Today in climate change (23 September 2016)

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

Fast study showed climate change’s influence on Louisiana’s devastating floods https://insideclimatenews.org/news/15092016/faster-attribution-studies-scientists-zero-climate-change-role-louisiana-floods-downpours?utm_content=bufferde709&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Is La Niña Here? Depends Who You Ask http://www.climatecentral.org/news/la-nina-forecast-winter-2016-20706?utm_content=buffer65b70&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Time is running out for Britain to sign up to the Paris climate change accord https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/17/arctic-sea-ice-climate-change-britain-must-commit-to-paris-agreement?platform=hootsuite

What is new in European climate research? http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2016/09/what-is-new-in-european-climate-research/

It’s time to help communities adapt to climate change http://news.trust.org/item/20160919145304-934th/

Does Climate Change Affect Our Weather? Yes. Yes, It Does http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/09/17/climate_change_is_already_changing_our_weather.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_top

Global warming making Calif. wildfire season longer, more severe http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/09/14/global-warming-making-calif-wildfire-season-longer-more-severe/90364040/

In a corner of Bengal, people are living on the edge of a rising sea http://scroll.in/article/816687/photos-in-a-corner-of-bengal-people-are-living-on-the-edge-of-a-rising-sea

2016’s hellish summer weather: A told-you-so climate moment? https://apnews.com/34a190741d2c4b39a96a88108128aebe/2016’s-hellish-summer-weather:-A-told-you-so-climate-moment

Australia’s emissions won’t fall by 2030 without greater climate action, modelling shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/21/australias-emissions-wont-fall-by-2030-without-greater-climate-action-modelling-shows?CMP=share_btn_tw

Five of the six continents had at least a top 10 warm August http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-09/21/c_135701033.htm

A must-see film on the impact climate change will have on 30 million in Bangladesh http://thirtymillionfilm.org/?mc_cid=3dec65b982&mc_eid=c7cd86d105

How the new focus on 1.5C is reshaping climate research https://www.carbonbrief.org/scientists-new-focus-1-5c-reshaping-climate-research

Scientists may have solved a key riddle about Antarctica — and you’re not going to like the answer https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/09/20/scientists-may-have-just-solved-a-riddle-about-antarctica-and-youre-not-going-to-like-the-answer/?postshare=1771474404947286&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9eaf646db2b6

High-Level Event on Entry into Force of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/climatechange/

Hurricanes, storm surges and icebergs: How warmer seas are changing our planet https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160920152812.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Trump’s climate science denial clashes with reality of rising seas in Florida http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-climate-miami-20160918-snap-story.html

See David Letterman Preview Return to TV for Climate Change Series http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/david-letterman-previews-tv-return-for-climate-change-series-w440417

Modeling Climate Change Policy Decisions Using a Probability Tree https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/21/modeling-climate-change-policy-decisions-using-a-probability-tree/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Climate Change Explained in One Comic https://ww2.kqed.org/science/2016/09/13/climate-change-explained-in-one-comic/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=KQEDScience

Rain records falling across Australia http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/rain-records-falling-across-australia/525022

Climate change poses a major security risk to the U.S. today, intelligence report warns http://mashable.com/2016/09/21/national-security-climate-change-risk-obama/#C0nFxUxG2OqM

From Scientific Skepticism to Conspiracy Theory http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/09/21/scientific-skepticism-conspiracy-theory/

The Climate Could Be More Sensitive to CO2 Than We Think http://knowledge.insead.edu/economics-finance/the-climate-could-be-more-sensitive-to-co2-than-we-think-4935

How Three American U.S. Cities are Adapting to Climate Change http://www.100resilientcities.org/blog/entry/listen-how-three-american-u.s.-cities-are-adapting-to-climate-change#/-_Yz5jJmg%2FMSd1PWI%3D/

Climate Change Art http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/going-up-climate-change-philadelphia/?utm_content=buffercf8eb&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Greenland ice loss 40 trillion pounds bigger than thought https://apnews.com/df66b9585fb44d28a7bc6e18f0a1ee77/Greenland-ice-loss-40-trillion-pounds-bigger-than-thought?utm_content=buffer6791e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Today in climate change (16 September 2016)

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

Visualizing the Warmest August in 136 Years http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2016/09/12/heres-how-the-warmest-august-in-136-years-looks-in-chart-form/?utm_content=buffercc30f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/12/science/earth/ocean-warming-climate-change.html?action=click&contentCollection=Science&module=RelatedCoverage&region=EndOfArticle&pgtype=article&_r=0

One Simple Comic Explains Climate Change http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/one-simple-comic-explains-climate-change/?WT.mc_id=SA_TW_ENGYSUS_NEWS

Louisiana Downpours, August 2016 https://wwa.climatecentral.org/analyses/louisiana-downpours-august-2016/?utm_content=bufferef04b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

This is what Greenland’s melting ice looks like — up close https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/09/09/this-is-what-greenlands-melting-ice-looks-like-up-close/?postshare=3101473729921464&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9ad65f510177

Carbon Dioxide http://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/carbon-dioxide/

