Today in climate change (5 October 2018)

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September 2018 – Australia’s driest September on record http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/month/aus/archive/201809.summary.shtml

As climate change raises global temperatures, are the droughts happening more often? Are the floods getting worse? https://theconversation.com/trust-me-im-an-expert-australias-extreme-weather-103903?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

The Melting of the Greenland Ice, Seen Up Close https://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/10/01/how-the-greenland-ice-is-melting-up-close/

UN report highlights govt inaction on climate https://en.prothomalo.com/environment/news/184251/UN-report-highlights-govt-inaction-on-climate

The Long Hot Summer (part 2) https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxlqb

Experiencing extreme weather is not enough to convince climate chance sceptics https://phys.org/news/2018-10-experiencing-extreme-weather-convince-climate.html

The intersection of global fragility and climate risks https://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/60927

Developing climate risk management approaches for flood risks https://indexinsuranceforum.org/resilience-document/developing-climate-risk-management-approaches-flood-risks

Leaving No One Behind in Advancing Climate Actions: Implications and Opportunities https://www.wri.org/blog/2018/09/insider-leaving-no-one-behind-advancing-climate-actions-implications-and-opportunities

Natural gas could warm the planet as much as coal in the short term http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/natural-gas-could-warm-planet-much-coal-short-term

Climate Change Is Forcing the Insurance Industry to Recalculate https://www.wsj.com/graphics/climate-change-forcing-insurance-industry-recalculate/

Hurricane Florence caused up to $22 billion in damages. Climate change made the storm worse https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/10/3/17925470/hurricane-florence-2018-devastation-climate-change-flood-sea-level-rise

Climate data release again delayed by Government, FOI documents show http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-04/government-delayed-release-of-climate-data-again:-foi-shows/10333056

‘This drought is different’: it’s drier and hotter – and getting worse https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/04/this-drought-is-different-its-drier-and-hotter-and-getting-worse?CMP=share_btn_tw

The new normal? How climate change is making droughts worse https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2018/oct/03/the-new-normal-how-climate-change-is-making-droughts-worse

‘Reasons to be hopeful’ on 1.5C global temperature target https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45720740

Climate Change May Cost the U.S. More Than Almost Any Other Country https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/a23552633/climate-change-social-cost-of-carbon/

How deadly is 50-degree heat? Australia’s cities face the new reality of climate change http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-29/50-degree-cities-becoming-closer-to-reality/10308350

Hydrologic impacts of climate change: Comparisons between hydrological parameter uncertainty and climate model uncertainty https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169418306838

Stronger winds as a result of climate change could trigger rapid change in Southern Ocean https://www.climatescience.org.au/content/1219-stronger-winds-could-trigger-rapid-change-southern-ocean

Projecting the Likely Rise of Future Heat Impacts Under Climate Change for Selected Urban Locations in South and Southeast Asia https://www.i-s-e-t.org/resource-sheltering-series-9

Sea level rise accelerates over time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW0D9XTgiGs&feature=youtu.be

Global warming increases potential wildfire damage in Mediterranean Europe https://phys.org/news/2018-10-global-wildfire-potential-mediterranean-europe.html

Prepare for 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise, California Commission Tells Coastal Cities https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/prepare-for-10-feet-of-sea-level-rise-california-commission-tells-coastal-cities/?amp

Adaptation to Resilience Planning: Alternative Pathways to Prepare for Climate Change http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0739456X18801057?journalCode=jpea

Limiting global warming to 1.5C and what it means for Australia https://climate-kic.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/1.5-Degrees-FAQs_A4Report_FINAL.pdf

Vietnam’s children and the fear of climate change https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45738136

Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news https://www.washingtonpost.com/energy-environment/2018/10/03/climate-scientists-are-struggling-find-right-words-very-bad-news/?utm_term=.eb9945d7cad9

 

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Today in climate change (10 August 2018)

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The apocalyptic tone of heatwave-reporting doesn’t go far enough – not when the issue is human extinction https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/heatwave-weather-report-human-extinction-issue-a8478271.html

UK politicians ‘failing to rise to the challenge of climate change’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/16/uk-politicians-failing-to-rise-to-the-challenge-of-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

Australia’s Turnbull: ‘Now we are the land of droughts’ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-45075838

Building Resilient Communities: Land Use Change, Rural Development and Adaptation to Climate Consequences http://www.lulu.com/shop/brittany-berger-and-bishawjit-mallick-and-kihwan-kim/building-resilient-communities-land-use-change-rural-development-and-adaptation-to-climate-consequences/ebook/product-23728338.html#formatComparison

