Today in climate change (7 July 2017)

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Failure to update building regulations could triple heatwave deaths by 2040 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/29/failure-to-update-building-regulations-could-triple-heatwave-deaths-by-2040?CMP=share_btn_tw

Record-breaking heat in last 106 years observed in Istanbul, temperatures will soon drop https://www.dailysabah.com/istanbul/2017/07/02/record-breaking-heat-in-last-106-years-observed-in-istanbul-temperatures-will-soon-drop

Who and where is climate change hitting the hardest? http://edge.ensia.com/hot-spots/

In Atlantic City, residents feel injustice of climate change http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/atlantic-city-residents-feel-injustice-climate-change/#.WVjcrWrFGcs.twitter

Climate change is harming the health of Australians http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/07/climate-change-harming-health-australia-170702082331151.html

Climate Change Adaptation in North America: Fostering Resilience and the Regional Capacity to Adapt https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-53742-9

Half a degree could make a world of difference https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-half-a-degree-could-make-a-world-of-difference

Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/356/6345/1362.full.pdf

This is what ancient, 3km long ice cores tell us about climate change https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/06/800-000-years-of-climate-change-in-3-minutes?utm_content=buffer09648&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Mitigation and adaptation in polycentric systems: sources of power in the pursuit of collective goals http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.479/full

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-monitoring-satellites-21564?utm_content=buffer37f5c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change threatens nomadic life in Morocco https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/07/04/morocco-nomadic-life-danger-climate-change/440637001/

Major correction to satellite data shows 140% faster warming since 1998 https://www.carbonbrief.org/major-correction-to-satellite-data-shows-140-faster-warming-since-1998?utm_content=bufferaffd7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-cities-climate-change-21584

Mapped: The world’s largest CO2 importers and exporters https://www.carbonbrief.org/mapped-worlds-largest-co2-importers-exporters

Hopes of mild climate change dashed by new research https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-hopes-of-mild-climate-change-dashed-by-/f-d11c5d0ca5%2Ftheguardian.com

Don’t worry about the huge Antarctic iceberg – worry about the glaciers behind it https://theconversation.com/dont-worry-about-the-huge-antarctic-iceberg-worry-about-the-glaciers-behind-it-80314?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Scientists are starting to clear up one of the biggest controversies in climate science https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/05/scientists-are-starting-to-clear-up-one-of-the-biggest-controversies-in-climate-science/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.f5c84362726b

Almost 90% of Americans don’t know there’s scientific consensus on global warming https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/6/15924444/global-warming-consensus-survey

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-crazy-warm-sea-ice-21599

As Seas Rise, Tropical Pacific Islands Face a Perfect Storm http://e360.yale.edu/features/as-seas-rise-tropical-pacific-islands-face-a-perfect-storm

When an adaptation effort no longer suffices https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/07/when-an-adaptation-effort-no-longer-suffices/

Indigenous Knowledge Helps Scientists To Assess Climate Change https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2017/07/05/indigenous-knowledge-helps-scientists-to-assess-climate-change/#312d60075527

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/11/28/science/what-is-climate-change.html

Sea level fall during glaciation stabilized atmospheric CO2 by enhanced volcanic degassing https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15867

 

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Today in climate change (30 June 2017)

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What were climate scientists predicting in the 1970s? https://skepticalscience.com/ice-age-predictions-in-1970s.htm?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#350509998-tw#1498326953910

Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere on summer solstice http://news.trust.org/item/20170621071120-j2gvd/?cid=social_20170625_73048677&adbid=879076238874132480&adbpl=tw&adbpr=15762575

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S. http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-altering-droughts-us-21563

An inventory of glaciers in the Canadian Rockies indicate area loss of 15% from 1985 to 2005 https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/06/22/bonnet-glacier-alberta-retreat-new-lake-formation/

Contributions to sea-level rise have increased by half since 1993, largely because of Greenland’s ice https://theconversation.com/contributions-to-sea-level-rise-have-increased-by-half-since-1993-largely-because-of-greenlands-ice-79175

Climate adaptation efforts must start with listening http://news.trust.org/item/20170626192429-7rp1l/?cid=social_20170626_73065607&adbid=879453089110958081&adbpl=tw&adbpr=89711639

Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170626105746.htm

The World Is Burning http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/06/the-world-is-burning/

