Today in climate change (26 May 2023)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Is there warming in the pipeline? A multi-model analysis of the Zero Emissions Commitment from CO2

Transport produces a large and rising share of Australia’s harmful carbon pollution (19 percent)

The nine hours in which Spain made the 100% renewable dream a reality

Redefining “Glacial Pace”

In Years After El Niño, Global Economy Loses Trillions

Global Ocean Heat and Salt Content: Seasonal, Yearly, and Pentadal Fields

A multimodel analysis of post-Glasgow climate targets and feasibility challenges

Can coal-hungry Botswana ramp up solar to meet renewables target?

Study finds 2 billion people will struggle to survive in a warming world – and these parts of Australia are most vulnerable

Quantifying the human cost of global warming

Transport Minister Michael Wood: ‘Real possibility’ some NZ roads will be abandoned

What Bangladesh can teach the world about climate disaster preparation

More nations plan for ‘health disasters’ fuelled by climate change

Global heating will push billions outside ‘human climate niche’

Nearly 150,000 Indians have died in the past 51 years because of extreme weather: WMO

Minimizing the risk of rising sea levels

Were Italy’s floods caused by climate change? Experts analyse what happened as 36,000 left homeless

World Meteorological Congress approves Global Greenhouse Gas Watch

Adapting to the impacts of extreme heat in Bangladesh’s labour force

‘Gobsmacking’: Antarctic sea ice shrinks

World organisations, world events and world objects: how science, politics, and the mass media co-produce climate futures

The CoralHydro2k database: a global, actively curated compilation of coral δ18O and Sr ∕ Ca proxy records of tropical ocean hydrology and temperature for the Common Era

How Blackouts during Heat Waves Amplify Mortality and Morbidity Risk

Accelerating Climate Action Will Help Honduras Achieve Inclusive and Resilient Growth

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would save billions from dangerously hot climate

Strategic city planning can help reduce urban heat island effect

Recent reduced abyssal overturning and ventilation in the Australian Antarctic Basin

Origin, importance, and predictive limits of internal climate variability

Forcing and impact of the Northern Hemisphere continental snow cover in 1979–2014

Sweltering heat wave hits Sri Lanka; climate change will likely bring more

Burning Hot: 50 Years of Fire Weather Across the United States


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