Today in climate change (25 February 2022)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

The night brakes on fires are failing https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00352-8

Magpies face bleak future as heat rises with climate change https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-20/magpies-face-bleak-future-from-rising-climate-change-heat/100843148

Western Sydney will swelter through 46 days per year over 35°C by 2090, unless emissions drop significantly https://theconversation.com/western-sydney-will-swelter-through-46-days-per-year-over-35-c-by-2090-unless-emissions-drop-significantly-177056

Heatwaves and public housing in Melbourne https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-17/air-con-rooms-shut-in-victorian-public-housing/100833014

How Australia’s geology gave us an abundance of coal – and a wealth of greentech minerals to switch to https://theconversation.com/how-australias-geology-gave-us-an-abundance-of-coal-and-a-wealth-of-greentech-minerals-to-switch-to-173988

Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption https://global.oup.com/academic/product/building-a-resilient-tomorrow-9780197626610

How does Antarctic sea ice differ from Arctic sea ice? https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/icelights/2014/01/why-there-so-much-antarctic-sea-ice

Brazilian Town is Losing at Least 5 Meters of Coast Per Year https://worldwarzero.com/magazine/2022/02/brazilian-town-is-losing-at-least-5-meters-of-coast-per-year/

In worst case climate, rain and storm surge combine often for extreme flooding https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/worst-case-climate-rain-storm-surge-combine-often-extreme-flooding-rcna14656

Rising Seas Could Raise Insurance Rates of Those Living Near Water https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/climate-in-crisis/rising-seas-could-raise-insurance-rates-of-those-living-near-water/2816932/

How will climate change impact different regions in America? https://inhabitat.com/how-will-climate-change-impact-different-regions-in-america/

Storm Eunice: UK set for more ‘red’ Met Office weather warnings as a result of climate change https://inews.co.uk/news/science/storm-eustice-uk-more-red-met-office-weather-warnings-climate-change-1469846

Minnesota winters will warm 11 degrees by 2100, study says https://www.axios.com/local/twin-cities/2022/02/18/minnesota-winters-study-global-warming

Timing of emergence of modern rates of sea-level rise by 1863 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-28564-6

Cold blob in Atlantic may be slowing ice loss from Iceland’s glaciers https://www.newscientist.com/article/2308086-cold-blob-in-atlantic-may-be-slowing-ice-loss-from-icelands-glaciers/

How public opinion can help shape climate policies https://www.popsci.com/environment/climate-change-public-opinion/

Coal, oil and gas projects emitting greenhouse gases above estimates given at environmental approval, new study finds https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-24/fossil-fuel-emissions-worse-than-estimates-when-approved/100855338

Antarctic sea ice falls to lowest level since measurements began in 1979 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/feb/23/antarctic-sea-ice-falls-to-lowest-level-since-measurements-began-in-1979

Climate change is intensifying Earth’s water cycle at twice the predicted rate, research shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/24/climate-change-is-intensifying-earths-water-cycle-at-twice-the-predicted-rate-research-shows

Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/23/climate-crisis-driving-increase-in-wildfires-across-globe-says-report-aoe

Future of the human climate niche https://www.pnas.org/content/117/21/11350

Climate change is warping our fresh water cycle – and much faster than we thought https://theconversation.com/climate-change-is-warping-our-fresh-water-cycle-and-much-faster-than-we-thought-177453

NASA develops technology to dissect the lower atmosphere https://phys.org/news/2022-02-nasa-technology-atmosphere.html

Swiss rivers on track to overheat by the end of the century https://phys.org/news/2022-02-swiss-rivers-track-overheat-century.html

NASA is helping fly drones in the Arctic. Here’s what that means for sea ice and sea level change https://phys.org/news/2022-02-nasa-drones-arctic-sea-ice.html

The first step to preparing for surging climate migration? Defining it https://www.npr.org/2022/02/23/1082370619/migration-climate-change-disaster

Melting glaciers, fast-disappearing gauge of climate change https://phys.org/news/2022-02-glaciers-fast-disappering-gauge-climate.html

Cities are abandoning homes that will be destroyed by climate change https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/grand-forks-demolishing-homes-1.6362428

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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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