71% of Australians accept that climate change is taking place and 66% have a high concern about it http://www.climateinstitute.org.au/verve/_resources/TCI0004_COTN_2017_final_version.pdf

The world’s tropical zone is expanding, and Australia should be worried https://theconversation.com/the-worlds-tropical-zone-is-expanding-and-australia-should-be-worried-77701?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

How the American public views the relationship between climate change and security https://phys.org/news/2017-06-american-views-relationship-climate.html

Concurrent hot and dry summers more common in future https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170628144923.htm

Saving Lives and Protecting Agriculture Based Livelihoods in Malawi: Scaling Up the Use of Modernized Climate Information and Early Warning Systems http://adaptation-undp.org/projects/gcf-saving-lives-and-protecting-agriculture-based-livelihoods-malawi-scaling-use-modernized

Mensu Glacier retreat https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/06/27/mensu-glacier-siberia-russia-retreat-1994-2016/

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer65211&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-rift-speed-up-21577

Meteorologists are running out of colors to map extreme heat https://qz.com/1013489/meteorologists-are-running-out-of-colors-to-map-extreme-heat/

The impact of sunnier days on Greenland’s meltdown http://www.newsweek.com/climate-change-not-lead-cause-greenland-ice-sheet-melt-blame-sunnier-days-629816

Collapse of European ice sheet caused chaos in past https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170626180557.htm?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#46116968-tw#1498671902296

World has three years left to stop dangerous climate change, warn experts https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/28/world-has-three-years-left-to-stop-dangerous-climate-change-warn-experts?CMP=share_btn_tw

Large precipitation events are increasing with climate change https://climatecrocks.com/2017/06/26/climate-change-hitting-home/?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#350509998-tw#1498607190267

Local communities combat climate change in Bangladesh http://blogs.worldbank.org/endpovertyinsouthasia/local-communities-combat-climate-change-bangladesh?cid=CCG_TT_climatechange_EN_EXT Iranian city soars to record 129 degrees: Near hottest on Earth in modern measurements https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/06/29/iran-city-soars-to-record-of-129-degrees-near-hottest-ever-reliably-measured-on-earth/?utm_term=.0989d7236df2

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave http://www.climatecentral.org/news/warming-tipped-june-heat-wave-21585

Despite Appearances, American Leadership on Climate Change is Stronger Than Ever https://the-macroscope.org/despite-appearances-american-leadership-on-climate-change-is-stronger-than-ever-680b3c838e8c

New plans for a new Parliament are urgently needed to address climate change risks https://www.theccc.org.uk/2017/06/29/new-plans-for-a-new-parliament-are-urgently-needed-to-address-climate-change-risks/

Indigenous knowledge key to climate change http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/indigenous-knowledge-key-to-climate-change/news-story/e8f40cfc7c581d6123825f8ee1c80671

Electricity pricing, heatwaves & household vulnerability in Australia http://heatwaveshomeshealth.net/uploads/8/1/5/5/81551638/heatwaves_homes_health_briefing_paper_2017_rmit.pdf

Where climate change will hit the U.S. hardest https://www.axios.com/southern-inequality-likely-to-strengthen-due-to-climate-change-2449218104.html?stream=science&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiospm

Rising Tides: Sea Levels in Santa Barbara http://www.independent.com/news/2017/jun/29/new-sea-level-rise-report-santa-barbara/

Today in climate change (23 June 2017)

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Global warming was a factor in a deadly wildfire that hit central Portugal and left more than 60 people dead http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/18/what-impact-did-climate-change-have-in-portugal-s-deadly-wildfire

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer8af9c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Interest in heat records, climate change growing in Asia as mercury rises http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/interest-heat-records-climate-change-growing-asia-mercury-rises

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding http://www.climatecentral.org/news/houston-climate-change-catastrophic-flooding-21549

Rising sea levels will boost moderate floods in some areas, severe floods in others https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/pu-rsl060717.php?utm_content=buffer85cd1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Small climb in mean temperatures linked to far higher chance of deadly heat waves https://news.uci.edu/research/small-climb-in-mean-temperatures-linked-to-far-higher-chance-of-deadly-heat-waves/?utm_content=buffera161b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Saying ‘climate change’ instead of ‘global warming’ decreases partisan gap by 30 percent in U.S. http://globaldaily.com/climasphere/saying-climate-change-instead-of-global-warming-decreases-partisan-gap-by-30-percent-in-u-s/

