Today in climate change (6 July 2018)

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Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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

 

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Today in climate change (15 December 2017)

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Please find below links to recent climate change research and news…

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

Today in climate change (30 September 2016)

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

Scientists’ warnings that the rise of the sea would eventually imperil the United States’ coastline are no longer theoretical http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html?emc=edit_ta_20160903&nlid=57893359&ref=cta&_r=1

The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought https://newrepublic.com/article/136987/recalculating-climate-math

Welcome to the age of the Anthropocene http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/84522636/welcome-to-the-age-of-the-anthropocene

Report: Australian attitudes on climate change http://climateinstitute.org.au/verve/_resources/COTN_2016_Final_WEB_260916.pdf

Public support for climate action on the up after dark days: Climate Institute survey https://theconversation.com/public-support-for-climate-action-on-the-up-after-dark-days-climate-institute-survey-65942

Why is emergency-scale action necessary? http://www.climatecodered.org/2016/09/why-is-emergency-scale-action-necessary.html

Much of modern climate science fails to consider millennium-scale processes https://eos.org/project-updates/comprehensive-earth-system-models-of-the-last-glacial-cycle

Should New York City abandon its waterfront? http://ht.ly/i5Q5304vqaw

Climate change needs to be front-page news http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-climate-cange-letter-20160922-story.html

Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade: scientists http://www.reuters.com/article/us-climatechange-impacts-conference-idUSKCN11S1FE

Top Arctic Science Diplomats Convene at White House Next Week https://eos.org/articles/top-arctic-science-diplomats-convene-at-white-house-next-week

Receding ice has oil producers pushing harder than ever to drill in the sensitive area https://thinkprogress.org/arctic-fight-heats-up-f12091a01ae7#.uqwiabljb

Today’s greenhouse gas levels could result in up to 7 degrees of warming http://linkis.com/www.smh.com.au/envir/2fpWB

Sustainable, Climate-resilient and Vibrant Cities: Good Practices http://www.urenio.org/2016/09/26/sustainable-climate-resilient-cities-good-practices-covenant-mayors/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Urenio+%28URENIO+Watch%3A+Intelligent+Cities%2C+Smart+Cities%2C+Innovation+Ecosystems%29

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_arctic_ocean_ice_disappears_global_climate_impacts_intensify_wadhams/3037/#.V-mRP7HnY-M.twitter

A 2-million-year climate history of Earth has disturbing implications http://mashable.com/2016/09/26/2-million-years-climate-history/#dP9sIqIBDkqz

Global Warming Is Real—But 13 Degrees? Not So Fast http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/global-warming-study-13-degrees-is-wrong-climate-change/

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently http://www.climatecentral.org/news/world-passes-400-ppm-threshold-permanently-20738?utm_content=buffer83de8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

As Arctic Ocean Ice Disappears, The Global Climate Impacts Intensify http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_arctic_ocean_ice_disappears_global_climate_impacts_intensify_wadhams/3037/

Speed of Arctic changes defies scientists http://climatenewsnetwork.net/speed-of-arctic-changes-defies-scientists/

We need to know what the 1.5 °C warming target will involve — even if we don’t reach it http://www.nature.com/news/the-maximum-climate-ambition-needs-a-firm-research-backing-1.20687?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

Changing climate is raising forest fire risk: NRCan annual report http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/changing-climate-is-raising-forest-fire-risk-nrcan-annual-report-1.3091996#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=YeXTVYa

South Australian storm a preview of climate change: Climate Council http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/south-australian-storm-a-preview-of-climate-change-climate-council-20160929-grr0dt.html

Today in climate change (9 September 2016)

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

Portland’s hot spots: Urban heat islands pose threat to lower-income residents http://news.streetroots.org/2016/09/01/portland-s-hot-spots-urban-heat-islands-pose-threat-lower-income-residents

A Sharp Increase in ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/04/science/global-warming-increases-nuisance-flooding.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&smtyp=cur&_r=0

Hurricane Season Is Heating Up. So Is the Planet. Coincidence? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/03/us/hurricanes-global-warming.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share

Climate Change Authority’s plan is ‘a dog’s breakfast’, say dissenting members https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/05/climate-change-authoritys-plan-is-a-dogs-breakfast-say-dissenting-members

A 60-Year-Old Pattern in the Stratosphere Just Reversed http://ht.ly/oDE9303T9F3

Endangered glaciers: Alpine ice begins Antarctic voyage http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37245768

Soaring ocean temperature is ‘greatest hidden challenge of our generation’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/sep/05/soaring-ocean-temperature-is-greatest-hidden-challenge-of-our-generation?CMP=share_btn_tw

Study: Typhoons that slam Asia getting much stronger http://bigstory.ap.org/article/2c037bb732ce477ba5a6ad60282ce02a/study-typhoons-slam-asia-getting-much-stronger

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html?_r=0

Wildfires rage in a changing climate http://www.unisdr.org/archive/49866

August in the Northeast U.S. One of The Hottest On Record http://blogs.agu.org/wildwildscience/2016/09/06/august-northeast-u-s-one-hottest-record/

How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2821919

Here Comes the Anthropocene https://eos.org/editors-vox/here-comes-the-anthropocene

Scientists Are Racing to Unravel an Ice Avalanche Mystery http://www.climatecentral.org/news/scientists-racing-to-unravel-ice-avalanche-mystery-20678?utm_content=buffercbedd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sorry Deniers, Even Satellites Confirm Record Global Warming https://thinkprogress.org/satellites-confirm-global-warming-ce6d636c469f#.mqct8l9ig

Germany publishes 30-year climate change strategy http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/09/08/germany-publishes-30-year-climate-change-strategy/

Blame Global Warming for Your Bad Attitude http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-08/climate-change-isn-t-just-making-us-hot-we-re-angrier-and-more-violent

Social and economic impacts of climate http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6304/aad9837

La Niña fizzles, making record warm global temperatures more likely http://mashable.com/2016/09/08/la-nina-watch-canceled-global-warming/#ilZTmYmomZqS

Even locals who believe climate change is real have a hard time grasping that NYC will almost certainly be flooded beyond recognition http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/09/new-york-future-flooding-climate-change.html

Comparison Between Observational Data and Model Projections for Hot Days in Northern Australian Regions https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/09/08/comparison-between-observational-data-and-model-projections-for-hot-days-in-northern-australian-regions/

Australia’s carbon budget to be exhausted in six years, Stockholm group says http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/australias-carbon-budget-to-be-exhausted-in-six-years-stockholm-group-says-20160908-grbql4.html

Consolidating Data Sets To Simplify Climate Risk Communication https://coast.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/stories/vizonomy.html