Today in climate change (17 February 2023)

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

Natural disasters, boosted by climate change, displaced millions of people in U.S. in 2022

Myth-buster: Why two degrees of global warming is worse than it sounds

‘It’s inequality that kills’: Naomi Klein on the future of climate justice

New Zealand minister decries climate crisis ‘lost decades’ in wake of Cyclone Gabrielle

Wind and solar help South Australia escape tyranny of soaring gas prices

Rising seas threaten ‘mass exodus on a biblical scale’, UN chief warns

Vulnerability and loss and damage following the COP27 of the UN framework convention on climate change

Climate ‘teleconnections’ may link droughts and fires across continents

Temps to approach 50C in Australia this weekend

Reversals in Temperature-Precipitation Correlations in the Northern Hemisphere Extratropics During the Holocene

Join the Cool Coalition: Cities are warming twice as fast as the global average

New modelling shows future impacts of rising sea levels

Climate Change in the American Mind: Beliefs & Attitudes, December 2022

Are disaster seasons real? It’s time to reframe our thinking

Modeling the Greenland Ice Sheet’s Committed Contribution to Sea Level During the 21st Century


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