Today in climate change (27 July 2016)

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

San Diego Climate Plan Means Big Potential for Jobs https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/san-diego-climate-plan-jobs-equity

Temperatures in Iraq and Kuwait Flirt with World Record Heat at 54C http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/07/22/temperatures-iraq-kuwait-flirt-world-record-heat-54c/

‘Climate change is putting heat waves on steroids’ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/21072016/sizzling-midwest-heat-wave-future-climate-change-global-warming-noaa?utm_term=0_29c928ffb5-20b4345642-327786693&mc_cid=20b4345642&mc_eid=3f05a924ea&utm_content=bufferf965f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Mont Blanc ice cores will be sent to Antarctica to preserve climate record http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/24/mont-blanc-ice-cores-will-be-sent-to-antarctica-to-preserve-clim/

Researchers can now monitor global warming due to human activity in real time http://universityofcalifornia.edu/news/researchers-can-now-monitor-global-warming-due-human-activity-real-time?utm_campaign=Contact+SNS+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=snsanalytics

Philly faces four-foot flooding in some areas as seas rise, study warns https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2016/07/21/philly-faces-four-foot-flooding-in-some-areas-as-seas-rise-study-warns/

Research found that 23% of violent clashes in ethnically divided places were connected to climate disasters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/25/disasters-linked-to-climate-can-increase-risk-of-armed-conflict

The Middlle East heatwave and climate change http://thebulletin.org/middle-east-heat-wave-and-climate-change9674?platform=hootsuite

China’s coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/25/china-coal-peak-hailed-turning-point-climate-change-battle

Beyond Heat Waves: What Does 14 Months in a Row of Record Heat Say About Global Warming? Five Key Points to Keep in Mind http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/beyond-heat-waves-what-does-14-months-in-a-row-of-record-heat-say-about-global-warming-five-key-points-to-keep-in-mind#.V5Y7c6VQlbM.twitter

At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that will impact the lives of more than 1 billion people http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/climate-change-the-third-pole-under-threat/7657672

For the first time, forecast predicts hotter-than-normal in every square inch of the USA http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2016/07/25/entire-usa-heat-wave-warm-forecast/87528944/

Marine carbon sinking rates confirm importance of polar oceans http://www.enn.com/climate/article/49810

Early Warning – Early Action analysis for a potential La Niña in 2016/2017 http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/505adb97-7cfb-433f-a903-f8a78c761717/?utm_content=buffer34fd8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Science and policy characteristics of the Paris Agreement temperature goal http://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3096.epdf?shared_access_token=YSjSqIsEmkAixG7UbRfFRNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0OZIUAyrJekwZ4HMq3DtbGk9HG9XVNwv680ZhFwy5erLg4wJR8Xmyv7ytL5Ntve2Cm5ZWhk0d1ny1bE833AQEixAXR5iXXP9YO-_5o4ed6suJH2S4q8J2kVVyODLRurH_g%3D

Abrupt summer warming and changes in temperature extremes over Northeast Asia since the mid-1990s: Drivers and physical processes http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00376-016-5247-3

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada https://www.weadapt.org/knowledge-base/national-adaptation-planning/low-carbon-resilience-to-climate-change-in-canada

Study: Limiting Global Warming To Under 2° Celsius Requires Ceasing Emissions By 2085 AND Technology To Remove Carbon From Atmosphere http://cleantechnica.com/2016/07/26/study-limiting-climate-change-induced-warming-2-celsius-will-require-ceasing-emissions-2085-technology-remove-carbon-atmosphere/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

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Today in climate change (22 July 2016)

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

Solar energy will be mainstream by 2020, says new report http://www.sciencebusiness.net/news/79878/Solar-energy-will-be-mainstream-by-2020%2c-says-new-report#.V4_wARRfUas.twitter

Antarctica: One of last century’s fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-21/part-of-antarctica-gets-a-chill-after-warming-fast:-study/7647276

Study: Antarctica has a ‘pause’ in warming – may be linked to ozone hole stabilization https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/07/20/study-antarctica-has-a-pause-in-warming-may-be-linked-to-ozone-hole-stabilization/

Blinded by the Heat http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2016/07/_2016_will_be_the_hottest_year_ever_again.html

