Showing posts from December, 2017

Arizona Energy Demand (Atmospheric Science Letters):

Impacts of projected urban expansion and global warming on cooling energy demand over a semiarid region

Kenyan Drought (Int'l Journal of Climatology):

Attributing drivers of the 2016 Kenyan drought

Temp Study ~ Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) Journal "Weather:"

Recent United Kingdom & Global Temperature Variations

Report on Cattle Grazing (Food Climate Research Network):

Grazed & Confused? Ruminating on Cattle, Grazing Systems, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, the Soil Carbon Sequestration Question - and What It All Means For Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Global Heat Stress (ERL):

Temperature and humidity based projections of a rapid rise in global heat stress exposure during the 21st century

Revisiting Climategate (Mother Jones):

7 Years Before Russia Hacked the Election, Someone Did the Same Thing to Climate Scientists

Related: ERL Paper on Climategate

On the Trail of Climate Denial (InsideClimate News):

How Big Oil Lost Control of Its Climate Misinformation Machine

E-Book from IRIN:

Unjust Burden: How Smallholder Farmers in Africa are Adapting to Climate Change to Improve Their Food Security


Hawaiian Aquaculture (PLOS):

Large-scale climatic effects on traditional Hawaiian fishpond aquaculture

Media Matters for America ~ Top 10:

The 10 most ridiculous things media figures said about climate change and the environment in 2017

Forest Resilience to Wildfires (Ecology Letters):

Evidence for Declining Forest Resilience to Wildfires under Climate Change

Greenland Ice Sheet & Algae (GRL):

Algae Drive Enhanced Darkening of Bare Ice on the Greenland Ice Sheet

Energy Demand Study (PLOS):

A multi-paradigm framework to assess the impacts of climate change on end-use energy demand

Tropical Forests (Nature):

Long-Term Carbon Sink in Borneo's Forests Halted by Drought and Vulnerable to Edge Effects

East Antarctic Ice Sheet (Nature):

Initiation & Long-Term Instability of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Press Release: East Antarctic Ice Sheet Has History of Instability

Book ~ Indigenous Cultures & Climate (Pegasus):

The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change

Report ~ Rainfall in Kenya (International Water Management Institute - IWMI):

Understanding the Hydrological Impacts of Climate Change in the Tana River Basin, Kenya

Alaskan Snow Accumulation (Nature):

Industrial-Age Doubling of Snow Accumulation in the Alaska Range Linked to Tropical Ocean Warming

US Study ~ Convective Systems (Climate Dynamics):

Changes in the convective population and thermodynamic environments in convection-permitting regional climate simulations over the United States

US GAO Adaptation Report:

Climate Change Adaptation: DOD Needs to Better Incorporate Adaptation into Planning & Collaboration at Overseas Installations

Study ~ Greenland & Sea Level Risel (GRL):

BedMachine v3: Complete Bed Topography and Ocean Bathymetry Mapping of Greenland From Multibeam Echo Sounding Combined With Mass Conservation

Global Electricity Consumption Presentation:


Ecosystem Services Study (Ecology & Society):

A coupled terrestrial and aquatic biogeophysical model of the Upper Merrimack River watershed, New Hampshire, to inform ecosystem services evaluation and management under climate and land-cover change

Yet Another Hurricane Harvey Attribution Study (ERL):

Attribution of extreme rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, August 2017

Geopolitical Risk Report:

Action on Climate & Security Risks: Review of Progress 2017

DeSmogBlog Denier Databases:

Climate Disinformation Database

UK: Climate Disinformation Database

Seagrass Study (PLOS):

Global and local disturbances interact to modify seagrass palatability

US Partisan Opinions (Climatic Change):

The spatial distribution of Republican and Democratic climate opinions at state and local scales

Greenland Ice Sheet Runoff (Science):

Abrupt shift in the observed runoff from the southwestern Greenland ice sheet

AMS Report on Extreme Events:

Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective

Sea-Level Study (Earth's Future):

Evolving understanding of Antarctic ice-sheet physics and ambiguity in probabilistic sea-level projections

Hurricane Harvey Attribution Study (GRL):

Attributable Human-Induced Changes in the Likelihood & Magnitude of the Observed Extreme Precipitation during Hurricane Harvey

journal link

FAO ~ International Mountain Day:

Fact Sheet ~ Mountains Under Pressure: Climate, hunger and migration

Forest Die-Off (ERL):

Temperature response surfaces for mortality risk of tree species with future drought

Attribution Report by the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit (UK Non-Profit):

Heavy Weather: Tracking the Fingerprints of Climate Change, two years after the Paris Summit

NOAA Arctic Report:

Arctic Report Card: Update for 2017

(4 Minutes)

Study ~ Emission Pathways (Climate Policy):

Ten key short-term sectoral benchmarks to limit warming to 1.5°C

Report ~ Rising Waters & Threatened US College Campuses (Chronicle of Higher Ed):

Rising Threat: as the Climate Changes & Seas Swell, Coastal Colleges Struggle to Prepare

US Courts (Oxford Journal of Environmental Law):

Climate Change Litigation and the National Environmental Policy Act

UK Nonprofit Banking Report:

Banking on a Low Carbon Future: a Ranking of the 15 Largest European Banks' Responses to Climate Change

German Report on Climate Security Risks:

Climate & Conflict: Reviewing the Statistical Evidence – A Summary for Policy-Makers

Cartograms (Earth's Future):

Cartograms Facilitate Communication of Climate Change Risks & Responsibilities

USGS ~ A Record of Change - Science and Elder Observations on the Navajo Nation:

(25 Minutes)

WRI Trump Story:

The Climate Effect of the Trump Administration

Hummingbirds & Heat (Royal Society):

Hovering in the heat: effects of environmental temperature on heat regulation in foraging hummingbirds

Swiss Gov Report ~ Climate Risks & Opportunities:

Report (in German, French, & Italian)

English language article: Swiss climate change risks outweigh opportunities

California Droughts (Nature):

Future loss of Arctic sea-ice cover could drive a substantial decrease in California’s rainfall

RSPD Report:

The State of the UK's Birds 2017

Study ~ Greenland Runoff (PNAS):

Direct Measurements of Meltwater Runoff on the Greenland Ice Sheet Surface

Challenges Facing US Dept of the Interior:

Inspector General's Statement November 2017

European Arctic Air Pollution (Ambio):

Local Arctic air pollution: Sources and impacts

Sustainability Study (Earth's Future):

A Systematic Study of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Interactions

Australian Book on Oceans (CSIRO):

The Oceans Book

Understanding Climate (PLOS):

The Promise and Limitations of Using Analogies to Improve Decision-Relevant Understanding of Climate Change