Today in climate change (21 July 2017)

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

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)

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/

Today in climate change (23 June 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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)

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 (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 (13 January 2017)

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

Thawing Arctic is turning oceans into graveyards https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/08/arctic-multi-year-sea-ice-break-up-graveyard

Climate change could shrink Australia’s ski season by 80 days a year by 2050, CSIRO says http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-09/climate-change-could-shrink-australia-ski-season-csiro-says/8166372

Climate Change Could Trigger Collapse of Major Ocean Current http://www.livescience.com/57408-climate-change-threatens-ocean-current.html?utm_content=bufferd4bfc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The public’s perception of global warming is shaped by the weather that people experience https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-change-skepticism-fueled-by-gut-reaction-to-local-weather/

Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38522954

Study to assess the climate vulnerability and readiness of every U.S. city with a population over 100,000 http://research.nd.edu/news/study-to-assess-climate-resiliency-of-more-than-250-us-cities/

Major flooding in UK now likely every year, warns lead climate adviser https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/26/major-flooding-in-uk-now-likely-every-year-warns-lead-climate-adviser-storm-desmond

Global warming made every state a red state in 2016 https://thinkprogress.org/global-warming-made-every-state-a-red-state-in-2016-53e699ca9f0f#.upq3pr95x

2016 was hottest year ever recorded in New Zealand http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11779106

Unrelenting Global Warming Sends Sea Ice to Record Low, As Scientists Feel Heat, Too https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09012017/arctic-antarctica-sea-ice-climate-change-noaa-nasa-trump

As one of Greenland’s largest ice shelves shrinks, a once-doubtful scientist has come around to the role of climate change in melting it http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/business/2016/12/30/with-enough-evidence-even-skepticism-will-thaw/

Desperate exodus of the climate refugees https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/09/desperate-exodus-of-the-climate-refugees?CMP=share_btn_tw

Restoring an ancient hydraulic system to improve water access & climate-resilience in Sri Lanka https://undp-adaptation.exposure.co/climatesmart-water?platform=hootsuite

Which Cities Will Climate Change Flood First? https://www.inverse.com/article/25692-which-cities-will-climate-change-flood-first

Global warming is creating a wildfire ‘death spiral’ in alpine areas, say climate change scientists http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/global-warming-wildfire-climate-change-environment-alpine-areas-australia-alps-fire-plants-flammable-a7517686.html?utm_content=buffer44888&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The emotional toll of covering climate change in the Trump era http://mashable.com/2017/01/09/emotional-toll-climate-reporting-trump-era/#XLHQ1M1amaqI

Heat Is On for 2017, Just Not Record-Setting http://www.climatecentral.org/news/heat-is-on-for-2017-21011?utm_content=buffer56322&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Swiss ski season is a month shorter than it was four decades ago because of changing snowfall patterns https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-10/how-much-snow-is-there-in-the-alps-this-year-for-skiing

2016 was Australia’s fourth-warmest year on record, mean rainfall for 2016 was 17% above the 1961–1990 average http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/annual/aus/?cid=004tw18

Today in climate change (27 July 2016)

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

San Diego Climate Plan Means Big Potential for Jobs https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/san-diego-climate-plan-jobs-equity

Temperatures in Iraq and Kuwait Flirt with World Record Heat at 54C http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/07/22/temperatures-iraq-kuwait-flirt-world-record-heat-54c/

‘Climate change is putting heat waves on steroids’ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/21072016/sizzling-midwest-heat-wave-future-climate-change-global-warming-noaa?utm_term=0_29c928ffb5-20b4345642-327786693&mc_cid=20b4345642&mc_eid=3f05a924ea&utm_content=bufferf965f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Mont Blanc ice cores will be sent to Antarctica to preserve climate record http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/24/mont-blanc-ice-cores-will-be-sent-to-antarctica-to-preserve-clim/

Researchers can now monitor global warming due to human activity in real time http://universityofcalifornia.edu/news/researchers-can-now-monitor-global-warming-due-human-activity-real-time?utm_campaign=Contact+SNS+For+More+Referrer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=snsanalytics

Philly faces four-foot flooding in some areas as seas rise, study warns https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2016/07/21/philly-faces-four-foot-flooding-in-some-areas-as-seas-rise-study-warns/

Research found that 23% of violent clashes in ethnically divided places were connected to climate disasters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/25/disasters-linked-to-climate-can-increase-risk-of-armed-conflict

The Middlle East heatwave and climate change http://thebulletin.org/middle-east-heat-wave-and-climate-change9674?platform=hootsuite

China’s coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/25/china-coal-peak-hailed-turning-point-climate-change-battle

Beyond Heat Waves: What Does 14 Months in a Row of Record Heat Say About Global Warming? Five Key Points to Keep in Mind http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/beyond-heat-waves-what-does-14-months-in-a-row-of-record-heat-say-about-global-warming-five-key-points-to-keep-in-mind#.V5Y7c6VQlbM.twitter

At the top of the world a climate disaster is unfolding that will impact the lives of more than 1 billion people http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/climate-change-the-third-pole-under-threat/7657672

For the first time, forecast predicts hotter-than-normal in every square inch of the USA http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2016/07/25/entire-usa-heat-wave-warm-forecast/87528944/

Marine carbon sinking rates confirm importance of polar oceans http://www.enn.com/climate/article/49810

Early Warning – Early Action analysis for a potential La Niña in 2016/2017 http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/505adb97-7cfb-433f-a903-f8a78c761717/?utm_content=buffer34fd8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Science and policy characteristics of the Paris Agreement temperature goal http://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3096.epdf?shared_access_token=YSjSqIsEmkAixG7UbRfFRNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0OZIUAyrJekwZ4HMq3DtbGk9HG9XVNwv680ZhFwy5erLg4wJR8Xmyv7ytL5Ntve2Cm5ZWhk0d1ny1bE833AQEixAXR5iXXP9YO-_5o4ed6suJH2S4q8J2kVVyODLRurH_g%3D

Abrupt summer warming and changes in temperature extremes over Northeast Asia since the mid-1990s: Drivers and physical processes http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00376-016-5247-3

Low Carbon Resilience: Transformative Climate Change Planning for Canada https://www.weadapt.org/knowledge-base/national-adaptation-planning/low-carbon-resilience-to-climate-change-in-canada

Study: Limiting Global Warming To Under 2° Celsius Requires Ceasing Emissions By 2085 AND Technology To Remove Carbon From Atmosphere http://cleantechnica.com/2016/07/26/study-limiting-climate-change-induced-warming-2-celsius-will-require-ceasing-emissions-2085-technology-remove-carbon-atmosphere/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

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

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