Key references

Below are some links to some major articles and sites related to climate change.

Atmospheric moisture:

 

www.int-res.com/articles/cr_oa/c047p123.pdf

 

Increase in extreme precipitation

 

http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/our-changing-climate/heavy-downpours-increasing      (figure 2.18)

 

Extreme summer heat:

 

http://www.pnas.org/content/109/37/E2415.full.pdf

 

Arctic ice volume:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NP0L1PG9ag


http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/


Jet stream:

 

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-arctic-is-getting-crazy/


Atmospheric greenhouse gas effect:

 

http://www.aip.org/history/climate/co2.htm

 

http://aip.org/history/climate/timeline.htm

 

http://geosci.uchicago.edu/~rtp1/papers/PhysTodayRT2011.pdf

 

Other factors (solar irradiance, volcanoes, etc.):

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-whats-warming-the-world/

 

Wet areas wetter, dry areas drier:

 

http://climateandlife.columbia.edu/2017/05/31/expect-the-wet-to-get-wetter-and-the-dry-drier/

 

http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/8/3/034002

 

Sea level rise:


  

Ocean acidification:



Impact lag time and locked in impacts:

 

http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/bibliography/related_files/rw0101.pdf

 

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn7161-ocean-heat-store-makes-climate-change-inevitable.html#.U1Rq4-ZdW60

 

Two degrees of warming:

 

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110504/full/473007a.html

 

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2011/11/two-degrees-of-disaster.html

 

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0081648

 

Historical CO2 levels:

 

https://scripps.ucsd.edu/programs/keelingcurve/

 

350 ppm, and ice-free at 450 ppm:

 

http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/2008/TargetCO2_20080407.pdf 


https://thinkprogress.org/climate-sensitivity-stunner-last-time-co2-levels-hit-400-parts-per-million-the-arctic-was-14-f-2cfb97fbb24f/

 

Per capita carbon budget:

 

http://shrinkthatfootprint.com/carbon-targets-for-your-footprint

 

80 percent of fossil fuels must remain in the ground:

 

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/global-warmings-terrifying-new-math-20120719


http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikescott/2013/12/11/fossil-fuel-assets-in-danger-of-being-stranded/

 

http://about.bnef.com/white-papers/bloomberg-carbon-risk-valuation-tool-2/

 

Insurance companies see uptick in climate-related damages:

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/15/business/insurers-stray-from-the-conservative-line-on-climate-change.html?pagewanted=all

 

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2017/03/02/443467.htm


 Additional information to answer the question about risks of sea level rise:

  

http://sealevel.climatecentral.org/

 

http://www.oregonlive.com/weather/index.ssf/2014/04/study_manhattan_seawall_overto.html

 

Summary of the science and long-term trends for key indicators

 

http://climate.nasa.gov

 

About 20,000 more references to the science:

 

www.ipcc.ch

 

Explanations of climate and related topics:

 

http://whatweknow.aaas.org/get-the-facts/

 

http://climate.uu-uno.org/

 

www.skepticalscience.com

 

http://www.aip.org/history/climate/summary.htm

 

http://www.globalchange.gov/what-we-do/assessment

 

Example of a green power provider:

 

http://www.cleanchoiceenergy.com

 

Cost of “fueling” a car with solar power:

 

http://evworld.com/blogs.cfm?blogID=1123

 

Business and investing perspective:

 

http://www.carbontracker.org/

 

www.riskybusiness.org

 

www.rmi.org

 

www.ceres.org

 

 

 

 

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