Today in climate change (22 December 2017)

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Please find links below to recent climate change research and news…

Global and Asian heat waves in 2016 due purely to climate change, study says https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/12/14/world/science-health-world/global-asian-heat-waves-2016-due-purely-climate-change-study-says/#.WjbWJU8UnIU

Climate Change Is Increasing Forest Fires, and the Cost Will Be Huge https://futurism.com/climate-change-forest-fires-cost-huge/

Moving towards a more resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya http://cariaa.net/research/blog-moving-towards-more-resilient-hindu-kush-himalaya

Extreme Storms to Multiply, Intensify Across U.S., New Simulations Suggest https://www.ecowatch.com/extreme-weather-climate-change-2517180162.html

Here’s where U.S. residents will move to escape rising seas https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/12/where-americans-will-move-as-seas-rise/

The Arctic shows no sign of returning to the reliably frozen state it was a decade ago https://blogs.agu.org/thefield/2017/12/15/driven-open-ocean-arctic-continues-warm/

Antarctic climate variability on regional and continental scales over the last 2000 years https://www.clim-past.net/13/1609/2017/

Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 snapshot http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/publication/global-trends-in-climate-change-legislation-and-litigation-2017-snapshot/

A climate researcher finds a link between a 20-year spate of hurricanes and the content of song lyrics https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/12/more-hurricanes-make-for-stormier-pop-charts/548528/?utm_source=twb

The year is 2037. This is what happens when the hurricane hits Miami https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/17/miami-hurricane-2037-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

An American Beach Story: When Property Rights Clash with the Rising Sea https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16122017/beach-erosion-sea-level-rise-property-rights-massachusetts-government-storm-nourishment-project

Globe had its third warmest year to date and fifth warmest November on record https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/global-climate-201711

Yesterday’s 100-year storm is today’s 30-year storm https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/12/more-studies-examine-role-of-climate-change-in-hurricane-harvey/?platform=hootsuite

Scientists pinpoint link between climate change and Hurricane Harvey’s record rainfall https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-12-13/scientists-pinpoint-link-between-climate-change-and-hurricane-harveys-record?utm_content=buffera13f9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The new simulator allows anyone with a computer to perform idealized experiments with sea level and learn about its complexities https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/m/news/news.php?release=2017-308#.WjgvptKWbIW

A century of glacier retreat at Hintereisferner https://vimeo.com/243845079

569 Scottish reservoirs face flood risk over climate change http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15777847.Revealed__569_of_Scotland__39_s_670_reservoirs_pose_flood_risk_thanks_to_climate_change/

Rising sea levels: Will we adapt or drown? https://medium.com/@OECD/rising-sea-levels-will-we-adapt-or-drown-3c70855fddfe

The health of Antarctic ice shelves https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-017-0037-1

Climate change will displace millions in coming decades. Nations should prepare now to help them https://theconversation.com/climate-change-will-displace-millions-in-coming-decades-nations-should-prepare-now-to-help-them-89274?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Are Rising Seas, Coastal Erosion and Powerful Storms a Wave of the Future for Small Island Nations? http://www.caribbean360.com/news/rising-seas-coastal-erosion-powerful-storms-wave-future-small-island-nations#ixzz51jykKRQFhttp://www.caribbean360.com/news/rising-seas-coastal-erosion-powerful-storms-wave-future-small-island-nations

Climate change, migration and displacement: the need for a risk-informed and coherent approach https://www.odi.org/publications/10977-climate-change-migration-and-displacement-need-risk-informed-and-coherent-approach

Warmer, wetter climate could mean stronger, more intense storms https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/csu-wwc121817.php

Direct and indirect climate controls predict heterogeneous early-mid 21st century wildfire burned area across western and boreal North America http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0188486

A Year of Climate Change in Photos https://www.bloomberg.com/news/photo-essays/2017-12-20/a-year-of-climate-change-in-photos

International Energy Agency says burning of fossil fuel is falling fast, driven by drop-off in use by EU, China and US https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/dec/18/global-coal-consumption-forecast-to-slow

China Just Moved Closer to Becoming the World’s Climate Leader http://time.com/5069912/china-climate-change-trump/

Alaska’s Northernmost Town Warms So Fast, It Fools NOAA Computers https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alaska-rsquo-s-northernmost-town-warms-so-fast-it-fools-noaa-computers/

