Today in climate change (23 March 2018)

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The Paris Agreement is deeply flawed – it’s time for a new deal https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/paris-agreement-deeply-flawed-time-deal-180316115219671.html

More accurate maps of bed topography reveal physical processes controlling retreat https://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2018/03/15/new-study-helps-explain-greenland-glaciers-varied-vulnerability-to-melting/

Stark Differences in Sea Level Rise Flooding Between 1.5 and 2 Degrees of Warming https://e360.yale.edu/digest/stark-differences-in-climate-impacts-between-1-5-and-2-degrees-of-warming

A new study shows that rising temperatures in the Himalayas have led to more avalanches https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2018/3/15/17119814/avalanche-climate-change-himalayas?__twitter_impression=true

Research scientist’s maps show how sea level rise will affect Nova Scotia communities http://www.ngnews.ca/news/research-scientists-maps-show-how-sea-level-rise-will-affect-nova-scotia-communities-193782/

Climate change soon to cause mass movement, World Bank warns https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/19/climate-change-soon-to-cause-mass-movement-world-bank-warns?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_b-gdnnews#link_time=1521489853

UN Arctic chief: ‘Climate change isn’t linear – it’s accelerating’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/interview/un-arctic-chief-climate-change-is-not-linear-it-is-accelerating/

Greenland Is Literally Cracking Apart and Flooding the World https://www.livescience.com/62027-greenland-lakes-disappearing.html

‘I’m furious’: Tathra councillor says now is the time to talk climate https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/i-m-furious-tathra-councillor-says-now-is-the-time-to-talk-climate-20180320-p4z5ab.html

Boston Sea Level Projected To Rise 1.5 Feet By 2050 http://www.wbur.org/news/2018/03/16/boston-sea-level-rise-vims-projection

Building urban resilience to climate change: A review of Madagascar https://reliefweb.int/report/madagascar/building-urban-resilience-climate-change-review-madagascar

The governance of climate change adaptation in Canada https://www.iclr.org/ccgovernance.html

Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions reductions https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0108-y

Government of Liberia launches project to prioritize climate governance through improved National Adaptation Plans http://adaptation-undp.org/government-liberia-launches-project-prioritize-climate-governance-through-improved-national

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose Last Year. Here Are the Top 5 Reasons https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/22/climate/global-energy-demand.html

Global Energy & CO2 Status Report http://www.iea.org/geco/

Darwin will get hotter and people will die thanks to climate change, scientists warn http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/darwin-will-get-hotter-and-people-will-die-thanks-to-climate-change-scientists-warn/news-story/57190166f9abfbcfa838ec6dac489757?csp=6cfd7018f6d5d6a1e3c6013eab92dfeb

 

 

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Today in climate change (10 November 2017)

 

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The land is warming twice as fast as the oceans … too bad we live on the land https://thinkprogress.org/global-warming-now-twice-as-fast-over-land-than-the-ocean-nasa-chart-shows-52b4afe01345/

Women may bear the brunt of climate change’s impacts https://phys.org/news/2017-08-women-brunt-climate-impacts.html

Refugees of a different kind are being displaced by rising seas — and governments aren’t ready https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/11/climate-change-refugees-grapple-with-effects-of-rising-seas.html

Arctic sea ice news http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

Scientists mapping Greenland have produced some surprising – and worrying – results https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/10/04/scientists-mapping-greenland-have-produced-some-surprising-and-worrying-results/?utm_term=.421c2f1f67fe

Stark Evidence: A Warmer World Is Sparking More and Bigger Wildfires http://e360.yale.edu/features/the-evidence-is-clear-a-warmer-world-means-more-wildfires

Drought and heat waves the greatest threats from climate change https://majorcadailybulletin.com/news/local/2017/10/08/49487/drought-and-heat-waves-the-greatest-threat-from-climate-change.html

Clarifying Perspectives to Promote Action on Loss and Damage from Climate Change http://www.lucsus.lu.se/article/clarifying-perspectives-to-promote-action-on-loss-and-damage-from-climate-change