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown http://www.climatecentral.org/news/unprecedented-west-antarctic-meltdown-21553?utm_content=bufferd6ff3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extraordinary storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016 http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/21/extraordinary-storms-caused-massive-antarctic-sea-ice-loss-2016/

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off http://www.climatecentral.org/news/phoenix-heat-wave-planes-takeoff-21558?utm_content=bufferea0d9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier before it disappears http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/93953920/Scientists-rescue-samples-of-melting-Bolivian-glacier-before-it-disappears

UK Parliament – Rising Sea Levels http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/POST-PN-0555

Head of the American Meteorological Society To Secretary of Energy: You’re Dead Wrong on Climate https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/06/21/head-american-meteorological-society-secretary-energy-youre-dead-wrong-climate/

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/22/climate/95-degree-day-maps.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/21/australia-warned-it-has-radically-underestimated-climate-change-security-threat?utm_content=bufferdb3e0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIresearch

Two Tulane studies expose LA’s coastal vulnerability http://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2017/06/two_tulane_studies_expose_las.html

Sea Level Rise and High-Tide Flooding Outlook Make It to NOAA’s Climate Update http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/sea-level-rise-and-high-tide-flooding-outlook-make-it-to-noaas-climate-update

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs http://www.climatecentral.org/news/new-york-boardwalk-climate-adaptation-21506

Record UK rainfall in winter 2013-14 caused by the tropics, stratosphere and climate warming http://ioppublishing.org/news/record-uk-rainfall-in-winter-2013-14-caused-by-the-tropics-stratosphere-and-climate-warming/

 

Today in climate change (16 June 2017)

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The three-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail https://theconversation.com/the-three-minute-story-of-800-000-years-of-climate-change-with-a-sting-in-the-tail-73368?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

New study evaluates efficiency of oceans as heat sink, atmospheric gases sponge http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/12/new-study-evaluates-efficiency-oceans-heat-sink-atmospheric-gases-sponge/

A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Is 8 Miles From Creating an Iceberg the Size of Delaware https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/climate/antarctica-rift-update.html?_r=1

Wildfires and climate change are fuelling each other, creating a vicious cycle https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/06/wildfires-and-climate-change-fuel-each-other/

“Once Again, Climate Change Cited as Trigger for War” https://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/9/1670392/–Once-Again-Climate-Change-Cited-as-Trigger-for-War

Building climate resilience from the grassroots up http://adaptation-undp.org/local-government-resilience

Increased Extreme Heat and Heat Waves http://www.climatesignals.org/climate-signals/increased-extreme-heat-and-heat-waves

Climate change could dump even more rain on the tropics http://mashable.com/2017/06/12/tropics-more-rain-climate-change/#pgTZh5hAMmqN

Chad is the country most vulnerable to climate change – here’s why https://theconversation.com/chad-is-the-country-most-vulnerable-to-climate-change-heres-why-78423

On Tuesday, some parts of the Midwest and Northeast saw temperatures 20 degrees above the historical average https://thinkprogress.org/heat-wave-delivers-record-breaking-highs-8640ec9dc2a

New study confirms the planet is warming 20 times faster than Earth’s fastest natural climate change https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jun/14/new-research-may-resolve-a-climate-conundrum-across-the-history-of-human-civilization

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/vibrio-zika-west-nile-malaria-diseases-spreading-climate-change/?linkId=38709925

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/15/world/europe/climate-change-rotterdam.html?_r=2

Climate change study in Canada’s Hudson Bay thwarted by climate change https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/14/canada-hudson-bay-climate-change-study-warm-temperatures?utm_content=buffer0ddef&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Oceans Are Heating Up http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/oceans-are-heating-up?utm_content=buffer3d211&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than Texas https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/15/scientists-just-documented-a-massive-melt-event-on-the-surface-of-antarctica/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.328628356a46

Urban Heat Islands Can Be Deadly, and They’re Only Getting Hotter https://www.wired.com/story/urban-heat-islands-can-be-deadly-and-theyre-only-getting-hotter?mbid=social_tw_sci

‘Retrograde’: Emissions on wrong trajectory to hit Paris goal, report finds http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/retrograde-emissions-on-wrong-trajectory-to-hit-paris-goal-report-finds-20170615-gwrii2.html

 

Today in climate change (9 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Scientists are testing a “vaccine” against climate change denial https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/5/31/15713838/inoculation-climate-change-denial

