This week in climate news - 2 September 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

In warming Arctic, major rivers show surprising changes in carbon chemistry

New research suggests that the same factors driving the Arctic's changing climate are fueling a geological response that could play a small part in counteracting those changes' malign effects. »
29 August 2018, 00:40 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Act now to save children from rise in climate-driven extreme weather – UNICEF

Governments are being pressed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to act now to safeguard younger generations from the immediate and long-term impacts of so-called “extreme weather events.”. »
1 September 2018, 03:10 - UN - Search similar - Email

Adapt, move or die: How biodiversity reacted to past climate change

A new paper reviews current knowledge on climate change and biodiversity. In the past, plants and animals reacted to environmental changes by adapting, migrating or going extinct. These findings point to radical changes in biodiversity due to climate change in the future. »
31 August 2018, 02:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

'Apocalyptic threat': dire climate report raises fears for California's future

Statewide assessment, which comes amid summer of extreme wildfires, warns of deadly cost if climate change is not stopped. California’s summer of deadly wildfires and dangerous heatwaves will soon be the new normal if nothing is done to stop climate change, a report released on Monday warns. City heatwaves could lead to two to three times as many deaths by 2050, the report says. »
28 August 2018, 05:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

If we want strong climate action, we need to get the moderate Liberals on board | Erwin Jackson

Let’s bring the less conservative parts of the party closer to where most Australians and business have already arrived The inability of the federal Coalition to do more on climate change is not simply a failure of politics. It is partly a reflection on those of us who want more action to cut emissions. »
27 August 2018, 10:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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