Today in climate change (31 August 2018)

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Supersized solar farms are sprouting around the world (and maybe in space, too) https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/supersized-solar-farms-are-sprouting-around-world-maybe-space-too-ncna901666

Climate change worsens extreme weather and hurts people of color the most https://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2018/08/24/video-climate-change-worsens-extreme-weather-and-hurts-people-color-most-when-will-mainstream-media/221095

Hurricane Lane Brings Hawaii a Warning About Future Storm Risk https://insideclimatenews.org/news/25082018/hurricane-lane-climate-change-ocean-sea-surface-temperature-hawaii-global-warming-tropical-weather

Climate change denial strongly linked to right-wing nationalism https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-08/cuot-ccd082118.php

‘It’s alarming’: Wildfire emissions grow to triple B.C.’s annual carbon footprint https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/it-s-alarming-wildfire-emissions-grow-to-triple-b-c-s-annual-carbon-footprint-1.4259306

California’s Fourth Climate Assessment http://www.climateassessment.ca.gov/

The Arctic’s ‘last bastion’ of sea ice is breaking up for the first time on record https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/23/world/arctic-sea-ice-breakup-greenland-trnd-wxc/index.html

Climate change is real. We must not offer credibility to those who deny it https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/26/climate-change-is-real-we-must-not-offer-credibility-to-those-who-deny-it?CMP=share_btn_tw

How Wildfires Can Affect Climate Change (and Vice Versa) https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23082018/extreme-wildfires-climate-change-global-warming-air-pollution-fire-management-black-carbon-co2

Australia Wilts From Climate Change. Why Can’t Its Politicians Act? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/world/australia/australia-climate-change-malcolm-turnbull.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

The human role in this summer’s heat https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/simon-donner-the-human-role-in-this-summers-heat

Drought is inevitable, Mr Joyce https://theconversation.com/drought-is-inevitable-mr-joyce-101444

Richard Glover on climate policy: Australia insignificant? Pathetic and absurd https://www.smh.com.au/opinion/richard-glover-on-climate-policy-australia-insignificant–pathetic-and-absurd-20180821-h149jc.html

Global warming is changing the jet stream, increasing extreme weather events https://aboutclimatechange.com/global-warming-changing-jet-stream-extreme-heat-drought-rainfall/

Dual Climate and Mitigation Plans Get Santa Cruz, Calif., into Action http://www.govtech.com/em/preparedness/Dual-Climate-and-Mitigation-Plans-Get-Santa-Cruz-Calif-into-Action.html

Earth is the warmest it’s been in 120,000 years https://mashable.com/2018/08/27/earth-warmest-temperatures-climate-change/?europe=true&utm_cid=hp-h-1#YmzOlil62iqH

All models used by Bureau now point to El Nino by the end of spring https://www.smh.com.au/environment/sustainability/all-models-used-by-bureau-now-point-to-el-nino-by-the-end-of-spring-20180828-p500cb.html

Hawaii Begins to Tally Costs, Contemplate a Future of Extreme Rainfall https://www.climateliabilitynews.org/2018/08/28/hawaii-climate-costs-hurricane-lane/

What we knew when about global warming https://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2018/august/1533045600/lesley-hughes/what-we-knew-when-about-global-warming

Global sea-level budget 1993–present https://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/10/1551/2018/essd-10-1551-2018.pdf

Inequity amplified: climate change, the Australian farmer, and mental health https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2018/209/4/inequity-amplified-climate-change-australian-farmer-and-mental-health

Far-sighted adaptation to rising seas is blocked by just fixing eroded beaches https://theconversation.com/far-sighted-adaptation-to-rising-seas-is-blocked-by-just-fixing-eroded-beaches-96503?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton

Last Glacier Standing in Venezuela https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/92659/last-glacier-standing-in-venezuela

A modest 0.5-m rise in sea level will double the tsunami hazard in Macau http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaat1180.full

Heat is not just about hardware – it’s about people http://news.trust.org/item/20180828094854-pub98

Rising CO2 levels could push ‘hundreds of millions’ into malnutrition by 2050 https://www.preventionweb.net/news/view/60195

Sri Lanka getting ahead of disaster risks http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2018/08/getting-ahead-of-disaster-risks/

Disaster on the horizon: the price effect of sea level rise https://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/60097

