Today in climate change (15 April 2022)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

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

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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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