Today in climate change (8 September 2017)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

How Harvey has shown us the risks of climate change http://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/gray-matters/article/How-Harvey-has-shown-us-the-risks-of-climate-12169544.php?cmpid=twitter-premium

This is why we cannot rely on cities alone to tackle climate change https://theconversation.com/this-is-why-we-cannot-rely-on-cities-alone-to-tackle-climate-change-82375?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Heat Waves Creeping Toward a Deadly Heat-Humidity Threshold https://insideclimatenews.org/news/02082017/heatwaves-deadly-heat-humidity-wet-bulb-human-survivability-threshold

Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/dri-mav083117.php

Hurricane Harvey and the storms to come http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/09/11/hurricane-harvey-and-the-storms-to-come?mbid=social_twitter

India’s floods expose poor countries’ total vulnerability to climate change http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/09/01/indias-floods-expose-total-vulnerability-climate-change/

Changing weather: Understanding Australia through ancient Indigenous knowledge of seasons http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-01/indigenous-knowledge-helping-to-understand-changing-weather/8861124?pfmredir=sm

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed https://qz.com/1069298/the-3-of-scientific-papers-that-deny-climate-change-are-all-flawed/

Catastrophic Intensity: Why Is Hurricane Irma Gaining Strength So Quickly? http://blog.ucsusa.org/astrid-caldas/why-is-hurricane-irma-gaining-strength-so-quickly?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tw

Drier south, wetter north: do these graphs show climate change is happening in Europe? http://www.euronews.com/2017/09/05/drier-south-wetter-north-do-these-graphs-show-climate-change-is-happening-in

Why is the world flooding? http://www.wired.co.uk/article/causes-and-effects-of-global-flooding-houston-harvey-monsoon

Sensitivity of Limiting Hurricane Intensity to SST in the Atlantic from Observations and GCMs http://myweb.fsu.edu/jelsner/PDF/Research/ElsnerStrazzoJaggerLaRowZhao2013.pdf

Potent Mix of Record Heat and Dryness Fuels Wildfires Across the West https://insideclimatenews.org/news/05092017/west-wildfires-california-canada-forests-record-heat-climate-change?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

“If you live alone, if you’re elderly, if you have diseases, if you have a cognitive disability—any of those things puts you at greater risk in the event of extreme heat” https://www.coloradotrust.org/content/story/will-more-hot-days-mean-more-inequality#.WbBoDCRIGEo.twitter

This story map evaluates Denver’s vulnerability to extreme heat http://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/environmental-health/community-health/HeatVulnerability.html

“For the past few thousand years we have lived on a planet unreasonably cosy for civilization” https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/08/the-strange-future-hurricane-harvey-portends/538557/

Responding to the threat of sea level rise https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24847/responding-to-the-threat-of-sea-level-rise-proceedings-of

Leading Scientist on Irma: ‘Climate Change Effects Are No Longer Subtle http://observer.com/2017/09/record-breaking-hurricane-irma-displays-effects-climate-change/

Researchers have reported the first observation of sea level “fingerprints” https://news.agu.org/press-release/researchers-find-direct-evidence-of-sea-level-fingerprints/

 

 

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Today in climate change (1 September 2017)

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Why is climate change’s 2 degrees Celsius of warming limit so important? https://theconversation.com/why-is-climate-changes-2-degrees-celsius-of-warming-limit-so-important-82058?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Climate Change Is Making This Bolivian Village a Ghost Town https://insideclimatenews.org/news/25082017/climate-change-shocks-bolivia-rural-poor-migration-agriculture-quinoa

Cyclones and climate change: connecting the dots https://citizen.co.za/news/news-world/1629219/science-climate-weather-hurricane-harvey/

The land is warming twice as fast as the oceans … too bad we live on the land https://thinkprogress.org/global-warming-now-twice-as-fast-over-land-than-the-ocean-nasa-chart-shows-52b4afe01345/

How climate change could turn US real estate prices upside down https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/29/hurricane-harvey-climate-change-real-estate-florida?CMP=share_btn_tw

Washington may fail to heed Harvey climate warning, experts say https://www.zilient.org/article/washington-may-fail-heed-harvey-climate-warning-experts-say

Don’t blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster – blame society https://theconversation.com/dont-blame-climate-change-for-the-hurricane-harvey-disaster-blame-society-83163

Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/29/hurricane-harvey-manmade-climate-disaster-world-catastrophe?CMP=share_btn_tw

It’s a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/28/climate-change-hurricane-harvey-more-deadly

The science behind ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/the-science-behind-an-inconvenient-sequel

We can no longer tolerate climate change denial http://www.smh.com.au/comment/smh-editorial/we-can-no-longer-tolerate-climate-change-denial-20170829-gy6he6.html

Countries urged to start bargaining over negative emissions http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/08/14/countries-urged-start-negotiating-negative-carbon-emissions/

Shoring up Tuvalu’s Climate Resilience http://www.asia-pacific.undp.org/content/rbap/en/home/blog/2017/8/29/Shoring-up-Tuvalu-s-Climate-Resilience.html#.WaZbomQFz89.twitter

Research in ancient forests show link between climate change and wildfires https://phys.org/news/2017-08-ancient-forests-link-climate-wildfires.html

The Anthropocene equation http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2053019616688022

NASA Scientists Seek to Improve Sea Ice Predictions https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-scientists-seek-to-improve-sea-ice-predictions

The link between hurricanes and climate change https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/08/the-link-between-hurricanes-and-climate-change/