The other side of the coin

Last week’s New Research mentioned a New York Times article describing how academic researchers plow straight through holidays with work. On the publishing side: not so much. Argue about priorities but clearly there’s a difference in attitudes between the input hopper and the output conveyor. This week’s posting presents a starved appearance reflective of a slowdown in the supply chain of research goodies. 

29 Articles:

Physical science of global warming

Understanding the Atmospheric Temperature Adjustment to CO2 Perturbation at the Process Level

Observations & observational methods of global warming & effects

Spatial patterns and trends in surface air temperatures and implied changes in atmospheric moisture across the Hawaiian Islands, 1905‐2017

Changing Probabilities of Days with Snow and Rain in the Atlantic Sector of the Arctic Under the Current Warming Trend

The Decadal Reduction of Southeastern Australian Autumn Rainfall since the Early 1990s: A Response to Sea Surface Temperature Warming in the Subtropical South Pacific

Impact of Arctic amplification on declining spring dust events in East Asia (open access)

Modeling & simulation of global warming & global warming effects

Future global meteorological drought hotspots: a study based on CORDEX data

Stronger Increase in the Frequency of Extreme Convective than Extreme Warm El Niño Events under Greenhouse Warming

Climate model advancement

Quantification of the Arctic Sea Ice‐Driven Atmospheric Circulation Variability in Coordinated Large Ensemble Simulations

Frequency-Domain Analysis of the Energy Budget in an Idealized Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere Model

A novel framework for selecting general circulation models based on the spatial patterns of climate

Biology & global warming

Potential feedback mediated by soil microbiome response to warming in a glacier forefield

Extreme temperature events will drive coral decline in the Coral Triangle

Using conjoint constitution to understand responses to slow-moving environmental change: the case of mountain pine beetle in north-central Colorado (open access)

Arctic greening associated with lengthening growing seasons in Northern Alaska

GHG sources & sinks, flux

Carbon budget for a large drowned river valley estuary adjacent to an emerging megacity (Sydney Harbour)

Climate change communications & cognition

When climate change is not blamed: the politics of disaster attribution in international perspective (open access)

From “atmosfear” to climate action

Humans dealing with our global warming

Hazard from Himalayan glacier lake outburst floods (open access)

Autumn growth of three perennial weeds at high latitude benefits from climate change

Environmental Risk (and Benefit) Information Seeking Intentions: The Case of Carbon Capture and Storage in Southeast Texas (open access)

CCS takes centre stage

The State of Local Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change in Drought-Prone Districts of Rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia

Other

Can Barrier Islands Survive Sea‐Level Rise? Quantifying the Relative Role of Tidal Inlets and Overwash Deposition

Global Trends of Sea Surface Gravity Wave, Wind, and Coastal Wave Setup

Loss and damage in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (Working Group II): a text-mining analysis (open access)

Obtaining legal copies of “paywalled” articles

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