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

 

Today in climate change (21 April 2017)

Please find links below to recent climate change news…

Why people have to learn to live with wildfires http://grist.org/article/why-people-have-to-learn-to-live-with-wildfires/

The subtle origins of surface-warming hiatuses http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3274.html

Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four days https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/apr/17/receding-glacier-causes-immense-canadian-river-to-vanish-in-four-days-climate-change

‘Futures in Question: Theories, Methods, Practices’ http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-954X.12448?utm_content=buffer9d0f3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&

How the Disappearing Arctic Ice is Already Changing Your Weather https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/04/15/disappearing-arctic-ice-already-changing-weather/

Water-related data is transforming the high-stakes metrics of adaptation http://www.thesourcemagazine.org/insurers-face-music/

The Vanishing Nile: A Great River Faces a Multitude of Threats http://e360.yale.edu/features/vanishing-nile-a-great-river-faces-a-multitude-of-threats-egypt-dam

Changing minds on a changing climate http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/04/changing-minds-on-a-changing-climate/

When Rising Seas Transform Risk Into Certainty https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/magazine/when-rising-seas-transform-risk-into-certainty.html?_r=0

Where will U.S. climate migrants go? http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2017/04/where-will-u-s-climate-migrants-go/

There hasn’t been a cool month in 628 months http://www.climatecentral.org/news/628-months-since-the-world-had-cool-month-21365

Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/antarctica-meltwater-lakes-streams-ice-shelf-environment/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_tw20170419news-icemelts&utm_campaign&sf71582590=1

How Fiji is Impacted by Climate Change http://ht.ly/U9AU30aZmvs

Earth’s temperatures in March were the most above normal on record without an El Nino spiking temperatures https://apnews.com/2c2496e711cc49739a3f2dd29866ecf5/Report:-Can’t-blame-El-Nino-as-global-temps-spike-in-March

Global Climate Report – March 2017 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201703

Very rare, first subtropical depression of the 2017 season forms in Atlantic https://watchers.news/2017/04/19/very-rare-first-subtropical-depression-of-the-2017-season-forms-in-atlantic/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Native Americans Most at Risk From Impact of Climate Change http://www.voanews.com/a/native-americans-most-at-risk-from-impact-of-climate-change/3816564.html

How accurate climate information save lives https://www.nrc.no/expert-deployment/2016/2017/how-accurate-climate-information-save-lives/?utm_content=buffer4447f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Fighting Climate Change Makes Us Wealthier, Healthier, And Stronger https://www.forbes.com/sites/edfenergyexchange/2017/04/20/bloombergs-news-fighting-climate-change-makes-us-wealthier-healthier-and-stronger/#44441516ae5c

Defining “Material” Climate Risks http://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/defining-material-climate-risks/

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do http://www.climatecentral.org/news/app-sea-level-rise-21374

 

Today in climate change (14 April 2017)

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The Single Shining Hope to Stop Climate Change http://time.com/4731632/climate-change-2020-trump/

Rising Waters Threaten China’s Rising Cities https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/04/07/world/asia/climate-change-china.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1

Renewable Energy Driving Down EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions http://www.energymatters.com.au/renewable-news/renewable-energy-eu-em5982/

Two-Thirds Of U.S. Voters Take Climate Personally https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=2449

City of Sydney adopts net zero emissions plan http://www.eco-business.com/news/city-of-sydney-adopts-net-zero-emissions-plan/

New study links carbon pollution to extreme weather https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/apr/07/new-study-links-carbon-pollution-to-extreme-weather?CMP=share_btn_tw

Miami’s fight against rising seas http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170403-miamis-fight-against-sea-level-rise

A view over our changing poles http://www.dw.com/en/a-view-over-our-changing-poles/a-38342757

IEA finds CO2 emissions flat for third straight year even as global economy grew in 2016 http://www.iea.org/newsroom/news/2017/march/iea-finds-co2-emissions-flat-for-third-straight-year-even-as-global-economy-grew.html

Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic’s frozen soil than we expected https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/10/climate-change-could-destroy-far-more-of-the-arctics-frozen-soil-than-we-expected/?tid=ss_tw&utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=bufferd0cc9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=.7ca5302f4b03

Latin America needs to climate proof infrastructure https://www.zilient.org/article/latin-america-needs-climate-proof-infrastructure-world-bank?cid=social_20170410_71467186&adbid=851468576854745088&adbpl=tw&adbpr=295713773

