Today in climate change (9 June 2016)

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

Appearance of crater dubbed ‘the Gateway to the Underworld’ in Siberia is a warning to our warming planet http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/gateway-to-the-underworld-siberia-batagaika-siberia-russia-permafrost-melting-a7063936.html

CSIRO working to develop climate app to help livestock producers make decisions http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-07/csiro-develops-climate-app-livestock-producers/7484036#.V1Z_HJ5Fb5Q.twitter

El Niño, rising sea spur record ‘clear-sky’ flooding in 7 cities http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2016/06/08/nuisance-flooding-us-noaa/85605468/

Through bold climate commitments, 228 cities around the world are taking the lead on climate action http://blogs.worldwatch.org/hundreds-cities-commit-combat-emissions/

UK solar eclipses coal power over month for first time http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/07/solar-sets-british-record-for-may-producing-more-electricity-than-coal?CMP=share_btn_tw

Australia’s Iconic Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Site at Risk from Global Warming http://blog.ucsusa.org/adam-markham/australias-iconic-great-barrier-reef-world-heritage-site-at-risk-from-global-warming#.V1hboFqhA0w.twitter

Allowances for evolving coastal flood risk under uncertain local sea-level rise http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1664-7

China says important glacier is melting due to climate change http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-climatechange-idUSKCN0YU0B4

USGS Climate Change and Wildlife Program Receives Award for Leadership in Climate Adaptation https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-climate-change-and-wildlife-program-receives-award-leadership-climate-adaptation

At the melting point: Alaska has its warmest spring on record https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/06/08/at-the-melting-point-alaska-has-its-warmest-spring-on-record/?Sdfsdfsdfsdfsdf

Hot Times in a Frozen Land http://ht.ly/806b3013DD3

Arctic Sea Ice Plummets To Staggering Low In May, While CO2 Levels Hit Record High http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/06/08/3785940/co2-levels-arctic-sea-ice-record/

How scientists are using drones to measure the effects of climate change http://theweek.com/articles/625715/how-scientists-are-using-drones-measure-effects-climate-change

US State of the Climate National Summary Information – May 2016 http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/summary-info/national/201605

Today in climate change (8 June 2016)

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

NASA’s Earth Minute: Greenland ice https://sealevel.nasa.gov/resources/73

Climate Change Is Making Calendars Run Amok http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/towns-changing-clocks-time-climate-change-pamir-science/

TV Networks Backslide By Omitting Link Between Climate Change And Destructive Texas Floods https://mediamatters.org/research/2016/06/06/tv-networks-backslide-omitting-link-between-climate-change-and-destructive-texas-floods/210754

‘We’ve never seen anything like this’: Arctic sea ice hit a stunning new low in May https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/06/07/weve-never-seen-anything-like-this-arctic-sea-ice-hit-a-stunning-new-low-in-may/?postshare=4351465333462155&tid=ss_tw

Climate spirals http://www.climate-lab-book.ac.uk/spirals/

Did Ancient Climate Change Ignite Human Evolution? http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/did-ancient-climate-change-ignite-human-evolution/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_EVO_NEWS

New study shows a snowline creeping higher in the Rockies, Sierra Nevada and Cascades http://insideclimatenews.org/news/07062016/unabated-global-warming-threatens-west-snowpack-water-rocky-mountains-sierra-nevada-drought

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases http://climatenexus.org/learn/public-health-impacts/climate-change-and-vector-borne-diseases?utm_content=buffer5bcb7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Low-income New Yorkers take brunt of climate change http://m.timesunion.com/tuplus-opinion/article/Low-income-New-Yorkers-take-brunt-of-climate-7966780.php

Climate change’s role in eastern Australia’s recent wild weather http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-07/did-climate-change-cause-east-coast-low-storms/7483874

The scientific community is profoundly uncomfortable with the storm of political controversy that climate research is attracting. What’s going on? https://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/paul-hoggett-rosemary-randall/socially-constructed-silence-protecting-policymakers-fr?utm_content=buffer39d0a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#

In the Poorest Countries, an Acute Climate Risk https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/poorest-countries-acute-climate-risk-sri-mulyani-indrawati

28 per cent of the Australian public believe “we are just witnessing a normal fluctuation in the Earth’s climate” https://newmatilda.com/2016/06/07/climate-denial-unchanging-new-poll-reveals/

Today in climate change (7 June 2016)

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

Spike in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming http://www.climatecentral.org/news/alaska-wildfires-worsening-global-warming-20411?utm_content=bufferf4339&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Champions Release Detailed Roadmap http://newsroom.unfccc.int/climate-action/global-climate-action-agenda/

First Nations communities suffering ‘more intense’ impact of climate change, secret briefings say http://www.vancouversun.com/news/national/first+nations+communities+suffering+98more+intense+impact/11960757/story.html

Drought in Ethiopia “This is a climate crisis” http://www.nrc.no/?did=9219095#.V1X1NjV97IX

Climate impacts laid bare as Europe’s flood waters ease http://tcktcktck.org/2016/06/climate-impacts-laid-bare-europes-flood-waters-ease/

EU states to be asked to ratify climate deal in June http://phys.org/news/2016-06-eu-states-ratify-climate-june.html