Scientists say climate change models need to be revised after back-to-back summers of wildfire emergencies https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/the-future-looks-grim-after-2-years-of-devastating-b-c-wildfires-1.4801181

Global warming is intensifying El Niño weather https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/aug/29/global-warming-is-intensifying-el-nino-weather?CMP=share_btn_tw

What Is Going on with the Weather? Reflections on Gaps Between Data and Experience https://www.epicpeople.org/data-and-experience/

As climate change takes hold, temperature records are being broken around the world month by month. What does that look like – and how are people responding? http://news.trust.org/packages/rising-heat/

Dry times to continue as BOM releases grim spring outlook http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-30/dry-times-ahead-as-bom-releases-spring-outlook/10177842

Climate change can be deadly if you live alone https://theconversation.com/climate-change-can-be-deadly-if-you-live-alone-100881

Global warming to increase water in South Asian rivers http://www.eco-business.com/news/global-warming-to-increase-water-in-south-asian-rivers/

Local Efforts Noble, But Study Shows Scale of Climate Threat Demands ‘Heavy Lifting’ of National Governments https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/08/30/local-efforts-noble-study-shows-scale-climate-threat-demands-heavy-lifting-national

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Today in climate change (3 August 2018)

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Researchers proposed that night-time temperatures are more easily affected by an increase in greenhouse gases http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-19/nights-getting-hotter-climate-change-has-deadly-consequences/9985340

Will the Maritimes be insurable if climate change left unchecked? https://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/climate-change/will-maritimes-insurable-climate-change-left-unchecked-1004135020/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Extreme global weather is ‘the face of climate change’ says leading scientist https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/27/extreme-global-weather-climate-change-michael-mann

These Climate Change Photos From The Last 100 Years Will Shock You https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/heres-what-the-arctic-glaciers-look-like-after-100-years-of?utm_term=.km9bG0MmK#.evVmZBKay

‘In many places, people are preparing for the past or present climate. But this summer is the future.’ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/27072018/summer-2018-heat-wave-wildfires-climate-change-evidence-crops-flooding-deaths-records-broken

Experts Discuss Recent Heat Waves and Atmospheric Changes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atUpkiwURl8&lc=UgzsP9gQIUtlH15SgXd4AaABAg

Warming Arctic could be behind heatwave sweeping northern hemisphere https://www.newscientist.com/article/2174889-warming-arctic-could-be-behind-heatwave-sweeping-northern-hemisphere/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

Science Says: Record heat, fires worsened by climate change https://apnews.com/a4255779e2b6461b9cc8dbf24ea4b96c

Using Critical Thresholds to Customize Climate Projections of Extreme Events to User Needs and Support Decisions https://www.i-s-e-t.org/resource-using-critical-thresholds

Climate change made 2018 European heatwave up to ‘five times’ more likely https://www.carbonbrief.org/climate-change-made-2018-european-heatwave-up-to-five-times-more-likely

Why Are Siberian Temperatures Plummeting While the Arctic Warms? https://eos.org/articles/why-are-siberian-temperatures-plummeting-while-the-arctic-warms

Climate Change: We’re Not Literally Doomed, but… https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/hot-planet/climate-change-were-not-literally-doomed-but/

We Should Never Have Called It Earth https://medium.com/@onbeing/we-should-never-have-called-it-earth-b613331fe76f

2018’s global heat wave is so pervasive it’s surprising scientists https://www.axios.com/global-heat-wave-stuns-scientists-as-records-fall-4cad71d2-8567-411e-a3f6-0febaa19a847.html

Using Data to Address Climate Challenges: 5 Takeaways from Sierra Leone and Tanzania http://www.wri.org/blog/2018/07/using-data-address-climate-challenges-5-takeaways-sierra-leone-and-tanzania?