Carbon Dioxide Set an All-Time Monthly High http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-all-time-monthly-high-21507?utm_content=bufferdb1a9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change, displacement and community relocation: Lessons from Alaska http://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/53521

Climate resiliency design guidelines http://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/53512

The psychology of climate change denial, and whether sceptics can be convinced otherwise http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/93310922/The-psychology-of-climate-change-denial-Why-sceptics-refuse-to-believe-the-science

How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet? http://www.livescience.com/58891-why-2-degrees-celsius-increase-matters.html

Climate change: Why isn’t Nicaragua in the Paris agreement? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-40135819

May 2017 extended the spell of exceptional global warmth http://climate.copernicus.eu/resources/data-analysis/average-surface-air-temperature-analysis/monthly-maps/may-2017

Post-ABC poll: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/05/post-abc-poll-nearly-6-in-10-oppose-trump-scrapping-paris-agreement/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.b5fa7c08c60a

Tanzania prepares for the impacts of climate change https://resiliencepost.com/2017/06/04/tanzania-prepares-for-worsening-effects-of-climate-change/

Consequences of rapid ice sheet melting on the Sahelian population vulnerability http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/05/30/1619358114

Winter warmth is in the forecast (but don’t celebrate yet Australia) https://theconversation.com/winter-warmth-is-in-the-forecast-but-dont-celebrate-yet-78756?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate change raises new risk: Are inland bridges too low? http://fox2now.com/2017/06/06/climate-change-raises-new-risk-are-inland-bridges-too-low/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The US is relocating an entire town because of climate change. And this is just the beginning https://qz.com/994459/the-us-is-relocating-an-entire-town-because-of-climate-change-and-this-is-just-the-beginning/

Slightly warmer-than-average May puts year to date at 2nd warmest http://www.noaa.gov/news/us-had-8th-warmest-11th-wettest-spring-on-record

The Role of Cities in the Climate Fight—A Cautious Approach https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2017/06/07/role-cities-climate-fight-cautious-approach/?utm_content=buffer0a763&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extreme temperatures in Southeast Asia caused by El Niño and worsened by global warming http://www.climatesignals.org/scientific-reports/extreme-temperatures-southeast-asia-caused-el-ni%C3%B1o-and-worsened-global-warming

Experts explain how land ice thaw and the dynamics of warming water are raising ocean levels https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-is-worldwide-sea-level-rise-driven-by-melting-arctic-ice/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS&sf85408566=1

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren’t cut, study warns https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/07/us-coastal-flooding-carbon-emissions-study

Climate change will worsen flooding in SA’s coastal cities https://mg.co.za/article/2017-06-02-00-climate-change-will-worsen-flooding-in-sas-coastal-cities/

Could climate change shut down the Gulf Stream? https://phys.org/news/2017-06-climate-gulf-stream.html

A 1912 news article ominously forecasted the catastrophic effects of fossil fuels on climate change https://qz.com/817354/scientists-have-been-forecasting-that-burning-fossil-fuels-will-cause-climate-change-as-early-as-1882/

Earliest human impact on geological processes took place 11,500 years ago http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Earliest_human_impact_on_geological_processes_took_place_11500_years_ago_999.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

From floods to fires, Russia sees stronger climate impacts – but efforts to adapt lag http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-climatechange-impacts-idUSKBN18Z04Z

 

Today in climate change (2 June 2017)

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Pacific Nations May Face Droughts and Floods if El Niño Develops Later This Year http://floodlist.com/australia/pacific-nations-face-floods-el-nino-2017?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The glaciers of northern Novaya Zemlya, Russia are truly generally out of sight out of mind https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/05/25/nizkiy-glacier-embayment-expands-island-forms-novaya-zemlya/

Planetary Record Temperature Trends for 2017 http://www.guyonclimate.com/2017/05/28/planetary-record-temperature-trends-for-2017/

84% of People Now Consider Climate Change a ‘Global Catastrophic Risk’ https://www.globalchallenges.org/en/our-work/risk-survey

Antarctica heights settle polar warming puzzle http://climatenewsnetwork.net/antarctica-polar-warming-puzzle/

Waves Rippled Through Greenland’s Ice. That’s Ominous http://www.climatecentral.org/news/waves-greenland-ice-melt-21488?utm_content=buffer5cec9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change contributing to urban ‘heat islands’ raising costs for cities http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-cities-heat-islands-1.4136194?cmp=rss

