Today in climate change (1 December 2017)

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Natural climate solutions http://m.pnas.org/content/114/44/11645

Issues with 1.5C overshoot http://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-017-0026-z

How could the Agung volcano in Bali affect global temperatures https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-how-could-agung-volcano-bali-affect-global-temperature

Record low sea ice in Alaska waters in fall 2017 https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/record-low-sea-ice-alaska-waters-fall-2017

Turning the tide: comparison of tidal flow by periodic sea level fluctuation and by periodic bed tilting in scaled landscape experiments of estuaries https://www.earth-surf-dynam.net/5/731/2017/

But what would happen if we treated climate change as a health problem rather than an environmental one? http://www.climatechangenews.com/2017/11/22/climate-advocates-can-take-anti-smoking-campaigns/?utm_content=buffer639f4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.SEIclimate

Moody’s Warns Cities to Address Climate Risks or Face Downgrades https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-29/moody-s-warns-cities-to-address-climate-risks-or-face-downgrades

Fiji’s Focus on Resilience Creates a New Market for Climate Finance http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2017/11/09/fijis-focus-on-resilience-creates-a-new-market-for-climate-finance?CID=CCG_TT_climatechange_EN_EXT

Beach erosion and litigious homeowners offers a preview of what’s to come as storms and rising seas hit communities https://insideclimatenews.org/news/28112017/nags-head-north-carolina-beach-erosion-climate-change-sea-level-rise

What exactly does change minds about climate science? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/11/28/how-to-persuade-people-that-climate-change-is-real/?utm_term=.906894f9ac92

 

 

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Today in climate change (10 November 2017)

 

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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/

Women may bear the brunt of climate change’s impacts https://phys.org/news/2017-08-women-brunt-climate-impacts.html

Refugees of a different kind are being displaced by rising seas — and governments aren’t ready https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/11/climate-change-refugees-grapple-with-effects-of-rising-seas.html

Arctic sea ice news http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

Scientists mapping Greenland have produced some surprising – and worrying – results https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/10/04/scientists-mapping-greenland-have-produced-some-surprising-and-worrying-results/?utm_term=.421c2f1f67fe

Stark Evidence: A Warmer World Is Sparking More and Bigger Wildfires http://e360.yale.edu/features/the-evidence-is-clear-a-warmer-world-means-more-wildfires

Drought and heat waves the greatest threats from climate change https://majorcadailybulletin.com/news/local/2017/10/08/49487/drought-and-heat-waves-the-greatest-threat-from-climate-change.html

Clarifying Perspectives to Promote Action on Loss and Damage from Climate Change http://www.lucsus.lu.se/article/clarifying-perspectives-to-promote-action-on-loss-and-damage-from-climate-change

97% global warming consensus paper surpasses half a million downloads https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/jun/23/97-global-warming-consensus-paper-surpasses-half-a-million-downloads

We looked at 1,154 climate science results and found no evidence of ‘publication bias’ https://theconversation.com/we-looked-at-1-154-climate-science-results-and-found-no-evidence-of-publication-bias-84500

In hurricane-stricken Barbuda, UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57834#.Wdvla4-CzIX

Growing majority believes global warming is happening https://www.axios.com/climate-change-poll-2493422731.html

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause

2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/2017-on-track-to-be-third-hottest-year-nationally

Study Says Public’s Politics Are Correlated With Climate Change Opinion. They Shouldn’t Be. https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2017/11/01/study-says-publics-politics-are-correlated-with-climate-change-opinion-they-shouldnt-be/#2506c31225fa

‘Impossible To Save’: Scientists Are Watching China’s Glaciers Disappear http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/10/21/554271726/impossible-to-save-scientists-are-watching-chinas-glaciers-disappear

Extreme weather leads to public health crises – so health and climate experts must work together https://theconversation.com/extreme-weather-leads-to-public-health-crises-so-health-and-climate-experts-must-work-together-83783

Climate Science Special Report https://science2017.globalchange.gov/downloads/CSSR2017_FullReport.pdf

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause

Engaging Local Actors in the NDC Process: The Next Frontier http://www.ndcpartnership.org/news-and-events/news/engaging-local-actors-ndc-process-next-frontier#.Wf8pvpGr4BQ.twitter

How Does Climate Change Affect Atlantic Hurricanes? 2017 In Perspective http://geography.fsu.edu/activities/how-does-climate-change-affect-atlantic-hurricanes/

Alarming climate report bodes badly for Paris goals – NZ scientists http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11940654

WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin https://public.wmo.int/en/resources/library/wmo-greenhouse-gas-bulletin

The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health http://thelancet.com/climate-and-health?dgcid=etoc-edschoice_email_Nov4

UN climate meeting: Pacific Islands leaders set to put heat on Australia http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/11/04/un-climate-meeting-pacific-islands-leaders-set-put-heat-australia

Humanity has entered a global warming minefield, climate scientists say https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-11-04/humanity-has-entered-global-warming-minefield-climate-scientists-say

The many Anthropocenes: A transdisciplinary challenge for the Anthropocene research http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2053019617738099

The three-degree world: the cities that will be drowned by global warming https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/nov/03/three-degree-world-cities-drowned-global-warming?CMP=share_btn_t

Climate change and ‘waterproofing’ NZ’s cities http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/insight/audio/2018620285/climate-change-and-waterproofing-nz-s-cities

Waiting for the tide to turn: Kiribati’s fight for survival https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/23/waiting-for-the-tide-to-turn-kiribatis-fight-for-survival

The COP23 climate change summit in Bonn and why it matters https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/05/the-cop23-climate-change-summit-in-bonn-and-why-it-matters?CMP=share_btn_tw

Even without an El Nino kick, 2017 heads for top-three ranking for global heat http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/even-without-an-el-nino-kick-2017-heads-for-topthree-ranking-for-global-heat-20171105-gzffnl.html?btis

WRI data suggests emissions have already ‘peaked’ in 49 countries https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-wri-data-suggests-emissions-have-already-peaked-49-countries

2017 is set to be in the top three hottest years on record, with record-breaking extreme weather, according to the World Meteorological Organization https://www.scimex.org/newsfeed/2017s-extreme-weather-is-record-breaking

Data Snapshot: Public Acceptance of Human-Caused Climate Change Is Gradually Rising https://carsey.unh.edu/publication/snapshot/climate-change-acceptance

The City Preparing for Climate Change Without Ever Saying the Words http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-tulsa-climate-change-resilience-adaptation-flooding.html

Warming climate prompts Europe to think outside the box https://www.politico.eu/article/how-europeans-adapt-to-climate-change/

A new study finds human-caused global warming is significantly increasing the rate at which hot temperature records are being broken around the world https://news.agu.org/press-release/human-caused-warming-increasing-likelihood-of-record-breaking-hot-years/

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: ‘There is reason for hope’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/08/seven-megatrends-that-could-beat-global-warming-climate-change?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

A multi-billion-dollar seawall is among climate adaptation options under consideration for Boston https://ensia.com/features/boston-adaptation/

Limiting global temperature change to 1.5 °C http://www.pbl.nl/en/publications/limiting-global-temperature-change-to-1-5-degree-celsius

Sea level maps show Canada’s coastal communities are in race against time http://www.ladysmithchronicle.com/news/canadas-coastal-communities-in-race-against-time/

Climate Council releases new report on impacts of climate change http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042625/climate-inaction-slammed/

Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042625/climate-inaction-slammed/

 

 

 

 

Today in climate change (4 August 2017)

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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 (2 June 2017)

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Pacific Nations May Face Droughts and Floods if El Niño Develops Later This Year http://floodlist.com/australia/pacific-nations-face-floods-el-nino-2017?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

The glaciers of northern Novaya Zemlya, Russia are truly generally out of sight out of mind https://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/05/25/nizkiy-glacier-embayment-expands-island-forms-novaya-zemlya/

Planetary Record Temperature Trends for 2017 http://www.guyonclimate.com/2017/05/28/planetary-record-temperature-trends-for-2017/

84% of People Now Consider Climate Change a ‘Global Catastrophic Risk’ https://www.globalchallenges.org/en/our-work/risk-survey

Antarctica heights settle polar warming puzzle http://climatenewsnetwork.net/antarctica-polar-warming-puzzle/

Waves Rippled Through Greenland’s Ice. That’s Ominous http://www.climatecentral.org/news/waves-greenland-ice-melt-21488?utm_content=buffer5cec9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change contributing to urban ‘heat islands’ raising costs for cities http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-cities-heat-islands-1.4136194?cmp=rss

100 Practical Ways to Reverse Climate Change http://ht.ly/T6pa30c7z7L

Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24651/valuing-climate-damages-updating-estimation-of-the-social-cost-of?utm_source=NASEM+News+and+Publications&utm_campaign=b67b37d01a-Final_Book_2017_05_30_24651&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_96101de015-b67b37d01a-102713761&goal=0_96101de015-b67b37d01a-102713761&mc_cid=b67b37d01a&mc_eid=7b96484b63

Scientists point to empirical data and evidence, not to models, as key to understanding climate change science https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/05/its-the-data-not-just-the-models-scientists-emphasize/

As Trump mulls Paris climate deal, Antarctica could soon break off a Delaware-sized iceberg https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/05/31/as-trump-mulls-paris-climate-deal-antarctica-could-soon-break-off-a-delaware-sized-iceberg/?utm_term=.e6326185307b

Majorities of Americans in Every State Support Participation in the Paris Agreement http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/paris_agreement_by_state/?utm_content=buffer3a446&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Greenhouse gases higher than at any time over the last 800,000 years, according to the ice core records going back that far https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/key-greenhouse-gases-higher-than-any-time-over-last-800-000-years

As Senegal’s Coast Crumbles, Residents Ponder Move to Safer Ground http://floodlist.com/africa/senegals-coast-crumbles-residents-ponder-move-safer-ground

Climate Change and Flooding Threaten 4.2 Million People on Caribbean and Pacific Islands http://floodlist.com/climate/climate-change-flooding-threaten-4-2-million-people-caribbean-pacific-islands

UNFCCC Statement on the US Decision to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-newsroom/unfccc-statement-on-the-us-decision-to-withdraw-from-paris-agreement/

Global Warming Could Push Earth’s Rains Northward https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/global-warming-could-push-earths-rains-northward/