The atmospheric response to sea-ice loss https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0243-5

Contrasting the Antarctic and Arctic Atmospheric Responses to Projected Sea Ice Loss in the Late Twenty-First Century https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0666.1?journalCode=clim

This coastal town’s battle against sea-level rise could offer lessons for others https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/this-coastal-towns-battle-against-sea-level-rise-could-offer-lessons-for-others/2018/07/26/8c7e43a2-8b6c-11e8-85ae-511bc1146b0b_story.html?utm_term=.86075d94c724

When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame? https://www.npr.org/2018/07/29/633203732/when-the-weather-is-extreme-is-climate-change-to-blame?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=socialThe

Cascading Impacts of Climate Change https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/the-cascading-impacts-of-climate-change/

Droughts, heatwaves and floods: How to tell when climate change is to blame https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05849-9

California’s Death Valley Will Have The Hottest Month Ever Recorded On Earth https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/08/californias-death-valley-will-have-the-hottest-month-ever-recorded-on-earth/

China could face deadly heat waves due to climate change http://news.mit.edu/2018/china-could-face-deadly-heat-waves-due-climate-change-0731

Intense rainfall worse than expected under climate change modelling, meaning flash floods https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/technology/news-story/3140d07f359bcc0d1d90588afcb4fde9

The Met Office’s 4th annual State of the UK Climate report confirms 2017 was the 5th warmest year in a record dating back to 1910 https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/news/releases/2018/state-of-the-climate-2017

Climate Change and the Emergency Management Sector https://files-em.em.vic.gov.au/public/EMV-web/AFAC-Climate-Change-Discussion-3July2018FINAL.pdf

As the UK swelters, government plan for extreme heat is criticised http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/07/20/uk-swelters-government-plan-extreme-heat-criticised/

Climate change: second UK national adaptation programme (2018 to 2023) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/climate-change-second-national-adaptation-programme-2018-to-2023

Scientists draw new connections between climate change and warming oceans https://phys.org/news/2018-08-scientists-climate-oceans.html

Grim report card for planet ranks 2017 one of hottest years in recorded history https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/01/world/state-of-the-climate-2017-noaa-wxc/index.html

2017 State of the Climate: Highlights https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/state-climate-highlights/2017

Saving Earth: Don’t Fall Into Climate Change Fatalism https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-gleick-new-york-times-climate-change_us_5b61fafbe4b0b15aba9f3959?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004

Sydney and large regions of eastern Australia posted their hottest July on record https://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/balmy-august-start-for-sydney-after-record-july-heat-as-big-dry-grows-20180801-p4zurr.html

Climate Change Could Supercharge Threat of Antibiotic Resistance: Study https://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change-antibiotic-resistance-2572071872.html

New guidebook on climate risk assessment for Ecosystem-based Adaptation https://www.unbonn.org/node/13162

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/01/magazine/climate-change-losing-earth.html

An Optimist’s Guide to Solving Climate Change and Saving the World https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3kyp8y/an-optimists-guide-to-solving-climate-change-and-saving-the-world

Physiographic influences on dense shelf-water cascading down the Antarctic continental slope https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001282521830031X

Scientists aren’t impressed with New York Times’ new story on climate change https://thinkprogress.org/scientists-slam-new-york-times-climate-story-for-whitewashing-role-of-big-oil-and-gop-63fbc3a85b09/

Can Fiction Change People’s Minds About Climate Change? https://chireviewofbooks.com/2018/07/24/the-honey-farm-harriet-alida-lye-interview/

Implications of transforming climate change risks into security risks https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/DPM-04-2018-0121?journalCode=dpm

How Climate Change Ignites Wildfires From California to South Africa https://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change-wildfires-2573967514.html

The Big Melt https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/08/16/arctic-big-melt/

Climate change explained https://www.gov.uk/guidance/climate-change-explained

When is migration a maladaptive response to climate change? https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10113-018-1387-6

Record-breaking temperatures leave 29 dead in South Korean heatwave https://edition.cnn.com/2018/08/02/asia/south-korea-heatwave-deaths-intl/index.html

Concern for climate as Sweden’s highest peak melts away https://www.yahoo.com/news/concern-climate-swedens-highest-peak-melts-away-145032770.html

NASA scientists reveal details of icy Greenland’s heated geologic past https://phys.org/news/2018-08-nasa-scientists-reveal-icy-greenland.html

Your Climate Change Questions, Answered https://outrider.org/climate-change/articles/your-climate-change-questions-answered/

Today in climate change (6 July 2018)

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Climate Change Could Cost India 2.8 Per Cent Of GDP By 2050: World Bank https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/climate-change-could-cost-india-2-8-per-cent-of-gdp-by-2050-world-bank-1875302

The 2017-18 Financial Year was Australia’s hottest FY (daytime temperatures) on record

http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/change/#tabs=Tracker&tracker=timeseries&tQ=graph%3Dtmax%26area%3Daus%26season%3D0706%26ave_yr%3D0

Resilient cities: How we can design urban spaces to cope better with climate change https://scroll.in/article/883247/resilient-cities-how-we-can-design-urban-spaces-to-cope-better-with-climate-change

UN Climate Change Annual Report 2017 https://unfccc.int/resource/annualreport/

Climate–carbon cycle uncertainties and the Paris Agreement https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0197-7.epdf?