Extent of Ocean Surface Above 86 Degrees (F) Hits New Record During May of 2016 https://robertscribbler.com/2016/06/06/extent-of-ocean-surface-above-86-degrees-f-hits-new-high-during-may-of-2016/

A Startling Map of How Sea-Level Rise Will Affect NYC http://www.citylab.com/weather/2016/06/how-sea-level-rise-will-affect-nyc-mapped-new-york-city/485123/?platform=hootsuite

Record High Temps vs. Record Low Temp http://www.climatesignals.org/data/record-high-temps-vs-record-low-temp

Past, present, future: how human evolution and climate are linked https://theconversation.com/past-present-future-how-human-evolution-and-climate-are-linked-57336

 

Today in climate change (6 June 2016)

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

Arctic could become ice-free for first time in more than 100,000 years, claims leading scientist http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/arctic-could-become-ice-free-for-first-time-in-more-than-100000-years-claims-leading-scientist-a7065781.html?utm_content=buffer74980&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Europe’s floods come at no surprise http://climatenewsnetwork.net/europes-floods-come-as-no-surprise/

Impacts of Climate Change Policy in The Real World https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/06/05/impacts-of-climate-change-policy-in-the-real-world/

Warming Could Boost Carbon Storage in Alaska Forests http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-carbon-storage-alaska-forests-20407?utm_content=buffer58d7f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

7 major changes the Prairies will see as the climate warms http://globalnews.ca/news/2737811/7-major-changes-the-prairies-will-see-as-the-climate-warms/

Water Scarcity: Implications in the Face of Climate Change http://edmdigest.com/news/water-scarcity-implications-in-the-face-of-climate-change/

Today in climate change (3 June 2016)

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

Climate Change Intensifying Wildfire on National Forests https://calfire.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/usda-climate-change-intensifying.html?utm_content=buffer745e9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Global Health Impact of Climate Change is More Frightening than Any Horror Movie http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/the-global-health-impact-of-climate-change-is-more-frightening-than-any-horror-movie

Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-01/chile-has-so-much-solar-energy-it-s-giving-it-away-for-free?platform=hootsuite

Watch four decades of Great Lakes ice cover flash before your eyes http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/great-lakes-ice-cover-1.3610584

A UO research project explores the effects of climate change on Northwest Tribes http://oregonquarterly.com/a-world-aflame

Study Helps Explain Sea Ice Differences at Earth’s Poles http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/study-helps-explain-sea-ice-differences-at-earths-poles

Long Overlooked Area of Antarctica Sees Major Ice Loss http://www.climatecentral.org/news/overlooked-area-antarctica-major-ice-loss-20408

Measure For Measure: New Plan Would Protect San Francisco Bay From Rising Seas http://www.audubon.org/news/measure-measure-new-plan-would-protect-san-francisco-bay-rising-seas

Melting permafrost is turbocharging climate change http://www.newsweek.com/2016/06/10/permafrost-greenhouse-gases-global-warming-465585.html?utm_content=bufferb72bb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Today in climate change (2 June 2016)

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

Antarctic coastline images reveal 4 decades of ice loss to ocean http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-06/uoe-aci060116.php

Australia simmers through hottest autumn on record https://theconversation.com/australia-simmers-through-hottest-autumn-on-record-60329

Since the signing of the Paris climate accord in December, have we made any progress in cutting global emissions? https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601601/six-months-after-paris-accord-were-losing-the-climate-change-battle/

The planet cools as El Niño disappears https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/06/01/the-planet-cools-as-el-nino-disappears/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Warming, fires, warming, fires: How tundra wildfires could create an unstoppable cycle http://www.rcinet.ca/eye-on-the-arctic/2016/05/31/warming-fires-warming-fires-how-tundra-wildfires-could-create-an-unstoppable-cycle/

Sweltering Svalbard http://arcticjournal.com/climate/2364/sweltering-svalbard

Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36420750

Cattle drugs could fuel climate change, study suggests http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36368734

Arctic sea ice set a record low every single day in May http://mashable.com/2016/06/01/arctic-sea-ice-record-low/#62.1QoQY2EqO

Texas’ Climate Stubbornness Takes an Increasingly Big Toll http://insideclimatenews.org/news/15072015/texas-climate-change-global-warming-stubbornness-takes-increasingly-big-toll-floods-extreme-weather

Nature’s Answer to Climate Risk https://global.nature.org/content/natures-answer-to-climate-risk

Today in climate change (1 June 2016)

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

Climate Change & Security In South Asia: Cooperating For Peace http://gmaccc.org/gmaccc-publishes-climate-change-security-in-south-asia-cooperating-for-peace/

Unprecedented Wildfires in Western Canada Call For Serious Climate Action http://www.desmog.ca/2016/05/30/unprecedented-wildfires-western-canada-call-serious-climate-action

Persistent Arctic and sub-Arctic warmth expected to continue for months http://www.adn.com/arctic/2016/05/29/persistent-arctic-and-subarctic-warmth-expected-to-continue-for-months/

We can use nature to manage climate risks. Here’s how https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/05/we-can-use-nature-to-manage-climate-risks-heres-how/?utm_content=buffer8f2db&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extratropical cyclone classification and its use in climate studies http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016RG000519/abstract?campaign=wolacceptedarticle