Declining oxygen in the oceans

Partly caused by climate change, the oceans are suffering from deoxygenation, according to a study published in Science today.

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The Road to Decarbonisation

I liked this TED talk, which addresses some climate change myths before clearly outlining the arguments for the ongoing industrial revolution in decarbonisation. Happy New Year!

 

 

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Mapping US Climate Change Opinion

Terrific work has been done mapping what Republicans think about climate change.

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Climate Change in the American Mind

Important work from the Yale Program of Climate Change Communication which tracks attitudes towards climate change in the US. It is exactly the type of analysis I had in mind when starting Haddock Research, and I am very glad to see it being done, and being published.

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America’s Pledge

Great to see how the US is still engaged with the Paris Agreement through America’s Pledgeled by Michael Bloomberg and Jerry Brown.

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Climate Science Special Report

A new report from the US Global Change Research Program describes the impact of climate change, with a particular focus on the United States.

ADDITION: Some of the authors wrote about the report in an article in the New York Times, published on November 6 2017, with the title The Climate Risks We Face.

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Carbon budget graphic

Tackling climate change requires us to think about the challenge with the right concepts. One powerful concept is the notion of a Carbon Budget, and The New York Times has published a great dashboard for this.

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Climate change has made Hurricane Harvey more deadly

As Dr. Michael Mann describes, we shouldn’t think about climate change causing Hurricane Harvey. Instead, a convincing scientific argument can be made that climate change has made Hurricane Harvey more deadly.

SEP 3 UPDATE – I like recent articles by Nicholas Kristof and Timothy Egan about Harvey and climate change. Also there has been Bob Ward writing in the Guardian (Sep 10) and Bill McKibben (Sep 11).

DEC 30 UPDATE – A framework for scientific analysis about the contribution of climate change to Hurricane Harvey, and other events, has been described by Noah Diffenbaugh.

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How likely will the Paris target be achieved?

A sobering analysis from a study published yesterday in Nature suggests that there is only a 5% chance of achieving the Paris Climate goal of keeping the global temperature rise to within 2 degrees.

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Removing Greenhouse Gases

There is important work being done by the ANU to address how greenhouse gases might best be removed from the atmosphere to prevent dangerous climate change.

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