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage http://www.climatecentral.org/news/trying-to-save-a-threatened-islands-cultural-heritage-20524?utm_content=bufferd7b34&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The climate that most of us grew up with is gone for good http://mashable.com/2016/07/20/climate-of-20th-century-gone-for-good/#Ux3v0C0cm5q5

The global insurance industry is failing to rise to the challenge of climate change http://aodproject.net/insurers-lag-behind-pension-funds-on-tackling-climate-risk-threatening-financial-shock/?utm_content=buffer42cb1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical Records Miss a Fifth of Global Warming: NASA http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6576

The bedrock beneath Antarctica https://sealevel.nasa.gov/resources/75

The Enduring Climate Legacy of Mauna Loa http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/enduring-climate-legacy-mauna-loa-180959859/?no-ist

Through the first half of July, Arctic sea ice extent continued tracking close to levels in 2012 https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/07/despite-a-stormy-arctic-low-ice-continues/

Greenland’s melt, what does it mean for future atmospheric methane? http://climatestate.com/2016/07/21/ice-sheet-deglaciation-and-methane-emissions-with-the-scope-on-greenlands-melt-season/

What science can tell us about the links between global warming and massive heat waves https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/07/21/what-science-can-tell-us-about-the-links-between-global-warming-and-massive-heat-waves/?postshare=6581469121414497&tid=ss_tw

Today in climate change (20 July 2016)

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

Watch the Climate Change Ad Fox News Refused to Run http://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change-ad-fox-news-refused-to-run-1929513722.html

Reconsidering meteorological seasons in a changing climate http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1704-3

Dangerous heat dome setting up shop over U.S. will roast millions in oppressive humidity http://mashable.com/2016/07/18/heat-dome-heat-wave-us/#1BeUCFqTBkqP

Long-awaited breakthrough in the reconstruction of warm climate phases https://www.awi.de/nc/en/about-us/service/press/press-release/langersehnter-durchbruch-in-der-rekonstruktion-warmer-klimaphasen.html

Tropical cyclones on track to grow more intense as temperatures rise http://phys.org/news/2016-07-tropical-cyclones-track-intense-temperatures.html

GIS Data of the World’s Glaciers https://www.gislounge.com/gis-data-worlds-glaciers/

New Findings Confirm Climate Risks Facing Boston https://www.barrfoundation.org/blog/new-findings-confirm-climate-risks-facing-boston

“Living Shorelines” Will Get Fast Track to Combat Sea Level Rise http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/living-shorelines-will-get-fast-track-to-combat-sea-level-rise/

NASA says 2016 will likely set a global annual temperature record http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/science/nasa-global-temperatures-2016.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming http://www.climatecentral.org/news/fastest-warming-cities-20535?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climatecentral%2FdjOO+Climate+Central+-+Full+Feed

First Half of 2016 Blows Away Temp Records http://www.climatecentral.org/news/first-half-of-2016-record-hot-by-far-20540?utm_content=buffer64df4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Charting Ice Sheet Contributions to Global Sea Level Rise https://eos.org/project-updates/charting-ice-sheet-contributions-to-global-sea-level-rise

NASA Science Flights Target Melting Arctic Sea Ice http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasa-science-flights-target-melting-arctic-sea-ice

Flood damages in Germany could multiply under climate change http://phys.org/news/2016-07-germany-climate.html

Today in climate change (12 July 2016)

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

We just broke the record for hottest year, nine straight times https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/jul/11/we-just-broke-the-record-for-hottest-year-9-straight-times

China poised to ban new coal-fired power stations http://www.afr.com/news/china-poised-to-ban-new-coalfired-power-stations-20160711-gq3izc

Warming Is Shifting Around Earth’s Clouds http://www.climatecentral.org/news/warming-is-shifting-around-earths-clouds-20516?utm_content=buffere7620&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Another Inconvenient Truth: It’s Hard to Agree How to Fight Climate Change http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/science/climate-change-movement.html?platform=hootsuite

Boreal Forest Fires In Canada Have Great Impact On Global Climate http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/43514/20160711/boreal-forest-fires-canada-great-impact-global-climate.htm