Risky business: how companies are getting smart about climate change https://theconversation.com/risky-business-how-companies-are-getting-smart-about-climate-change-65221

Poll: Americans favor slightly higher bills to fight warming http://bigstory.ap.org/article/4e555a1f920548db84aeb4c83fc1a284/poll-americans-favor-slightly-higher-bills-fight-warming?utm_content=buffer32bf9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Report: For Best Results, Address Equity and Climate Change Together http://cal.streetsblog.org/2016/09/13/report-for-best-results-address-equity-and-climate-change-together/

NSIDC: 2016 ties with 2007 for second lowest Arctic sea ice minimum https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/15/nsidc-2016-ties-with-2007-for-second-lowest-arctic-sea-ice-minimum/

Lives in the balance: climate change and the Marshall Islands https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/15/marshall-islands-climate-change-springdale-arkansas

Arctic death spiral: Icebreakers reach North Pole as sea ice disintegrates https://thinkprogress.org/arctic-sea-ice-death-spiral-b928be2fde0a#.8p20twc1v

The difficulty of predicting an ice-free Arctic http://www.colorado.edu/today/2016/09/14/difficulty-predicting-ice-free-arctic?utm_content=buffer744aa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

In an English City, a Lesson in Climate Change http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/13/science/carlisle-england-climate-change-flooding.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&_r=0

El Nino and global warming combine to cause extreme drought in the Amazon rainforest http://phys.org/news/2016-09-el-nino-global-combine-extreme.html#jCp

Today in climate change (26 August 2016)

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

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Climate Change Is Making Floods Like Louisiana’s Historic One More Common http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/08/17/climate_change_is_making_floods_like_louisiana_s_historic_one_more_common.html

Pacific sea level predicts global temperature changes https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160818212759.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/21/arctic-will-be-ice-free-in-summer-next-year

As July’s Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Melting http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/08/19/490628323/as-julys-record-heat-builds-through-august-arctic-ice-keeps-melting?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social

NASA monitors the ‘new normal’ of sea ice https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160819114213.htm

This Entire Alaskan Village Has To Relocate Thanks To Global Warming https://www.good.is/articles/alaskan-village-relocation

Cruel Summer http://mashable.com/2016/08/19/extremes-floods-fires-global-warming/#.b6e7f7zD5qC

Clouds’ climate impact defies simple analysis http://climatenewsnetwork.net/clouds-climate-impact-defies-simple-analysis/

How Hot Was It in July? Hotter Than Ever http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/science/how-hot-was-it-in-july-hotter-than-ever.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&_r=0

Flooding, Extreme Weather, and Record Temperatures: How Global Warming Puts it All Together http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/flooding-extreme-weather-and-record-temperatures-how-global-warming-puts-it-all-together

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming? http://www.climatecentral.org/news/streak-of-extreme-storms-role-of-warming-20626?utm_content=buffer3816e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical documents reveal Arctic sea ice is disappearing at record speed https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/aug/22/historical-documents-reveal-arctic-sea-ice-is-disappearing-at-record-speed

Is Hong Kong ready for climate change? http://www.eco-business.com/news/is-hong-kong-ready-for-climate-change/

A New Strategy for Climate Change? Retreat https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-08-22/nj-s-blue-acres-program-a-new-strategy-for-climate-change

As temperatures rocket, cities fight heat waves http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060041854

Extreme weather like the Louisiana floods should serve as a warning https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/extreme-weather-like-the-louisiana-floods-should-serve-as-a-warning/2016/08/22/6e351564-68ab-11e6-99bf-f0cf3a6449a6_story.html?utm_term=.d6827c1ac6ed

Neither Coalition nor Labor emissions reduction targets are good enough, says climate body https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/23/australia-will-need-to-remove-co2-from-air-to-keep-warming-below-2c-says-climate-body?CMP=soc_568

Without a longer-term view, the Paris Agreement will lock in warming for centuries https://theconversation.com/without-a-longer-term-view-the-paris-agreement-will-lock-in-warming-for-centuries-64169

Why climate change could be making some sea levels fall https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/08/why-climate-change-could-be-making-some-sea-levels-fall/

This Chart Shows Why Insurers Are Climate-Change Believers http://fortune.com/2016/08/23/munich-re-disaster-insurance/?utm_content=bufferf793a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

When Glaciers Melt, Engineers Build Artificial Ones http://glacierhub.org/2016/08/24/glaciers-melt-engineers-build-artificial-ones/

Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/24/human-induced-climate-change-began-earlier-than-previously-thought?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience

NASA Flies to Africa to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-flies-to-africa-to-study-climate-effects-of-smoke-on-clouds

Climate Change and Vector-Borne Diseases http://climatenexus.org/learn/public-health-impacts/climate-change-and-vector-borne-diseases?utm_content=bufferbb132&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Adaptation takes centre stage as IPCC prepares 1.5C study http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/08/24/adaptation-takes-centre-stage-as-ipcc-prepares-1-5c-study/

As sea levels rise, nearly 1.9 million U.S. homes could be underwater by 2100 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/08/24/as-sea-levels-rise-23-states-could-see-nearly-1-9-million-homes-underwater/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_ee-underwater-1155am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.ada5e441c432

