Today in climate change (20 May 2022)

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Fires, floods and food security: how climate change became a local issue this election https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/16/fires-floods-and-food-security-how-climate-change-became-a-local-issue-this-election

NSW and Queensland flooded the same week a major climate report was released. We need to talk about it https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-03-07/climate-change-floods-storms-weather-time-to-talk/100882016

South Africa’s April floods made twice as likely by climate crisis, scientists say https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/13/south-africa-floods-climate-crisis-global-heating

Sea level along the world’s coastlines can be measured by a network of virtual altimetry stations https://www.nature.com/articles/s43247-022-00448-z

Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/17/shut-down-fossil-fuel-production-sites-early-to-avoid-climate-chaos-says-study

Renewable electricity powered California just shy of 100% for the first time in history https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/05/02/california-renewable-energy-100/9612901002/

Waters with high heat content expected in Gulf of Mexico this hurricane season https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/05/waters-with-high-heat-content-expected-in-gulf-of-mexico-this-hurricane-season/

Climate change is already causing damage. How can Canada deal with it now? https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2022/05/16/ottawa-preparing-a-national-plan-to-fight-climate-change.html

Heat and health: Dar es Salaam’s informal settlements need help https://theconversation.com/heat-and-health-dar-es-salaams-informal-settlements-need-help-181816

In Nepal, 2 Major Climate Disasters in a Single Year Highlight the Need to Build Resilience https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2022/03/28/in-nepal-2-major-climate-disasters-in-a-single-year-highlight-the-need-to-build-resilience

The longest river in Italy is drying up. What does this mean for those who rely on it for food? https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/05/14/the-longest-river-in-italy-is-drying-up-what-does-this-mean-for-those-who-rely-on-it-for-f

Heat is a neglected and poorly understood public health threat https://lifesaved.impactlab.org/

Climate change has made old measures predicting weather events in Australia ‘essentially worthless’ https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-19/climate-change-projections-needed-for-australia/101076960

Delta scientists report four ways to save deltas from sea level rise https://www.uu.nl/en/news/delta-scientists-report-four-ways-to-save-deltas-from-sea-level-rise

How climate law can help to prevent the next pandemic https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-01339-1

Quantifying climate risk goes mainstream https://www.marketplace.org/2022/05/16/quantifying-climate-risk-goes-mainstream/

Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans https://www.kut.org/energy-environment/2022-05-18/seven-ways-climate-change-is-already-hitting-texans

Lismore faced monster floods all but alone. We must get better at climate adaptation, and fast https://theconversation.com/lismore-faced-monster-floods-all-but-alone-we-must-get-better-at-climate-adaptation-and-fast-182766

Today in climate change (13 May 2022)

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Ozone is accelerating climate change at a faster rate https://www.digitaljournal.com/tech-science/ozone-is-accelerating-climate-change-at-a-faster-rate/article

Extreme weather: What is it and how is it connected to climate change? https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58073295

The rush to renewable energy means a new mining boom. But first, Australia needs to make some tough choices https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-09/renewable-energy-may-require-australian-mining-boom/101034914

How climate change weakened India’s defence against heatwaves https://www.deccanherald.com/national/how-climate-change-weakened-indias-defence-against-heatwaves-1107479.html

Record heat in India and Pakistan is a wake-up call https://grist.org/agriculture/record-heat-india-pakistan-billion-people-affected/

Climate limit of 1.5C close to being broken, scientists warn https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/09/climate-limit-of-1-5-c-close-to-being-broken-scientists-warn

Vanuatu’s push for legal protection from climate change wins crucial support https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/11/vanuatus-push-for-legal-protection-from-climate-change-wins-crucial-support

Getting It Right Matters: Temperature Goal Interpretations in Geoscience Research https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/2017GL075612

Climate Action Plans Tailored to Indian Cities https://eos.org/articles/climate-action-plans-tailored-to-indian-cities

Renewable power is set to break another global record in 2022 despite headwinds from higher costs and supply chain bottlenecks https://www.iea.org/news/renewable-power-is-set-to-break-another-global-record-in-2022-despite-headwinds-from-higher-costs-and-supply-chain-bottlenecks

The strengths and weaknesses of future visioning approaches for climate change adaptation: A review https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378022000656

Communities in India flooded by ‘Amphan-scale cyclones’ could triple by 2100 https://www.carbonbrief.org/communities-in-india-flooded-by-amphan-scale-cyclones-could-triple-by-2100

The extraordinary heat wave in India and Pakistan, explained https://www.vox.com/23057267/india-pakistan-heat-wave-climate-change-coal-south-asia

Human Behavior Is the Other Puzzle for Climate-Change Modeling https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/human-behavior-is-the-other-puzzle-for-climate-change-modeling/ar-AAXbEDH

What does neighbourhood climate action look like? A scoping literature review https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s44168-022-00009-2

Today in climate change (6 May 2022)

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Net zero by 2050 will hit a major timing problem technology can’t solve. We need to talk about cutting consumption https://theconversation.com/net-zero-by-2050-will-hit-a-major-timing-problem-technology-cant-solve-we-need-to-talk-about-cutting-consumption-181951

Rising risk: How the NZ coast will be transformed https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/rising-risk-how-our-coast-will-be-transformed/R24X3UURX7ESXCLKCGDSHFU2EU/

Green infrastructure helps cities with climate change. So why isn’t there more of it? https://www.npr.org/2022/04/15/1092336365/green-infrastructure-bill-spending-floods

Why some beaches, including in Queensland, are getting bigger despite rising sea levels https://theconversation.com/why-some-beaches-including-in-queensland-are-getting-bigger-despite-rising-sea-levels-180964

One in 25 Australian properties will be effectively uninsurable by 2030, due to rising risks of extreme weather and climate change https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/australian-homes-uninsurable-2030-climate-risk-map/

‘We are living in hell’: Pakistan and India suffer extreme spring heatwaves https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/02/pakistan-india-heatwaves-water-electricity-shortages

With seas rising and storms surging, who will pay for New Zealand’s most vulnerable coastal properties? https://theconversation.com/with-seas-rising-and-storms-surging-who-will-pay-for-new-zealands-most-vulnerable-coastal-properties-163807

State of the climate: Start of 2022 is the fifth warmest on record https://www.carbonbrief.org/state-of-the-climate-start-of-2022-is-the-fifth-warmest-on-record

Climate change will more than double the risk of intense tropical cyclones by 2050 https://www.deltares.nl/en/news/climate-change-will-more-than-double-the-risk-of-intense-tropical-cyclones-by-2050/

Climate change is why New Mexico’s wildfire season started early this year https://news.yahoo.com/climate-change-is-why-new-mexicos-wildfire-season-started-early-this-year-130202150.html

Climate Risk Map of Australia https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/climate-risk-map/

Climate policy across Australia is fragmented, but researchers are aiming to use big data to make better sense of it https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/mapping-climate-policy

What coal communities need on the path to net zero https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/what-coal-communities-need-on-the-path-to-net-zero/13867702

Draft NZ National Adaptation Plan for climate resilience https://www.building.govt.nz/about-building-performance/all-news-and-updates/draft-national-adaptation-plan-consultation/

Polluters are using forests as ‘carbon offsets.’ Climate change has other plans https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/forests-as-carbon-offsets-climate-change-has-other-plans

Scorched dystopia or liveable planet? Here’s where the climate policies of our political hopefuls will take us https://theconversation.com/scorched-dystopia-or-liveable-planet-heres-where-the-climate-policies-of-our-political-hopefuls-will-take-us-182513

India and Pakistan’s brutal heat wave poised to resurge https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/05/india-and-pakistans-brutal-heat-wave-poised-to-resurge/

Climate-proofing the world https://www.climateadaptationservices.com/en/

Scientists identify the most extreme heatwaves ever recorded globally https://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2022/april/heatwaves-media-release.html

India heatwave: why the region should prepare for even more extreme heat in the near future https://theconversation.com/india-heatwave-why-the-region-should-prepare-for-even-more-extreme-heat-in-the-near-future-182452

Today in climate change (29 April 2022)

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Which countries could become the world’s hydrogen superpowers? https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/02/clean-hydrogen-energy-low-carbon-superpowers/

Now we know the flaws of carbon offsets, it’s time to get real about climate change https://theconversation.com/now-we-know-the-flaws-of-carbon-offsets-its-time-to-get-real-about-climate-change-181071

Young people are on front line of climate change, but they’re not accepting it as an inevitability https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-04-26/young-people-climate-change-what-does-future-hold/100950770

Urban heat toolkit released for council planners https://www.governmentnews.com.au/urban-heat-toolkit-released-for-council-planners/

Americans are fleeing climate change — here’s where they can go https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/21/climate-change-encourages-homeowners-to-reconsider-legacy-cities.html

Increasing Human-Driven Global Disasters Risk A ‘Spiral Of Self-Destruction’ https://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/increasing-human-driven-global-disasters-risk-spiral-self-destruction

