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 (2 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Pacific Nations May Face Droughts and Floods if El Niño Develops Later This Year http://floodlist.com/australia/pacific-nations-face-floods-el-nino-2017?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The glaciers of northern Novaya Zemlya, Russia are truly generally out of sight out of mind https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/05/25/nizkiy-glacier-embayment-expands-island-forms-novaya-zemlya/

Planetary Record Temperature Trends for 2017 http://www.guyonclimate.com/2017/05/28/planetary-record-temperature-trends-for-2017/

84% of People Now Consider Climate Change a ‘Global Catastrophic Risk’ https://www.globalchallenges.org/en/our-work/risk-survey

Antarctica heights settle polar warming puzzle http://climatenewsnetwork.net/antarctica-polar-warming-puzzle/

Waves Rippled Through Greenland’s Ice. That’s Ominous http://www.climatecentral.org/news/waves-greenland-ice-melt-21488?utm_content=buffer5cec9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change contributing to urban ‘heat islands’ raising costs for cities http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-cities-heat-islands-1.4136194?cmp=rss

100 Practical Ways to Reverse Climate Change http://ht.ly/T6pa30c7z7L

Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24651/valuing-climate-damages-updating-estimation-of-the-social-cost-of?utm_source=NASEM+News+and+Publications&utm_campaign=b67b37d01a-Final_Book_2017_05_30_24651&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_96101de015-b67b37d01a-102713761&goal=0_96101de015-b67b37d01a-102713761&mc_cid=b67b37d01a&mc_eid=7b96484b63

Scientists point to empirical data and evidence, not to models, as key to understanding climate change science https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/05/its-the-data-not-just-the-models-scientists-emphasize/

As Trump mulls Paris climate deal, Antarctica could soon break off a Delaware-sized iceberg https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/05/31/as-trump-mulls-paris-climate-deal-antarctica-could-soon-break-off-a-delaware-sized-iceberg/?utm_term=.e6326185307b

Majorities of Americans in Every State Support Participation in the Paris Agreement http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/paris_agreement_by_state/?utm_content=buffer3a446&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Greenhouse gases higher than at any time over the last 800,000 years, according to the ice core records going back that far https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/key-greenhouse-gases-higher-than-any-time-over-last-800-000-years

As Senegal’s Coast Crumbles, Residents Ponder Move to Safer Ground http://floodlist.com/africa/senegals-coast-crumbles-residents-ponder-move-safer-ground

Climate Change and Flooding Threaten 4.2 Million People on Caribbean and Pacific Islands http://floodlist.com/climate/climate-change-flooding-threaten-4-2-million-people-caribbean-pacific-islands

UNFCCC Statement on the US Decision to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-newsroom/unfccc-statement-on-the-us-decision-to-withdraw-from-paris-agreement/

Global Warming Could Push Earth’s Rains Northward https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/global-warming-could-push-earths-rains-northward/

 

Today in climate change (26 May 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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 (28 April 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Greenland’s Coastal Glaciers in Terminal Decline http://www.ecowatch.com/greenland-glaciers-decline-2364862746.html?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

Photographic Proof of Climate Change: Time-Lapse Images of Retreating Glaciers http://www.livescience.com/58774-time-lapse-photos-show-retreating-glaciers.html

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rapid-climate-change-arctic-21389?utm_content=buffer1761f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Arctic is melting and guess who faces more flooding — that’s right, South Florida http://www.bradenton.com/news/state/florida/article146559214.html

Was That Climate Change? Linking Extreme Weather to Global Warming http://floodlist.com/climate/climate-change-linking-extreme-weather-global-warming

Climate Change Predicted to Increase Nile Flow Variability http://floodlist.com/climate/climate-change-predicted-increase-nile-flow-variability

50% more people could be affected in 2080 by severe floods http://floodlist.com/protection/dutch-scientists-say-50-people-risk-coastal-flooding-2080

The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth http://blogs.wwf.org.uk/blog/climate-energy/changed-arctic-changed-world/?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

Sea level rising faster now than during 1990s, new study shows http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/04/26/sea-level-rising-faster-now-1990s-new-study-shows/

Sobering visualizations reveal how sea level rise could transform cities in your lifetime http://mashable.com/2017/04/26/extreme-sea-level-rise-scenario-visualizations/#XLHQ1M1amaqI

Huge storms in northern Africa have tripled since the 1980s. Scientists blame climate change https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/26/huge-storms-in-northern-africa-have-tripled-since-the-1980s-scientists-blame-climate-change/?utm_term=.d028fcff9c45

How climate change can impact UAE industries http://www.khaleejtimes.com/a-warmer-world-by-more-than-15-c-its-impact-on-industries-in-the-uae

Worrisome first quarter of 2017 climate trends https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/04/worrisome-first-quarter-of-2017-climate-trends/

Millions of Colombians at risk to climate change: minister http://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-environment-idUSKBN17R2FT

Prague City Council is currently debating a long-term strategy that should gradually prepare the capital for the inevitable impacts of climate change http://www.radio.cz/en/section/panorama/prague-considering-long-term-measures-to-combat-impacts-of-climate-change

Today in climate change (24 February 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Which part of East Antarctica is most susceptible to warming? https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/which-part-of-east-antarctica-is-most-susceptible-to-warming

State of Alpine Glaciers in 2016-Negative for 37th Consecutive Year http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/17/state-alpine-glaciers-2016-negative-37th-consecutive-year/

Study shows China’s severe weather patterns changing drastically since 1960 https://phys.org/news/2017-02-china-severe-weather-patterns-drastically.html

Global heat continues, sea ice hits new record lows https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/global-heat-continues-sea-ice-hits-new-record-lows

Is climate change causing more UK floods? http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/publications/planetearth/win16-climate/

Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica http://www.ecowatch.com/iceberg-breaks-off-antarctica-2268242877.html

More than 70% believe Coalition not doing enough on energy – poll https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/21/more-than-70-believe-coalition-not-doing-enough-on-energy-poll

Changes to the tropical circulation in the mid-Pliocene and their implications for future climate http://www.clim-past.net/13/135/2017/

The Real Surprise Behind the 3rd Hottest January on Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/18/real-surprise-behind-3rd-hottest-january-record/

Study from decades ago proved remarkably accurate in showing how global warming would affect the Arctic’s sea ice, currently in steep decline https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16022017/arctic-sea-ice-extent-nasa-global-warming-climate-change

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change https://phys.org/news/2017-02-canadian-glaciers-major-contributor-sea.html

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/19/australia-new-normal-47c-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

The race to 100 per cent renewable town is on http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/4475851/the-race-to-100-per-cent-renewable-town-is-on/

There are critical two-way feedbacks missing from current climate models https://phys.org/news/2017-02-climate_1.html

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-larsen-c-crack-21178?utm_content=buffera3597&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms https://caribbeanclimateblog.com/2017/02/21/caribbean-warned-to-prepare-for-more-severe-storms/

How Do Climate Models Work? http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/21/climate-models-work-answer/

The Geographic Impact of Climate Signals on European Winter Storms http://www.air-worldwide.com/Blog/The-Geographic-Impact-of-Climate-Signals-on-European-Winter-Storms/

Heat Wave Breaks Records in Australia http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89683&src=share

California rains put spotlight on atmospheric rivers http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/california-rains-put-spotlight-atmospheric-rivers

New research challenges the perception that Arctic sea ice extent was unperturbed by human-caused climate change until the 1970s http://news.agu.org/press-release/air-pollution-may-have-masked-mid-20th-century-sea-ice-loss/

As algae, detritus, and meltwater darken Greenland’s ice, it is shrinking ever faster http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6327/788.full

Melting Sea Ice May Be Speeding Nature’s Clock in the Arctic https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/melting-sea-ice-may-be-speeding-natures-clock-arctic

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/record-high-temperature-february-21186?utm_content=buffera0111&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Here’s what the Ice Age tells us about future sea level rise http://mashable.com/2017/02/22/ice-age-21st-century-sea-level-rise/?utm_cid=hp-r-1#h5DSpgp_DmqA

Erratic weather brings snow, cyclones http://thenewdaily.com.au/weather/2017/02/20/australias-wild-weather/