We Are All Climate Refugees Now https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/climate-change-disaster-in-the-making-by-jeffrey-d-sachs-2018-08

Chronic Flooding and the Future of Miami https://blog.ucsusa.org/ucsblog/chronic-flooding-and-the-future-of-miami

Climate Change Mentions Are Hard to Find in Coverage of Record Setting Summer Heatwaves https://www.citizen.org/media/press-releases/national-and-state-media-failing-connect-recent-extreme-heat-events-climate

How Not to Talk About Climate Change https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/08/new-york-times-losing-earth-response-climate-change

During the rise of mammals, Earth’s temperatures spiked in a scary way that the planet may experience again soon https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/08/earths-scorching-hot-history/566762/?utm_source=twb

Destructive Flood Risk in U.S. West Could Triple if Climate Change Left Unchecked https://insideclimatenews.org/news/06082018/global-warming-climate-change-floods-california-oroville-dam-scientists

Domino-effect of climate events could push Earth into a ‘hothouse’ state https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/06/domino-effect-of-climate-events-could-push-earth-into-a-hothouse-state?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/07/31/1810141115

Adding Up the Cost of Climate Change in Lost Lives https://www.wsj.com/articles/adding-up-the-cost-of-climate-change-in-lost-lives-1533121201?mod=cx_picks&cx_navSource=cx_picks&cx_tag=contextual&cx_artPos=1#cxrecs_s

Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3224365&mod=article_inline

On climate change, it’s time to start panicking https://www.salon.com/2018/08/05/on-climate-change-its-time-to-start-panicking/

The Inequality of Climate Change From 1.5 to 2°C of Global Warming https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1029/2018GL078430

Save the Date: IPCC Special Report Global Warming of 1.5ºC http://www.ipcc.ch/news_and_events/ma-p48.shtml

The coastal retreat has begun https://thebulletin.org/2018/07/the-coastal-retreat-has-begun/

Engineers warn that climate change will mean escalating costs for UK’s water industry http://www.infrastructure-intelligence.com/article/aug-2018/engineers-warn-climate-change-will-mean-escalating-costs-uk%E2%80%99s-water-industry

Villagers ‘living between life and death’ as Pakistan’s glaciers melt http://news.trust.org/item/20180806100007-e6wwt/

Don’t despair – climate change catastrophe can still be averted https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/07/climate-change-catastrophe-political-will-grassroots-engagement

Arctic carbon cycle is speeding up https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2776/arctic-carbon-cycle-is-speeding-up/

The Mississippi Delta is losing land. Here’s why https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/08/the-mississippi-delta-is-losing-land/

Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change? https://www.npr.org/2016/08/18/479349760/should-we-be-having-kids-in-the-age-of-climate-change

Climate change is making wildfires more extreme. Here’s how https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/climate-change-is-making-wildfires-more-extreme-heres-how

Hurricane Harvey Links to Ocean Heat Content and Climate Change Adaptation https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2018EF000825?hootPostID=438a05cfe7c5ee8039f5a3ce71a3d2c6

Coal industry on steady decline under Trump’s leadership https://thinkprogress.org/latest-government-statistics-show-coal-industry-on-steady-decline-under-trumps-leadership-188e724520e6/

New study on the collapse of Mayan civilization should be climate wake-up call https://thinkprogress.org/a-megadrought-destroyed-the-mayan-civilization-were-next-92e10dea33c5/

How to beat the heatwave: creative solutions from Tokyo to Berlin https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/03/how-to-beat-the-heatwave-creative-solutions-from-tokyo-to-berlin

Terrifying insights into climate change could build legislative momentum for emissions cuts, researchers argue https://phys.org/news/2018-08-insights-climate-legislative-momentum-emissions.html

Terrified by ‘hothouse Earth’? Don’t despair — do something https://grist.org/article/terrified-by-hothouse-earth-dont-despair-do-something/

Global warming to increase water in South Asian rivers https://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/disasters/news/global-warming-to-increase-water-in-south-asian-rivers.html

No, we didn’t almost s­olve the climate crisis in the 1980s https://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2018/8/6/17649906/climate-crisis-solve

‘The Water Will Come’: New book on Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/jeff-goodell/the-water-will-come/9780316260206/

Cut electricity emissions by 52-70pc, CSIRO tells government https://www.afr.com/news/cut-electricity-emissions-by-5270pc-csiro-tells-government-20180808-h13ook

The global heat wave as seen by satellites, airplanes, and weather stations https://qz.com/1349882/drought-wildfires-and-flood-images-from-the-uk-japan-and-the-arctic/