Mainstreaming climate adaptation: taking stock about “what works” from empirical research worldwide https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10113-017-1259-5

Jakarta Is Sinking So Fast, It Could End Up Underwater https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/21/world/asia/jakarta-sinking-climate.html

Centennial to Millennial Climate Variability http://pastglobalchanges.org/products/pages-magazine/11504

Officials’ long struggle to publish new sea level guidance https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2017/12/20/70263/officials-long-struggle-to-publish-new-sea-level-guidance

The Road to Ruin: Making Sense of the Anthropocene https://www.ippr.org/juncture-item/editorial-the-road-to-ruin-making-sense-of-the-anthropocene

Small islands and climate change http://news.trust.org/spotlight/small-islands-and-climate-change/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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Today in climate change (8 December 2017)

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New Zealand considers creating climate change refugee visas https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/31/new-zealand-considers-creating-climate-change-refugee-visas?utm_content=buffer93ede&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scoping for the Operation of Agile Urban Adaptation for Secondary Cities of the Global South: Possibilities in Pune, India http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/9/12/939

Extremes and Weather: Exploring Connections with Human Health http://www.weathernationtv.com/news/extremes-weather-exploring-connections-human-health/#.WiMF_ea6fG0.twitter

Our scorching sea: Marine heatwave unfolding as hot temperatures continue https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/99491972/week-starts-with-a-scorcher-warm-weather-settled-in

Internet Blogs, Polar Bears, and Climate-Change Denial by Proxy https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/advance-article/doi/10.1093/biosci/bix133/4644513

Unusual hot spell for Victoria and Tasmania driven by warm seas, stable systems http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/unusual-hot-spell-for-victoria-and-tasmania-driven-by-warm-seas-stable-systems-20171203-gzxzwf.html

Credit Rating Agency Issues Warning On Climate Change To Cities https://www.npr.org/2017/12/01/567843604/credit-rating-agency-issues-warning-on-climate-change-to-cities

How can climate risk insurance be linked with other forms of social protection to help vulnerable communities absorb climate impacts? https://www.climatecolab.org/contests/2017/absorbing-climate-impacts

UK weather: Could La Niña phenomenon deliver Britain a record freezing winter? http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/la-ni-a-uk-weather-winter-record-met-office-could-what-is-polar-vortex-a8088501.html

U.S. Disbands Group That Prepared Cities for Climate Shocks https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-04/trump-disbands-group-meant-to-prepare-cities-for-climate-shocks

With sea-level rise, waterfront owners confront their options https://www.eopugetsound.org/magazine/is/slr

New maps of climate opinions by political party http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/new-maps-climate-opinions-political-party/

November 2017 extended the spell of exceptional global warmth that has now lasted since mid-2015 https://climate.copernicus.eu/resources/data-analysis/average-surface-air-temperature-analysis/monthly-maps/surface-air-3

“Apocalyptic” Melting Transpires in Antarctica as Earth Wraps Up a Scorching Year http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/42777-pollution-and-diseases-wreak-havoc-in-a-scorching-year-with-apocalyptic-melting-in-antarctica

13,000 U.S. Archaeology Sites To Be Flooded by Rising Seas https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/11/thousands-of-united-states-archaeological-sites-to-be-flooded-by-rising-seas-spd/

The sleeping ice giants of Antarctica are stirring. Will we wake up before they devour us? https://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/mark-kernan/Myth-and-dystopia-in-the-Anthropocene

These are the tipping points that will push us into climate disaster https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/11/are-we-reaching-our-climate-change-tipping-points

While Southern California battles its wildfires, we have to start preparing for our hotter, drier future http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-ventura-sylmar-wildfires-20171205-story.html?platform=hootsuite

To forecast sea level rise, a flotilla of robot subs must map the unseen bottom of a melting ice shelf—if they are not sunk by it https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ice-diving-drones-embark-on-risky-antarctic-mission/

 

Today in climate change (18 August 2017)

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Climate Change Is Key Driver Of Disasters http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/climate-change-is-key-driver-of-disasters_us_5989f87fe4b08a4c247f2612?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About http://www.climatecentral.org/news/the-crazy-climate-records-from-2016-you-havent-heard-much-about-21706

Arcticness: Power and Voice from the North http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/browse-books/arcticness

Another climate-change nightmare: 91 new volcanoes beneath Antarctica’s ice https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/08/15/another-climate-change-nightmare-dozens-of-volcanoes-beneath-antarcticas-thinning-ice/?utm_term=.2298ee2c51f4

