Today in climate change (30 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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/

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Today in climate change (2 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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

Today in climate change (2 December 2016)

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

What’s Happening in the Arctic is Astonishing http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/11/24/whats-happening-arctic-astonishing/

We can limit global warming to 1.5°C if we do these things in the next ten years https://theconversation.com/we-can-limit-global-warming-to-1-5-c-if-we-do-these-things-in-the-next-ten-years-69158

‘Remarkable year’: What’s behind the record low sea ice in Antarctica http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/remarkable-year-whats-behind-the-record-low-sea-ice-in-antarctica-20161125-gsxo4p.html

Climate change ‘hotspots’: why they matter and why we should invest in them https://theconversation.com/climate-change-hotspots-why-they-matter-and-why-we-should-invest-in-them-68770

Global Climate Risk Index, 2017, German Watch https://germanwatch.org/de/download/16411.pdf

Climate Catastrophe and Resilience https://germanwatch.org/de/download/16411.pdf

Impacts of sea ice thickness initialization on seasonal Arctic sea ice predictions http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0437.1

Climate Change Solutions for the Poorest Countries https://ida.worldbank.org/content/climate-change-solutions-poorest-countries?CID=CCG_TT_climatechange_EN_EXT

Study Finds Northeastern U.S. Could See Increased Hurricane Activity http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2016/11/29/433361.htm

This is what it would take for Trump to truly damage the planet’s climate https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/11/29/this-is-what-it-would-take-for-trump-to-truly-damage-the-planets-climate/?utm_source=rss_energy-environment&utm_term=.4ec579cd254a

Bigger, hotter ‘firestorms to become the new normal’ in Australia http://www.perthnow.com.au/technology/bigger-hotter-firestorms-to-become-the-new-normal-in-australia/news-story/176c62c0b16f5991413b7138980cd4bf

Why extreme weather is the new normal http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/28/us/extreme-weather-normal/index.html

A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/11/29/science/alaska-global-warming.html?_r=0

Early, Late, and Far-Flung: The Eclectic 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/early-late-and-farflung-the-eclectic-2016-atlantic-hurricane-seaso

Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38146248

Navigating Complexity: Climate, Migration, and Conflict in a Changing World https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/11/navigating-complexity-climate-migration-conflict-changing-world-report-launch/?utm_content=buffer87119&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Responding to the Millennium drought: comparing domestic water cultures in three Australian cities http://watersensitivecities.stfi.re/content/responding-millennium-drought-comparing-domestic-water-cultures-three-australian-cities-news/?sf=rgzyneg#aa

Extreme Tornado Outbreaks Are Becoming More Extreme http://www.climatecentral.org/news/tornado-outbreaks-becoming-more-extreme-20926?utm_content=buffer55eff&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Staying afloat: using Jason-3 to measure sea level rise https://sealevel.nasa.gov/news/69/staying-afloat-using-jason-3-to-measure-sea-level-rise