Today in climate change (2 February 2018)

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Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: U.N. draft https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-sunshade/chemical-sunshade-to-slow-warming-may-not-be-feasible-u-n-draft-idUSKBN1FF1CD

Study finds megacities affected most by uptick in extreme-heat events https://blogs.agu.org/geospace/2018/01/24/rise-severity-hottest-days-outpaces-global-average-temperature-increase/

State of the Climate: How the World Warmed in 2017 http://www.resilience.org/stories/2018-01-29/state-of-the-climate-how-the-world-warmed-in-2017/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How Did ‘Climate Change’ and ‘Global Warming’ Turn Into a Misleading Trump Talking Point? https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/how-did-climate-change-and-global-warming-turn-misleading-trump-talking-point

Shivering in the tropics: Southeast Asia faces “cooling crisis” http://news.trust.org/item/20180129010020-n6308/

The Future of Extreme Cold in a Warming World http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/the-future-of-extreme-cold-in-a-warming-world?utm_content=buffer7931f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Scientists Agree: Global Warming is Happening and Humans are the Primary Cause https://www.ucsusa.org/global-warming/science-and-impacts/science/scientists-agree-global-warming-happening-humans-primary-cause?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tw#.WnDiUryWbIV

2017 Was Hottest Year on Record for World’s Oceans https://cop23.unfccc.int/news/2017-was-hottest-year-on-record-for-world-s-oceans

The Climate Resilience Framework (CRF) is an analytical, systems-based approach to building resilience to climate change http://i-s-e-t.org/projects/crf.html

Toward Climate Resilience in the USA: From Federal to Local Level Initiatives and Practices Since the 2000s https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-68606-6_4

New CLF report explains legal liability of ignoring climate change in development projects https://www.clf.org/blog/climate-liability-report/

Glacial Geoengineering: The Key to Slowing Sea Level Rise? http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2018/02/01/glacial-geoengineering-sea-level-rise/

Reconciling divergent trends and millennial variations in Holocene temperatures https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25464

This is what climate change looks like https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-this-is-what-climate-change-looks-like/f-57b66c88ef%2Fcnn.com

Sea Level Rise Will Make Oregon’s Existing Flooding Problems Worse https://blog.ucsusa.org/kristy-dahl/sea-level-rise-will-make-oregons-existing-flooding-problems-worse?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tw

 

 

 

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Today in climate change (26 January 2018)

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In the Tasman Sea during their expedition to investigate the relationship between tectonics and global climatic changes 50 million years ago https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/2550-voyages-of-discovery

Will Cape Town be the first city to run out of water? http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42626790#24348876-tw#1515852386943

Three Year Hot Streak “Existential Threat to Planet” http://www.unisdr.org/archive/56684

2017: Another record-breaking year for heat and extreme weather https://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/56697

Sydney weather: City to go from big heat to big sweat as hot 2018 start rolls on http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-city-to-go-from-big-heat-to-big-sweat-as-hot-2018-start-rolls-on-20180121-h0lyb7.html

El Niño in World History https://link.springer.com/book/10.1057/978-1-137-45740-0

Heat loss from the Earth triggers ice sheet slide towards the sea https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-01/au-hlf011818.php

Mapping the Maldives for climate change https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXuK7ehjAa8&feature=youtu.be

Climate change and weather extremes: Both heat and cold can kill https://theconversation.com/climate-change-and-weather-extremes-both-heat-and-cold-can-kill-77449?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Subjective measures of household resilience to climate variability and change: insights from a nationally representative survey of Tanzania https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol23/iss1/art9/

As reservoirs run dry, Cape Town races to improve its climate resilience https://globalresilience.northeastern.edu/2018/01/as-reservoirs-run-dry-cape-town-races-to-improve-its-climate-resilience/

New climate model promises to help avoid dangerous global warming http://science.anu.edu.au/news-events/news/new-climate-model-promises-help-avoid-dangerous-global-warming

Shrinking Mountain Glaciers Are Affecting People Downstream https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shrinking-mountain-glaciers-are-affecting-people-downstream/

Beyond headline mitigation numbers: we need more transparent and comparable NDCs to achieve the Paris Agreement on climate change https://www.sei-international.org/publications?pid=3281&utm_content=buffer9be42&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIclimate

Big Jump of Record Warm Global Mean Surface Temperature in 2014-2016 Related to Unusually Large Oceanic Heat Releases http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL076500/abstract

Drivers of atmospheric CO2 http://folk.uio.no/roberan/t/CO2_drivers.shtml

Two scary Antarctic glaciers might be joining forces to speed up melt http://grist.org/briefly/two-scary-antarctic-glaciers-might-be-joining-forces-to-speed-up-melt/?utm_content=bufferc000d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Today in climate change (14 July 2017)