Florida Adaptation Planning Guidebook https://floridadep.gov/fco/florida-resilient-coastlines-program/documents/adaptation-planning-guidebook#.W2w7ManE3e8.twitter

Climate Resilient Water Management http://www.acclimatise.uk.com/collaborations/action-on-climate-today/#ui-id-9

Palaeoclimate constraints on the impact of 2 °C anthropogenic warming and beyond https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-018-0146-0

Influence of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Planetary Wave Resonance and Extreme Weather Events https://www.nature.com/articles/srep45242.epdf?shared_access_token=k5UqlHes_hobBLci-Idw5dRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0Npxhuy_7SSahS4SxGwSjlQCJxh9T7fXl-0aX3aRU4rTpM9kvBmSviOogUsf5ut7KyD4S7HJofz6a1Z3rKI4FauatxMrzItC6lTpyZfZGWWug%3D%3D

Colombia’s glaciers face extinction within 30-years https://thecitypaperbogota.com/news/colombias-glaciers-face-extinction-within-30-years-claims-ideam/20434

What Does Climate Change Mean for Coastal Communities? https://www.barrfoundation.org/blog/what-does-climate-change-mean-for-coastal-communities

 

 

Today in climate change (20 April 2018)

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Special Climate Statement 65—persistent summer-like heat sets many April records http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/statements/scs65.pdf

Alaskan glaciers melting at rate not seen in 400 years https://www.rawstory.com/2018/04/alaskan-glaciers-melting-rate-not-seen-400-years/#.WtEfNNoYjkY.twitter

Arctic melting could worsen future California droughts https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/04/arctic-melting-could-worsen-california-droughts/

Experimental effects of climate messages vary geographically https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0122-0

97% consensus on climate change? More like 99.94%, study finds https://www.zmescience.com/science/news-science/climate-change-consensus-07042018/

Greenhouse effect https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/greenhouse-effect/

Rising sea levels and intense cyclones prompt council action https://www.news-mail.com.au/news/rising-sea-levels-and-intense-cyclones-prompt-coun/3387868/

March was the third warmest globally since 1891 https://ds.data.jma.go.jp/tcc/tcc/products/gwp/temp/mar_wld.html

In the coastal communities near the Bering Strait, a winter unlike the rest https://www.climate.gov/news-features/features/coastal-communities-near-bering-strait-winter-unlike-rest

Miami is racing against time to keep up with sea-level rise http://www.businessinsider.com/miami-floods-sea-level-rise-solutions-2018-4/?r=AU&IR=T

The Commonwealth can kickstart a global offensive on climate change https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/18/commonwealth-global-climate-change-new-zealanders?CMP=share_btn_tw

As climate scientists predicted, glaciers are vanishing due to rapidly warming temperatures https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/apr/18/glacier-loss-is-accelerating-because-of-global-warming?CMP=share_btn_tw

World Glacier Monitoring Service http://wgms.ch/latest-glacier-mass-balance-data/

Climate change in a San Francisco courtroom http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/news/2018/0410.html

As Climate Costs Grow, Some See A Moneymaking Opportunity https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/17/603230754/as-climate-costs-grow-some-see-a-money-making-opportunity

 

Today in climate change (9 February 2018)

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Climate Change, Transitions, and Geopolitics https://www.sei-international.org/publications?pid=3287&utm_content=buffer98906&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIclimate

The number of hot days in Sydney increased in the past decade across the city, particularly those with extreme heat http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/heat-is-on-in-sydney-as-number-of-extreme-days-nudges-higher-20180201-h0sdkf?

Call for scientists to lead action on climate change https://media.uow.edu.au/releases/UOW243305.html

Climate change further complicates the urbanisation challenge http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/immersive-story/2018/01/31/3-big-ideas-to-achieve-sustainable-cities-and-communities?CID=SURR_WBGCitiesEN_D_EXT

Let Cape Town revolutionise the way we think about water https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/04/let-cape-town-revolutionise-the-way-we-think-about-water

‘Nepal’s climate to get warmer and wetter in future’ http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-02-02/nepals-climate-to-get-warmer-and-wetter-in-future.html

Scientists Find Strong Link Between Climate Change and Wildfires http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/02/07/scientists-find-strong-link-climate-change-wildfires/

HUD tells states to consider sea level rise when rebuilding from storms https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/hud-tells-states-to-consider-sea-level-rise-when-rebuilding-from-storms/article/2648437

As climate changes, we need the arts more than ever https://ensia.com/voices/arts/

This Overview Brief explores the topic of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process http://napglobalnetwork.org/resource/snapshot-monitoring-evaluation-nap-process-opportunities-challenges-emerging-solutions/

