Today in climate change (18 November 2016)

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

We use the nunataks as ‘dipsticks’ http://www.magicdml.com/about

Warming up: new research points to a more sensitive climate to rising CO2 http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/warming-up-new-research-points-to-a-more-sensitive-climate-to-rising-co2-20161113-gso3z0.html

Policy documents as sources for measuring societal impact: how often is climate change research mentioned in policy-related documents? http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11192-016-2115-y

Stunningly good news for the planet: Carbon emissions were flat for the third straight year https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/11/13/stunningly-good-news-for-the-planet-carbon-emissions-were-flat-for-the-third-straight-year/

‘Oldest Ice’ drilling project https://www.bas.ac.uk/project/beyond-epica/

Climate Change in the Pacific: COASTS (narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dq234w56n2o

2016 Likely to Top 2015 as Hottest Year on Record, Scientists Say http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/science/2016-hottest-year-on-record.html

Marrakech climate talks an emotional ride as reports show need to end coal power https://www.theguardian.com/environment/planet-oz/2016/nov/15/marrakech-climate-talks-an-emotional-ride-as-reports-show-need-to-end-coal-power

2016 on track to beat heat record despite slowdown in CO2 emissions http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/2016-heat-record-climate-co2-emissions-1.3849636

October 2016 was the third warmest on record http://ds.data.jma.go.jp/tcc/tcc/products/gwp/temp/oct_wld.html

Natural hazards in Australia: sea level and coastal extremes http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-016-1647-8

Climate Adaptation – The State of Practice in U.S. Communities http://kresge.org/library/climate-adaptation-state-practice-us-communities-full-report

New Model Teases an Ideal Response to Climate Change https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/ideal-urban-resilience-climate-change-plans-cities

Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161116114217.htm#.WCygBVwXAyo.twitter

Warming global temperatures have already impacted nearly every aspect of life on earth http://e360.yale.edu/digest/climate_change_affecting_nearly_every_aspect_of_life/4842/

Super-Charged Storms in Australia: The Influence Of Climate Change https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/stormsreport

D.C. Prepares For Heat Emergencies To Nearly Double By 2020, Among Other Climate Change Effects http://dcist.com/2016/11/washingtonians_should_brace_for_mor.php

36% of Americans are deeply concerned about the issue of global climate change http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/11/17/two-varietals-of-green-oriented-americans/

West Africa is being swallowed by the sea http://gulfnews.com/culture/environment/west-africa-is-being-swallowed-by-the-sea-1.1930483#.WC4U5y7PH2A.twitter

Ice shelves can behave like dominos http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2016/11/14/the-domino-effect/

Peatlands protection seen key to preventing climate change “tipping point” http://news.trust.org/item/20161117182958-ytmbn/

Climate Action Tracker Steps To Limit Warming To 1.5°C Outlines 10 Most Important Short-Term https://cleantechnica.com/2016/11/17/climate-action-tracker-outline-10-important-short-term-steps-limit-warming-1-5c/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

Today in climate change (14 October 2016)

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World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/09/world-bank-jim-yong-kim-paris-climate-coal-power-emissions

Collaboration Vital For Cities To Tackle Climate Change http://cleantechnica.com/2016/10/06/collaboration-vital-cities-tackle-climate-change/?utm_content=buffera0904&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Matthew Flings All-Time Surge and Rainfall Records Across Southeast https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/matthew-flings-alltime-surge-and-rainfall-records-across-southeast

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F http://wxshift.com/news/graphics/fewer-october-nights-below-40f?utm_content=bufferf19f1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rising sea levels could reduce several UK mountains to hills https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/oct/09/rising-sea-levels-reduce-several-uk-mountains-hills-ordnance-survey

Young People’s Burden: Requirement of Negative CO2 Emissions http://www.earth-syst-dynam-discuss.net/esd-2016-42/esd-2016-42.pdf

Season 2: Tears of Living Dangerously http://yearsoflivingdangerously.com/?utm_content=bufferea627&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Expect more wildfires, flooding, say climate scientists http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/1010/Expect-more-wildfires-flooding-say-climate-scientists?cmpid=push013

Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western US forests http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/10/05/1607171113.abstract

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says http://www.climatecentral.org/news/oil-gas-cows-culprits-in-methane-spike-20772?utm_content=buffer1f229&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study http://news.trust.org/item/20161010190244-qh687/

Ancient Andes glaciers have lost half their ice in just 40 years https://www.newscientist.com/article/2108455-ancient-andes-glaciers-have-lost-half-their-ice-in-just-40-years/

God, Politics, and Global Warming http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katharine-hayhoe/god-politics-and-global-w_b_12388020.html?

Coal-fired power stations: Senate committee to examine how best to close them https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/12/coal-fired-power-stations-senate-committee-to-examine-how-best-to-close-them?CMP=share_btn_tw

How Greenland’s ice is melting from both above and below https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/11/how-greenlands-ice-is-melting-from-above-and-below/?postshare=4041476217040553&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.7ede262f4e2c

Historic Shrinking of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked to CO2 Spike http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/news-events/historic-shrinking-antarctic-ice-sheet-linked-co2-spike

Claim that wildfires are on increase due to ‘climate change’ is shown to be ‘a prescribed result’ of climate models https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/12/claim-that-wildfires-are-on-increase-due-to-climate-change-is-shown-to-be-a-prescribed-result-of-climate-models/

The End of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/fromthefield/2016/10/12/the-end-of-ice/

Special Climate Statement 58 – record September rains continue wet period in much of Australia http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/statements/scs58.pdf?cid=017tw10

Warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures around northern Australia will help to fuel the tropical cyclone http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/298/average-to-above-average-cyclone-season-expected-for-australia-this-year/

What two million years of climate history tells us about the future https://cosmosmagazine.com/climate/what-two-million-years-of-climate-history-tells-us-about-the-future?utm_source=Today+in+Cosmos+Magazine&utm_campaign=3957c6de2d-RSS_EMAIL&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f4ec2b124-3957c6de2d-179977041

Out in the heat: why poorer suburbs are more at risk in warming cities https://theconversation.com/out-in-the-heat-why-poorer-suburbs-are-more-at-risk-in-warming-cities-66213

Could urban greening mitigate suburban thermal inequity?: the role of residents’ dispositions and household practices http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/095014/meta;jsessionid=1D00F51DF4233905C479FFF00A57D00E.c2.iopscience.cld.iop.org

Why 2015 Was a Big Hurricane Year for the Eastern North Pacific https://eos.org/research-spotlights/why-2015-was-a-big-hurricane-year-for-the-eastern-north-pacific

Interactive resource to help local governments effectively deliver services to their communities even as the climate changes https://www.epa.gov/arc-x

Today in climate change (7 October 2016)

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App zeros in on loss of equatorial glaciers http://climatenewsnetwork.net/app-loss-equatorial-glaciers/

EU Nations Approve Ratification of Climate Change Pact http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/09/30/world/europe/ap-eu-europe-climate-pact.html?_r=0

Sea level rise is already here http://daily.jstor.org/sea-level-rise-is-already-here/

The tiny nation of Kiribati will soon be underwater — here’s the plan to save its people https://news.vice.com/article/doomed-by-climate-change-kiribati-wants-migration-with-dignity

Melting Arctic Sea Ice Shows Global Warming http://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/wmo-says-melting-arctic-sea-ice-shows-global-warming/3532218.html

Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rift-speeds-up-across-antarctic-ice-shelf-20752

CAIT Climate Data Explorer – Paris Agreement Tracker http://cait.wri.org/indc/#/ratification

With Public Opinion on Climate Change Evolving Slowly, AAAS Leshner Fellows Help Communities https://www.aaas.org/news/public-opinion-climate-change-evolving-slowly-aaas-leshner-fellows-help-communities?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=news_tweet_button&utm_content=public-opinion-climate-change-evolving-slowly-aaas-leshner-fellows-help-communities&utm_campaign=aaasorg_news

U.S. Concern About Global Warming at Eight-Year High http://www.gallup.com/poll/190010/concern-global-warming-eight-year-high.aspx

Haiti Hurricane Matthew Climate Change Effects: Global Warming Means More Devastation, Climate Refugees http://www.ibtimes.com/haiti-hurricane-matthew-climate-change-effects-global-warming-means-more-devastation-2426201