Vast ‘Back-To-Back’ Bleaching Disaster On The Great Barrier Reef caused by Climate Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/04/09/vast-back-to-back-bleaching-disaster-on-the-great-barrier-reef_a_22032824/

Man-made global warming makes droughts and floods more likely https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/09/man-made-global-warming-droughts-floods-heat-waves/?platform=hootsuite

Peru’s Floods Follow Climate Change’s Deadly Extreme Weather Trend https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24032017/peru-floods-extreme-weather-climate-global-warming-el-nino?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

Hey Look, Another Record Low Month for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/march-record-low-sea-ice-21338

Scientists just uncovered some troubling news about Greenland’s most enormous glacier https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/11/scientists-just-uncovered-some-troubling-news-about-greenlands-most-enormous-glacier/?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffer18248&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=.94b197dbf4f2

Climate change can present to general practice in a variety of ways http://www.racgp.org.au/publications/goodpractice/201704/environmental-impacts/

Atmospheric CO2 levels accelerate upwards, smashing records http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/04/10/opinion/atmospheric-co2-levels-accelerate-upwards-smashing-records

Painting a new picture of the ‘little ice age’ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/apr/11/painting-a-new-picture-of-the-little-ice-age-weatherwatch

The Most Insane Claims From the Climate Conspiracy Manual Just Sent to Thousands of Teachers http://gizmodo.com/the-most-insane-claims-from-the-climate-conspiracy-manu-1794170334?IR=T

Earth’s Tropical Cyclones: Still Few and Far Between in 2017 https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/earths-tropical-cyclones-still-few-and-far-between-2017

A Vulnerable Community Braces for the Impacts of Sea Level Rise http://e360.yale.edu/features/a-vulnerable-community-braces-for-the-impacts-of-sea-level-rise

Climate Change’s Toll On Mental Health http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2017/03/climate-mental-health.aspx?utm_content=buffer0af99&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Looking Up: Taking Photos May Improve Climate Models https://eos.org/research-spotlights/looking-up-taking-photos-may-improve-climate-models

Complacency threatens climate change action http://www.eco-business.com/news/complacency-threatens-climate-change-action/

 

 

Today in climate change (24 March 2017)

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

The last remaining piece of the vast ice sheet that once covered North America is doomed to vanish in the next few centuries, a new study finds https://news.agu.org/press-release/last-remnant-of-north-american-ice-sheet-likely-to-disappear-in-300-years

Climate change mitigation requires systemic social change, not just technological optimism https://ensia.com/voices/climate-change-social-fix/

Atlantic City and Miami Beach: two takes on tackling the rising waters https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/20/atlantic-city-miami-beach-sea-level-rise

Faced with rising seas, French Polynesia ponders floating islands http://news.trust.org/item/20170320000842-qcn8y/?source=reOtherNews2&utm_content=buffer4a26c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WMO Report: State of the Global Climate in 2016 http://library.wmo.int/opac/doc_num.php?explnum_id=3414

How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/03/21/climate/how-americans-think-about-climate-change-in-six-maps.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

State of the Warming Climate in 2016: ‘Truly Uncharted Territory’ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/21032017/climate-change-2016-world-meteorological-organization-arctic-weather?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Climate Change is on Pace to Kill an Ice Age Remnant http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-ice-age-21266

Stopping climate change could boost the world economy by £15 trillion http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/stopping-climate-change-could-boost-the-world-economy-by-19-trillion-a7641096.html?utm_content=buffer63a0f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIclimate

Peru Floods Highlight Challenge of a Warming Planet Says UN http://floodlist.com/america/peru-floods-climate-change

North American Drought Portal https://www.drought.gov/nadm/content/map/2017/02

Including Ozone Complexities in Climate Change Projections https://eos.org/research-spotlights/including-ozone-complexities-in-climate-change-projections

Current Global Warming Is ‘Not Outside The Range Of Natural Variations’ http://dailycaller.com/2017/03/22/report-current-global-warming-is-not-outside-the-range-of-natural-variations/?utm_campaign=Contact+Quiboat+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=quiboat

With More Than 300 Tornadoes, It’s the Most Active Start to a Year Since 2008 https://weather.com/storms/tornado/news/tornadoes-january-february-march-2017-fast-start

Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Overview https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/

How Do We Know That Humans Are Causing Climate Change? These Nine Lines of Evidence http://blogs.edf.org/climate411/2017/03/23/how-do-we-know-that-humans-are-causing-climate-change-these-nine-lines-of-evidence/