How to Find an Iceberg’s Breaking Point https://eos.org/research-spotlights/how-to-find-an-icebergs-breaking-point

Alaska Towns At Risk from Rising Seas Sound Alarm http://www.climatecentral.org/news/alaska-towns-sound-alarm-sea-level-rise-21701?utm_content=buffer4472e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change not the full story when it comes to above average winter temperatures http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-17/why-have-winter-temps-been-so-high-this-week/8806972?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

A monumental public art installation bringing the sights & sounds of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf to Chicago https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/whitewanderer/white-wanderer-a-climate-change-soundtrack?ref=preview&token=b8a3d265

It’s a challenge to attribute any one storm or heat wave to climate change, but scientists are getting closer http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/does-climate-change-cause-extreme-weather-events-180964506/

Study validates East Antarctic ice sheet to remain stable even if western ice sheet melts https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170817162028.htm

Investigating the Enigma of Clouds and Climate Change http://www.enn.com/climate/article/52189

More fire, fury: Canada is ablaze amid record heatwave https://thinkprogress.org/british-columbia-sets-wildfire-record-739cc9e62e3f/

Today in climate change (30 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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 (16 June 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent climate change news…

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 (26 May 2017)

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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

 

Today in climate change (3 March 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

NSW summer weather makes heat records, perfect autumn on the way http://www.colliemail.com.au/story/4492526/soggy-end-to-summer-but-a-perfect-autumn-on-the-way/

Shoup Glacier, Alaska Retreat, Thinning, Velocity Decline http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/24/shoup-glacier-alaska-retreat-thinning-velocity-decline/

Cities taking action, learning from each other to adapt to climate change http://www.eea.europa.eu/highlights/cities-taking-action-learning-from?utm_content=buffer8946c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) https://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/node/885

Counterintuitive claim: Slower snowmelt in a warming world https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/02/27/counterintuitive-claim-slower-snowmelt-in-a-warming-world/

Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces http://www.climatecentral.org/news/humans-changing-climate-faster-than-natural-forces-21175?utm_content=buffer81306&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

China smashes solar energy records, as coal use and CO2 emissions fall once again https://thinkprogress.org/with-millions-of-jobs-up-for-grabs-china-seizes-clean-tech-leadership-from-u-s-a37154d02d0#.5gnbjivhg

Chicago Snow Drought Winter 2017 http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/events/chicago-snow-drought-winter-2017

Antarctic sea ice ‘obliterates’ previous minimum record, in remarkable reverse http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/antarctic-sea-ice-obliterates-previous-minimum-record-in-remarkable-reverse-20170227-gumt5r.html

Archaeologists define their role in climate change: Not Just an ecological problem but a social one, new research paper says http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/archaeologists-define-their-role-climate-change-not-just-ecological-problem-social-one-new

Moral reasoning in adaptation to climate change http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09644016.2017.1287624

Glaciers Ebb in South Georgia http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89726&src=twitter-iotd

Boston ponders sea wall as rising water levels pose future threat http://www.metro.us/boston/boston-ponders-sea-wall-as-rising-water-levels-pose-future-threat/zsJqbs—7oBwYr4MOgNvw/

Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy 63.5°F http://www.reuters.com/article/us-antarctica-temperatures-idUSKBN1684I7

Towards a unifying narrative for climate change https://www.imperial.ac.uk/grantham/publications/briefing-papers/towards-a-unifying-narrative-for-climate-change—grantham-briefing-paper-18.php

Less than half of Americans think climate change will harm them personally http://news.trust.org/item/20170301180238-b9si6/

Evaluating Highest Temperature Extremes in the Antarctic https://eos.org/features/evaluating-highest-temperature-extremes-in-the-antarctic

Sydney weather breaks new record with summer the hottest on record http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-01/sydney-summer-the-hottest-on-record/8315672

Chance conversation about climate change http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4502752/chance-conversation-about-climate-change/

Sydney’s Swelter Has a Climate Change Link, Scientists Say https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/02/science/australia-heat-climate-change.html?smid=tw-nytimesworld&smtyp=cur

World Weather Attribution https://wwa.climatecentral.org/

Glacial pace for Southern Hemisphere cyclone season http://www.weatherwatch.co.nz/content/glacial-pace-southern-hemisphere-cyclone-season