Climate change impacts on Madagascar’s poor https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/jul/07/madagascar-climate-change-plagues-poor-the-water-rose-so-fast

FAO and Google Maps join hands to tackle climate change http://www.justmeans.com/blogs/fao-and-google-maps-join-hands-to-combat-climate-change

As Glaciers Melt in Alaska, Landslides Follow http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/06/science/alaska-landslides-glaciers-melt.html?_r=0

Today in climate change (11 July 2016)

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

Why the Earth’s past has scientists so worried about sea level rise https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/07/09/why-the-earths-past-has-scientists-so-worried-about-sea-level-rise/?postshare=7481468187471127&tid=ss_tw-bottom

Marshall Islanders Set To Become Climate Refugees Before International Law Can Catch Up http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/marshall-islands-climate-refugees_us_577e7996e4b01edea78cc4bc?utm_hp_ref=climate-change

Southwest USA Extreme Heat June 2016 http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/events/southwest-us-extreme-heat-june-2016#/.V4FdAPhe-HQ.twitter

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million http://www.climatecentral.org/news/el-nino-la-nina-affect-100-million-people-20506

Threatened by climate change, Mozambique’s Beira bets on urban renewal http://news.trust.org/item/20160708105817-a0kuz/

A new first-of-a-kind study works out how many of the deaths in Paris and London are down to the heatwave being intensified by human-caused climate change https://www.carbonbrief.org/study-links-heatwave-deaths-london-paris-climate-change?utm_content=buffer51e56&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How a single word sparked a four-year saga of climate fact-checking and blog backlash https://theconversation.com/how-a-single-word-sparked-a-four-year-saga-of-climate-fact-checking-and-blog-backlash-62174

The recent temperatures experienced over the past three decades in Australia, New Zealand and surrounding oceans are warmer than any other 30-year period over the past 1,000 years http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00781.1

Should the US help this island from oblivion? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/10/magazine/should-the-united-states-save-tangier-island-from-oblivion.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

Closing the Pacific Rainfall Data Void https://eos.org/project-updates/closing-the-pacific-rainfall-data-void

In NC, dangerous delays and delusions on sea-level rise http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article88567407.html?platform=hootsuite

Coastal Cities, Critical Infrastructure Unprepared to Face the Rising Tides of Climate Change https://robertscribbler.com/2016/07/08/coastal-cities-critical-infrastructure-unprepared-to-face-the-rising-tides-of-climate-change/

Today in climate change (7 July 2016)

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

Miami-Dade Could Ask Developers to Pay for Climate Change Costs http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/miami-dade-could-ask-developers-to-pay-for-climate-change-costs-8576071?utm_content=buffer2ded5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Updated Arctic sea ice volume graph http://neven1.typepad.com/blog/2016/07/piomas-july-2016.html

Today in climate change (6 July 2016)

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

Why is Antarctic sea ice expanding when climate change is causing the world to warm? http://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/121622/expanding-antarctic-sea-ice-linked-natural-variability

Constraining and enabling factors to using long-term climate information in decision-making http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14693062.2016.1191008?journalCode=tcpo20

Southeast Asian Fires Emitted Most Carbon Since 1997 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/southeast-asian-fires-most-carbon-1997-20491?utm_content=buffer8bee9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

This new Antarctica study is bad news for climate change doubters https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/07/05/this-new-antarctica-study-is-bad-news-for-climate-change-doubters/

Ancient ocean temperatures may finally prove how dinosaurs died http://www.wired.co.uk/article/dinosaur-mass-extinction-volcanoes

New research: climate may be more sensitive and situation more dire https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/jul/05/new-research-climate-may-be-more-sensitive-and-situation-more-dire?CMP=share_btn_tw

Can New York Be Saved in the Era of Global Warming? http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/can-new-york-be-saved-in-the-era-of-global-warming-20160705

Research finding: Education is the key to action on climate change http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/6RtBCeg2kgKfEUMby64LgK/Climate-change-is-an-education-issue.html

One in five Americans expressed discontent at the relative silence from candidates around climate change https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/05/climate-change-voters-2016-election-issues?CMP=share_btn_tw

Warming unlikely to limit chances of UK soggy summers http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36704400

Weekly cycles in peak time temperatures and urban heat island intensity http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074003