Today in climate change (16 September 2016)

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Visualizing the Warmest August in 136 Years

Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat

One Simple Comic Explains Climate Change

Louisiana Downpours, August 2016

This is what Greenland’s melting ice looks like — up close

Carbon Dioxide

Risky business: how companies are getting smart about climate change

Poll: Americans favor slightly higher bills to fight warming

Report: For Best Results, Address Equity and Climate Change Together

NSIDC: 2016 ties with 2007 for second lowest Arctic sea ice minimum

Lives in the balance: climate change and the Marshall Islands

Arctic death spiral: Icebreakers reach North Pole as sea ice disintegrates

The difficulty of predicting an ice-free Arctic

In an English City, a Lesson in Climate Change

El Nino and global warming combine to cause extreme drought in the Amazon rainforest


Today in climate change (9 September 2016)

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Portland’s hot spots: Urban heat islands pose threat to lower-income residents

A Sharp Increase in ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding

Hurricane Season Is Heating Up. So Is the Planet. Coincidence?

Climate Change Authority’s plan is ‘a dog’s breakfast’, say dissenting members

A 60-Year-Old Pattern in the Stratosphere Just Reversed

Endangered glaciers: Alpine ice begins Antarctic voyage

Soaring ocean temperature is ‘greatest hidden challenge of our generation’

Study: Typhoons that slam Asia getting much stronger

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

Wildfires rage in a changing climate

August in the Northeast U.S. One of The Hottest On Record

How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News

Here Comes the Anthropocene

Scientists Are Racing to Unravel an Ice Avalanche Mystery

Sorry Deniers, Even Satellites Confirm Record Global Warming

Germany publishes 30-year climate change strategy

Blame Global Warming for Your Bad Attitude

Social and economic impacts of climate

La Niña fizzles, making record warm global temperatures more likely

Even locals who believe climate change is real have a hard time grasping that NYC will almost certainly be flooded beyond recognition

Comparison Between Observational Data and Model Projections for Hot Days in Northern Australian Regions

Australia’s carbon budget to be exhausted in six years, Stockholm group says

Consolidating Data Sets To Simplify Climate Risk Communication

Today in climate change (2 September 2016)

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This new weather satellite is a game changer — if it can survive the journey to launch

Cities vs. Climate Change

The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age

Scientist finds clever new way to represent same old depressing climate trends

Can progress on climate change keep up with its quickening pace?

Climate skeptics and climate deniers are not the same thing

Earth is warming at a pace ‘unprecedented in 1,000 years’

Technique could assess historic changes to Antarctic sea ice and glaciers

Subterranean Caverns Hold Clues to Past Droughts

Tremors Reveal the Structure of Deep Glacial Shafts

Siberia might as well be where the world begins to end

Predictors of public climate change awareness and risk perception around the world

The consequences of climate change

Chicago Architects Team Up on Climate Change

A note on Arctic sea ice loss

Climate Change Authority’s key report ‘neglects to join the dots’, critic says

Dhaka Could Be Underwater in a Decade

Global Temperature Report: August 2016

Scientific Study Group Favors Recognizing Human-Influenced Epoch

Today in climate change (26 August 2016)

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Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Climate Change Is Making Floods Like Louisiana’s Historic One More Common

Pacific sea level predicts global temperature changes

‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’

As July’s Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Melting

NASA monitors the ‘new normal’ of sea ice

This Entire Alaskan Village Has To Relocate Thanks To Global Warming

Cruel Summer

Clouds’ climate impact defies simple analysis

How Hot Was It in July? Hotter Than Ever

Flooding, Extreme Weather, and Record Temperatures: How Global Warming Puts it All Together

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

Historical documents reveal Arctic sea ice is disappearing at record speed

Is Hong Kong ready for climate change?

A New Strategy for Climate Change? Retreat

As temperatures rocket, cities fight heat waves

Extreme weather like the Louisiana floods should serve as a warning

Neither Coalition nor Labor emissions reduction targets are good enough, says climate body

Without a longer-term view, the Paris Agreement will lock in warming for centuries

Why climate change could be making some sea levels fall

This Chart Shows Why Insurers Are Climate-Change Believers

When Glaciers Melt, Engineers Build Artificial Ones

Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought

NASA Flies to Africa to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases

Adaptation takes centre stage as IPCC prepares 1.5C study

As sea levels rise, nearly 1.9 million U.S. homes could be underwater by 2100

Climate Hackers: One man’s plan to stop global warming by shooting particles into the atmosphere

Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents

Climate Change Could Cost Millennials $8.8 Trillion

Global warming is melting the Greenland Ice Sheet, fast

This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like

Kronotsky Peninsula, Kamchatka Glacier Fragmentation/Retreat

A Chunk of Ice the Size of a US State Is About to Collapse in Antarctica

Report: Sea Level Rise Worries Home Buyers

Today in climate change (27 July 2016)

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San Diego Climate Plan Means Big Potential for Jobs

Temperatures in Iraq and Kuwait Flirt with World Record Heat at 54C

‘Climate change is putting heat waves on steroids’

Mont Blanc ice cores will be sent to Antarctica to preserve climate record

Researchers can now monitor global warming due to human activity in real time

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

The Middlle East heatwave and climate change

China’s coal peak hailed as turning point in 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

At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that will impact the lives of more than 1 billion people

For the first time, forecast predicts hotter-than-normal in every square inch of the USA

Marine carbon sinking rates confirm importance of polar oceans

Early Warning – Early Action analysis for a potential La Niña in 2016/2017

Science and policy characteristics of the Paris Agreement temperature goal

Abrupt summer warming and changes in temperature extremes over Northeast Asia since the mid-1990s: Drivers and physical processes

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada

Study: Limiting Global Warming To Under 2° Celsius Requires Ceasing Emissions By 2085 AND Technology To Remove Carbon From Atmosphere

Today in climate change (22 July 2016)

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Solar energy will be mainstream by 2020, says new report

Antarctica: One of last century’s fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find

Study: Antarctica has a ‘pause’ in warming – may be linked to ozone hole stabilization

Blinded by the Heat

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage

The climate that most of us grew up with is gone for good

The global insurance industry is failing to rise to the challenge of climate change

Historical Records Miss a Fifth of Global Warming: NASA

The bedrock beneath Antarctica

The Enduring Climate Legacy of Mauna Loa

Through the first half of July, Arctic sea ice extent continued tracking close to levels in 2012

Greenland’s melt, what does it mean for future atmospheric methane?

What science can tell us about the links between global warming and massive heat waves

Today in climate change (20 July 2016)

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Watch the Climate Change Ad Fox News Refused to Run

Reconsidering meteorological seasons in a changing climate

Dangerous heat dome setting up shop over U.S. will roast millions in oppressive humidity

Long-awaited breakthrough in the reconstruction of warm climate phases

Tropical cyclones on track to grow more intense as temperatures rise

GIS Data of the World’s Glaciers

New Findings Confirm Climate Risks Facing Boston

“Living Shorelines” Will Get Fast Track to Combat Sea Level Rise

NASA says 2016 will likely set a global annual temperature record

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

First Half of 2016 Blows Away Temp Records

Charting Ice Sheet Contributions to Global Sea Level Rise

NASA Science Flights Target Melting Arctic Sea Ice

Flood damages in Germany could multiply under climate change