Today in climate change (14 January 2022)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Plan Mitigates Climate Change, City’s Environmental Racism https://www.govtech.com/em/preparedness/plan-mitigates-climate-change-citys-environmental-racism

COP26 energized the global effort to halt global warming. Research is now crucial to monitoring progress and creating solutions https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03817-4

The Uncertain Future of Antarctica’s Melting Icehttps://eos.org/features/the-uncertain-future-of-antarcticas-melting-ice

Climate crisis: last seven years the hottest on record, 2021 data shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jan/10/climate-crisis-last-seven-years-the-hottest-on-record-2021-data-shows

Amsterdam’s floating suburb offers solutions to rising waters https://www.preventionweb.net/news/amsterdams-floating-suburb-offers-solutions-rising-waters

Climate change destroying homes across the Arctic https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-59915697

Sedimentation strategies provide effective but limited mitigation of relative sea-level rise in the Mekong deltahttps://www.nature.com/articles/s43247-021-00331-3

The top 10 global weather and climate change events of 2021 https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/01/the-top-10-global-weather-and-climate-change-events-of-2021/

Carbon offset credits set to soar on net zero ambitions https://www.afr.com/policy/energy-and-climate/carbon-offset-credits-set-to-soar-on-net-zero-ambitions-20220110-p59n7n

Hurricanes, cold waves, tornadoes: Weather disasters in USA dominate natural disaster losses in 2021 https://www.munichre.com/en/company/media-relations/media-information-and-corporate-news/media-information/2022/natural-disaster-losses-2021.html

Global long-term mapping of surface temperature shows intensified intra-city urban heat island extremes https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095937802100220X

How coastal cities can build climate resilience as the clock ticks https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/how-coastal-cities-can-build-climate-resilience-clock-ticks

Meet the scientist moms fighting climate change for their children https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2022/0111/Meet-the-scientist-moms-fighting-climate-change-for-their-children

‘Extraordinarily warm’: winter is fastest-heating season in most of US https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jan/12/warmer-winters-climate-crisis-us

Contiguous U.S. ranked fourth warmest during 2021; 20 billion-dollar disasters identified https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-202112

Global Warming’s Six Americas, September 2021 https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/global-warmings-six-americas-september-2021/

‘Rapid stop’ to CO2 emissions needed to limit global warming to 1.5C, says Met Office https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/carbon-global-warming-met-office-b1991060.html

Impacts of super typhoons and climate change https://www.preventionweb.net/news/impacts-super-typhoons-and-climate-change

Permafrost carbon emissions in a changing Arctichttps://www.nature.com/articles/s43017-021-00230-3

Australia matches its hottest day on record as Western Australia town goes above 50C https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jan/13/hottest-day-on-record-in-parts-of-western-australia-as-temperature-reaches-50c

2021 was 45th year in a row with a warmer-than-normal global temperature https://edition.cnn.com/2022/01/13/world/45-years-in-a-row-above-average-global-temperature-climate/index.html

2021 officially New Zealand’s hottest year on record, Niwa says https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/300493525/2021-officially-new-zealands-hottest-year-on-record-niwa-says

Heat-health advisories to farmers in rural Jalna district, Maharastra state, India https://www.preventionweb.net/news/heat-health-advisories-rural-india-learning-during-pandemic-era

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NeilDufty

I am a Principal at Molino Stewart Pty Ltd, an Australian-based environment and natural hazards company - see https://molinostewart.com.au/. I specialise in the community aspects of disaster risk reduction and emergency management. Samples of my research and projects can be accessed at https://works.bepress.com/neil_dufty/ Check out my latest book 'Disaster Education, Communication and Engagement' at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1119569796/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i6 I am also a published fiction writer specialising in short stories and poems - see https://neilduftyfiction.com/

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