Today in climate change (7 July 2017)

Climate 7 July

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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)

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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 (17 March 2017)

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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 March 2017)

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Arctic sea ice could disappear even if world achieves climate target https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/06/arctic-sea-ice-disappear-world-achieves-climate-target?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Hawaii Had More Snow This Week Than Denver Or Chicago Has Had All Year http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/hawaii-snow-denver-chicago_us_58ba1e31e4b05cf0f400c753

Floating Hospitals Treat Those Impacted by Rising Seas http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/floating-hospitals-bangladesh-climate-change-refugees/

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/07/climate-change-impact-australia-may-be-irreversible-report

Arctic Sea Ice Continues Its Astonishing Streak of Lows http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-sea-ice-record-low-streak-21227

200 weather records broken during Australia’s ‘angry summer’: Climate Council https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/angry-summer-report

Basodino Glacier, Switzerland Mass Balance Loss & Hydropower http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/03/07/basodino-glacier-switzerland-mass-balance-loss-hydropower/

Carbon Dioxide Could Reach 410 PPM This Month http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-410-ppm-21223?utm_content=bufferd3892&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How Europe’s coastal cities can cope with rising sea levels https://theconversation.com/how-europes-coastal-cities-can-cope-with-rising-sea-levels-72835

Study: Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/us-study-climate-change-goosed-odds-freaky-warm-45994518

Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/08/climate-change-impacts-already-hitting-us-say-europeans

Report: European perceptions of climate change http://orca.cf.ac.uk/98660/7/EPCC.pdf

EPA chief unconvinced on CO2 link to global warming http://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-epa-pruitt-idUSKBN16G1XX?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

Dynamic Changes at Yahtse Glacier, the Most Rapidly Advancing Tidewater Glacier in Alaska http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/feart.2017.00021/full

Today in climate change (27 January 2017)

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Two scientists’ concerns over years of climate inaction http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/01/two-scientists-fears-over-4-or-8-years-of-inaction-on-climate-change/

The report comes as the business community urges Trump to act on climate https://thinkprogress.org/new-report-details-the-staggering-cost-of-climate-inaction-4f4bc7bff4d#.kartblufw

Pursuing the 1.5°C Limit: Benefits and Opportunities http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/climate-and-disaster-resilience-/pursuing-the-1-5c-limit—benefits-and-opportunities.html

A new sea level rise study predicts a “worrisome” rise in ocean levels is coming http://www.inquisitr.com/3908759/sea-level-rise-study-climate-scientists-warn-significant-increase-of-ocean-levels-possible-in-near-future/?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Feed

Introducing the Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Indicators of country-level exposure – methodology report https://www.sei-international.org/publications?pid=2972&utm_content=buffer94615&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sydney weather: City on course for hottest ever January as heat refuses to budge http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-city-on-course-for-hottest-ever-january-as-heat-refuses-to-budge-20170122-gtwmqr.html

We’re now breaking global temperature records once every three years https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jan/23/were-now-breaking-global-temperature-records-once-every-three-years

Mayors Set a Tight Deadline to Initiate Climate Action http://www.citylab.com/politics/2016/12/immediate-climate-action-falls-on-mayors/509168/?utm_source=feed

Five Pacific islands lost to rising seas as climate change hits https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/10/five-pacific-islands-lost-rising-seas-climate-change

Nature-based Climate Adaptation Wins Scandinavia’s Biggest Architecture Award http://worldlandscapearchitect.stfi.re/nature-based-climate-adaptation-wins-scandinavias-biggest-architecture-award/?sf=eoawwob&utm_content=buffer66b94&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.WIZ4XNJ97IX

Although summer sea ice loss in the Arctic is well studied, less is known about how ice comes back in autumn https://eos.org/project-updates/the-balance-of-ice-waves-and-winds-in-the-arctic-autumn

Human migration, environment and climate change https://oecd-development-matters.org/2017/01/18/human-migration-environment-and-climate-change/

On the climate change frontline: the disappearing fishing villages of Bangladesh https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jan/20/climate-change-frontline-disappearing-fishing-villages-bangladesh?CMP=share_btn_tw

Dubai gears up for the future through Climate Change Adaptation Plan http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/dubai-gears-up-for-the-future-through-climate-change-adaptation-plan-2017-01-24-1.646945

Scientists just revealed that the earth is the hottest it’s been in 125,000 years http://inhabitat.com/the-last-time-earth-was-this-hot-was-125000-years-ago/

The American public’s awareness, understanding and concern about climate change is at or near record highs https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24012017/global-warming-trump-us-knowledge

Analyses of energy cycle offer a new explanation of climate change https://phys.org/news/2017-01-analyses-energy-explanation-climate.html

Dynamics and predictability of secondary eyewall formation in sheared tropical cyclones http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016MS000729/full

Study links Earth’s orbital variations, sea ice and ice ages https://watchers.news/2017/01/26/orbit-variations-ice-age-study/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How Close Is 1.5°C? Depends When You Measure From http://www.climatecentral.org/news/how-close-is-15c-depends-when-you-measure-21106?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+climatecentral/djOO+Climate+Central+-+Full+Feed

Estimating changes in global temperature since the pre-industrial period http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0007.1

Extreme weather on the rise in Europe http://www.dw.com/en/extreme-weather-on-the-rise-in-europe/a-37289111

A new interactive tool shows how countries address different mitigation, adaptation and finance priorities https://www.sei-international.org/blog-articles/3615?utm_content=buffer94686&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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