New research, April 29 - May 5, 2019

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. This post has separate sections for: Climate Change, Climate Change Impacts, Climate Change Mitigation, and Other Papers.

Climate change mitigation

Climate change communication

Climate change and educational attainment in the global tropics

Climate scientists’ wide prediction intervals may be more likely but are perceived to be less certain

An experimental examination of measurement disparities in public climate change beliefs

Sustainability and the common good: Catholic Social Teaching and ‘Integral Ecology’ as contributions to a framework of social values for sustainability transitions

Climate Policy

The role of climate finance beyond renewables: demand-side management and carbon capture, usage and storage

The long-term impacts of carbon and variable renewable energy policies on electricity markets

Game analysis of carbon emission verification: A case study from Shenzhen's cap-and-trade system in China

Energy system transition and macroeconomic impacts of a European decarbonization action towards a below 2 °C climate stabilization (open access)

A multidimensional measure of energy poverty in China and its impacts on health: An empirical study based on the China family panel studies

Energy production

A review of close-range and screening technologies for mitigating fugitive methane emissions in upstream oil and gas (open access)

The impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard on US oil refineries

Clean and secure power supply: A system dynamics based appraisal

Does change in ownership affect community attitudes toward renewable energy projects? Evidence of a status quo bias

US East Coast Lidar Measurements Show Offshore Wind Turbines Will Encounter Very Low Atmospheric Turbulence

The memory of place disruption, senses, and local opposition to Korean wind farms

Lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: techno‐economic analysis of biomass conversion to biofuels and value‐added chemicals

Emission savings

Long‐Term Measurements Show Little Evidence for Large Increases in Total U.S. Methane Emissions over the Past Decade

Pathways to sustainable low-carbon transitions in an auto-dependent Canadian city

Grazing-related nitrous oxide emissions: from patch scale to field scale (open access)

Excessive electricity intensity of Vietnam: Evidence from a comparative study of Asia-Pacific countries

Micro-solutions to global problems: understanding social processes to eradicate energy poverty and build climate-resilient livelihoods

CO2 fluxes before and after partial deforestation of a Central European spruce forest

The impact of the board of directors on business climate change management: case of Brazilian companies


Emerging risk governance for stratospheric aerosol injection as a climate management technology

Climate change

New land in the Neotropics: a review of biotic community, ecosystem, and landscape transformations in the face of climate and glacier change

Process-Oriented Evaluation of Climate and Weather Forecasting Models (open access)

Temperature, precipitation, wind

US Temperatures: Time Trends and Persistence

The impact of regime shifts on long‐range persistence and the scaling of sea surface temperature off the coast of California

Use of Historical Data to Assess Regional Climate Change (open access)

Trends and spatial pattern recognition of warm season hot temperatures in Saudi Arabia

Projected precipitation changes over the south Asian region for every 0.5 °C increase in global warming (open access)

Trends in observed mean and extreme precipitation within the Yellow River Basin, China

Extreme events

Strong influence of aerosol reductions on future heatwaves

High spatial resolution climatology of drought events for Spain: 1961‐2014

Forcings and feedbacks

Assessment of seasonal cloud properties in the United Arab Emirates and adjoining regions from geostationary satellite data

Contributing Factors to Spatio-Temporal Variations of Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR) in the Tropics

Analysis of water vapor absorption in the far‐infrared and submillimeter regions using surface radiometric measurements from extremely dry locations


Disappearing World Heritage Glaciers as a Keystone of Nature Conservation in a Changing Climate (open access)

Seasonality of warm water intrusions onto the continental shelf near the Totten Glacier

Seismic noise interferometry reveals transverse drainage configuration beneath the surging Bering Glacier

Changing seasonal predictability of Arctic summer sea ice area in a warming climate

Snow-driven uncertainty in CryoSat-2-derived Antarctic sea ice thickness – insights from McMurdo Sound (open access)

Changing snow depth in the Great Lakes basin (USA): Implications and trends


Role of Greenland Freshwater Anomaly in the Recent Freshening of the Subpolar North Atlantic

Dry/wet pattern changes in global dryland areas over the past six decades

Atmospheric and oceanic circulation

Mesoscale signature of the North Atlantic Oscillation and its interaction with the ocean 

Global tropopause altitudes in radiosondes and reanalyses (open access)

ENSO influence on the Atlantic Niño, revisited: Multi-year versus single-year ENSO events

The cause of the strengthening of the antarctic polar vortex during October–November periods

Carbon and nitrogen cycles

Pacific anthropogenic carbon between 1991 and 2017

Rhizosphere to the atmosphere: contrasting methane pathways, fluxes, and geochemical drivers across the terrestrial–aquatic wetland boundary (open access)

Model-data fusion to assess year-round CO2 fluxes for an arctic heath ecosystem in West Greenland (69°N)

Methane sources in the waters of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior as revealed by natural radiocarbon measurements

Gross primary productivity of four European ecosystems constrained by joint CO2 and COS flux measurements

Climate change impacts


The impact of climate change on fertility (open access)

Climate variability and individual motivations for participating in political violence (open access)

The growing threat of heat disasters (open access)

The effects of climate extremes on global agricultural yields (open access)

Unequal Vulnerability to Climate Change and the Transmission of Adverse Effects Through International Trade

The experiences and perceptions of farmers about the impacts of climate change and variability on crop production: a review

Impact of warming climate, sowing date, and cultivar shift on rice phenology across China during 1981–2010

Future effects of climate change on the suitability of wine grape production across Europe

Non-cognitive skills and climate change adaptation: empirical evidence from Ghana’s pineapple farmers

The El Niño impact on maize yields is amplified in lower income teleconnected countries (open access)


A global risk assessment of primates under climate and land use/cover scenarios

Behavioural responses of fish groups exposed to a predatory threat under elevated CO2

Growth controls over flowering phenology response to climate change in three temperate steppes along a precipitation gradient

Climate change induced range shifts in seaweeds distributions in Europe

Variations in Rates of Biological Production in the Beaufort Gyre as the Arctic Changes: Rates from 2011 to 2016

Winter Extratropical Cyclones as a Potential Driver of a Long‐Term Decline of Bacterial Production in the Sargasso Sea near Bermuda

Integrating mechanistic and correlative niche models to unravel range‐limiting processes in a temperate amphibian

Other papers


Long-term variability of drought indices in the Czech Lands and effects of external forcings and large-scale climate variability modes (open access)

Low terrestrial carbon storage at the Last Glacial Maximum: constraints from multi-proxy data (open access)

The mechanisms that determine the response of the Northern Hemisphere’s stationary waves to North American Ice Sheets

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