100 Practical Ways to Reverse Climate Change http://ht.ly/T6pa30c7z7L

Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24651/valuing-climate-damages-updating-estimation-of-the-social-cost-of?utm_source=NASEM+News+and+Publications&utm_campaign=b67b37d01a-Final_Book_2017_05_30_24651&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_96101de015-b67b37d01a-102713761&goal=0_96101de015-b67b37d01a-102713761&mc_cid=b67b37d01a&mc_eid=7b96484b63

Scientists point to empirical data and evidence, not to models, as key to understanding climate change science https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/05/its-the-data-not-just-the-models-scientists-emphasize/

As Trump mulls Paris climate deal, Antarctica could soon break off a Delaware-sized iceberg https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/05/31/as-trump-mulls-paris-climate-deal-antarctica-could-soon-break-off-a-delaware-sized-iceberg/?utm_term=.e6326185307b

Majorities of Americans in Every State Support Participation in the Paris Agreement http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/paris_agreement_by_state/?utm_content=buffer3a446&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Greenhouse gases higher than at any time over the last 800,000 years, according to the ice core records going back that far https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/key-greenhouse-gases-higher-than-any-time-over-last-800-000-years

As Senegal’s Coast Crumbles, Residents Ponder Move to Safer Ground http://floodlist.com/africa/senegals-coast-crumbles-residents-ponder-move-safer-ground

Climate Change and Flooding Threaten 4.2 Million People on Caribbean and Pacific Islands http://floodlist.com/climate/climate-change-flooding-threaten-4-2-million-people-caribbean-pacific-islands

UNFCCC Statement on the US Decision to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-newsroom/unfccc-statement-on-the-us-decision-to-withdraw-from-paris-agreement/

Global Warming Could Push Earth’s Rains Northward https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/global-warming-could-push-earths-rains-northward/

 

Today in climate change (26 May 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

On current trends, the Arctic will be ice-free in summer by 2040 http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21721379-current-trends-arctic-will-be-ice-free-summer-2040-arctic-it-known-today?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/climatechangethearcticasitisknowntodayisalmostcertainlygone&utm_content=bufferec105&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Action needed on urban heat http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/head-20170424-gvrjtf.html

New Evidence Reveals Just How Fast Coal Use Is Declining in Europe https://futurism.com/new-evidence-reveals-just-how-fast-coal-use-declining-europe/

The thawing Arctic threatens an environmental catastrophe http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21721364-commercial-opportunities-are-vastly-outweighed-damage-climate-thawing-arctic?utm_content=buffer04e50&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A Better Model for Future Society, and Analyzing Communal Climate Conflict https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2017/04/model-future-society-communal-climate-conflict/?utm_content=buffera4a83&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Antarctica’s troublesome ‘hairdryer winds’ http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39759329

Global temperature evolution: recent trends and some pitfalls http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6825

Climate change may now be a part of the gentrification story in Miami real estate https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/high-ground-is-becoming-hot-property-as-sea-level-rises/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS

Epic NorCal Snowpack Melting in Warm Spring Temperatures https://ww2.kqed.org/science/2017/05/01/epic-norcal-snowpack-melting-in-warm-spring-temperatures/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Connecting Climate Resilience to the Bottom Line https://ssir.org/articles/entry/connecting_climate_resilience_to_the_bottom_line#

Climate change poses immediate flood risks http://paper.li/slowtheflow_UK/1484420534?read=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ambiental.co.uk%2Fclimate-change-danger-to-flood-risk%2F

Sea level rise and maritime Asia https://reconnectingasia.csis.org/analysis/entries/asias-creeping-catastrophe/

Climate adaptation and European ports http://acclimatise.uk.com/network/article/podcast-climate-adaptation-and-european-ports-isabelle-ryckbost

Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/apr/28/temperature-boosting-el-nino-set-for-early-return-this-year

The Larsen C Ice Shelf Crack Just Sprouted a New Branch http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-crack-new-branch-21409?utm_content=bufferf3759&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Is Your City Ready for Global Warming’s Coming Heat Waves? https://psmag.com/is-your-city-ready-for-global-warmings-coming-heat-waves-87383742cfa

Hope for the metropolitan solution to climate change https://www.greenbiz.com/article/hope-metropolitan-solution-climate-change

Iceberg tourists flock to Newfoundland town http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39632047