How rising sea levels and flooding impact the lives of people in Tanzania https://www.unops.org/news-and-stories/stories/what-a-wall-can-do-to-live-and-learn

How climate change is increasing the risk of wildfires https://theconversation.com/how-climate-change-is-increasing-the-risk-of-wildfires-99056

‘Global’ warming varies greatly depending where you live https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-global-warming-varies-greatly-depending-where-you-live

Biological responses to the press and pulse of climate trends and extreme events https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0187-9

Explosive county fire is California’s latest climate disaster https://earther.com/the-explosive-county-fire-is-california-s-latest-climat-1827295582?utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=earther_twitter&utm_campaign=socialflow_earther_twitter

A Warming World Creates Desperate People https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/opinion/sunday/immigration-climate-change-trump.html

Net-zero emissions energy systems http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6396/eaas9793.full

Luxurious Lifestyles Are Hurting Us and the Earth https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/buddhist-economics/201807/luxurious-lifestyles-are-hurting-us-and-the-earth

Under proposals backed by seven political parties across the spectrum, the Netherlands could set one of the most ambitious carbon targets in the world http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/06/27/netherlands-proposes-95-emissions-cut-2050-draft-climate-law/

Toward Standardized Data Sets for Climate Model Experimentation https://eos.org/project-updates/toward-standardized-data-sets-for-climate-model-experimentation

Global Warming in South Asia: 800 Million at Risk https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/06/28/climate/india-pakistan-warming-hotspots.html?rref=collection/sectioncollection/climate&mtrref=undefined

Exposure to extreme heat and heatwaves is already a significant public health problem and a leading cause of weather-related mortality in the U.S https://climatenexus.org/climate-issues/health/extreme-heat/?utm_content=buffer4ee5b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A web-based platform using satellite data and climate scenarios helps urban planners build resilient and livable cities https://development.asia/explainer/using-spatial-cloud-computing-build-livable-cities

Climate change a growing concern for Australians, Lowy survey finds http://www.abc.net.au/radio/canberra/programs/pm/climate-change-a-growing-concern-for-australians-lowy-survey/9891540

Lowy Institute 2018 Climate Change Poll https://lowyinstitutepoll.lowyinstitute.org/climate-change-and-energy/

Temperatures elevated by climate change can be deadly for people experiencing homelessness https://slate.com/technology/2018/06/climate-change-related-heat-waves-will-be-deadly-for-people-who-are-homeless.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_ru

Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/07/03/hot-planet-all-time-heat-records-have-been-set-all-over-the-world-in-last-week/?utm_term=.85998889e9b3

Importance of the pre-industrial baseline for likelihood of exceeding Paris goals https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3345

Global exposure and vulnerability to multi-sector development and climate change hotspots https://www.weadapt.org/knowledge-base/vulnerability/global-exposure-and-vulnerability

‘Nobody has that much money’: One sinking city’s fight against rising sea levels https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/rising-sea-levels-sfo-foster-city-1.4711621

‘The New Normal’: Wildfires Roar Across the West, Again https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/02/us/fires-california-colorado.html

Why these young Republicans see hope in climate action https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0628/Why-these-young-Republicans-see-hope-in-climate-action

Australian climate extremes at 1.5 °C and 2 °C of global warming https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3296

Future projections of Antarctic ice shelf melting https://climatesight.org/2018/06/26/future-projections-of-antarctic-ice-shelf-melting/

An American Beach Story: When Property Rights Clash with the Rising Sea https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16122017/beach-erosion-sea-level-rise-property-rights-massachusetts-government-storm-nourishment-project

Scientists warn rising sea levels could cost world $14 trillion annually by 2100 https://www.noc.ac.uk/news/rising-sea-levels-could-cost-world-14-trillion-year-2100

Global warming may be twice what climate models predict https://www.climatescience.org.au/content/1215-global-warming-may-be-twice-what-climate-models-predict

Palaeoclimate constraints on the impact of 2 °C anthropogenic warming and beyond https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-018-0146-0

All-time heat records have been set all over the world this week https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/heatwave-temperature-records-broken-europe-north-america-eurasia-middle-east-latest-a8432226.html?amp&__twitter_impression=true

A new framework to understand how uneven the effects of a 1.5°C world http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2018-06-25-who-shares-experiences-climate-change-15%C2%B0c-world-and-beyond

The day solar became UK’s biggest source of electricity https://reneweconomy.com.au/the-day-solar-became-uks-biggest-source-of-electricity-49660/

Climate Change, Extreme Precipitation and Flooding: The Latest Science https://www.ucsusa.org/global-warming/global-warming-impacts/floods?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tw

State’s solar and wind energy boom could power every home for a year https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/state-s-solar-and-wind-energy-boom-could-power-every-home-for-a-year-20180705-p4zps0.html

Arctic sea ice extent declined at a slightly slower-than average pace in June https://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2018/07/a-sluggish-june/

Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/07/03/hot-planet-all-time-heat-records-have-been-set-all-over-the-world-in-last-week/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.963e7b943bd3

Climate Change Is Not An Argument, It’s Science Versus Denial Of Evaporation http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/climate-change-is-not-an-argument-it-s-science-versus-denial-of-evaporation-1027343561

Products generated by the Greenland Ice Sheet CCI project http://products.esa-icesheets-cci.org/products/details/greenland_ice_velocity_map_winter_2017_2018_v1_0.zip/

Registration opens for Expert Review of the First Order Draft of the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land https://www.ipcc.ch/news_and_events/pr_srccl_fod.shtml

Sydney reaches 25.2 Celsius (77 F), easily the hottest day on record for the first week of July https://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/taste-of-summer-in-july-as-mercury-hits-record-breaking-25-2-20180705-p4zpq1.html

It’s Human Nature Not To Think About Rising Seas. Here’s Why — And What Can Be Done http://news.wgcu.org/post/its-human-nature-not-think-about-rising-seas-heres-why-and-what-can-be-done

 

Today in climate change (15 December 2017)

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What a School in Bengal Teaches Us About Sea Level Rise https://thewire.in/203192/school-teaches-us-sea-level-rise/

In a way, climate change is a straightforward problem to solve https://qz.com/1145525/climate-change-is-a-surprisingly-straightforward-problem-to-solve/

Why Fires Are Becoming California’s New Reality https://www.npr.org/2017/12/07/569096951/why-fires-are-becoming-californias-new-reality?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=202907

Aligning Nationally Determined Contributions and Sustainable Development Goals http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/climate-and-disaster-resilience-/ndcs-and-sdgs.html?cq_ck=1513006031899

More-severe climate model predictions could be the most accurate https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171206132220.htm

The Big Melt http://time.com/italy-alps-climate-change/

The Arctic Is Warming Faster Than at Any Point in the Past 1,500 Years http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/12/arctic-climate-change-warming/#

2017 Arctic Report Card http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card

Towards a Climate-Smart World: 12 Ways for a Resilient Future http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/immersive-story/2017/12/01/towards-a-climate-smart-world-12-ways-for-a-resilient-future?cid=EXT_WBTweetableSocialShare_EXT

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections http://www.climatecentral.org/news/antarctic-modeling-pushes-up-sea-level-rise-projections-21776?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SLR%20%20Antarctica%20report&utm_content=SLR%20%20Antarctica%20report+CID_f1c49e6218247b038f0eab76d841bd2a&utm_source=Climate%20Central%20Email%20Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=new%20study

Continuous rise in average temperature will lead to more extreme heat conditions, posing threats to many South Asians http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-06-27/adaptation-challenges.html

Our second La Niña year in a row is in full swing now, and is forecast to last through the winter https://www.climate.gov/news-features/blogs/enso/december-2017-la-ni%C3%B1a-update-double-double

The December 2017 American Climate Perspectives Survey found notable year-over-year rises in American climate action and advocacy http://ecoamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ecoamerica-american-climate-perpsectives-december-2017-action_concern.pdf?utm_content=buffer42837&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Climate change ‘tripled chances’ of Hurricane Harvey’s record rain https://www.carbonbrief.org/climate-change-tripled-chances-hurricane-harvey-record-rain?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter#632155022-tw#1513262491777

How Greenland would look without its ice sheet http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42260580

Global, Asian heat waves in 2016 due purely to climate change: study https://www.afp.com/en/news/2265/global-asian-heat-waves-2016-due-purely-climate-change-study-doc-v50yn1

Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/publications/bulletin-of-the-american-meteorological-society-bams/explaining-extreme-events-from-a-climate-perspective/

Major clusters of summertime thunderstorms in North America will grow larger, more intense, and more frequent later this century in a changing climate https://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/news/130085/north-american-storm-clusters-could-produce-80-percent-more-rain

World Bank invests $4.5 bln to arm cities against climate change http://news.trust.org/item/20171214195631-m1pan/

Fires continue to burn Southern California, and climate scientists have warned us for years that the region was entering a year-round fire regime https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/southern-california-wildfires-climate-change-emergency-w513659?utm_content=bufferfa7e6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Today in climate change (21 April 2017)

Please find links below to recent climate change news…

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 (14 April 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

The Single Shining Hope to Stop Climate Change http://time.com/4731632/climate-change-2020-trump/

Rising Waters Threaten China’s Rising Cities https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/04/07/world/asia/climate-change-china.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1

Renewable Energy Driving Down EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions http://www.energymatters.com.au/renewable-news/renewable-energy-eu-em5982/

Two-Thirds Of U.S. Voters Take Climate Personally https://poll.qu.edu/national/release-detail?ReleaseID=2449

City of Sydney adopts net zero emissions plan http://www.eco-business.com/news/city-of-sydney-adopts-net-zero-emissions-plan/

New study links carbon pollution to extreme weather https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/apr/07/new-study-links-carbon-pollution-to-extreme-weather?CMP=share_btn_tw

Miami’s fight against rising seas http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170403-miamis-fight-against-sea-level-rise

A view over our changing poles http://www.dw.com/en/a-view-over-our-changing-poles/a-38342757

IEA finds CO2 emissions flat for third straight year even as global economy grew in 2016 http://www.iea.org/newsroom/news/2017/march/iea-finds-co2-emissions-flat-for-third-straight-year-even-as-global-economy-grew.html

Climate change could destroy far more of the Arctic’s frozen soil than we expected https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/10/climate-change-could-destroy-far-more-of-the-arctics-frozen-soil-than-we-expected/?tid=ss_tw&utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=bufferd0cc9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=.7ca5302f4b03

Latin America needs to climate proof infrastructure https://www.zilient.org/article/latin-america-needs-climate-proof-infrastructure-world-bank?cid=social_20170410_71467186&adbid=851468576854745088&adbpl=tw&adbpr=295713773

Vast ‘Back-To-Back’ Bleaching Disaster On The Great Barrier Reef caused by Climate Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/04/09/vast-back-to-back-bleaching-disaster-on-the-great-barrier-reef_a_22032824/

Man-made global warming makes droughts and floods more likely https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/09/man-made-global-warming-droughts-floods-heat-waves/?platform=hootsuite

Peru’s Floods Follow Climate Change’s Deadly Extreme Weather Trend https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24032017/peru-floods-extreme-weather-climate-global-warming-el-nino?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

Hey Look, Another Record Low Month for Sea Ice http://www.climatecentral.org/news/march-record-low-sea-ice-21338

Scientists just uncovered some troubling news about Greenland’s most enormous glacier https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/11/scientists-just-uncovered-some-troubling-news-about-greenlands-most-enormous-glacier/?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffer18248&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=.94b197dbf4f2

Climate change can present to general practice in a variety of ways http://www.racgp.org.au/publications/goodpractice/201704/environmental-impacts/

Atmospheric CO2 levels accelerate upwards, smashing records http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/04/10/opinion/atmospheric-co2-levels-accelerate-upwards-smashing-records

Painting a new picture of the ‘little ice age’ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/apr/11/painting-a-new-picture-of-the-little-ice-age-weatherwatch

The Most Insane Claims From the Climate Conspiracy Manual Just Sent to Thousands of Teachers http://gizmodo.com/the-most-insane-claims-from-the-climate-conspiracy-manu-1794170334?IR=T

Earth’s Tropical Cyclones: Still Few and Far Between in 2017 https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/earths-tropical-cyclones-still-few-and-far-between-2017

A Vulnerable Community Braces for the Impacts of Sea Level Rise http://e360.yale.edu/features/a-vulnerable-community-braces-for-the-impacts-of-sea-level-rise

