Today in climate change (4 August 2017)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Mapping Sea Level Rise https://www.climate.gov/teaching/resources/mapping-sea-level-rise

‘Some parts of Australia are really crying out for a bit of rain’ as crops turn blue http://www.smh.com.au/business/some-parts-of-australia-are-really-crying-out-for-a-bit-of-rain-as-crops-turn-blue-20170730-gxllk9.html

When Life on Earth Was Nearly Extinguished https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/29/opinion/sunday/when-life-on-earth-was-nearly-extinguished.html

Extreme Weather Hits Europe – Scientists Blame Climate Change http://www.euronews.com/2017/07/29/extreme-weather-hits-europe—scientists-blame-climate-change

A rare mega-tsunami in Greenland is helping researchers prepare for a new climate-change threat https://qz.com/1041793/a-90-meter-megatsunami-in-greenland-caused-by-a-landslide-is-teaching-researchers-how-to-deal-with-a-new-kind-of-climate-change-threat/

Climate Change is a Main Cause of the World’s Refugee Crisis https://impact.vice.com/en_us/article/pady4y/climate-change-is-a-main-cause-of-the-worlds-refugee-crisis?utm_source=impacttwitter

New Antarctic heat maps to improve predictions of sea level rise http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/new-antarctic-heat-maps-to-improve-predictions-of-sea-level-rise/8753458

Sydney weather: City’s driest July since 1995 and likely second warmest http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-citys-driest-july-since-1995-and-likely-second-warmest-20170731-gxm0i0.html

Climate change evident as icebreaker sets mark for earliest Northwest Passage transit http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/science/ct-climate-change-northwest-passage-20170729-story.html

We only have a 5 percent chance of avoiding ‘dangerous’ global warming, a study finds https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/31/we-only-have-a-5-percent-chance-of-avoiding-dangerous-global-warming-a-study-finds/?utm_term=.05bf6fb9455a

11 terrifying climate change facts in 2017 http://www.wired.co.uk/article/climate-change-facts

Miami Just Had Its Hottest Month on Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/miami-hottest-month-on-record-21663

2017 is so far the second-hottest year on record thanks to global warming https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/jul/31/2017-is-so-far-the-second-hottest-year-on-record-thanks-to-global-warming?CMP=share_btn_tw

Loss of Arctic sea ice impacting Atlantic Ocean water circulation system https://news.yale.edu/2017/07/31/loss-arctic-sea-ice-impacting-atlantic-ocean-water-circulation-system

Climate Change and U.S. Hurricane Landfall Probability http://www.air-worldwide.com/Blog/Climate-Change-and-U-S–Hurricane-Landfall-Probability/

Islamic State and Climate Change Seen as World’s Greatest Threats, Poll Says https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/01/climate/islamic-state-climate-change-worlds-greatest-threats-pew-survey.html

New Interactive Map Highlights Effects of Sea Level Rise, Shows Areas of Chronic Flooding by Community http://blog.ucsusa.org/kristy-dahl/new-interactive-map-sea-level-rise-areas-chronic-flooding

Extreme Heat Will Hit India’s Most Vulnerable the Hardest http://www.climatecentral.org/news/extreme-heat-india-most-vulnerable-21672

New Study Finds that Present CO2 Levels are Capable of Melting Large Portions of East and West Antarctica https://robertscribbler.com/2017/08/01/new-study-finds-that-present-co2-levels-are-capable-of-melting-large-portions-of-east-and-west-antarctica/

This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of National Adaptation Plan http://napglobalnetwork.org/resource/framework-gender-responsive-national-adaptation-plan-nap-processes/

Extreme weather events attribution to climate change http://www.preventionweb.net/tags/pw:attributionscience/Extreme%20weather%20events%20attribution#hits=20&sortby=default&view=pw&filter=usertags:^”pw:attributionscience”$

Earth’s Temperature Likely To Rise More Than What Paris Accord Predicts: Study http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/earths-temperature-likely-to-rise-more-than-what-paris-accord-predicts-study-1732089

Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/02/climate-change-to-cause-humid-heatwaves-that-will-kill-even-healthy-people

Australian climate science capability review https://www.science.org.au/support/analysis/reports/australian-climate-science-capability-review

Australia records hottest July, Bureau of Meteorology says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-01/australia-records-hottest-july-on-record-bom-says/8762560

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution http://www.imdb.com/videoplayer/vi1430763033

Air Conditioning Is a Lifesaver. It’s Also a Potential Disaster http://time.com/4884909/air-conditioning-ac-climate-change-global-warming/

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds http://www.climatecentral.org/news/history-global-warming-animation-21670

 

Today in climate change (28 July 2017)

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Global warming will increase poverty in the southern US, a new study says https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-07-23/global-warming-will-increase-poverty-southern-us-new-study-says

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-sea-ice-melt-since-the-80s-21637

What Causes More Climate Change – Humans Or Volcanic Eruptions? http://www.iflscience.com/environment/what-causes-more-climate-change-humans-volcanic-eruptions/

