Investments to address climate change are good business 

New research suggests that over the next few decades, acting to reduce climate change is expected to cost much less than the damage otherwise inflicted by climate change on people, infrastructure and ecosystems.

Source: Investments to address climate change are good business — ScienceDaily

Early start of 20th century Arctic sea ice decline 

Arctic sea-ice has decreased rapidly during the last decades in concert with substantial global surface warming. Both have happened much faster than predicted by climate models, and observed Arctic warming is much stronger than the global average. Projections suggest that Arctic summer sea-ice may virtually disappear within the course of the next fifty or even thirty years.

Source: Early start of 20th century Arctic sea ice decline — ScienceDaily

Europe warming faster than expected due to climate change 

Climate change is increasing the number of days of extreme heat and decreasing the number of days of extreme cold in Europe, posing a risk for residents in the coming decades, according to a new study.

Source: Europe warming faster than expected due to climate change — ScienceDaily

Why is the Climate Changing Like This? –

“By 4 p.m. we had to light a fire to stay warm here,” says Augustine Vadakil on his struggling farm in Kerala’s hilly Wayanad district. “But that was 30 years ago. Wayanad is no longer the cold, misty place it once was.” From a maximum of 25 degrees Celsius by early March, temperatures here now More

Source: Why is the Climate Changing Like This? – CounterPunch.org

Rising summer heat could soon endanger travelers on annual Muslim pilgrimage 

Over two million Muslim travelers just finished the annual religious pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, traveling during some of the country’s hottest weather. New research finds pilgrims in future summers may have to endure heat and humidity extreme enough to endanger their health.

Source: Rising summer heat could soon endanger travelers on annual Muslim pilgrimage — ScienceDaily