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America’s nearing a record number of weather disasters, and it’s not even hurricane season yet http://grist.org/briefly/americas-already-closing-in-on-a-record-number-of-weather-disasters-and-its-not-even-peak-hurricane-season-yet/

The contiguous United States had its 2nd warmest year-to-date and a warmer than average June https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-201706

World Leaders Move Forward on Climate Change, Without U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/08/world/europe/group-of-20-climate-change-agreement.html?smid=tw-share

With ‘more at stake’ than any other city, New Orleans issues climate action strategy https://thinkprogress.org/new-orleans-releases-climate-action-strategy-c585b8fdfac3

Climate Impact Lab http://www.impactlab.org/

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall http://www.climatecentral.org/news/west-on-fire-heat-records-fall-21606

By 2100, Deadly Heat May Threaten Majority of Humankind http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/heatwaves-climate-change-global-warming/

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-crazy-warm-sea-ice-21599

Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/10/100-fossil-fuel-companies-investors-responsible-71-global-emissions-cdp-study-climate-change

Deluges Follow Droughts as ‘Hydrological Extremes’ Become ‘New Normal’ http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2017/07/10/457052.htm?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Prevent climate risk in coasts, before it’s too late http://www.preventionweb.net/files/53995_53995risckitstoryreviewedfinaljune2.pdf

New research suggests that warm spells at the top of the world can, surprisingly, cause unusually cold weather in parts of North America https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/10/the-stubbornly-persistent-idea-about-climate-change-that-just-wont-go-away/?utm_term=.9e1cc4fd9577

Australia has enjoyed another bumper month for rooftop solar installations http://reneweconomy.com.au/record-half-year-rooftop-solar-another-bumper-month-25483/

Sea level rise research in Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/collections/ybtrhscfct

Government of Tuvalu launches new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change http://www.adaptation-undp.org/government-tuvalu-launches-new-coastal-protection-project-bolster-resilience-climate-change#.WWRoCOGr5XU.twitter

Cities adapt to extreme heat https://www.iclr.org/citiesadaptheat.html

Kiwi scientists help build ‘goldmine’ climate database http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11889027

The 2k Network http://www.pages-igbp.org/ini/wg/2k-network/intro

Kiribati confronts climate upheaval by preparing for ‘migration with dignity’ https://news.mongabay.com/2017/07/kiribati-confronts-climate-upheaval-by-preparing-for-migration-with-dignity/

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather http://www.climatecentral.org/news/map-global-warming-extreme-weather-21601

Increasing frequency and duration of Arctic winter warming events http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL073395/abstract?utm_content=buffer590fa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Initiative Expands http://floodlist.com/forecasting-warning-systems/wmo-climate-risk-early-warning-systems

Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40321674

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift http://www.climatecentral.org/news/larsen-c-trillion-ton-iceberg-break-21610

Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience https://eos.org/agu-news/communities-and-experts-collaborate-for-climate-resilience

Lightning as a major driver of recent large fire years in North American boreal forests https://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v7/n7/full/nclimate3329.html

Advanced Modeling Technique Suggests Extreme Coastal Sea Levels More Likely https://today.ucf.edu/new-data-advanced-modeling-technique-suggest-extreme-coastal-sea-levels-likely/

Doomsday narratives about climate change don’t work. But here’s what does https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/12/doomsday-narratives-climate-change-dangerous-wrong?CMP=share_btn_tw

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere http://www.climatecentral.org/news/greenhouse-gases-atmosphere-21618

Two millenia of data points to human-induced climate change http://newatlas.com/climate-change-database-millenia/50446/

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent http://www.climatecentral.org/news/arctic-heat-more-common-and-persistent-21614

Ground breaking study outlines what you can do about climate change https://grist.org/briefly/groundbreaking-study-outlines-what-you-can-do-about-climate-change/

Scientists say Miami could cease to exist in our children’s lifetime http://www.businessinsider.com/miami-could-disappear-climate-change-2017-7/?r=AU&IR=T

Sea Level Rise to Flood Major U.S. Cities https://www.ecowatch.com/sea-level-rise-flooding-2458509093.html

 

 

Today in climate change (21 April 2017)

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Why people have to learn to live with wildfires http://grist.org/article/why-people-have-to-learn-to-live-with-wildfires/

The subtle origins of surface-warming hiatuses http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3274.html

Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four days https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/apr/17/receding-glacier-causes-immense-canadian-river-to-vanish-in-four-days-climate-change

‘Futures in Question: Theories, Methods, Practices’ http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-954X.12448?utm_content=buffer9d0f3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&

How the Disappearing Arctic Ice is Already Changing Your Weather https://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2017/04/15/disappearing-arctic-ice-already-changing-weather/

Water-related data is transforming the high-stakes metrics of adaptation http://www.thesourcemagazine.org/insurers-face-music/

