Today in climate change (21 October 2016)

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Why climate change divides us

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes

Given current climate drivers, that means we’re likely to see 11 or more tropical cyclones in the Australian region

Thousands more people at risk as sea levels in Thames estuary continue to rise

Countries Reach Landmark Deal to Limit Global Warming

Greenland is melting

A Canadian Island Is Being Swallowed Up by the Sea and Climate Change Is the Reason

Making lemonade out of climate change

How warm seas powered two major hurricanes

September an Exclamation Point on String of Hot Months

The trouble with negative emissions

How the U.S. Military is Responding to Sea Level Rise

A Trek to the Giant Mongolian Glacier That Holds the Secrets to Global Warming

“Overheating: Towards an anthropological history of the early 21st century”

NYC braces for effects of climate change with new flood maps

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

Historical Records May Underestimate Sea Level Rise

Did a Comet Set Off Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago?

NASA Analysis Finds Warmest September on Record by Narrow Margin

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

Shifting tropical cyclones increases threat to sinking Mekong delta

Link between climate change and armed conflict is exaggerated – new study

September brought the world’s record-breaking hot streak to an end – but don’t chill out

A geological perspective on sea level and storm surges

Thawing permafrost destroys Arctic cities

Is the detection of accelerated sea level rise imminent?

Today in climate change (14 October 2016)

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World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes

Collaboration Vital For Cities To Tackle Climate Change

Matthew Flings All-Time Surge and Rainfall Records Across Southeast

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F

Rising sea levels could reduce several UK mountains to hills

Young People’s Burden: Requirement of Negative CO2 Emissions

Season 2: Tears of Living Dangerously

Expect more wildfires, flooding, say climate scientists

Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western US forests

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study

Ancient Andes glaciers have lost half their ice in just 40 years

God, Politics, and Global Warming

Coal-fired power stations: Senate committee to examine how best to close them

How Greenland’s ice is melting from both above and below

Historic Shrinking of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked to CO2 Spike

Claim that wildfires are on increase due to ‘climate change’ is shown to be ‘a prescribed result’ of climate models

The End of Ice

Special Climate Statement 58 – record September rains continue wet period in much of Australia

Warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures around northern Australia will help to fuel the tropical cyclone

What two million years of climate history tells us about the future

Out in the heat: why poorer suburbs are more at risk in warming cities

Could urban greening mitigate suburban thermal inequity?: the role of residents’ dispositions and household practices;

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

Today in climate change (7 October 2016)

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App zeros in on loss of equatorial glaciers

EU Nations Approve Ratification of Climate Change Pact

Sea level rise is already here

The tiny nation of Kiribati will soon be underwater — here’s the plan to save its people

Melting Arctic Sea Ice Shows Global Warming

Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf

CAIT Climate Data Explorer – Paris Agreement Tracker

With Public Opinion on Climate Change Evolving Slowly, AAAS Leshner Fellows Help Communities

U.S. Concern About Global Warming at Eight-Year High

Haiti Hurricane Matthew Climate Change Effects: Global Warming Means More Devastation, Climate Refugees

The Politics of Climate

Atlantic City Gambles on Rising Seas

No country on Earth is taking the 2 degree climate target seriously

Europe pushes Paris climate deal over the top

Adapting to rates versus amounts of climate change: a case of adaptation to sea-level rise

Velocity fields of Greenland outlet glaciers

Was climate change to blame for the Adelaide storm?

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

The effects of climate change will not be evenly distributed; vulnerable older people will be affected more than others

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

Why the Worst Storms Will Just Keep Getting Worse

Today in climate change (30 September 2016)

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Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical

The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought

Welcome to the age of the Anthropocene

Report: Australian attitudes on climate change

Public support for climate action on the up after dark days: Climate Institute survey

Why is emergency-scale action necessary?

Much of modern climate science fails to consider millennium-scale processes

Should New York City abandon its waterfront?

Climate change needs to be front-page news

Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade: scientists

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

Today’s greenhouse gas levels could result in up to 7 degrees of warming

Sustainable, Climate-resilient and Vibrant Cities: Good Practices

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify

A 2-million-year climate history of Earth has disturbing implications

Global Warming Is Real—But 13 Degrees? Not So Fast

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify

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

Changing climate is raising forest fire risk: NRCan annual report

South Australian storm a preview of climate change: Climate Council

Today in climate change (23 September 2016)

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Fast study showed climate change’s influence on Louisiana’s devastating floods

Is La Niña Here? Depends Who You Ask

Time is running out for Britain to sign up to the Paris climate change accord

What is new in European climate research?

It’s time to help communities adapt to climate change

Does Climate Change Affect Our Weather? Yes. Yes, It Does

Global warming making Calif. wildfire season longer, more severe

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?’s-hellish-summer-weather:-A-told-you-so-climate-moment

Australia’s emissions won’t fall by 2030 without greater climate action, modelling shows

Five of the six continents had at least a top 10 warm August

A must-see film on the impact climate change will have on 30 million in Bangladesh

How the new focus on 1.5C is reshaping climate research

Scientists may have solved a key riddle about Antarctica — and you’re not going to like the answer

High-Level Event on Entry into Force of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Hurricanes, storm surges and icebergs: How warmer seas are changing our planet

Trump’s climate science denial clashes with reality of rising seas in Florida

See David Letterman Preview Return to TV for Climate Change Series

Modeling Climate Change Policy Decisions Using a Probability Tree

Climate Change Explained in One Comic

Rain records falling across Australia

Climate change poses a major security risk to the U.S. today, intelligence report warns

From Scientific Skepticism to Conspiracy Theory

The Climate Could Be More Sensitive to CO2 Than We Think

How Three American U.S. Cities are Adapting to Climate Change

Climate Change Art

Greenland ice loss 40 trillion pounds bigger than thought

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