 

Today in climate change (30 June 2017)

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What were climate scientists predicting in the 1970s? https://skepticalscience.com/ice-age-predictions-in-1970s.htm?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#350509998-tw#1498326953910

Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere on summer solstice http://news.trust.org/item/20170621071120-j2gvd/?cid=social_20170625_73048677&adbid=879076238874132480&adbpl=tw&adbpr=15762575

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S. http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-altering-droughts-us-21563

An inventory of glaciers in the Canadian Rockies indicate area loss of 15% from 1985 to 2005 https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/06/22/bonnet-glacier-alberta-retreat-new-lake-formation/

Contributions to sea-level rise have increased by half since 1993, largely because of Greenland’s ice https://theconversation.com/contributions-to-sea-level-rise-have-increased-by-half-since-1993-largely-because-of-greenlands-ice-79175

Climate adaptation efforts must start with listening http://news.trust.org/item/20170626192429-7rp1l/?cid=social_20170626_73065607&adbid=879453089110958081&adbpl=tw&adbpr=89711639

Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170626105746.htm

The World Is Burning http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/06/the-world-is-burning/

71% of Australians accept that climate change is taking place and 66% have a high concern about it http://www.climateinstitute.org.au/verve/_resources/TCI0004_COTN_2017_final_version.pdf

The world’s tropical zone is expanding, and Australia should be worried https://theconversation.com/the-worlds-tropical-zone-is-expanding-and-australia-should-be-worried-77701?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

How the American public views the relationship between climate change and security https://phys.org/news/2017-06-american-views-relationship-climate.html

Concurrent hot and dry summers more common in future https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170628144923.htm

Saving Lives and Protecting Agriculture Based Livelihoods in Malawi: Scaling Up the Use of Modernized Climate Information and Early Warning Systems http://adaptation-undp.org/projects/gcf-saving-lives-and-protecting-agriculture-based-livelihoods-malawi-scaling-use-modernized

Mensu Glacier retreat https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/06/27/mensu-glacier-siberia-russia-retreat-1994-2016/

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer65211&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-rift-speed-up-21577

Meteorologists are running out of colors to map extreme heat https://qz.com/1013489/meteorologists-are-running-out-of-colors-to-map-extreme-heat/

The impact of sunnier days on Greenland’s meltdown http://www.newsweek.com/climate-change-not-lead-cause-greenland-ice-sheet-melt-blame-sunnier-days-629816

Collapse of European ice sheet caused chaos in past https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170626180557.htm?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#46116968-tw#1498671902296

World has three years left to stop dangerous climate change, warn experts https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/28/world-has-three-years-left-to-stop-dangerous-climate-change-warn-experts?CMP=share_btn_tw

Large precipitation events are increasing with climate change https://climatecrocks.com/2017/06/26/climate-change-hitting-home/?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#350509998-tw#1498607190267

Local communities combat climate change in Bangladesh http://blogs.worldbank.org/endpovertyinsouthasia/local-communities-combat-climate-change-bangladesh?cid=CCG_TT_climatechange_EN_EXT Iranian city soars to record 129 degrees: Near hottest on Earth in modern measurements https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/06/29/iran-city-soars-to-record-of-129-degrees-near-hottest-ever-reliably-measured-on-earth/?utm_term=.0989d7236df2

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave http://www.climatecentral.org/news/warming-tipped-june-heat-wave-21585

Despite Appearances, American Leadership on Climate Change is Stronger Than Ever https://the-macroscope.org/despite-appearances-american-leadership-on-climate-change-is-stronger-than-ever-680b3c838e8c

New plans for a new Parliament are urgently needed to address climate change risks https://www.theccc.org.uk/2017/06/29/new-plans-for-a-new-parliament-are-urgently-needed-to-address-climate-change-risks/

Indigenous knowledge key to climate change http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/indigenous-knowledge-key-to-climate-change/news-story/e8f40cfc7c581d6123825f8ee1c80671

Electricity pricing, heatwaves & household vulnerability in Australia http://heatwaveshomeshealth.net/uploads/8/1/5/5/81551638/heatwaves_homes_health_briefing_paper_2017_rmit.pdf

Where climate change will hit the U.S. hardest https://www.axios.com/southern-inequality-likely-to-strengthen-due-to-climate-change-2449218104.html?stream=science&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiospm

Rising Tides: Sea Levels in Santa Barbara http://www.independent.com/news/2017/jun/29/new-sea-level-rise-report-santa-barbara/

Today in climate change (2 June 2017)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Today in climate change (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