What does staying below 2°C entail? https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/flip.it%2FcxGOqh-scientists-made-a-detailed-roadmap-for-/f-6db5e19272%2Fvox.com

A roadmap for rapid decarbonization http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6331/1269/tab-pdf

64% of US adults say they are worried a “great deal” or “fair amount” about global warming http://www.sightline.org/2017/03/23/us-climate-attitudes-hit-record-highs/

Global CO2 emissions have remained roughly the same for the third year in a row http://www.enn.com/climate/article/50862

CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) gives access to climate data that has been downscaled, making it relevant for use in the Caribbean region https://cdkn.org/2017/03/feature-climate-data-caribbean/?loclang=en_gb&utm_content=buffer387d2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Major TV networks spent just 50 minutes on climate change — combined — last year https://mediamatters.org/research/2017/03/23/how-broadcast-networks-covered-climate-change-2016/215718

A new study looks at the complex relationship between global warming and increased precipitation https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/mar/22/global-warming-is-increasing-rainfall-rates

 

Today in climate change (17 March 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Earth’s oceans are warming 13% faster than thought, and accelerating https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/mar/10/earths-oceans-are-warming-13-faster-than-thought-and-accelerating?CMP=share_btn_tw

Cavagnoli Glacier, Switzerland Fading Away http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/03/09/cavagnoli-glacier-switzerland-fading-away/

Past Disasters Reveal Terrifying Future of Climate Change http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/climate-change-global-warming-history-health/

The U.S. is about to lose a trillion dollars in coastal property values https://thinkprogress.org/trumps-policies-will-wreck-coastal-property-values-before-sea-level-rise-does-b3ac326ebfb6#.3jzx7vjk6

Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is rising at the fastest rate ever recorded https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/03/13/carbon-dioxide-in-the-atmosphere-is-rising-at-the-fastest-rate-ever-recorded/?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.dad01a28dd07

A perfect storm of fire and ice may have led to snowball Earth https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170313160813.htm

Forget snow, rain will become main precipitation in the Arctic https://www.newscientist.com/article/2124366-forget-snow-rain-will-become-main-precipitation-in-the-arctic/

No, big snowstorms like this aren’t normal http://grist.org/science/no-big-snowstorms-like-this-arent-normal/

Pacific North American circulation pattern links external forcing and North American hydroclimatic change over the past millennium http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/03/07/1618201114.abstract

Ocean Heat Reveals More About Climate https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/ocean-heat-reveals-more-about-climate

The Science of Carbon Dioxide and Climate http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2017/03/10/the-science-of-carbon-dioxide-and-climate/

Where have all the cyclones gone, and will they come back? https://www.qt.com.au/news/where-have-all-cyclones-gone-and-will-they-come-ba/3153721/

The decoupling delusion: rethinking growth and sustainability https://theconversation.com/the-decoupling-delusion-rethinking-growth-and-sustainability-71996

Arctic Sea Ice May Vanish Even With Climate Goal http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-sea-ice-may-vanish-21236?utm_content=buffere2723&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Increase in extreme sea levels could endanger European coastal communities https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170314111254.htm

Debate over Dunedin sea level rise figures http://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/2017/03/15/debate-over-dunedin-sea-level-rise-figures-in-the-news/

Looking for ‘fingerprints’ at the intersection of weather and climate https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170313160839.htm

Record percentages of Americans are concerned about global warming http://www.gallup.com/poll/206030/global-warming-concern-three-decade-high.aspx

The First Climate Model Turns 50, And Predicted Global Warming Almost Perfectly https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2017/03/15/the-first-climate-model-turns-50-and-predicted-global-warming-almost-perfectly/#4b5d25926614

Despair is not an option when it comes to climate change – Tim Winton comment http://www.smh.com.au/comment/despair-is-not-an-option-when-it-comes-to-climate-change-20170312-guwguk.html

Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead, Scientists Find https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/15/science/great-barrier-reef-coral-climate-change-dieoff.html?emc=edit_ta_20170315&nl=top-stories&nlid=62490236&ref=headline&_r=1

Comparison of Low Frequency Internal Climate Variability in CMIP5 Models and Observations http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0712.1

Wanted: More Climate Change in Sociology; More Sociology in Climate Change (Policy) http://journals.sagepub.com/stoken/default+domain/h8NHwpcRJZz2YNh3idhe/full?utm_source=SAGE_social&hootPostID=91e87da49ecc91caed13a188c813e228

February 2017 Was Second Warmest February On Record https://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/news/20170315/