97% global warming consensus paper surpasses half a million downloads https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/jun/23/97-global-warming-consensus-paper-surpasses-half-a-million-downloads

We looked at 1,154 climate science results and found no evidence of ‘publication bias’ https://theconversation.com/we-looked-at-1-154-climate-science-results-and-found-no-evidence-of-publication-bias-84500

In hurricane-stricken Barbuda, UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57834#.Wdvla4-CzIX

Growing majority believes global warming is happening https://www.axios.com/climate-change-poll-2493422731.html

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause

2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/2017-on-track-to-be-third-hottest-year-nationally

Study Says Public’s Politics Are Correlated With Climate Change Opinion. They Shouldn’t Be. https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2017/11/01/study-says-publics-politics-are-correlated-with-climate-change-opinion-they-shouldnt-be/#2506c31225fa

‘Impossible To Save’: Scientists Are Watching China’s Glaciers Disappear http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/10/21/554271726/impossible-to-save-scientists-are-watching-chinas-glaciers-disappear

Extreme weather leads to public health crises – so health and climate experts must work together https://theconversation.com/extreme-weather-leads-to-public-health-crises-so-health-and-climate-experts-must-work-together-83783

Climate Science Special Report https://science2017.globalchange.gov/downloads/CSSR2017_FullReport.pdf

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause

Engaging Local Actors in the NDC Process: The Next Frontier http://www.ndcpartnership.org/news-and-events/news/engaging-local-actors-ndc-process-next-frontier#.Wf8pvpGr4BQ.twitter

How Does Climate Change Affect Atlantic Hurricanes? 2017 In Perspective http://geography.fsu.edu/activities/how-does-climate-change-affect-atlantic-hurricanes/

Alarming climate report bodes badly for Paris goals – NZ scientists http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11940654

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin https://public.wmo.int/en/resources/library/wmo-greenhouse-gas-bulletin

The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health http://thelancet.com/climate-and-health?dgcid=etoc-edschoice_email_Nov4

UN climate meeting: Pacific Islands leaders set to put heat on Australia http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/11/04/un-climate-meeting-pacific-islands-leaders-set-put-heat-australia

Humanity has entered a global warming minefield, climate scientists say https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-11-04/humanity-has-entered-global-warming-minefield-climate-scientists-say

The many Anthropocenes: A transdisciplinary challenge for the Anthropocene research http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2053019617738099

The three-degree world: the cities that will be drowned by global warming https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/nov/03/three-degree-world-cities-drowned-global-warming?CMP=share_btn_t

Climate change and ‘waterproofing’ NZ’s cities http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/insight/audio/2018620285/climate-change-and-waterproofing-nz-s-cities

Waiting for the tide to turn: Kiribati’s fight for survival https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/23/waiting-for-the-tide-to-turn-kiribatis-fight-for-survival

The COP23 climate change summit in Bonn and why it matters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/05/the-cop23-climate-change-summit-in-bonn-and-why-it-matters?CMP=share_btn_tw

Even without an El Nino kick, 2017 heads for top-three ranking for global heat http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/even-without-an-el-nino-kick-2017-heads-for-topthree-ranking-for-global-heat-20171105-gzffnl.html?btis

WRI data suggests emissions have already ‘peaked’ in 49 countries https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-wri-data-suggests-emissions-have-already-peaked-49-countries

2017 is set to be in the top three hottest years on record, with record-breaking extreme weather, according to the World Meteorological Organization https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/2017s-extreme-weather-is-record-breaking

Data Snapshot: Public Acceptance of Human-Caused Climate Change Is Gradually Rising https://carsey.unh.edu/publication/snapshot/climate-change-acceptance

The City Preparing for Climate Change Without Ever Saying the Words http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-tulsa-climate-change-resilience-adaptation-flooding.html

Warming climate prompts Europe to think outside the box https://www.politico.eu/article/how-europeans-adapt-to-climate-change/

