Today in climate change (24 March 2023)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

What is the IPCC AR6 synthesis report and why does it matter?

Solar and wind dominate India’s capacity additions in 2022

NSW swelters in record heat as firefighters battle blazes

We’re sailing towards catastrophe, but we can still turn this ship around

Tonga Eruption May Temporarily Push Earth Closer to 1.5°C of Warming

Chinese coal boom a ‘direct threat’ to 1.5C goal, analysts warn

Cyclone Freddy was the most energetic storm on record. Is it a harbinger of things to come?

What Australia could do with $368 billion on the very real climate threat

Samoa PM urges world to save Pacific people from climate crisis obliteration

AR6 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2023

Scientists deliver ‘final warning’ on climate crisis: act now or it’s too late

NASA Uses 30-Year Satellite Record to Track and Project Rising Seas

What ocean for tomorrow? Marine ecosystems in a changing climate – Insights from the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

Leaders urged to act on Western Sydney ‘urban heat island’ crisis

Australia’s 116 new coal, oil and gas projects equate to 215 new coal power stations

UN says Australia must quit coal by 2030, reach net zero by 2040, no new coal or gas

Ice-sheet collapse and sea-level rise at the Bølling warming 14,600 years ago

Changing intensity of hydroclimatic extreme events revealed by GRACE and GRACE-FO

IPCC: ‘Severe consequences’ of further warming in disaster-hit Himalayas


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