Wildfire smoke accelerates glacier melt, affects mountain runoff: USask research https://news.usask.ca/articles/research/2022/wildfire-smoke-accelerates-glacier-melt,-affects-mountain-runoff-usask-research.php

Time’s up: why Australia has to quit stalling and wean itself off fossil fuels https://theconversation.com/times-up-why-australia-has-to-quit-stalling-and-wean-itself-off-fossil-fuels-180666

Sweltering Heat Blankets India https://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/sweltering-heat-blankets-india

Too many new coal-fired plants planned for 1.5C climate goal, report concludes https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/26/too-many-new-coal-fired-plants-planned-for-15c-climate-goal-report-concludes

Twitter bans ads that contradict science on climate change https://apnews.com/article/climate-technology-science-business-media-8ba71b6baf07c520ddb6fbfff101ad4a

This is why India’s heatwaves are getting hotterhttps://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/04/india-heatwaves-hotter-more-frequent

European State of the Climate 2021 report https://www.preventionweb.net/publication/european-state-climate-2021-summary

What Elon Musk Buying Twitter Could Mean for Climate Disinformation https://insideclimatenews.org/todaysclimate/what-elon-musk-buying-twitter-could-mean-for-climate-disinformation/

The top four transport issues to address at COP27 https://blogs.worldbank.org/transport/top-four-transport-issues-address-cop27

The most devastating hurricanes could double by 2050 in nearly all regions of world, scientists say https://amp-cnn-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2022/04/27/weather/intense-tropical-cyclones-could-double-climate/index.html

Climate adaptation is going to be a disaster https://thebulletin.org/2022/04/climate-adaptation-is-going-to-be-a-disaster/

India experiences its hottest March in 122 years https://qz.com/india/2156332/india-experiences-its-hottest-march-in-122-years/

New Climate Modeling Predicts Increasing Occurrences of Flash Flooding Across Most of the U.S. https://ou.edu/research-norman/news-events/2022/climate-modeling-predicts-increasing-flash-flooding

Increased infectious disease risk likely from climate change https://apnews.com/article/climate-science-health-environment-infectious-diseases-a354d82963fc2bd246e7be51d0033af9

NOAA and communities to map heat inequities in 14 U.S. cities and counties https://www.noaa.gov/news-release/noaa-and-communities-to-map-heat-inequities-in-14-us-cities-and-counties

Today in climate change (22 April 2022)

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Australian scientists in a bid to measure the impact of climate change on a glacier in East Antarctica https://www.antarctica.gov.au/news/2022/cold-chisel-antarctic-rocks-reveal-glacial-retreat/

Study shows a disastrous climate combination on the rise: wildfire followed by flood https://www.abc10.com/article/weather/study-shows-disastrous-climate-wildfire-floods/73-285b2222-cc56-4906-969a-0e34429f5257

Gas prices are soaring. What does it mean for climate? https://www.eenews.net/articles/gas-prices-are-soaring-what-does-it-mean-for-climate/

South Australia grid reaches record high of 136.6 pct renewables https://reneweconomy.com.au/south-australia-grid-reaches-record-high-of-136-6-pct-renewables/

Climate-induced fire regime amplification in Alberta, Canada https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac60d6

‘Climate laggards’: Australian isolationism puts us on par with Saudi Arabia https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/australian-climate-change-isolationism-sees-it-fall-behind-the-world-20220419-p5aect.html

South Africa’s floods a ‘teachable moment’ for climate adaptation https://news.trust.org/item/20220414173248-g51ik/

As climate change floods U.S. coast, islands fight for public money https://news.trust.org/item/20220412162756-a4pqw/

Why delayed action on climate change will be profoundly damaging for poverty reduction efforts around the world https://www.preventionweb.net/publication/acting-climate-and-poverty-if-we-fail-one-we-fail-other

Global seasonal forecasts of marine heatwaves https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04573-9

Australia’s coal export boom forecast to end abruptly amid big drop in demand from China https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/apr/21/australias-coal-export-boom-forecast-to-end-abruptly-amid-big-drop-in-demand-from-china

Heatwaves and snow: What’s really happening to the Antarctic climate? https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/04/18/poles-apart-what-does-antarctica-s-freak-heatwave-mean-for-the-climate

Melting land-based ice raises sea levels globally but can produce lowered levels locally https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/04/220421130951.htm

Climate Change Worsened Record–Breaking 2020 Hurricane Season https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-change-worsened-record-breaking-2020-hurricane-season/