A new study finds human-caused global warming is significantly increasing the rate at which hot temperature records are being broken around the world https://news.agu.org/press-release/human-caused-warming-increasing-likelihood-of-record-breaking-hot-years/

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: ‘There is reason for hope’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/08/seven-megatrends-that-could-beat-global-warming-climate-change?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

A multi-billion-dollar seawall is among climate adaptation options under consideration for Boston https://ensia.com/features/boston-adaptation/

Limiting global temperature change to 1.5 °C http://www.pbl.nl/en/publications/limiting-global-temperature-change-to-1-5-degree-celsius

Sea level maps show Canada’s coastal communities are in race against time http://www.ladysmithchronicle.com/news/canadas-coastal-communities-in-race-against-time/

Climate Council releases new report on impacts of climate change http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042625/climate-inaction-slammed/

Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042625/climate-inaction-slammed/

 

 

 

 

Today in climate change (11 August 2017)

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Climate change to blame for Australia’s July heat https://theconversation.com/climate-change-to-blame-for-australias-july-heat-81953

Death Valley Sets New Global Record for Hottest Single Month https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/new-global-record-hottest-single-month-established-death-valley

Weather disasters to impact 2 out of 3 Europeans by 2100, study says http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lanplh/PIIS2542-5196(17)30082-7.pdf

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons http://www.climatecentral.org/news/warming-fueling-arizonas-monstrous-monsoons-21679?utm_content=buffer79818&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

When It Comes to Climate, Look for Vulnerabilities in Policy, Not Science https://www.rand.org/blog/2017/08/when-it-comes-to-climate-look-for-vulnerabilities-in.html?adbsc=social_20170806_1713311&adbid=894299293816832000&adbpl=tw&adbpr=22545453

There’s a Wildfire Burning in West Greenland Right Now http://www.climatecentral.org/news/wildfire-burning-greenland-21686

Climate change is turning cities into harsh, sweltering hotspots http://grist.org/article/climate-change-is-turning-cities-into-harsh-sweltering-hotspots/

Peru’s glaciers have made it a laboratory for adapting to climate change. It’s not going well http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2017/08/07/perus-glaciers-have-made-it-a-laboratory-for-adapting-to-climate-change-its-not-going-well/?utm_term=.8199d93f8367

Dying gods: Mt Kenya’s disappearing glaciers spread violence below http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/08/02/dying-gods-mt-kenyas-disappearing-glaciers-spread-violence/

Future changes in global tides will change flood risk and tidal energy decisions http://noc.ac.uk/news/future-changes-global-tides-will-change-flood-risk-tidal-energy-decisions

Climate Change’s Role in Disasters and Disaster Risk Reduction http://www.ilankelman.org/isa.pdf

Summer on steroids: Fires, devilish heat waves, and floods http://mashable.com/2017/08/08/summer-weather-on-steroids-wildfires-heat-waves/#T3egEAyBDdqG

The IPCC and the Sixth Assessment cycle http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/ar6_material/AC6_brochure_en.pdf

Guide to Urban Cooling Strategies http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/sites/all/files/event_file_attachments/crc_lcl_urban_cooling_guide_2017_web.pdf

Strategies and Technologies to Mitigate Urban Heat http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/sites/all/files/event_file_attachments/discussion_paper_cooling_cities_final.pdf

Americans already feeling effects of climate change, says report https://www.newscientist.com/article/2143272-americans-already-feeling-effects-of-climate-change-says-report/

Weekly Glacier Flow Estimation from Dense Satellite Time Series Using Adapted Optical Flow Technology http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/feart.2017.00053/full

A new way to verify the real impacts of climate action in cities http://citiscope.org/story/2017/new-way-verify-real-impacts-climate-action-cities

‘Lucifer’ Bakes Europe in Intense Heat Wave http://wxshift.com/news/luicifer-europe-intense-heat-wave/

Building resilience through climate-proof infrastructure in Timor-Leste https://undp-adaptation.exposure.co/construction-in-progress