Dozens of Long Island Communities Could Be Underwater In 2100 https://patch.com/new-york/longbeach/dozens-l-i-communities-could-one-day-be-underwater?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Lake Tanganyika’s fate hangs in the balance http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/05/02/lake-tanganyikas-fate-hangs-in-the-balance_c1553410

Risky Business: Health, Climate and Economic Risks of the Carmichael Coalmine https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/carmichael-coal-report

Rising sea levels could mean twice as much flood risk in Los Angeles and other coastal cities http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-sea-level-floods-20170518-story.html?platform=hootsuite

In Next Decades, Frequency of Coastal Flooding Will Double Globally https://www.usgs.gov/news/next-decades-frequency-coastal-flooding-will-double-globally

Researchers model differences in East Coast sea level rise https://phys.org/news/2017-05-differences-east-coast-sea.html

As floods, heatwaves and droughts increase, how will they affect our lives and bring about change https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/extreme-weather-why-the-impact-will-be-felt-more-widely

Climate change contributes to mental illness http://www.popsci.com.au/science/climate-change-contributes-to-mental-illness,456634

Climate Visuals http://climateoutreach.org/climatevisuals/

Reading classic novels in an era of climate change https://theconversation.com/reading-classic-novels-in-an-era-of-climate-change-75843?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Half the global population could face ‘unknown’ climates by mid-century https://www.carbonbrief.org/half-global-population-could-face-unknown-climates-by-mid-century?utm_content=buffer3ee8a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Change May Force Millions Of Americans To Move Inland http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/sea-level-climate-migrants-united-states_us_591a9e93e4b0809be157a253

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest http://www.climatecentral.org/news/sharp-rise-in-flooding-ahead-for-worlds-poorest-21453?utm_content=buffer74e53&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Higher seas may force New Zealand towns to retreat inland: GNS Science study to investigate http://www.nzherald.co.nz/environment/news/article.cfm?c_id=39&objectid=11860267&ref=rss

Scientists say the pace of sea level rise has nearly tripled since 1990 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/05/22/scientists-say-the-rate-of-sea-level-rise-has-nearly-tripled-since-1990/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.0f17f18114f0

How a possible two-metre sea level rise would flood thousands of Melbourne homes http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/how-a-possible-twometre-sea-level-rise-would-flood-thousands-of-melbourne-homes-20170522-gwagl1.html

Stark warning issued to Caribbean concerning climate change http://foreignaffairs.co.nz/2017/05/22/stark-warning-issued-to-caribbean-concerning-climate-change/

Low sea ice in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/low-sea-ice-chukchi-sea-alaska

World’s Vanishing Glaciers Put Millions at Risk http://floodlist.com/climate/worlds-vanishing-glaciers-put-millions-risk

Are we thinking about adapting to a new climate, or resisting the change? https://catchmenttocoast.wordpress.com/2017/05/19/adaptation-for-people-and-planet-are-we-thinking-about-adapting-to-a-new-climate-or-resisting-the-change/?utm_content=buffercba5b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Observed variations in U.S. frost timing linked to atmospheric circulation patterns http://www.climatesignals.org/scientific-reports/observed-variations-us-frost-timing-linked-atmospheric-circulation-patterns

Glaciers Rapidly Shrinking and Disappearing: 50 Years of Glacier Change in Montana https://www.usgs.gov/news/glaciers-rapidly-shrinking-and-disappearing-50-years-glacier-change-montana

Video: Antarctic ice loss 2002-2016 https://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resources/154/

Arctic Sea Ice Disappearing Off Alaska More Than a Month Early https://insideclimatenews.org/news/25052017/arctic-sea-ice-disappearing-alaska-climate-change-warm-winter-chukchi-sea

NASA discovers a new mode of ice loss in Greenland https://sealevel.nasa.gov/news/84/nasa-discovers-a-new-mode-of-ice-loss-in-greenland

Climate mitigation from vegetation biophysical feedbacks during the past three decades https://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3299.html

El Niño Again? This Is Why It’s Hard to Tell http://www.climatecentral.org/news/el-nino-again-why-its-hard-to-tell-21451?utm_content=bufferf8c80&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Study Finds Heavier Precipitation in the Northeast USA Began in 1996 http://floodlist.com/america/usa/heavier-precipitation-northeast-began-1996

Historic flooding in Quebec probably linked to climate change: experts http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/historic-flooding-in-quebec-probably-linked-to-climate-change-experts