Well my email inbox had a NASA press release that caught my eye and then I saw two other stories that would combine with that to create a really well-informed climate change story. I'm going to read these with renewed interest to see if I can get some of those scientific challenges across to the lay reader in the form of an entertaining science fiction story.
NASA's AIRS Captures Polar Vortex Moving in Over US
Huge Cavity in Antarctic Glacier Signals Rapid Decay
Warming Seas May Increase Frequency of Extreme Storms