Climate gloom and doom? Bring it on. But we need stories about taking action, too https://theconversation.com/climate-gloom-and-doom-bring-it-on-but-we-need-stories-about-taking-action-too-79464?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

July Was Record Hot for Parts of Alaska and the West http://www.climatecentral.org/news/july-record-hot-alaska-and-west-21693?utm_content=buffer0ebaf&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Everyone’s Talking About That Leaked Government Climate Report https://www.buzzfeed.com/zahrahirji/trump-white-house-climate-science-special-report?utm_term=.ae2jKyKeX#.raZ4EgE0V

Short-termism and the threat from climate change http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/short-termism-and-the-threat-from-climate-change

Record Temperature Streak Bears Anthropogenic Fingerprint http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL074056/full

Planet marks new highs for heat, pollutants, sea level in 2016: report https://phys.org/news/2017-08-planet-highs-pollutants-sea.html

Australia faces potentially disastrous consequences of climate change, inquiry told https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/11/australia-potentially-disastrous-consequences-of-climate-change-inquiry-told

37th State of the Climate Report https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/state-climate-highlights/2016

 

 

Today in climate change (14 July 2017)

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America’s nearing a record number of weather disasters, and it’s not even hurricane season yet http://grist.org/briefly/americas-already-closing-in-on-a-record-number-of-weather-disasters-and-its-not-even-peak-hurricane-season-yet/

The contiguous United States had its 2nd warmest year-to-date and a warmer than average June https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-201706

World Leaders Move Forward on Climate Change, Without U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/08/world/europe/group-of-20-climate-change-agreement.html?smid=tw-share

With ‘more at stake’ than any other city, New Orleans issues climate action strategy https://thinkprogress.org/new-orleans-releases-climate-action-strategy-c585b8fdfac3

Climate Impact Lab http://www.impactlab.org/

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall http://www.climatecentral.org/news/west-on-fire-heat-records-fall-21606

By 2100, Deadly Heat May Threaten Majority of Humankind http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/heatwaves-climate-change-global-warming/

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-crazy-warm-sea-ice-21599

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/10/100-fossil-fuel-companies-investors-responsible-71-global-emissions-cdp-study-climate-change

Deluges Follow Droughts as ‘Hydrological Extremes’ Become ‘New Normal’ http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2017/07/10/457052.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Prevent climate risk in coasts, before it’s too late http://www.preventionweb.net/files/53995_53995risckitstoryreviewedfinaljune2.pdf

New research suggests that warm spells at the top of the world can, surprisingly, cause unusually cold weather in parts of North America https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/10/the-stubbornly-persistent-idea-about-climate-change-that-just-wont-go-away/?utm_term=.9e1cc4fd9577

Australia has enjoyed another bumper month for rooftop solar installations http://reneweconomy.com.au/record-half-year-rooftop-solar-another-bumper-month-25483/

Sea level rise research in Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/collections/ybtrhscfct

Government of Tuvalu launches new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change http://www.adaptation-undp.org/government-tuvalu-launches-new-coastal-protection-project-bolster-resilience-climate-change#.WWRoCOGr5XU.twitter

Cities adapt to extreme heat https://www.iclr.org/citiesadaptheat.html

Kiwi scientists help build ‘goldmine’ climate database http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11889027

The 2k Network http://www.pages-igbp.org/ini/wg/2k-network/intro

Kiribati confronts climate upheaval by preparing for ‘migration with dignity’ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/07/kiribati-confronts-climate-upheaval-by-preparing-for-migration-with-dignity/

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather http://www.climatecentral.org/news/map-global-warming-extreme-weather-21601

Increasing frequency and duration of Arctic winter warming events http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL073395/abstract?utm_content=buffer590fa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Initiative Expands http://floodlist.com/forecasting-warning-systems/wmo-climate-risk-early-warning-systems

Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40321674

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-trillion-ton-iceberg-break-21610

Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience https://eos.org/agu-news/communities-and-experts-collaborate-for-climate-resilience

Lightning as a major driver of recent large fire years in North American boreal forests https://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v7/n7/full/nclimate3329.html

Advanced Modeling Technique Suggests Extreme Coastal Sea Levels More Likely https://today.ucf.edu/new-data-advanced-modeling-technique-suggest-extreme-coastal-sea-levels-likely/

Doomsday narratives about climate change don’t work. But here’s what does https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/12/doomsday-narratives-climate-change-dangerous-wrong?CMP=share_btn_tw

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere http://www.climatecentral.org/news/greenhouse-gases-atmosphere-21618

Two millenia of data points to human-induced climate change http://newatlas.com/climate-change-database-millenia/50446/

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-heat-more-common-and-persistent-21614

Ground breaking study outlines what you can do about climate change https://grist.org/briefly/groundbreaking-study-outlines-what-you-can-do-about-climate-change/

Scientists say Miami could cease to exist in our children’s lifetime http://www.businessinsider.com/miami-could-disappear-climate-change-2017-7/?r=AU&IR=T

Sea Level Rise to Flood Major U.S. Cities https://www.ecowatch.com/sea-level-rise-flooding-2458509093.html

 

 

Today in climate change (7 July 2017)

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Failure to update building regulations could triple heatwave deaths by 2040 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/29/failure-to-update-building-regulations-could-triple-heatwave-deaths-by-2040?CMP=share_btn_tw

Record-breaking heat in last 106 years observed in Istanbul, temperatures will soon drop https://www.dailysabah.com/istanbul/2017/07/02/record-breaking-heat-in-last-106-years-observed-in-istanbul-temperatures-will-soon-drop

Who and where is climate change hitting the hardest? http://edge.ensia.com/hot-spots/

In Atlantic City, residents feel injustice of climate change http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/atlantic-city-residents-feel-injustice-climate-change/#.WVjcrWrFGcs.twitter

Climate change is harming the health of Australians http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/07/climate-change-harming-health-australia-170702082331151.html

Climate Change Adaptation in North America: Fostering Resilience and the Regional Capacity to Adapt https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-53742-9

Half a degree could make a world of difference https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-half-a-degree-could-make-a-world-of-difference

Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/356/6345/1362.full.pdf

This is what ancient, 3km long ice cores tell us about climate change https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/06/800-000-years-of-climate-change-in-3-minutes?utm_content=buffer09648&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Mitigation and adaptation in polycentric systems: sources of power in the pursuit of collective goals http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.479/full

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-monitoring-satellites-21564?utm_content=buffer37f5c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change threatens nomadic life in Morocco https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/07/04/morocco-nomadic-life-danger-climate-change/440637001/

Major correction to satellite data shows 140% faster warming since 1998 https://www.carbonbrief.org/major-correction-to-satellite-data-shows-140-faster-warming-since-1998?utm_content=bufferaffd7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-cities-climate-change-21584

Mapped: The world’s largest CO2 importers and exporters https://www.carbonbrief.org/mapped-worlds-largest-co2-importers-exporters

Hopes of mild climate change dashed by new research https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-hopes-of-mild-climate-change-dashed-by-/f-d11c5d0ca5%2Ftheguardian.com

Don’t worry about the huge Antarctic iceberg – worry about the glaciers behind it https://theconversation.com/dont-worry-about-the-huge-antarctic-iceberg-worry-about-the-glaciers-behind-it-80314?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Scientists are starting to clear up one of the biggest controversies in climate science https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/05/scientists-are-starting-to-clear-up-one-of-the-biggest-controversies-in-climate-science/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.f5c84362726b

Almost 90% of Americans don’t know there’s scientific consensus on global warming https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/6/15924444/global-warming-consensus-survey

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-crazy-warm-sea-ice-21599

As Seas Rise, Tropical Pacific Islands Face a Perfect Storm http://e360.yale.edu/features/as-seas-rise-tropical-pacific-islands-face-a-perfect-storm