Madagascar: The humanitarian impact of climate change https://www.hi-us.org/news-hi-madagascar-humanitarian-impact-climate-change

More Frequent El Niño Events Predicted by 2040 https://eos.org/articles/more-frequent-el-nino-events-predicted-by-2040

Planning for urban heat resilience https://www.preventionweb.net/publication/planning-urban-heat-resilience-0

Today in climate change (15 April 2022)

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IPCC report calls for rapid, deep, and immediate emissions reductions https://thebulletin.org/2022/04/ipcc-report-calls-for-rapid-deep-and-immediate-emissions-reductions/

How are local meteorologists connecting the weather to climate change? https://www.ctpublic.org/show/where-we-live/2022-04-07/how-are-local-meteorologists-connecting-the-weather-to-climate-change

As sea levels rise, can Chesapeake Bay’s Tangier Island survive? https://news.trust.org/item/20220407075218-c7k02/

UN: 18 nations have gone green on climate, raked in green https://apnews.com/article/climate-science-business-europe-united-kingdom-746ccffa3fd16dcb8b4b4e5cc6fd371c

Climate scientists are desperate: we’re crying, begging and getting arrested https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/apr/06/climate-scientists-are-desperate-were-crying-begging-and-getting-arrested

‘Flash Droughts’ Coming on Faster, Global Study Shows https://news.utexas.edu/2022/04/01/flash-droughts-coming-on-faster-global-study-shows/

One issue matters more to top economists than any other this election: climate change https://theconversation.com/one-issue-matters-more-to-top-economists-than-any-other-this-election-climate-change-180948

Four solutions to mitigate climate change, from the IPCC https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/Penn-experts-four-solutions-mitigate-climate-change-IPCC-report

Majorities in US back climate change proposals: Gallup https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/3263848-majorities-in-us-back-climate-change-proposals-gallup/

Southern Africa storms fuelled by climate change – study https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-61067254

As climate change intensifies extreme weather, local newspapers see a bright future in meteorology https://www.niemanlab.org/2022/04/as-climate-change-intensifies-extreme-weather-events-local-newspapers-see-a-bright-future-in-meteorology/

Don’t let climate change take all the blame https://knowablemagazine.org/article/food-environment/2022/dont-let-climate-change-take-all-blame

Delhi under severe heatwave conditions after hottest March on record, India https://watchers.news/2022/04/09/delhi-under-severe-heatwave-conditions-after-hottest-march-on-record-india/

Next PM urged to prioritise climate action https://thewest.com.au/politics/election/next-pm-urged-to-prioritise-climate-action-c-6420628

Individual Actions Can Reduce Emissions Up to 70%, Says IPCC Report https://www.treehugger.com/individual-actions-reduce-emissions-by-70-percent-5225478

Net-zero commitments could limit warming to below 2 °C https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00874-1

Early closure of Australia’s largest coal-fired plant could create electricity shortages without grid upgrades https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/apr/14/early-closure-of-australias-largest-coal-fired-plant-could-create-electricity-shortages-without-grid-upgrades

Today in climate change (1 April 2022)

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Shifts in El Niño May Be Driving Climates Extremes in Both Hemispheres https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23032022/el-nino-hemispheres/

The Guardian view on record-breaking Arctic temperatures: do look up https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/mar/25/the-guardian-view-on-record-breaking-arctic-temperatures-do-look-up

The concrete breakwaters designed to protect people from the consequences of global warming also contribute to it https://www.fastcompany.com/90733862/inside-the-complicated-paradox-of-building-concrete-sea-walls

The floods and the advent of the climate emergency https://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2022/april/1648731600/jo-lle-gergis/past-warning-stage-climate#mtr

Queensland’s proposed coal mines would double emissions, report suggests https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/queensland-s-proposed-coal-mines-would-double-emissions-report-suggests-20220325-p5a7x3.html

How Freaked Out Should We Be About That Antarctica Ice-Shelf Collapse? https://www.thedailybeast.com/east-antarcticas-conger-ice-shelf-collapsed-should-we-freak-out

Severity and sweep of Prairie droughts could spiral as climate changes https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/severity-and-sweep-of-prairie-droughts-could-spiral-as-climate-changes-1.6391982

Storm surges, rising sea levels and beach erosion could threaten $25 billion worth of Australian residential properties over the next 30 years https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-28/climate-change-risks-billions-of-dollars-of-coastal-property/100943830

