Today in climate change (21 April 2023)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Is sea-level rise exaggerated?

Disaster risk is magnified by climate change; it can increase the hazard while at the same time decreasing the resilience of households and communities

El Nino watch has been issued by NOAA

How is climate change affecting wildfires? Expert discusses link, concerns

Drastic climate action is the best course for economic growth, new study finds

Antarctica’s heart of ice has skipped a beat. Time to take our medicine

Wave Climate Variability and Trends in Tuvalu Based on a 44-Year High-Resolution Wave Hindcast

The next El Niño: when is it coming and how strong might this one be for Australia?

Human-induced weakening of the Northern Hemisphere tropical circulation

Florida lawmakers set aside $2.5M to buy out homes on St. Johns County beach with severe erosion

AGL juggles closure times as NSW waves goodbye to Australia’s oldest coal plant

Ocean conditions in uncharted territory as water temperatures reach record high

New Research Sparks Concerns That Ocean Circulation Will Collapse

Sprawling heat wave envelops large swath of Asia

More Heat Waves and fewer Cold Waves are the new normal in India

Faster than forecast, climate impacts trigger tipping points in the Earth system

Accelerating melt of ice sheets now ‘unmistakable’

‘Frightening’: record-busting heat and drought hit Europe in 2022

European State of the Climate 2022

Fear and Wonder podcast: how climate change is affecting rainfall, droughts and floods

Killer heatwaves endanger India’s development


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I am a Principal at Water Technology Pty Ltd, an Australian-based coastal, environment and natural hazards company - see I specialise in the community aspects of disaster risk reduction and emergency management. Samples of my research and projects can be accessed at Check out my latest book 'Disaster Education, Communication and Engagement' at I am also a published fiction writer specialising in short stories and poems - see

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