A recent heatwave in Siberia’s frozen wastes has resulted in outbreaks of deadly anthrax and a series of violent explosions https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/20/hell-breaks-loose-tundra-thaws-weatherwatch?CMP=share_btn_tw

The atmospheric abundance of CO2 has increased by an average of 1.80 ppm per year over the past 38 years https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/aggi/aggi.html

Ellsworth Glacier Retreat http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/07/20/ellsworth-glacier-retreat-lake-expansion-alaska/

Mountains warming faster https://psmag.com/environment/mountains-warming-photo-essay

The Uninhabitable Earth, Annotated Edition http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans-annotated.html

Extreme El Nino events to double in number even with 1.5-degree warming: study http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/extreme-el-nino-events-to-double-in-number-even-with-15degree-warming-study-20170720-gxfmwl

35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions http://www.climateactionprogramme.org/news/35-australian-local-governments-pledge-to-reduce-emissions

Preparing for climate change means making New York fairer too http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170724/OPINION/170729943/mayor-bill-de-blasio-hosting-100-resilient-cities-summit-says

Sea level rise could bring costly flooding in coastal communities within decades http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/environment/sd-me-sea-level-rise-20170723-story.html

Public opinion on climate change: Is there an economy–environment trade off? http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09644016.2017.1322275

Progress in Numerical Modeling of Antarctic Ice-Sheet Dynamics https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40641-017-0069-7?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst

Fight, flee, or wait and see? Locals face hard choices as Louisiana coast recedes http://news.trust.org/item/20170705070223-njp4c/?utm_content=buffer217dc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Wildfires, health and climate change: Research and resources https://journalistsresource.org/studies/environment/climate-change/wildfires-health-climate-change-research

Climate Adaptation Raises a ‘Question of Equity’ for Flagstaff’s Mayor http://www.routefifty.com/infrastructure/2017/07/climate-resilience-flagstaff-coral-evans/139651/

So what if we’re doomed? http://www.hcn.org/issues/49.12/essay-climate-change-confronting-despair-in-the-age-of-ecocide

Asia under water: How 137 million people’s lives are being put at risk http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/24/asia/climate-change-floods-asia/index.html

Amid rising temperatures, UN agency launches video ‘forecasts’ on impact of climate change http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57120#.WXkPSxWGPIV

Impacts of climate on past, present, and future fire regimes in Alaskan boreal forest and tundra ecosystems http://mailchi.mp/blm/webinar-sagebrush-ecosystems-in-a-changing-climate-opportunities-for-adaptive-management-2680585

Modelling suggests Australia would face more frequent drought-inducing weather events beyond any climate stabilisation https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/25/extreme-el-nino-events-more-frequent-even-if-warming-limited-to-15c-report?CMP=share_btn_tw

A major glacier in Greenland might be breaking apart http://grist.org/briefly/a-major-glacier-in-greenland-might-be-destabilizing/amp/

Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice http://ht.ly/SjCO30dUAA7

Calgary entering ‘uncharted territory’ for sustained heat, Environment Canada says http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-heat-uncharted-territory-2017-record-1.4222224

Alaskan glacier advanced ‘faster than a running dog’ http://climatechangedispatch.com/alaskan-glacier-advanced-faster-than-a-running-dog/

6 of the Hottest Places in the World https://www.ecowatch.com/hottest-places-world-2466194830.html

How loss of Arctic sea ice further fuels global warming http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/loss-arctic-sea-ice-fuels-global-warming-48881685?utm_campaign=Contact+Quiboat+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=quiboat

A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific https://www.adb.org/publications/region-at-risk-climate-change

Contributors to sea level rise http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Videos/2017/06/Contributors_to_sea-level_rise

 

Today in climate change (21 July 2017)

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Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade http://www.climatecentral.org/news/extreme-heat-norm-within-decade-21622?utm_content=buffer7b25b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A ‘new normal’ can be useful for understanding and communicating extremes in a changing climate http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0183.1

In Chile, Many Regard Climate Change As The Greatest External Threat http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/07/16/536896748/in-chile-many-regard-climate-change-as-the-greatest-external-threat

Study Suggests NYC Will Face Sandy-Level Flooding Twice Per Month Due To Rising Sea Levels http://gothamist.com/2017/07/15/study_suggests_nyc_will_get_sandy-l.php

Revised tallies confirm that the rate of sea-level rise is accelerating as the Earth warms and ice sheets thaw http://www.nature.com/news/satellite-snafu-masked-true-sea-level-rise-for-decades-1.22312?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews&sf98568619=1

Record heat investigated in 95 Phoenix deaths after 118-, 120-degree highs https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2017/07/12/record-heat-now-investigated-in-close-to100.html

Rising to the challenge of surging seas http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms16127

Retreat of the Lucia Glacier, Chile https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/07/17/lucia-glacier-chile-retreat-opens-new-embayment/

It was 129 degrees in Iran Thursday, which is one of the Earth’s hottest temperatures ever recorded https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/06/29/129-degrees-iran-earths-hottest-temperature-ever-recorded/440644001/

