Today in climate change (14 April 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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/

 

 

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Today in climate change (3 March 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Today in climate change (21 October 2016)

Please find below some links to important climate change news for this week…

Why climate change divides us http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2016/1012/Why-climate-change-divides-us?utm_content=bufferceaed&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/16/climate-change-triggers-earthquakes-tsunamis-volcanoes

Given current climate drivers, that means we’re likely to see 11 or more tropical cyclones in the Australian region https://theconversation.com/more-tropical-cyclones-likely-for-australia-this-year-heres-why-66992

Thousands more people at risk as sea levels in Thames estuary continue to rise http://www.gravesendreporter.co.uk/news/thousands_more_people_at_risk_as_sea_levels_in_thames_estuary_continue_to_rise_1_4734211

Countries Reach Landmark Deal to Limit Global Warming http://fortune.com/2016/10/16/global-warming-hfcs-deal/

Greenland is melting http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/24/greenland-is-melting

A Canadian Island Is Being Swallowed Up by the Sea and Climate Change Is the Reason http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/a-canadian-island-is-being-swallowed-up-by-the-sea-and-climate-change-is-the-reason

Making lemonade out of climate change http://climate.nasa.gov/blog/2502/making-lemonade-out-of-climate-change/

How warm seas powered two major hurricanes https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/oct/17/warm-seas-powered-two-major-hurricanes-matthew-nicole-weatherwatch?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

September an Exclamation Point on String of Hot Months http://www.climatecentral.org/news/september-hottest-month-climate-change-20791

The trouble with negative emissions http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6309/182.full

How the U.S. Military is Responding to Sea Level Rise http://www.wri.org/news/2016/10/advisory-how-us-military-responding-sea-level-rise

A Trek to the Giant Mongolian Glacier That Holds the Secrets to Global Warming https://psmag.com/trekking-potanin-glacier-mongolia-mystery-climate-change-5240b435f007#.tnz4an7xc

“Overheating: Towards an anthropological history of the early 21st century” http://amf.so/14BRC

NYC braces for effects of climate change with new flood maps http://ny.curbed.com/2016/10/18/13311760/new-york-flood-maps-fema-climate-change

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-increases-sunny-day-floods-20784?utm_content=buffer2a37f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical Records May Underestimate Sea Level Rise http://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/historical-records-may-underestimate-sea-level-rise

Did a Comet Set Off Global Warming 56 Million Years Ago? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/did-comet-set-global-warming-56-million-years-ago-180960799/?no-ist

NASA Analysis Finds Warmest September on Record by Narrow Margin http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2016/10/18/nasa-analysis-finds-warmest-september-on-record-by-narrow-margin/

Climate Change Means Moving. Just Don’t Say ‘Retreat https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-19/climate-change-means-moving-just-don-t-say-retreat

The shore is wider than the beach: Ecological planning solutions to sea level rise for the Jersey Shore, USA http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204616301761

Shifting tropical cyclones increases threat to sinking Mekong delta https://www.carbonbrief.org/shifting-tropical-cyclones-increases-threat-to-sinking-mekong-delta

Link between climate change and armed conflict is exaggerated – new study https://theconversation.com/link-between-climate-change-and-armed-conflict-is-exaggerated-new-study-67182?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#link_time=1476785492

September brought the world’s record-breaking hot streak to an end – but don’t chill out https://theconversation.com/september-brought-the-worlds-record-breaking-hot-streak-to-an-end-but-dont-chill-out-67381

A geological perspective on sea level and storm surges https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/20/a-geological-perspective-on-sea-level-and-storm-surges/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Thawing permafrost destroys Arctic cities https://www.wired.com/2016/10/thawing-permafrost-destroying-arctic-cities/

Is the detection of accelerated sea level rise imminent? http://www.nature.com/articles/srep31245