Today in climate change (23 December 2023)

Please find below a list of links to recent climate change news…

Sydney hits 2.5 metres of annual rain amid record wet year https://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/sydney-hits-25-metres-of-annual-rain-amid-record-wet-year/992866

Increasingly Sophisticated Climate Models Need the Out-Of-Sample Tests Paleoclimates Provide https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2022MS003389

Hot Cities, Chilled Economies https://onebillionresilient.org/hot-cities-chilled-economies-bangkok/

Antarctic Ice-Sheet Meltwater Reduces Transient Warming and Climate Sensitivity Through the Sea-Surface Temperature Pattern Effect https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2022GL101249

Laser scanning reveals potential underestimation of biomass carbon in temperate forest https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2688-8319.12197

Year in Review: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in the Energy Transition https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/year-in-review%3A-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-in-the-energy-transition

Managing water in the Murray-Darling basin in the face of climate change https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-12-20/how-to-manage-water-as-climate-extremes-deepen/101769978

The implications of climate change for emergency planning https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212420922006446

A global dataset of daily maximum and minimum near-surface air temperature at 1 km resolution over land (2003–2020) https://essd.copernicus.org/articles/14/5637/2022/

When Climate Adaptation Backfires https://discovermagazine.com/environment/when-climate-adaptation-backfires

Miami-Dade County launches first-ever Extreme Heat Action Plan https://www.cbsnews.com/miami/news/miami-dade-county-launches-first-ever-extreme-heat-action-plan/

South Australia’s remarkable 100 per cent renewables run extends to over 10 days https://reneweconomy.com.au/south-australias-remarkable-100-per-cent-renewables-run-extends-to-over-10-days/

Incorporating non-stationarity from climate change into rainfall frequency and intensity-duration-frequency (IDF) curves https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022169422013270

Rooftop solar is eating coal and gas markets in every mainland state https://reneweconomy.com.au/rooftop-solar-is-eating-coal-and-gas-markets-in-every-mainland-state/

Argentina’s record-breaking 2022 heatwave made ‘60 times more likely’ by climate change https://www.carbonbrief.org/argentinas-record-breaking-2022-heatwave-made-60-times-more-likely-by-climate-change/

EU’s 2021 greenhouse emissions fell 22% from 2008 peak https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/eus-2021-greenhouse-emissions-fell-22-2008-peak-2022-12-21/

COP27 Resilience Hub Synthesis Report https://cop-resilience-hub.org/cop27-synthesis-report/

Ten countries making progress in climate change in 2022 https://undp-climate.exposure.co/10-countries-making-progress-on-climate-action-in-2022

NSW to turbocharge transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions https://www.smh.com.au/politics/nsw/nsw-to-turbocharge-transition-to-net-zero-greenhouse-gas-emissions-20221222-p5c89b.html

What on Earth is a polar vortex? And what’s global warming got to do with it? https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/12/what-on-earth-is-a-polar-vortex-and-whats-global-warming-got-to-do-with-it/

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I am a Principal at Water Technology Pty Ltd, an Australian-based coastal, environment and natural hazards company - see https://www.watertech.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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