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

Today in climate change (6 July 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Why is Antarctic sea ice expanding when climate change is causing the world to warm? http://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/121622/expanding-antarctic-sea-ice-linked-natural-variability

Constraining and enabling factors to using long-term climate information in decision-making http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14693062.2016.1191008?journalCode=tcpo20

Southeast Asian Fires Emitted Most Carbon Since 1997 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/southeast-asian-fires-most-carbon-1997-20491?utm_content=buffer8bee9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

This new Antarctica study is bad news for climate change doubters https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/07/05/this-new-antarctica-study-is-bad-news-for-climate-change-doubters/

Ancient ocean temperatures may finally prove how dinosaurs died http://www.wired.co.uk/article/dinosaur-mass-extinction-volcanoes

New research: climate may be more sensitive and situation more dire https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2016/jul/05/new-research-climate-may-be-more-sensitive-and-situation-more-dire?CMP=share_btn_tw

Can New York Be Saved in the Era of Global Warming? http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/can-new-york-be-saved-in-the-era-of-global-warming-20160705

Research finding: Education is the key to action on climate change http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/6RtBCeg2kgKfEUMby64LgK/Climate-change-is-an-education-issue.html

One in five Americans expressed discontent at the relative silence from candidates around climate change https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/05/climate-change-voters-2016-election-issues?CMP=share_btn_tw

Warming unlikely to limit chances of UK soggy summers http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36704400

Weekly cycles in peak time temperatures and urban heat island intensity http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074003

Today in climate change (1 July 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Climate change is making our summers more extreme http://www.dw.com/en/climate-change-is-making-our-summers-more-extreme/a-19369256

First signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news/article/3882/first_signs_of_healing_in_the_antarctic_ozone_layer

Wildfires engulfing the west coast are fuelled by climate change, experts warn https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/30/wildfires-california-fueled-by-climate-change?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

El Niño And Climate Change Are Making The Amazon Dry And Flammable http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/06/30/3794568/intense-wildfire-season-threatens-amazon-rainforest/

Pink Snow a Bad Sign for the Future, Scientists Say http://ecowatch.com/2016/06/27/pink-snow-bad-sign-future/

Crucial peatlands carbon-sink vulnerable to rising sea levels http://www.enn.com/climate/article/49698

UK unveils tough new climate goal http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/286134-uk-unveils-tough-new-climate-goal?utm_content=buffer1b2ef&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.V3WAk5wGplo.twitter

The mysterious ‘cold blob’ in the North Atlantic Ocean is starting to give up its secrets https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/06/30/the-mysterious-cold-blob-in-the-north-atlantic-is-starting-to-give-up-its-secrets/

Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the U.S. http://www.calacademy.org/explore-science/adapting-to-sea-level-rise-in-the-us

Today in climate change (30 June 2016)

Please find links below to some aspects of climate change and extreme weather that were in the news today…

Scientists Still Uncertain How Melting Permafrost Will Impact Climate http://edmdigest.com/news/scientists-still-uncertain-how-melting-permafrost-will-impact-climate/

Hotter Years, More Fires http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/hotter-years-more-fires?utm_content=buffer01739&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

31 Science Groups to Congress: Greenhouse Gases Emitted by Human Activities Is Primary Driver of Climate Change https://ecowatch.com/2016/06/29/scientists-congress-climate-change/

A River Network Preserved Beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet https://eos.org/research-spotlights/a-river-network-preserved-beneath-the-greenland-ice-sheet

Scientists: Window for avoiding 1.5C global warming ‘closed’ http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/06/29/scientists-window-for-avoiding-1-5c-global-warming-closed/

‘Houston, We Have a Problem’: 4 Ways Climate Change Impacts Texas https://ecowatch.com/2016/06/29/climate-change-impacts-texas/

Climate Change: The Large Scale Impact of Small Scale Change http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ef-education-first/climate-change-the-large_b_10720534.html

The climate change letter most candidates won’t answer http://www.smh.com.au/comment/the-letter-most-candidates-wont-answer-20160628-gptmfs.html

Climate Change’s Growing Impact On People Experiencing Homelessness http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/06/29/3793278/climate-change-air-pollution-homelessness/

What Makes Agriculture Vulnerable to Climate Change, and the Mortality Effects of Fruit and Vegetable Scarcity https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/06/agriculture-vulnerable-climate-change-mortality-effects-fruit-vegetable-scarcity/?utm_content=buffera7688&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2 °C http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v534/n7609/full/nature18307.html

16 of the Craziest Weather Events We’ve Seen So Far in 2016 http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/16-craziest-weather-events-weve-seen-so-far-2016?utm_content=buffer00ec9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Paris climate targets aren’t enough, but we can close the gap https://theconversation.com/paris-climate-targets-arent-enough-but-we-can-close-the-gap-61798