The Politics of Climate http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/10/04/the-politics-of-climate/

Atlantic City Gambles on Rising Seas http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/05/160502-rising-seas-climate-change-atlantic-city/

No country on Earth is taking the 2 degree climate target seriously http://www.vox.com/2016/10/4/13118594/2-degrees-no-more-fossil-fuels

Europe pushes Paris climate deal over the top http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/10/europe-pushes-paris-climate-deal-over-top

Adapting to rates versus amounts of climate change: a case of adaptation to sea-level rise http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/10/104007

Velocity fields of Greenland outlet glaciers https://data1.geo.tu-dresden.de/flow_velocity/index.shtml

Was climate change to blame for the Adelaide storm? http://andrewdking.weebly.com/blog-posts/was-climate-change-to-blame-for-the-adelaide-storm

Rapid ice growth follows the seasonal minimum, rapid drop in Antarctic extent https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/10/rapid-ice-growth-follows-the-seasonal-minimum-rapid-drop-in-antarctic-extent/

Lessons from South Australia’s blackout: we need to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/news/view/50496

The effects of climate change will not be evenly distributed; vulnerable older people will be affected more than others https://www.sei-international.org/blog-articles/3493?utm_content=bufferf91df&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days http://www.climatecentral.org/news/landmark-paris-climate-pact-take-effect-30-days-20766?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20climatecentral%2FdjOO%20Climate%20Central%20-%20Full%20Feed

Why the Worst Storms Will Just Keep Getting Worse http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2016/10/hurricane-matthew-climate-change

Today in climate change (2 September 2016)

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

This new weather satellite is a game changer — if it can survive the journey to launch https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/08/25/this-new-weather-satellite-is-a-game-changer-if-it-can-survive-the-journey-to-launch/

Cities vs. Climate Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-p-fried/cities-vs-climate-change_b_11664066.html

The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/29/declare-anthropocene-epoch-experts-urge-geological-congress-human-impact-earth

Scientist finds clever new way to represent same old depressing climate trends http://www.vox.com/2016/8/26/12637438/new-climate-image-old-climate-trends

Can progress on climate change keep up with its quickening pace? https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/can-progress-on-climate-change-keep-up-with-its-quickening-pace/2016/08/26/f5934118-68b8-11e6-8225-fbb8a6fc65bc_story.html?utm_term=.587c0bae3f0c

Climate skeptics and climate deniers are not the same thing http://grist.org/briefly/climate-skeptics-and-climate-deniers-are-not-the-same-thing-science-says/?utm_content=buffer6262c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Earth is warming at a pace ‘unprecedented in 1,000 years’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/30/nasa-climate-change-warning-earth-temperature-warming?CMP=share_btn_tw

Technique could assess historic changes to Antarctic sea ice and glaciers https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/news/technique-could-assess-historic-changes-to-antarctic-sea-ice-and-glaciers

Subterranean Caverns Hold Clues to Past Droughts https://eos.org/articles/subterranean-caverns-hold-clues-to-past-droughts

Tremors Reveal the Structure of Deep Glacial Shafts https://eos.org/research-spotlights/tremors-reveal-the-structure-of-deep-glacial-shafts

Siberia might as well be where the world begins to end http://www.rawstory.com/2016/08/siberia-might-as-well-be-where-the-world-begins-to-end/

Predictors of public climate change awareness and risk perception around the world http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v5/n11/full/nclimate2728.html

The consequences of climate change http://climate.nasa.gov/effects/

Chicago Architects Team Up on Climate Change https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/chicago-architects-advocate-action-climate-change-campaign

A note on Arctic sea ice loss https://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2016/08/31/note-arctic-sea-ice-loss/

Climate Change Authority’s key report ‘neglects to join the dots’, critic says http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/climate-change-authoritys-key-report-neglects-to-join-the-dots-critic-says-20160830-gr52kc.html

Dhaka Could Be Underwater in a Decade http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/08/dhaka-could-be-underwater-in-a-decade/

Global Temperature Report: August 2016 https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/01/global-temperature-report-august-2016/

Scientific Study Group Favors Recognizing Human-Influenced Epoch https://eos.org/articles/scientific-study-group-favors-recognizing-human-influenced-epoch