The Vanishing Nile: A Great River Faces a Multitude of Threats http://e360.yale.edu/features/vanishing-nile-a-great-river-faces-a-multitude-of-threats-egypt-dam

Changing minds on a changing climate http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/04/changing-minds-on-a-changing-climate/

When Rising Seas Transform Risk Into Certainty https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/magazine/when-rising-seas-transform-risk-into-certainty.html?_r=0

Where will U.S. climate migrants go? http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2017/04/where-will-u-s-climate-migrants-go/

There hasn’t been a cool month in 628 months http://www.climatecentral.org/news/628-months-since-the-world-had-cool-month-21365

Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/antarctica-meltwater-lakes-streams-ice-shelf-environment/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_tw20170419news-icemelts&utm_campaign&sf71582590=1

How Fiji is Impacted by Climate Change http://ht.ly/U9AU30aZmvs

Earth’s temperatures in March were the most above normal on record without an El Nino spiking temperatures https://apnews.com/2c2496e711cc49739a3f2dd29866ecf5/Report:-Can’t-blame-El-Nino-as-global-temps-spike-in-March

Global Climate Report – March 2017 https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201703

Very rare, first subtropical depression of the 2017 season forms in Atlantic https://watchers.news/2017/04/19/very-rare-first-subtropical-depression-of-the-2017-season-forms-in-atlantic/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Native Americans Most at Risk From Impact of Climate Change http://www.voanews.com/a/native-americans-most-at-risk-from-impact-of-climate-change/3816564.html

How accurate climate information save lives https://www.nrc.no/expert-deployment/2016/2017/how-accurate-climate-information-save-lives/?utm_content=buffer4447f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Fighting Climate Change Makes Us Wealthier, Healthier, And Stronger https://www.forbes.com/sites/edfenergyexchange/2017/04/20/bloombergs-news-fighting-climate-change-makes-us-wealthier-healthier-and-stronger/#44441516ae5c

Defining “Material” Climate Risks http://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/defining-material-climate-risks/

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do http://www.climatecentral.org/news/app-sea-level-rise-21374

 

Today in climate change (31 March 2017)

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Rising up to take on climate change in New York http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/rising-up-to-take-on-climate-change-in-new-york/article17669028.ece?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

Influence of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Planetary Wave Resonance and Extreme Weather Events http://www.nature.com/articles/srep45242

These extreme weather events show that our climate is in ‘uncharted territory’ https://medium.com/world-economic-forum/these-extreme-weather-events-show-that-our-climate-is-in-uncharted-territory-e89278f32090#.74jce0cfn

31 to 67 percent of Southern California beaches may become completely eroded  due to sea level rise https://news.agu.org/press-release/new-study-models-shoreline-change-in-southern-california/?utm_source=CPRE&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=press%20releases&utm_content=17-24%20california%20beaches

The Anthropocene: Scientists respond to criticisms of a new geological epoch https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170323105745.htm#.WNmF4yOTj_E.twitter

How Global Warming Causes Extreme Weather: New research http://scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2017/03/28/global-warming-has-and-will-continue-to-cause-extreme-weather-new-research/#.WNrDiyTXFQU.twitter

Report shows paths to zero emissions in NZ http://morganfoundation.org.nz/report-shows-paths-zero-emissions-nz/

As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/03/26/as-sea-level-rises-much-of-honolulu-and-waikiki-vulnerable-to-groundwater-inundation/

Scottish Borders Climate Resilient Communities https://www.dundee.ac.uk/cechr/projects/sbcrc/

Findings on community resilience to climate change and climate disadvantage https://www.dundee.ac.uk/media/dundeewebsite/cechr/documents/SBCRC%20working%20paper%201%20Community%20resilience%20to%20climate%20change%20and%20disadvantage.pdf

Vallunaraju Glacier Retreat, Peru 1992-2016 https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/03/29/vallunaraju-glacier-retreat-peru-1992-2016/

Chile’s “city of disasters” steps up climate change protection http://news.trust.org/item/20170329190713-7nqek/?cid=social_20170329_71173906&adbid=847168168082624512&adbpl=tw&adbpr=15762575

Dead Sea evidence of unprecedented drought is warning for future https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/29/dead-sea-evidence-unprecedented-drought-future-warning-climate-change

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode http://www.seeker.com/communities-retreat-as-oceans-swell-coasts-erode-2332288967.html

Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System: Proceedings of a Workshop https://www.nap.edu/download/24696

Honiara Urban Resilience & Climate Action Plan http://reliefweb.int/report/solomon-islands/honiara-urban-resilience-climate-action-plan

This article provides concise documentation of the ongoing retreat of glaciers http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/science/G293A/article.htm

Increased Extreme Precipitation http://www.climatesignals.org/climate-signals/increased-extreme-precipitation