Coastal home buyers are ignoring rising flood risks, despite clear warnings and rising insurance premiums https://theconversation.com/coastal-home-buyers-are-ignoring-rising-flood-risks-despite-clear-warnings-and-rising-insurance-premiums-179603

Atmospheric blocking and weather extremes over the Euro-Atlantic sector – a review https://wcd.copernicus.org/articles/3/305/2022/

U.S. Businesses May Be Required to Report Emissions, Climate Risk https://eos.org/articles/u-s-businesses-may-be-required-to-report-emissions-climate-risk

Indigenous peoples across the globe are uniquely equipped to deal with the climate crisis – so why are we being left out of these conversations? https://theconversation.com/indigenous-peoples-across-the-globe-are-uniquely-equipped-to-deal-with-the-climate-crisis-so-why-are-we-being-left-out-of-these-conversations-171724

On verge of record drought, East Africa grapples with new climate normal https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/story/verge-record-drought-east-africa-grapples-new-climate-normal

Wind and solar generated 10% of global electricity for the first time in 2021, a new analysis shows https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60917445

Trends in Europe storm surge extremes match the rate of sea-level rise https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04426-5

New, faster method to measure global warming shows no acceleration or slowdown https://phys.org/news/2022-03-faster-method-global-slowdown.html

Rising Sea Levels, Storm Surges and Heavy Rainfall: Outlining the Impacts of Climate Change on Flood Risk in Denmark https://www.ambientalrisk.com/the-impacts-of-climate-change-in-denmark/

Tasmania’s forests are burning more as climate change dries them out. Our old tools can’t fight these new fires https://theconversation.com/tasmanias-forests-are-burning-more-as-climate-change-dries-them-out-our-old-tools-cant-fight-these-new-fires-179833

Meltwater drainage, break-away icebergs linked at shrinking Helheim Glacier https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/03/220331121246.htm

Today in climate change (25 March 2022)

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Heatwaves at both of Earth’s poles alarm climate scientists https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/20/heatwaves-at-both-of-earth-poles-alarm-climate-scientists

Climate Change Is Disrupting the Global Supply Chain Too https://www.wired.com/story/climate-change-is-disrupting-the-global-supply-chain-too/

Climate change: Wildfire smoke linked to Arctic melting https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60782084

Cut Climate Tech Invention-to-Innovation Time https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cut-climate-tech-invention-to-innovation-time-gianni-giacomelli/

Faced with rising seas, this Florida city is building a resilience fund https://floodcoalition.org/2022/03/faced-with-rising-seas-this-florida-city-is-building-a-resilience-fund/

Climate Resilience for Whom? The Importance of Locally-Led Development in the Northern Triangle https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2022/03/climate-resilience-whom-importance-locally-led-development-northern-triangle/

The world needs a new water agenda https://news.trust.org/item/20220321114401-ui73l/

Within the next five years, everyone on Earth should be protected by early warning systems against increasingly extreme weather and climate change https://www.preventionweb.net/news/early-warning-systems-must-protect-everyone-within-five-years

Heatwaves in the Asia-Pacific https://www.preventionweb.net/publication/heatwaves-addressing-sweltering-risk-asia-pacific

The Effects of Climate Change https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/

Climate Change Will Make Supply Chain Woes Worse https://hakaimagazine.com/news/climate-change-will-make-supply-chain-woes-worse/

Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley https://theconversation.com/tornadoes-climate-change-and-why-dixie-is-the-new-tornado-alley-178863

Today in climate change (18 March 2022)

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Sun Cable’s giant Northern Territory solar project gets $210m funding boost https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/mar/14/sun-cables-giant-northern-territory-solar-project-gets-210m-funding-boost

UK not prepared for climate impacts, warns IPCC expert https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/04/uk-not-prepared-climate-impacts-ipcc-intergovernmental

What does the latest climate science mean for anticipatory action? https://www.anticipation-hub.org/news/what-does-the-latest-climate-science-mean-for-anticipatory-action

Estimating Heat Wave Frequency and Strength: A Chicago Case Study https://eos.org/research-spotlights/estimating-heat-wave-frequency-and-strength-a-chicago-case-study

February 2022: Earth’s 7th-warmest February on record https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/03/february-2022-earths-7th-warmest-february-on-record/

Increasing spatiotemporal proximity of heat and precipitation extremes in a warming world quantified by a large model ensemble https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac5712

IPCC report: how politics – not climate change – is responsible for disasters and conflict https://theconversation.com/ipcc-report-how-politics-not-climate-change-is-responsible-for-disasters-and-conflict-178071