Social Vulnerability to Climatic Shocks Is Shaped by Urban Accessibility http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24694452.2017.1325726

A region at risk: The human dimensions of climate change in Asia and the Pacific https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/325251/region-risk-climate-change.pdf

New Report Highlights Pakistan’s Need to Adapt to Climate Change http://www.technologyreview.pk/new-report-highlights-pakistans-need-adapt-climate-change/

Scientists upgrade database tracking global temperatures across millennia https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-07/uosc-sud071117.php

Communicating science is like fighting two battles http://www.centredaily.com/news/local/education/penn-state/article161900293.html

Climate change and inequality https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21725009-rich-pollute-poor-suffer-climate-change-and-inequality?zid=313

Inaction on climate change risks leaving future generations $530 trillion in debt https://theconversation.com/inaction-on-climate-change-risks-leaving-future-generations-530-trillion-in-debt-81134?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy https://theconversation.com/in-the-absence-of-national-leadership-cities-are-driving-climate-policy-81108

Want To Slow Global Warming? Researchers Look To Family Planning http://www.npr.org/2017/07/19/537954372/want-to-slow-global-warming-researchers-look-to-family-planning

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa7541

Liberia receives first instalment of US$2.2 million GCF grant for climate adaptation http://adaptation-undp.org/liberia-receives-first-installment-us22-million-gcf-grant-climate-adaptation

The Antarctic ice shelf continues to crack https://grist.org/briefly/antarctic-ice-shelf-continues-to-crack/

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rising-seas-climate-lawsuits-california-21627

A Different Way of Visualizing the Global Temperature Rise https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/07/19/different-way-visualizing-global-temperature-rise/

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record http://www.climatecentral.org/news/midway-point-2017-2nd-hottest-year-21625

Shifting storms under climate change to worsen coastal perils http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/astounding-shifting-storms-under-climate-change-to-worsen-coastal-perils-20170720-gxf8ic.html

Future summer mega-heatwave and record-breaking temperatures in a warmer France climate http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa751c/meta;jsessionid=270A4B520BC5EB7A2E2DB72BF43CA25C.ip-10-40-1-105

More than 90 locales, mostly in rural Louisiana and Maryland, already face chronic inundation https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scores-of-u-s-communities-face-frequent-flooding-in-18-years/

 

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 (23 June 2017)

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Global warming was a factor in a deadly wildfire that hit central Portugal and left more than 60 people dead http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/18/what-impact-did-climate-change-have-in-portugal-s-deadly-wildfire

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-power-sector-emissions-peak-2026-21546?utm_content=buffer8af9c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Interest in heat records, climate change growing in Asia as mercury rises http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/interest-heat-records-climate-change-growing-asia-mercury-rises

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding http://www.climatecentral.org/news/houston-climate-change-catastrophic-flooding-21549

Rising sea levels will boost moderate floods in some areas, severe floods in others https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/pu-rsl060717.php?utm_content=buffer85cd1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Small climb in mean temperatures linked to far higher chance of deadly heat waves https://news.uci.edu/research/small-climb-in-mean-temperatures-linked-to-far-higher-chance-of-deadly-heat-waves/?utm_content=buffera161b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Saying ‘climate change’ instead of ‘global warming’ decreases partisan gap by 30 percent in U.S. http://globaldaily.com/climasphere/saying-climate-change-instead-of-global-warming-decreases-partisan-gap-by-30-percent-in-u-s/

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown http://www.climatecentral.org/news/unprecedented-west-antarctic-meltdown-21553?utm_content=bufferd6ff3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Extraordinary storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016 http://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2017/06/21/extraordinary-storms-caused-massive-antarctic-sea-ice-loss-2016/

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off http://www.climatecentral.org/news/phoenix-heat-wave-planes-takeoff-21558?utm_content=bufferea0d9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier before it disappears http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/93953920/Scientists-rescue-samples-of-melting-Bolivian-glacier-before-it-disappears

UK Parliament – Rising Sea Levels http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/POST-PN-0555

Head of the American Meteorological Society To Secretary of Energy: You’re Dead Wrong on Climate https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/06/21/head-american-meteorological-society-secretary-energy-youre-dead-wrong-climate/

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/22/climate/95-degree-day-maps.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/21/australia-warned-it-has-radically-underestimated-climate-change-security-threat?utm_content=bufferdb3e0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIresearch

Two Tulane studies expose LA’s coastal vulnerability http://blog.nola.com/new_orleans/2017/06/two_tulane_studies_expose_las.html

Sea Level Rise and High-Tide Flooding Outlook Make It to NOAA’s Climate Update http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/sea-level-rise-and-high-tide-flooding-outlook-make-it-to-noaas-climate-update

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs http://www.climatecentral.org/news/new-york-boardwalk-climate-adaptation-21506

Record UK rainfall in winter 2013-14 caused by the tropics, stratosphere and climate warming http://ioppublishing.org/news/record-uk-rainfall-in-winter-2013-14-caused-by-the-tropics-stratosphere-and-climate-warming/

 

Today in climate change (24 February 2017)

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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 (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