Today in climate change (18 March 2022)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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

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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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