Children’s climate change case overturned on appeal as Federal Court dismisses government’s ‘duty of care’ https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-15/federal-court-judgement-on-climate-change-government-doc/100909214

Why Is the World Ignoring the Latest U.N. Climate Report? https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/03/un-climate-report.html

Fast-melting alpine permafrost may contribute to rising global temperatures https://phys.org/news/2022-03-fast-melting-alpine-permafrost-contribute-global.html

Precipitation trends determine how often droughts and heat waves will occur together https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=36336&webc_pm=07/2022

As sea levels rise, coastal megacities will need more than flood barriers https://theconversation.com/as-sea-levels-rise-coastal-megacities-will-need-more-than-flood-barriers-176935

Using Thoreau’s Notebooks to Understand Climate Change https://daily.jstor.org/using-thoreaus-notebooks-to-understand-climate-change/

Black Summer bushfire smoke altered ozone-depleting chemicals in atmosphere, study finds https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-03-18/smoke-black-summer-bushfires-ozone-layer-altered/100908234

Germany aims to get 100% of energy from renewable sources by 2035 https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/germany-aims-get-100-energy-renewable-sources-by-2035-2022-02-28/

To really address climate change, Australia could make 27 times as much electricity and make it renewable https://theconversation.com/to-really-address-climate-change-australia-could-make-27-times-as-much-electricity-and-make-it-renewable-179311

When will eastern Australia’s wet weather end and will we get a La Niña ‘three-peat’? https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/mar/18/when-will-eastern-australias-wet-weather-end-and-will-we-get-a-la-nina-three-peat

U.S. Fires Four Times Larger, Three Times More Frequent Since 2000 https://cires.colorado.edu/news/us-fires-four-times-larger-three-times-more-frequent-2000

Today in climate change (11 March 2022)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Worse weather and more floods: The IPCC report contains warnings Australia should heed https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-06/climate-change-to-intensify-weather-in-australia-ipcc-report-say/100882692

How climate data scarcity costs lives https://www.thenewhumanitarian.org/news-feature/2022/03/01/how-climate-data-scarcity-costs-lives

Tasmania’s dry summer in review, as BOM eyes autumn with waning La Niña https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-07/bom-tasmania-summer-review-autumn-preview/100885004

Lismore embodies the problem now facing Australia from climate change https://thenewdaily.com.au/opinion/2022/03/07/alan-kohler-lismore-climate-change/

Ten climate-resilient homes https://dezeen.com/2022/03/07/climate-resilient-homes-roundups/

How climate change is already hitting Europe and how we need to adapt https://thebristolcable.org/2022/03/leading-scientist-how-climate-change-is-already-hitting-europe-and-how-we-need-to-adapt/

The importance of hydrology in routing terrestrial carbon to the atmosphere via global streams and rivers https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2106322119

Causes and Consequences of Epic Western US Drought https://blog.ucsusa.org/pablo-ortiz/causes-and-consequences-of-epic-western-us-drought/

“Delay Means Death,” UN Chief Warns About Climate Change https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/delay-means-death-un-chief-warns-about-climate-change

A new study challenges a commonly accepted explanation that a “sudden stratospheric warming” caused the unusually cold weather over the U.S. early last year https://news.ucar.edu/132831/new-study-questions-explanation-last-winters-brutal-us-cold-snap

The UK’s Heat and Buildings Strategy https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/independent-assessment-the-uks-heat-and-buildings-strategy/

New Climate Council report ‘A Supercharged Climate: Rain bombs, flash flooding and destruction’ https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/more-rain-three-days-entire-year-london-new-report-shows-disaster-off-charts/

Projected Impact of Mid-21st Century Climate Change on Wildfire Hazard in a Major Urban Watershed outside Portland, Oregon USA https://www.mdpi.com/2571-6255/3/4/70

So, we are “learning to live with COVID” — can we learn to live with climate change? https://www.abc.net.au/religion/should-we-learn-to-live-with-climate-change/13789412

The floods have killed at least 21 Australians. Adapting to a harsher climate is now a life-or-death matter https://theconversation.com/the-floods-have-killed-at-least-21-australians-adapting-to-a-harsher-climate-is-now-a-life-or-death-matter-178761

Our climate crisis https://www.sciencenews.org/century/climate-change-carbon-dioxide-greenhouse-gas-emissions-global-warming

Human actions accelerate climate-driven floods and droughts https://uwaterloo.ca/news/media/human-actions-accelerate-climate-driven-floods-and-droughts