Climate Hackers: One man’s plan to stop global warming by shooting particles into the atmosphere http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/24/12589796/climate-hackers-david-keith-geoengineering-climate-change

Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v536/n7617/full/nature19082.html

Climate Change Could Cost Millennials $8.8 Trillion https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/report-climate-change-cost-millennials-trillions

Global warming is melting the Greenland Ice Sheet, fast https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/aug/25/global-warming-is-melting-the-greenland-ice-sheet-fast?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like http://www.climatecentral.org/news/ice-free-northwest-passage-20624?utm_content=buffer608c2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Kronotsky Peninsula, Kamchatka Glacier Fragmentation/Retreat http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2016/08/25/kronotsky-peninsula-kamchatka-glacier-fragmentationretreat/

A Chunk of Ice the Size of a US State Is About to Collapse in Antarctica http://futurism.com/a-chunk-of-ice-the-size-of-a-us-state-is-about-to-collapse-in-antarctica/

Report: Sea Level Rise Worries Home Buyers http://www.voanews.com/a/report-sea-level-rise-worries-home-buyers/3480081.html

Today in climate change (20 July 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Watch the Climate Change Ad Fox News Refused to Run http://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change-ad-fox-news-refused-to-run-1929513722.html

Reconsidering meteorological seasons in a changing climate http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1704-3

Dangerous heat dome setting up shop over U.S. will roast millions in oppressive humidity http://mashable.com/2016/07/18/heat-dome-heat-wave-us/#1BeUCFqTBkqP

Long-awaited breakthrough in the reconstruction of warm climate phases https://www.awi.de/nc/en/about-us/service/press/press-release/langersehnter-durchbruch-in-der-rekonstruktion-warmer-klimaphasen.html

Tropical cyclones on track to grow more intense as temperatures rise http://phys.org/news/2016-07-tropical-cyclones-track-intense-temperatures.html

GIS Data of the World’s Glaciers https://www.gislounge.com/gis-data-worlds-glaciers/

New Findings Confirm Climate Risks Facing Boston https://www.barrfoundation.org/blog/new-findings-confirm-climate-risks-facing-boston

“Living Shorelines” Will Get Fast Track to Combat Sea Level Rise http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/living-shorelines-will-get-fast-track-to-combat-sea-level-rise/

NASA says 2016 will likely set a global annual temperature record http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/science/nasa-global-temperatures-2016.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming http://www.climatecentral.org/news/fastest-warming-cities-20535?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climatecentral%2FdjOO+Climate+Central+-+Full+Feed

First Half of 2016 Blows Away Temp Records http://www.climatecentral.org/news/first-half-of-2016-record-hot-by-far-20540?utm_content=buffer64df4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Charting Ice Sheet Contributions to Global Sea Level Rise https://eos.org/project-updates/charting-ice-sheet-contributions-to-global-sea-level-rise

NASA Science Flights Target Melting Arctic Sea Ice http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasa-science-flights-target-melting-arctic-sea-ice

Flood damages in Germany could multiply under climate change http://phys.org/news/2016-07-germany-climate.html

Today in climate change (11 July 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Why the Earth’s past has scientists so worried about sea level rise https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/07/09/why-the-earths-past-has-scientists-so-worried-about-sea-level-rise/?postshare=7481468187471127&tid=ss_tw-bottom

Marshall Islanders Set To Become Climate Refugees Before International Law Can Catch Up http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/marshall-islands-climate-refugees_us_577e7996e4b01edea78cc4bc?utm_hp_ref=climate-change

Southwest USA Extreme Heat June 2016 http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/events/southwest-us-extreme-heat-june-2016#/.V4FdAPhe-HQ.twitter

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million http://www.climatecentral.org/news/el-nino-la-nina-affect-100-million-people-20506

Threatened by climate change, Mozambique’s Beira bets on urban renewal http://news.trust.org/item/20160708105817-a0kuz/

A new first-of-a-kind study works out how many of the deaths in Paris and London are down to the heatwave being intensified by human-caused climate change https://www.carbonbrief.org/study-links-heatwave-deaths-london-paris-climate-change?utm_content=buffer51e56&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How a single word sparked a four-year saga of climate fact-checking and blog backlash https://theconversation.com/how-a-single-word-sparked-a-four-year-saga-of-climate-fact-checking-and-blog-backlash-62174

The recent temperatures experienced over the past three decades in Australia, New Zealand and surrounding oceans are warmer than any other 30-year period over the past 1,000 years http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00781.1

Should the US help this island from oblivion? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/10/magazine/should-the-united-states-save-tangier-island-from-oblivion.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

Closing the Pacific Rainfall Data Void https://eos.org/project-updates/closing-the-pacific-rainfall-data-void

In NC, dangerous delays and delusions on sea-level rise http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article88567407.html?platform=hootsuite

Coastal Cities, Critical Infrastructure Unprepared to Face the Rising Tides of Climate Change https://robertscribbler.com/2016/07/08/coastal-cities-critical-infrastructure-unprepared-to-face-the-rising-tides-of-climate-change/