When an adaptation effort no longer suffices https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/07/when-an-adaptation-effort-no-longer-suffices/

Indigenous Knowledge Helps Scientists To Assess Climate Change https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2017/07/05/indigenous-knowledge-helps-scientists-to-assess-climate-change/#312d60075527

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/11/28/science/what-is-climate-change.html

Sea level fall during glaciation stabilized atmospheric CO2 by enhanced volcanic degassing https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15867

 

Today in climate change (9 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Scientists are testing a “vaccine” against climate change denial https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/5/31/15713838/inoculation-climate-change-denial

Carbon Dioxide Set an All-Time Monthly High http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-all-time-monthly-high-21507?utm_content=bufferdb1a9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change, displacement and community relocation: Lessons from Alaska http://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/53521

Climate resiliency design guidelines http://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/53512

The psychology of climate change denial, and whether sceptics can be convinced otherwise http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/93310922/The-psychology-of-climate-change-denial-Why-sceptics-refuse-to-believe-the-science

How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet? http://www.livescience.com/58891-why-2-degrees-celsius-increase-matters.html

Climate change: Why isn’t Nicaragua in the Paris agreement? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-40135819

May 2017 extended the spell of exceptional global warmth http://climate.copernicus.eu/resources/data-analysis/average-surface-air-temperature-analysis/monthly-maps/may-2017

Post-ABC poll: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose Trump scrapping Paris agreement https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/05/post-abc-poll-nearly-6-in-10-oppose-trump-scrapping-paris-agreement/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.b5fa7c08c60a

Tanzania prepares for the impacts of climate change https://resiliencepost.com/2017/06/04/tanzania-prepares-for-worsening-effects-of-climate-change/

Consequences of rapid ice sheet melting on the Sahelian population vulnerability http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/05/30/1619358114

Winter warmth is in the forecast (but don’t celebrate yet Australia) https://theconversation.com/winter-warmth-is-in-the-forecast-but-dont-celebrate-yet-78756?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate change raises new risk: Are inland bridges too low? http://fox2now.com/2017/06/06/climate-change-raises-new-risk-are-inland-bridges-too-low/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The US is relocating an entire town because of climate change. And this is just the beginning https://qz.com/994459/the-us-is-relocating-an-entire-town-because-of-climate-change-and-this-is-just-the-beginning/

Slightly warmer-than-average May puts year to date at 2nd warmest http://www.noaa.gov/news/us-had-8th-warmest-11th-wettest-spring-on-record

The Role of Cities in the Climate Fight—A Cautious Approach https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2017/06/07/role-cities-climate-fight-cautious-approach/?utm_content=buffer0a763&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extreme temperatures in Southeast Asia caused by El Niño and worsened by global warming http://www.climatesignals.org/scientific-reports/extreme-temperatures-southeast-asia-caused-el-ni%C3%B1o-and-worsened-global-warming

Experts explain how land ice thaw and the dynamics of warming water are raising ocean levels https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-is-worldwide-sea-level-rise-driven-by-melting-arctic-ice/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS&sf85408566=1

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren’t cut, study warns https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/07/us-coastal-flooding-carbon-emissions-study

Climate change will worsen flooding in SA’s coastal cities https://mg.co.za/article/2017-06-02-00-climate-change-will-worsen-flooding-in-sas-coastal-cities/

Could climate change shut down the Gulf Stream? https://phys.org/news/2017-06-climate-gulf-stream.html

A 1912 news article ominously forecasted the catastrophic effects of fossil fuels on climate change https://qz.com/817354/scientists-have-been-forecasting-that-burning-fossil-fuels-will-cause-climate-change-as-early-as-1882/

Earliest human impact on geological processes took place 11,500 years ago http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Earliest_human_impact_on_geological_processes_took_place_11500_years_ago_999.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

From floods to fires, Russia sees stronger climate impacts – but efforts to adapt lag http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-climatechange-impacts-idUSKBN18Z04Z

 

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