Climate Change’s Toll On Mental Health http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2017/03/climate-mental-health.aspx?utm_content=buffer0af99&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Looking Up: Taking Photos May Improve Climate Models https://eos.org/research-spotlights/looking-up-taking-photos-may-improve-climate-models

Complacency threatens climate change action http://www.eco-business.com/news/complacency-threatens-climate-change-action/

 

 

Today in climate change (14 October 2016)

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

World Bank says Paris climate goals at risk from new coal schemes https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/09/world-bank-jim-yong-kim-paris-climate-coal-power-emissions

Collaboration Vital For Cities To Tackle Climate Change http://cleantechnica.com/2016/10/06/collaboration-vital-cities-tackle-climate-change/?utm_content=buffera0904&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Matthew Flings All-Time Surge and Rainfall Records Across Southeast https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/matthew-flings-alltime-surge-and-rainfall-records-across-southeast

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F http://wxshift.com/news/graphics/fewer-october-nights-below-40f?utm_content=bufferf19f1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rising sea levels could reduce several UK mountains to hills https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/oct/09/rising-sea-levels-reduce-several-uk-mountains-hills-ordnance-survey

Young People’s Burden: Requirement of Negative CO2 Emissions http://www.earth-syst-dynam-discuss.net/esd-2016-42/esd-2016-42.pdf

Season 2: Tears of Living Dangerously http://yearsoflivingdangerously.com/?utm_content=bufferea627&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Expect more wildfires, flooding, say climate scientists http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/1010/Expect-more-wildfires-flooding-say-climate-scientists?cmpid=push013

Impact of anthropogenic climate change on wildfire across western US forests http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/10/05/1607171113.abstract

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says http://www.climatecentral.org/news/oil-gas-cows-culprits-in-methane-spike-20772?utm_content=buffer1f229&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study http://news.trust.org/item/20161010190244-qh687/

Ancient Andes glaciers have lost half their ice in just 40 years https://www.newscientist.com/article/2108455-ancient-andes-glaciers-have-lost-half-their-ice-in-just-40-years/

God, Politics, and Global Warming http://www.huffingtonpost.com/katharine-hayhoe/god-politics-and-global-w_b_12388020.html?

Coal-fired power stations: Senate committee to examine how best to close them https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/12/coal-fired-power-stations-senate-committee-to-examine-how-best-to-close-them?CMP=share_btn_tw

How Greenland’s ice is melting from both above and below https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/10/11/how-greenlands-ice-is-melting-from-above-and-below/?postshare=4041476217040553&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.7ede262f4e2c

Historic Shrinking of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked to CO2 Spike http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/news-events/historic-shrinking-antarctic-ice-sheet-linked-co2-spike

Claim that wildfires are on increase due to ‘climate change’ is shown to be ‘a prescribed result’ of climate models https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/10/12/claim-that-wildfires-are-on-increase-due-to-climate-change-is-shown-to-be-a-prescribed-result-of-climate-models/

The End of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/fromthefield/2016/10/12/the-end-of-ice/

Special Climate Statement 58 – record September rains continue wet period in much of Australia http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/current/statements/scs58.pdf?cid=017tw10

Warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures around northern Australia will help to fuel the tropical cyclone http://media.bom.gov.au/releases/298/average-to-above-average-cyclone-season-expected-for-australia-this-year/

What two million years of climate history tells us about the future https://cosmosmagazine.com/climate/what-two-million-years-of-climate-history-tells-us-about-the-future?utm_source=Today+in+Cosmos+Magazine&utm_campaign=3957c6de2d-RSS_EMAIL&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f4ec2b124-3957c6de2d-179977041

Out in the heat: why poorer suburbs are more at risk in warming cities https://theconversation.com/out-in-the-heat-why-poorer-suburbs-are-more-at-risk-in-warming-cities-66213

Could urban greening mitigate suburban thermal inequity?: the role of residents’ dispositions and household practices http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/095014/meta;jsessionid=1D00F51DF4233905C479FFF00A57D00E.c2.iopscience.cld.iop.org

Why 2015 Was a Big Hurricane Year for the Eastern North Pacific https://eos.org/research-spotlights/why-2015-was-a-big-hurricane-year-for-the-eastern-north-pacific

Interactive resource to help local governments effectively deliver services to their communities even as the climate changes https://www.epa.gov/arc-x