Global Temperature — More Figures http://www.columbia.edu/~mhs119/Temperature/T_moreFigs/

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/

City of Vancouver survey on rising sea levels could do more to raise the alarm http://www.straight.com/news/880506/city-vancouver-survey-rising-sea-levels-could-do-more-raise-alarm

Today in climate change (10 February 2017)

Please find links below to some recent important climate change news…

Connecting Delta Cities http://www.deltacities.com/about-c40-and-cdc

Global flood risk to increase five-fold with a 4°C temperature rise http://www.preventionweb.net/news/view/51744

Record-busting heat in eastern Australia as climate warming goes extreme http://www.climatecodered.org/2017/02/record-busting-heat-in-eastern.html?spref=tw

How the World Passed a Carbon Threshold and Why It Matters http://e360.yale.edu/features/how-the-world-passed-a-carbon-threshold-400ppm-and-why-it-matters

Sydney weather: Heat could break century-old record http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-heat-could-break-centuryold-record-before-cool-change-hits-20170205-gu6269.html

New explanation links competing theories of the origin of Antarctic glaciation and highlights complexity of climate change https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/making-antarctica-265483

Study Examines Trends in Global Warming https://www.geolounge.com/study-examines-trends-global-warming/

Sweden sets goal to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2045 http://www.reuters.com/article/climatechange-sweden-idUSL5N1FN6F2

Massive hurricane-force Atlantic storm to push abnormally mild air toward North Pole https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/06/massive-hurricane-force-atlantic-storm-to-push-abnormally-mild-air-towards-north-pole/?utm_term=.afbdc0484641

A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Grew 17 Miles in the Last Two Months https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/02/07/science/earth/antarctic-crack.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Risk of ‘megafires’ to increase as climate warms https://www.carbonbrief.org/risk-megafires-increase-climate-warms

Heatwaves to be hotter, longer and more frequent, climate change report says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-08/heatwaves-to-be-hotter-longer-and-more-often-report-says/8248304?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Links between climate change and bushfires and heatwaves are well-established, also links to increased flooding https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/cranking-intensity-report

The Winter of Blazing Discontent Continues in the Arctic http://www.climatecentral.org/news/winter-extreme-heat-arctic-21141?utm_content=bufferaf9bb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Record low daily Arctic ice extents continued through most of January 2017 https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2017/02/2017-ushers-in-record-low-extent/

UK cricket disrupted by climate change, as grounds face increased rain and flooding http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/uks-treasured-cricket-grounds-hit-by-extreme-weather-linked-to-climate-change-11364145465302

Glaciers in have retreated and thinned steadily since 1995 – Icelandic glaciers weighed from space http://www.icenews.is/2017/02/03/glaciers-in-have-retreated-and-thinned-steadily-since-1995-icelandic-glaciers-weighed-from-space/#axzz4Y85MV5Ln

Arctic Ice Isn’t Doomed Yet—Here’s How to Save It http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/02/arctic-sea-ice-tipping-point-climate-science/

Nordic Arctic Strategies in Overview http://www.nordregio.se/Global/Publications/Publications%202017/PB%202017%201.pdf

D.C. just broke a 117-year old high temperature record by 6 degrees https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/08/washington-d-c-is-about-to-break-a-117-year-old-high-temperature-record/?utm_term=.ae23677d57bc

Droughts and flooding rains already more likely as climate change plays havoc with Pacific weather https://theconversation.com/droughts-and-flooding-rains-already-more-likely-as-climate-change-plays-havoc-with-pacific-weather-71614

Humans have already increased the risk of major disruptions to Pacific rainfall http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14368

Antarctica’s Changing Larsen Ice Shelf http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89588&src=twitter-iotd

The history of climate and human health gives us a glimpse of the dramatically amplified risks we face if present trends continue http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2017/feb/The-Holocene-climate-experience

Chilean Wildfires Offer A Glimpse Of Climate Risks In California And Elsewhere http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chilean-wildfires-offer-a-glimpse-of-climate-risks_us_5898d8bce4b061551b3e018c

Delving through settlers’ diaries can reveal Australia’s colonial-era climate https://theconversation.com/delving-through-settlers-diaries-can-reveal-australias-colonial-era-climate-72652

Why the worst drought in U.S. history was a ‘climate surprise’ http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060049766?utm_content=buffer6234a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Snow Cover on the Decline in North America http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/snow-cover-on-the-decline-in-north-america?utm_content=buffereae37&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer