Today in climate change (10 March 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Arctic sea ice could disappear even if world achieves climate target https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/06/arctic-sea-ice-disappear-world-achieves-climate-target?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Hawaii Had More Snow This Week Than Denver Or Chicago Has Had All Year http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/hawaii-snow-denver-chicago_us_58ba1e31e4b05cf0f400c753

Floating Hospitals Treat Those Impacted by Rising Seas http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/floating-hospitals-bangladesh-climate-change-refugees/

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/07/climate-change-impact-australia-may-be-irreversible-report

Arctic Sea Ice Continues Its Astonishing Streak of Lows http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-sea-ice-record-low-streak-21227

200 weather records broken during Australia’s ‘angry summer’: Climate Council https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/angry-summer-report

Basodino Glacier, Switzerland Mass Balance Loss & Hydropower http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/03/07/basodino-glacier-switzerland-mass-balance-loss-hydropower/

Carbon Dioxide Could Reach 410 PPM This Month http://www.climatecentral.org/news/carbon-dioxide-410-ppm-21223?utm_content=bufferd3892&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

How Europe’s coastal cities can cope with rising sea levels https://theconversation.com/how-europes-coastal-cities-can-cope-with-rising-sea-levels-72835

Study: Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/us-study-climate-change-goosed-odds-freaky-warm-45994518

Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/08/climate-change-impacts-already-hitting-us-say-europeans

Report: European perceptions of climate change http://orca.cf.ac.uk/98660/7/EPCC.pdf

EPA chief unconvinced on CO2 link to global warming http://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-epa-pruitt-idUSKBN16G1XX?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

Dynamic Changes at Yahtse Glacier, the Most Rapidly Advancing Tidewater Glacier in Alaska http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/feart.2017.00021/full

Today in climate change (24 February 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Which part of East Antarctica is most susceptible to warming? https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/which-part-of-east-antarctica-is-most-susceptible-to-warming

State of Alpine Glaciers in 2016-Negative for 37th Consecutive Year http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/17/state-alpine-glaciers-2016-negative-37th-consecutive-year/

Study shows China’s severe weather patterns changing drastically since 1960 https://phys.org/news/2017-02-china-severe-weather-patterns-drastically.html

Global heat continues, sea ice hits new record lows https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/global-heat-continues-sea-ice-hits-new-record-lows

Is climate change causing more UK floods? http://www.nerc.ac.uk/latest/publications/planetearth/win16-climate/

Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Breaks off Antarctica http://www.ecowatch.com/iceberg-breaks-off-antarctica-2268242877.html

More than 70% believe Coalition not doing enough on energy – poll https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/21/more-than-70-believe-coalition-not-doing-enough-on-energy-poll

Changes to the tropical circulation in the mid-Pliocene and their implications for future climate http://www.clim-past.net/13/135/2017/

The Real Surprise Behind the 3rd Hottest January on Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/18/real-surprise-behind-3rd-hottest-january-record/

Study from decades ago proved remarkably accurate in showing how global warming would affect the Arctic’s sea ice, currently in steep decline https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16022017/arctic-sea-ice-extent-nasa-global-warming-climate-change

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change https://phys.org/news/2017-02-canadian-glaciers-major-contributor-sea.html

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/feb/19/australia-new-normal-47c-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw

The race to 100 per cent renewable town is on http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/4475851/the-race-to-100-per-cent-renewable-town-is-on/

There are critical two-way feedbacks missing from current climate models https://phys.org/news/2017-02-climate_1.html

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-larsen-c-crack-21178?utm_content=buffera3597&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms https://caribbeanclimateblog.com/2017/02/21/caribbean-warned-to-prepare-for-more-severe-storms/

How Do Climate Models Work? http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/02/21/climate-models-work-answer/

The Geographic Impact of Climate Signals on European Winter Storms http://www.air-worldwide.com/Blog/The-Geographic-Impact-of-Climate-Signals-on-European-Winter-Storms/

Heat Wave Breaks Records in Australia http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89683&src=share

California rains put spotlight on atmospheric rivers http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/california-rains-put-spotlight-atmospheric-rivers

New research challenges the perception that Arctic sea ice extent was unperturbed by human-caused climate change until the 1970s http://news.agu.org/press-release/air-pollution-may-have-masked-mid-20th-century-sea-ice-loss/

As algae, detritus, and meltwater darken Greenland’s ice, it is shrinking ever faster http://science.sciencemag.org/content/355/6327/788.full

Melting Sea Ice May Be Speeding Nature’s Clock in the Arctic https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/melting-sea-ice-may-be-speeding-natures-clock-arctic

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/record-high-temperature-february-21186?utm_content=buffera0111&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Here’s what the Ice Age tells us about future sea level rise http://mashable.com/2017/02/22/ice-age-21st-century-sea-level-rise/?utm_cid=hp-r-1#h5DSpgp_DmqA

Erratic weather brings snow, cyclones http://thenewdaily.com.au/weather/2017/02/20/australias-wild-weather/

 

Today in climate change (17 February 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news …

Lumding Glacier Rapid Retreat, Nepal 1992-2016 http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/02/08/lumding-glacier-rapid-retreat-nepal-1992-2016/

Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/feb/12/humans-causing-climate-to-change-170-times-faster-than-natural-forces

An Antarctic ice core details changes in the Earth’s temperature, rainfall, and wind over hundreds of thousands of years http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/10/14580426/antarctica-ice-tube-core-climate-amoc-current-atlantic-circulation-greenland

Temperature variability in the Iberian Range since 1602 inferred from tree-ring records http://www.clim-past.net/13/93/2017/

Climate change fight will be won or lost in cities, say experts http://in.reuters.com/article/asia-climatechange-cities-idINL5N1FU787

Heat Waves Scorch the Arctic, Australia, Parts of U.S. https://insideclimatenews.org/news/13022017/arctic-heat-wave-climate-change-australia-oklahoma-texas

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles http://www.climatecentral.org/news/sea-ice-hits-record-lows-both-poles-21160?utm_content=buffer7b090&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Overcoming social barriers to learning and engagement with climate change adaptation: experiences with Swedish forestry stakeholders http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02827581.2014.1002218

A new study just blew a hole in one of the strongest arguments against global warming http://www.businessinsider.com/new-study-debunks-strongest-argument-against-global-warming-climate-change-2017-1?r=US&IR=T

Climate change adaptation in delta cities http://c40-production-images.s3.amazonaws.com/good_practice_briefings/images/5_C40_GPG_CDC.original.pdf?1456788885

How Climate Change Affects Your Health https://www.apha.org/news-and-media/multimedia/infographics/how-climate-change-affects-your-health

Today in climate change (3 February 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent important climate change news:

In Europe and Asia, rain is increasingly falling in the short, localized bursts http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rains-from-thunderstorms-rising-europe-asia-21113-21113?utm_content=buffer59053&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

At 4°C global warming, countries representing more than 70% of the global population and global GDP will face increases in flood risk in excess of 500% http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016EF000485/full

Dwindling Glaciers Lead to Potential Carbon Sinks http://glacierhub.org/2017/01/30/roundup-carbon-sink-or-source-serpentine-syndrom-outmigration/

Key indicators to track current progress and future ambition of the Paris Agreement http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3202.html

44.4% of the US is currently covered by snow https://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/

We can still keep global warming below 2C – but the hard work is about to start https://theconversation.com/we-can-still-keep-global-warming-below-2-but-the-hard-work-is-about-to-start-72075

Impacts of Anthropogenic Heat on Summertime Rainfall in Beijing http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0173.1

Storms preview sea-rise damage to California roads, cities http://en.azvision.az/haber_-57883-xeber.html

Hindle Glacier Rapid Retreat Continues, South Georgia http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/01/31/hindle-glacier-rapid-retreat-continues-south-georgia/

Record heat and drought seen in Amazon during 2015-16 El Niño https://news.mongabay.com/2017/01/record-heat-and-drought-seen-in-amazon-during-2015-16-el-nino/

4 Irrefutable Truths About Climate Change Science http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/01/4-irrefutable-truths-about-climate-change-science?utm_campaign=socialmedia&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=worldresources

Summer heat records smashed in Sydney and regional NSW http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/hottest-summer-ever-and-it-is-only-january/8225840

Moree residents face another record-breaking week, with temperatures to exceed 40 degrees Celsius every day http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/moree-residents-to-endure-a-record-breaking-week-of-weather/8226540

A new report explores the benefits of building climate resilience through good governance http://cspo.org/news/how-does-better-governance-improve-resilience-to-climate-change/

‘Beyond the extreme’: Scientists marvel at ‘increasingly non-natural’ Arctic warmth https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/01/beyond-the-extreme-scientists-marvel-at-increasingly-non-natural-arctic-warmth/?sdfsdfsdfsdfsd&utm_term=.fa5f7cf0e880

Impacts of a Pinatubo-size volcanic eruption on ENSO http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JD025796/full

Fewer Days Below 32°F http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/fewer-days-below-32f?utm_content=bufferfcd75&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Global Ice Viewer http://climate.nasa.gov/interactives/global-ice-viewer/#/

Mapping the Speed of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89261&src=eorss-iotd

The world’s “heat engine” is revving up, and powering deadly weather https://www.fastcoexist.com/3067645/thanks-to-climate-change-the-worlds-storms-are-getting-more-dangerous

Today in climate change (4 November 2016)

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

Coley Glacier Retreat, James Ross Island, Antarctica http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2016/10/28/coley-glacier-retreat-james-ross-island-antarctica/

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Islands as the Vanguard of Climate Adaptation https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/10/developing-climate-resilience-island-perspective/?utm_content=buffer1f8c9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change and the generational timescape http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-954X.12397/abstract;jsessionid=AB6F726F2B1A863B61EE7D9066845B2A.f04t02

Unnatural disasters: how we can spot climate’s role in specific extreme events https://theconversation.com/unnatural-disasters-how-we-can-spot-climates-role-in-specific-extreme-events-67695

Clouds dampened warming since 1980s, study shows https://www.carbonbrief.org/clouds-dampened-warming-since1980s?utm_content=buffer037e2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Brace yourself for a bitterly cold winter, as climate change shifts the polar vortex https://thinkprogress.org/stronger-cold-spells-likely-in-north-america-as-the-polar-vortex-is-shifting-7225c56569c2#.nvmhx4lfu

Can Science Help Communities Thrive on a Turbulent Planet? http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/10/31/can-science-help-communities-thrive-on-a-turbulent-planet/?_r=0

Climate change enters dangerous new territory http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/climate-change-enters-dangerous-new-territory-1.2848527

Rio’s famous beaches take battering as scientists issue climate change warning https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/01/rio-de-janerio-beaches-climate-change-storms

Australian business woefully unprepared for climate change post Paris agreement http://www.smh.com.au/business/markets/australian-business-woefully-unprepared-for-climate-change-post-paris-agreement-20161101-gsfdp2.html

Report: Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/finalresilienceopportunitiesreport.pdf

Leo DiCaprio’s new film ‘Before the Flood’ is a sweeping look at climate change http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/blogs/before-flood-leo-dicaprios-new-film-climate-change

Sluggish ice growth in the Arctic http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/11/sluggish-ice-growth-in-the-arctic/

Why isn’t climate change a dinner table topic? http://www.heatofthemoment.org/features/breakingthenews/?7am

New South Wales unveils plan to reach zero emissions by 2050 https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/nov/03/new-south-wales-unveils-plan-to-reach-zero-emissions-by-2050?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

New, space-based view of human-made carbon dioxide http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2509/new-space-based-view-of-human-made-carbon-dioxide/

Change afoot? Humid Alabama goes dry, Iran gets extra snowy, Egypt has floods https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/nov/02/humid-alabama-texas-dry-drought-iran-extra-snowy-egypt-floods-red-sea

Your carbon footprint destroys 30 square metres of Arctic sea ice a year https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/03/your-carbon-footprint-destroys-30-square-metres-of-arctic-sea-ice-a-year?CMP=share_btn_tw

See how Arctic sea ice is losing its bulwark against warming summers http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2510/see-how-arctic-sea-ice-is-losing-its-bulwark-against-warming-summers/

Preview: The UN’s COP22 climate talks in Marrakech https://www.carbonbrief.org/preview-un-cop22-climate-talks-marrakech

Today in climate change (9 September 2016)

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

Portland’s hot spots: Urban heat islands pose threat to lower-income residents http://news.streetroots.org/2016/09/01/portland-s-hot-spots-urban-heat-islands-pose-threat-lower-income-residents

A Sharp Increase in ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/04/science/global-warming-increases-nuisance-flooding.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&_r=0

Hurricane Season Is Heating Up. So Is the Planet. Coincidence? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/03/us/hurricanes-global-warming.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share

Climate Change Authority’s plan is ‘a dog’s breakfast’, say dissenting members https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/05/climate-change-authoritys-plan-is-a-dogs-breakfast-say-dissenting-members

A 60-Year-Old Pattern in the Stratosphere Just Reversed http://ht.ly/oDE9303T9F3

Endangered glaciers: Alpine ice begins Antarctic voyage http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37245768

Soaring ocean temperature is ‘greatest hidden challenge of our generation’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/05/soaring-ocean-temperature-is-greatest-hidden-challenge-of-our-generation?CMP=share_btn_tw

Study: Typhoons that slam Asia getting much stronger http://bigstory.ap.org/article/2c037bb732ce477ba5a6ad60282ce02a/study-typhoons-slam-asia-getting-much-stronger

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html?_r=0

Wildfires rage in a changing climate http://www.unisdr.org/archive/49866

August in the Northeast U.S. One of The Hottest On Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/09/06/august-northeast-u-s-one-hottest-record/

How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2821919

Here Comes the Anthropocene https://eos.org/editors-vox/here-comes-the-anthropocene

Scientists Are Racing to Unravel an Ice Avalanche Mystery http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-racing-to-unravel-ice-avalanche-mystery-20678?utm_content=buffercbedd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sorry Deniers, Even Satellites Confirm Record Global Warming https://thinkprogress.org/satellites-confirm-global-warming-ce6d636c469f#.mqct8l9ig

Germany publishes 30-year climate change strategy http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/09/08/germany-publishes-30-year-climate-change-strategy/

Blame Global Warming for Your Bad Attitude http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-08/climate-change-isn-t-just-making-us-hot-we-re-angrier-and-more-violent

Social and economic impacts of climate http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6304/aad9837

La Niña fizzles, making record warm global temperatures more likely http://mashable.com/2016/09/08/la-nina-watch-canceled-global-warming/#ilZTmYmomZqS

Even locals who believe climate change is real have a hard time grasping that NYC will almost certainly be flooded beyond recognition http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/09/new-york-future-flooding-climate-change.html

Comparison Between Observational Data and Model Projections for Hot Days in Northern Australian Regions https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/08/comparison-between-observational-data-and-model-projections-for-hot-days-in-northern-australian-regions/

Australia’s carbon budget to be exhausted in six years, Stockholm group says http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/australias-carbon-budget-to-be-exhausted-in-six-years-stockholm-group-says-20160908-grbql4.html

Consolidating Data Sets To Simplify Climate Risk Communication https://coast.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/stories/vizonomy.html

Today in climate change (22 July 2016)

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

Solar energy will be mainstream by 2020, says new report http://www.sciencebusiness.net/news/79878/Solar-energy-will-be-mainstream-by-2020%2c-says-new-report#.V4_wARRfUas.twitter

Antarctica: One of last century’s fastest warming places is temporarily cooling, scientists find http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-21/part-of-antarctica-gets-a-chill-after-warming-fast:-study/7647276

Study: Antarctica has a ‘pause’ in warming – may be linked to ozone hole stabilization https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/07/20/study-antarctica-has-a-pause-in-warming-may-be-linked-to-ozone-hole-stabilization/

Blinded by the Heat http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2016/07/_2016_will_be_the_hottest_year_ever_again.html

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage http://www.climatecentral.org/news/trying-to-save-a-threatened-islands-cultural-heritage-20524?utm_content=bufferd7b34&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The climate that most of us grew up with is gone for good http://mashable.com/2016/07/20/climate-of-20th-century-gone-for-good/#Ux3v0C0cm5q5

The global insurance industry is failing to rise to the challenge of climate change http://aodproject.net/insurers-lag-behind-pension-funds-on-tackling-climate-risk-threatening-financial-shock/?utm_content=buffer42cb1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Historical Records Miss a Fifth of Global Warming: NASA http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6576

The bedrock beneath Antarctica https://sealevel.nasa.gov/resources/75

The Enduring Climate Legacy of Mauna Loa http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/enduring-climate-legacy-mauna-loa-180959859/?no-ist

Through the first half of July, Arctic sea ice extent continued tracking close to levels in 2012 https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2016/07/despite-a-stormy-arctic-low-ice-continues/

Greenland’s melt, what does it mean for future atmospheric methane? http://climatestate.com/2016/07/21/ice-sheet-deglaciation-and-methane-emissions-with-the-scope-on-greenlands-melt-season/

What science can tell us about the links between global warming and massive heat waves https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/07/21/what-science-can-tell-us-about-the-links-between-global-warming-and-massive-heat-waves/?postshare=6581469121414497&tid=ss_tw