/816687/photos-in-a-corner-of-bengal-people-are-living-on-the-edge-of-a-rising-sea

2016’s hellish summer weather: A told-you-so climate moment? https://apnews.com/34a190741d2c4b39a96a88108128aebe/2016’s-hellish-summer-weather:-A-told-you-so-climate-moment

Australia’s emissions won’t fall by 2030 without greater climate action, modelling shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/21/australias-emissions-wont-fall-by-2030-without-greater-climate-action-modelling-shows?CMP=share_btn_tw

Five of the six continents had at least a top 10 warm August http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-09/21/c_135701033.htm

A must-see film on the impact climate change will have on 30 million in Bangladesh http://thirtymillionfilm.org/?mc_cid=3dec65b982&mc_eid=c7cd86d105

How the new focus on 1.5C is reshaping climate research https://www.carbonbrief.org/scientists-new-focus-1-5c-reshaping-climate-research

Scientists may have solved a key riddle about Antarctica — and you’re not going to like the answer https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/09/20/scientists-may-have-just-solved-a-riddle-about-antarctica-and-youre-not-going-to-like-the-answer/?postshare=1771474404947286&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9eaf646db2b6

High-Level Event on Entry into Force of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/climatechange/

Hurricanes, storm surges and icebergs: How warmer seas are changing our planet https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160920152812.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Trump’s climate science denial clashes with reality of rising seas in Florida http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-climate-miami-20160918-snap-story.html

See David Letterman Preview Return to TV for Climate Change Series http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/david-letterman-previews-tv-return-for-climate-change-series-w440417

Modeling Climate Change Policy Decisions Using a Probability Tree https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/21/modeling-climate-change-policy-decisions-using-a-probability-tree/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Climate Change Explained in One Comic https://ww2.kqed.org/science/2016/09/13/climate-change-explained-in-one-comic/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=KQEDScience

Rain records falling across Australia http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/rain-records-falling-across-australia/525022

Climate change poses a major security risk to the U.S. today, intelligence report warns http://mashable.com/2016/09/21/national-security-climate-change-risk-obama/#C0nFxUxG2OqM

From Scientific Skepticism to Conspiracy Theory http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/09/21/scientific-skepticism-conspiracy-theory/

The Climate Could Be More Sensitive to CO2 Than We Think http://knowledge.insead.edu/economics-finance/the-climate-could-be-more-sensitive-to-co2-than-we-think-4935

How Three American U.S. Cities are Adapting to Climate Change http://www.100resilientcities.org/blog/entry/listen-how-three-american-u.s.-cities-are-adapting-to-climate-change#/-_Yz5jJmg%2FMSd1PWI%3D/

Climate Change Art http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/going-up-climate-change-philadelphia/?utm_content=buffercf8eb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Greenland ice loss 40 trillion pounds bigger than thought https://apnews.com/df66b9585fb44d28a7bc6e18f0a1ee77/Greenland-ice-loss-40-trillion-pounds-bigger-than-thought?utm_content=buffer6791e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer