Today in climate change (1 April 2022)

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Shifts in El Niño May Be Driving Climates Extremes in Both Hemispheres https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23032022/el-nino-hemispheres/

The Guardian view on record-breaking Arctic temperatures: do look up https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/mar/25/the-guardian-view-on-record-breaking-arctic-temperatures-do-look-up

The concrete breakwaters designed to protect people from the consequences of global warming also contribute to it https://www.fastcompany.com/90733862/inside-the-complicated-paradox-of-building-concrete-sea-walls

The floods and the advent of the climate emergency https://www.themonthly.com.au/issue/2022/april/1648731600/jo-lle-gergis/past-warning-stage-climate#mtr

Queensland’s proposed coal mines would double emissions, report suggests https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/queensland-s-proposed-coal-mines-would-double-emissions-report-suggests-20220325-p5a7x3.html

How Freaked Out Should We Be About That Antarctica Ice-Shelf Collapse? https://www.thedailybeast.com/east-antarcticas-conger-ice-shelf-collapsed-should-we-freak-out

Severity and sweep of Prairie droughts could spiral as climate changes https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/severity-and-sweep-of-prairie-droughts-could-spiral-as-climate-changes-1.6391982

Storm surges, rising sea levels and beach erosion could threaten $25 billion worth of Australian residential properties over the next 30 years https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-28/climate-change-risks-billions-of-dollars-of-coastal-property/100943830

Coastal home buyers are ignoring rising flood risks, despite clear warnings and rising insurance premiums https://theconversation.com/coastal-home-buyers-are-ignoring-rising-flood-risks-despite-clear-warnings-and-rising-insurance-premiums-179603

Atmospheric blocking and weather extremes over the Euro-Atlantic sector – a review https://wcd.copernicus.org/articles/3/305/2022/

U.S. Businesses May Be Required to Report Emissions, Climate Risk https://eos.org/articles/u-s-businesses-may-be-required-to-report-emissions-climate-risk

Indigenous peoples across the globe are uniquely equipped to deal with the climate crisis – so why are we being left out of these conversations? https://theconversation.com/indigenous-peoples-across-the-globe-are-uniquely-equipped-to-deal-with-the-climate-crisis-so-why-are-we-being-left-out-of-these-conversations-171724

On verge of record drought, East Africa grapples with new climate normal https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/story/verge-record-drought-east-africa-grapples-new-climate-normal

Wind and solar generated 10% of global electricity for the first time in 2021, a new analysis shows https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60917445

Trends in Europe storm surge extremes match the rate of sea-level rise https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04426-5

New, faster method to measure global warming shows no acceleration or slowdown https://phys.org/news/2022-03-faster-method-global-slowdown.html

Rising Sea Levels, Storm Surges and Heavy Rainfall: Outlining the Impacts of Climate Change on Flood Risk in Denmark https://www.ambientalrisk.com/the-impacts-of-climate-change-in-denmark/

Tasmania’s forests are burning more as climate change dries them out. Our old tools can’t fight these new fires https://theconversation.com/tasmanias-forests-are-burning-more-as-climate-change-dries-them-out-our-old-tools-cant-fight-these-new-fires-179833

Meltwater drainage, break-away icebergs linked at shrinking Helheim Glacier https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/03/220331121246.htm

Today in climate change (25 March 2022)

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Heatwaves at both of Earth’s poles alarm climate scientists https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/20/heatwaves-at-both-of-earth-poles-alarm-climate-scientists

Climate Change Is Disrupting the Global Supply Chain Too https://www.wired.com/story/climate-change-is-disrupting-the-global-supply-chain-too/

Climate change: Wildfire smoke linked to Arctic melting https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60782084

Cut Climate Tech Invention-to-Innovation Time https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cut-climate-tech-invention-to-innovation-time-gianni-giacomelli/

Faced with rising seas, this Florida city is building a resilience fund https://floodcoalition.org/2022/03/faced-with-rising-seas-this-florida-city-is-building-a-resilience-fund/

Climate Resilience for Whom? The Importance of Locally-Led Development in the Northern Triangle https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2022/03/climate-resilience-whom-importance-locally-led-development-northern-triangle/

The world needs a new water agenda https://news.trust.org/item/20220321114401-ui73l/

Within the next five years, everyone on Earth should be protected by early warning systems against increasingly extreme weather and climate change https://www.preventionweb.net/news/early-warning-systems-must-protect-everyone-within-five-years

Heatwaves in the Asia-Pacific https://www.preventionweb.net/publication/heatwaves-addressing-sweltering-risk-asia-pacific

The Effects of Climate Change https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/

Climate Change Will Make Supply Chain Woes Worse https://hakaimagazine.com/news/climate-change-will-make-supply-chain-woes-worse/

Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley https://theconversation.com/tornadoes-climate-change-and-why-dixie-is-the-new-tornado-alley-178863

Today in climate change (18 March 2022)

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Sun Cable’s giant Northern Territory solar project gets $210m funding boost https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/mar/14/sun-cables-giant-northern-territory-solar-project-gets-210m-funding-boost

UK not prepared for climate impacts, warns IPCC expert https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/04/uk-not-prepared-climate-impacts-ipcc-intergovernmental

What does the latest climate science mean for anticipatory action? https://www.anticipation-hub.org/news/what-does-the-latest-climate-science-mean-for-anticipatory-action

Estimating Heat Wave Frequency and Strength: A Chicago Case Study https://eos.org/research-spotlights/estimating-heat-wave-frequency-and-strength-a-chicago-case-study

February 2022: Earth’s 7th-warmest February on record https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/03/february-2022-earths-7th-warmest-february-on-record/

Increasing spatiotemporal proximity of heat and precipitation extremes in a warming world quantified by a large model ensemble https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac5712

IPCC report: how politics – not climate change – is responsible for disasters and conflict https://theconversation.com/ipcc-report-how-politics-not-climate-change-is-responsible-for-disasters-and-conflict-178071

Children’s climate change case overturned on appeal as Federal Court dismisses government’s ‘duty of care’ https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-15/federal-court-judgement-on-climate-change-government-doc/100909214

Why Is the World Ignoring the Latest U.N. Climate Report? https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/03/un-climate-report.html

Fast-melting alpine permafrost may contribute to rising global temperatures https://phys.org/news/2022-03-fast-melting-alpine-permafrost-contribute-global.html

Precipitation trends determine how often droughts and heat waves will occur together https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=36336&webc_pm=07/2022

As sea levels rise, coastal megacities will need more than flood barriers https://theconversation.com/as-sea-levels-rise-coastal-megacities-will-need-more-than-flood-barriers-176935

Using Thoreau’s Notebooks to Understand Climate Change https://daily.jstor.org/using-thoreaus-notebooks-to-understand-climate-change/

Black Summer bushfire smoke altered ozone-depleting chemicals in atmosphere, study finds https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-03-18/smoke-black-summer-bushfires-ozone-layer-altered/100908234

Germany aims to get 100% of energy from renewable sources by 2035 https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/germany-aims-get-100-energy-renewable-sources-by-2035-2022-02-28/

To really address climate change, Australia could make 27 times as much electricity and make it renewable https://theconversation.com/to-really-address-climate-change-australia-could-make-27-times-as-much-electricity-and-make-it-renewable-179311

When will eastern Australia’s wet weather end and will we get a La Niña ‘three-peat’? https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/mar/18/when-will-eastern-australias-wet-weather-end-and-will-we-get-a-la-nina-three-peat

U.S. Fires Four Times Larger, Three Times More Frequent Since 2000 https://cires.colorado.edu/news/us-fires-four-times-larger-three-times-more-frequent-2000

Today in climate change (11 March 2022)

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Worse weather and more floods: The IPCC report contains warnings Australia should heed https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-06/climate-change-to-intensify-weather-in-australia-ipcc-report-say/100882692

How climate data scarcity costs lives https://www.thenewhumanitarian.org/news-feature/2022/03/01/how-climate-data-scarcity-costs-lives

Tasmania’s dry summer in review, as BOM eyes autumn with waning La Niña https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-07/bom-tasmania-summer-review-autumn-preview/100885004

Lismore embodies the problem now facing Australia from climate change https://thenewdaily.com.au/opinion/2022/03/07/alan-kohler-lismore-climate-change/

Ten climate-resilient homes https://dezeen.com/2022/03/07/climate-resilient-homes-roundups/

How climate change is already hitting Europe and how we need to adapt https://thebristolcable.org/2022/03/leading-scientist-how-climate-change-is-already-hitting-europe-and-how-we-need-to-adapt/

The importance of hydrology in routing terrestrial carbon to the atmosphere via global streams and rivers https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2106322119

Causes and Consequences of Epic Western US Drought https://blog.ucsusa.org/pablo-ortiz/causes-and-consequences-of-epic-western-us-drought/

“Delay Means Death,” UN Chief Warns About Climate Change https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/delay-means-death-un-chief-warns-about-climate-change

A new study challenges a commonly accepted explanation that a “sudden stratospheric warming” caused the unusually cold weather over the U.S. early last year https://news.ucar.edu/132831/new-study-questions-explanation-last-winters-brutal-us-cold-snap

The UK’s Heat and Buildings Strategy https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/independent-assessment-the-uks-heat-and-buildings-strategy/

New Climate Council report ‘A Supercharged Climate: Rain bombs, flash flooding and destruction’ https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/more-rain-three-days-entire-year-london-new-report-shows-disaster-off-charts/

Projected Impact of Mid-21st Century Climate Change on Wildfire Hazard in a Major Urban Watershed outside Portland, Oregon USA https://www.mdpi.com/2571-6255/3/4/70

So, we are “learning to live with COVID” — can we learn to live with climate change? https://www.abc.net.au/religion/should-we-learn-to-live-with-climate-change/13789412

The floods have killed at least 21 Australians. Adapting to a harsher climate is now a life-or-death matter https://theconversation.com/the-floods-have-killed-at-least-21-australians-adapting-to-a-harsher-climate-is-now-a-life-or-death-matter-178761

Our climate crisis https://www.sciencenews.org/century/climate-change-carbon-dioxide-greenhouse-gas-emissions-global-warming

Human actions accelerate climate-driven floods and droughts https://uwaterloo.ca/news/media/human-actions-accelerate-climate-driven-floods-and-droughts

Today in climate change (4 March 2022)

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Climate emergency a ‘national security’ concern, says Red Cross https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/27/climate-emergency-a-national-security-concern-says-red-cross

2021 Climate Change Catastrophe Report https://www.corelogic.com/intelligence/2020-climate-change-catastrophe-report/

Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/23/climate-crisis-driving-increase-in-wildfires-across-globe-says-report-aoe

Mass starvation, extinctions, disasters: the new IPCC report’s grim predictions, and why adaptation efforts are falling behind https://theconversation.com/mass-starvation-extinctions-disasters-the-new-ipcc-reports-grim-predictions-and-why-adaptation-efforts-are-falling-behind-176693

Latest IPCC report: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/

As extreme weather ravages the Pacific, there is much to do and no time to waste https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/mar/01/as-extreme-weather-ravages-the-pacific-there-is-much-to-do-and-no-time-to-waste

One of the most well-studied impacts of climate change is the effect of temperature and, in particular, extremely hot days on mortality https://impactlab.org/research-area/health/

New IPCC report shows Australia is at real risk from climate change, with impacts worsening, future risks high, and wide-ranging adaptation needed https://theconversation.com/new-ipcc-report-shows-australia-is-at-real-risk-from-climate-change-with-impacts-worsening-future-risks-high-and-wide-ranging-adaptation-needed-176691

Like rivers in the sky: the weather system bringing floods to Queensland will become more likely under climate change https://theconversation.com/like-rivers-in-the-sky-the-weather-system-bringing-floods-to-queensland-will-become-more-likely-under-climate-change-176711

‘Delay means death’: We’re running out of ways to adapt to the climate crisis, new report shows. Here are the key takeaways https://edition.cnn.com/2022/02/28/world/un-ipcc-climate-report-adaptation-impacts/index.html

Climate Report Rebukes Overshoot Plans with “Irreversible Consequences” https://eos.org/articles/climate-report-rebukes-overshoot-plans-with-irreversible-consequences

Doctors say climate change is already having devastating effects on our health https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-01/doctors-say-climate-change-having-devastating-impacts-on-health/100872228

Chief Heat Officers https://onebillionresilient.org/project/chief-heat-officers/

Understanding the formation and evolution of blue-ice moraines https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/2608351-understanding-the-formation-and-evolution-of-blue-ice-moraines/

‘One of the most extreme disasters in colonial Australian history’: climate scientists on the floods and our future risk https://theconversation.com/one-of-the-most-extreme-disasters-in-colonial-australian-history-climate-scientists-on-the-floods-and-our-future-risk-178153

From food to floods, Africa ‘not ready’ for climate stress, its scientists say https://news.trust.org/item/20220301121847-6qku5/

Flood shift in Australia predicted http://www.watercareer.com.au/news/flood-shift-predicted

Make no mistake: these floods are climate change playing out in real time https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/make-no-mistake-these-floods-are-climate-change-playing-out-in-real-time-20220302-p5a11y.html

Deadly floods highlight need for climate action https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7643909/floods-rain-bombs-and-co2-emissions/

Improving hydrological climate impact assessments using multirealizations from a global climate model https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jfr3.12787

As climate dangers rise, scientists predict disasters before they happen https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/climate-dangers-rise-scientists-predict-disasters-before-they-happen-2022-03-01/

Today in climate change (25 February 2022)

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The night brakes on fires are failing https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00352-8

Magpies face bleak future as heat rises with climate change https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-20/magpies-face-bleak-future-from-rising-climate-change-heat/100843148

Western Sydney will swelter through 46 days per year over 35°C by 2090, unless emissions drop significantly https://theconversation.com/western-sydney-will-swelter-through-46-days-per-year-over-35-c-by-2090-unless-emissions-drop-significantly-177056

Heatwaves and public housing in Melbourne https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-17/air-con-rooms-shut-in-victorian-public-housing/100833014

How Australia’s geology gave us an abundance of coal – and a wealth of greentech minerals to switch to https://theconversation.com/how-australias-geology-gave-us-an-abundance-of-coal-and-a-wealth-of-greentech-minerals-to-switch-to-173988

Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption https://global.oup.com/academic/product/building-a-resilient-tomorrow-9780197626610

How does Antarctic sea ice differ from Arctic sea ice? https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/icelights/2014/01/why-there-so-much-antarctic-sea-ice

Brazilian Town is Losing at Least 5 Meters of Coast Per Year https://worldwarzero.com/magazine/2022/02/brazilian-town-is-losing-at-least-5-meters-of-coast-per-year/

In worst case climate, rain and storm surge combine often for extreme flooding https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/worst-case-climate-rain-storm-surge-combine-often-extreme-flooding-rcna14656

Rising Seas Could Raise Insurance Rates of Those Living Near Water https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/climate-in-crisis/rising-seas-could-raise-insurance-rates-of-those-living-near-water/2816932/

How will climate change impact different regions in America? https://inhabitat.com/how-will-climate-change-impact-different-regions-in-america/

Storm Eunice: UK set for more ‘red’ Met Office weather warnings as a result of climate change https://inews.co.uk/news/science/storm-eustice-uk-more-red-met-office-weather-warnings-climate-change-1469846

Minnesota winters will warm 11 degrees by 2100, study says https://www.axios.com/local/twin-cities/2022/02/18/minnesota-winters-study-global-warming

Timing of emergence of modern rates of sea-level rise by 1863 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-28564-6

Cold blob in Atlantic may be slowing ice loss from Iceland’s glaciers https://www.newscientist.com/article/2308086-cold-blob-in-atlantic-may-be-slowing-ice-loss-from-icelands-glaciers/

How public opinion can help shape climate policies https://www.popsci.com/environment/climate-change-public-opinion/

Coal, oil and gas projects emitting greenhouse gases above estimates given at environmental approval, new study finds https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-24/fossil-fuel-emissions-worse-than-estimates-when-approved/100855338

Antarctic sea ice falls to lowest level since measurements began in 1979 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/feb/23/antarctic-sea-ice-falls-to-lowest-level-since-measurements-began-in-1979

Climate change is intensifying Earth’s water cycle at twice the predicted rate, research shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/24/climate-change-is-intensifying-earths-water-cycle-at-twice-the-predicted-rate-research-shows

Wildfires likely to increase by a third by 2050, warns UN https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/23/climate-crisis-driving-increase-in-wildfires-across-globe-says-report-aoe

Future of the human climate niche https://www.pnas.org/content/117/21/11350

Climate change is warping our fresh water cycle – and much faster than we thought https://theconversation.com/climate-change-is-warping-our-fresh-water-cycle-and-much-faster-than-we-thought-177453

NASA develops technology to dissect the lower atmosphere https://phys.org/news/2022-02-nasa-technology-atmosphere.html

Swiss rivers on track to overheat by the end of the century https://phys.org/news/2022-02-swiss-rivers-track-overheat-century.html

NASA is helping fly drones in the Arctic. Here’s what that means for sea ice and sea level change https://phys.org/news/2022-02-nasa-drones-arctic-sea-ice.html

The first step to preparing for surging climate migration? Defining it https://www.npr.org/2022/02/23/1082370619/migration-climate-change-disaster

Melting glaciers, fast-disappearing gauge of climate change https://phys.org/news/2022-02-glaciers-fast-disappering-gauge-climate.html

Cities are abandoning homes that will be destroyed by climate change https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/grand-forks-demolishing-homes-1.6362428

Today in climate change (18 February 2022)

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“Australia is falling behind:” Clean energy investment shackled by outdated rules https://reneweconomy.com.au/australia-is-falling-behind-clean-energy-investment-shackled-by-outdated-rules/

Himalayas Are Experiencing an “Exceptional” Loss of Glacial Mass https://eos.org/articles/himalayas-are-experiencing-an-exceptional-loss-of-glacial-mass

Ice velocity and thickness of the world’s glaciers https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-021-00885-z

Europeans more likely to vote green after extreme weather events https://www.theguardian.com/news/2022/feb/12/europeans-more-likely-to-vote-green-after-extreme-weather-events

How the UK can cut carbon emissions and reduce household energy bills https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/feb/13/how-the-uk-can-cut-carbon-emissions-and-reduce-household-energy-bills

Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles could be the hottest on record https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2022/02/09/super-bowl-heat-advisory-california/

Bushfires, dry lightning, rapid spark and spread all indicate climate change, southern fire chief says https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-14/bushfires-dry-lightning-indicate-climate-change/100829712

Stunning solar milestone as Australia passes 25GW mark https://reneweconomy.com.au/stunning-solar-milestone-as-australia-passes-25gw-mark/

Cold connections: Climate change challenges ice roads into remote communities https://www.thestar.com/autos/2022/02/12/cold-connections.html

Southwest experiencing driest conditions in at least 1,200 years due to climate change, new study finds https://abcnews.go.com/US/southwest-experiencing-driest-conditions-1200-years-due-climate/story?id=82881211

Experts say UN’s next climate change warning will be ‘a nightmare painted in the dry language of science’ https://www.marketwatch.com/story/experts-say-uns-next-climate-change-warning-will-be-a-nightmare-painted-in-the-dry-language-of-science-11644854819

Narrabri mine expansion would make it dirtiest thermal coalmine in Australia, environmentalists say https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/14/narrabri-mine-expansion-would-make-it-dirtiest-thermal-coalmine-in-australia-environmentalists-say

Global sea-level budget and ocean-mass budget, with a focus on advanced data products and uncertainty characterisation https://essd.copernicus.org/articles/14/411/2022/

Global sea level rise: All roads lead to one conclusion https://earthsky.org/earth/global-sea-level-rise-all-roads-lead-to-one-conclusion/

Explicit calculations of Wet Bulb Globe Temperature compared with approximations and why it matters for labor productivity https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2021EF002334

Experts outline governing principles to fund climate loss and damage https://www.devex.com/news/experts-outline-governing-principles-to-fund-climate-loss-and-damage-102619

Sea level to rise one foot along U.S. coastlines by 2050, government report finds https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2022/02/15/sea-level-rise-2050-climate/

U.S. faces “significant consequences” from more severe coastal flooding https://www.axios.com/new-sea-level-rise-forecast-warns-increasing-flooding-759e812c-8f79-4115-80e9-b3099724e9d6.html

Flower growth in Antarctica is accelerating due to warming climate https://www.newscientist.com/article/2308214-flower-growth-in-antarctica-is-accelerating-due-to-warming-climate/

Rapid intensification of the emerging southwestern North American megadrought in 2020–2021 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-022-01290-z

2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/hazards/sealevelrise/sealevelrise-tech-report.html

China’s rising influence on climate governance: Forging a path for the global South https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095937802200022X

The Effects of Climate Change https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent/Concentration https://sites.uci.edu/zlabe/antarctic-sea-ice-extentconcentration/

Fact check: Have we really avoided the ‘worst case’ climate change scenarios? https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/02/16/fact-check-have-we-really-avoided-the-worst-case-climate-change-scenarios

Oil majors ‘not walking the talk’ on climate action, study confirms https://www.carbonbrief.org/oil-majors-not-walking-the-talk-on-climate-action-study-confirms

How hot will the planet get? Public opinion is key factor, finds study https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/feb/16/how-hot-will-the-planet-get-climate-projections-social-attitudes

What drives sea level rise? US report warns of 1-foot rise within three decades and more frequent flooding https://theconversation.com/what-drives-sea-level-rise-us-report-warns-of-1-foot-rise-within-three-decades-and-more-frequent-flooding-177211

Western Sydney will swelter through 46 days per year over 35°C by 2090, unless emissions drop significantly https://theconversation.com/western-sydney-will-swelter-through-46-days-per-year-over-35-c-by-2090-unless-emissions-drop-significantly-177056

HeatWatch: Extreme heat in Western Sydney https://australiainstitute.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/HeatWatch-2022-WEB.pdf

Today in climate change (11 February 2022)

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US household air conditioning use could exceed electric capacity in next decade due to climate change https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/02/220204093124.htm

Are winters losing their chill in the Kansas City region as the climate changes? https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article257768288.html

Robust but weak winter atmospheric circulation response to future Arctic sea ice loss https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-28283-y

Ice velocity and thickness of the world’s glaciers https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-021-00885-z

Glaciers of the world mapping https://ige-vis.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/glaciers/index.html

Lessons from New York: What makes a community turn against climate adaptation? https://grist.org/climate/lessons-from-new-york-what-makes-a-community-turn-against-climate-adaptation/

Non-state climate change action: Hope for just response to climate change? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1462901122000375?dgcid=author

Arctic Sea Ice extent is the highest since 2009, now above 14 million square kilometers. On the other side of the pond, Antarctic Sea Ice at an all-time low https://www.severe-weather.eu/global-weather/arctic-sea-ice-extent-highest-since-2009-antarctic-sea-ice-all-time-low-january-rrc/

The Roles of Celebrities in Public Disputes: Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joms.12800

How Climate Change Could Impact Your Skin https://www.gearpatrol.com/style/grooming/a38953432/climate-change-skincare/

The world is on fire and our leaders are failing, poll finds https://www.politico.com/news/2022/02/08/citizens-politicians-combat-climate-change-00004590

Making Indian cities climate and water resilient https://watersciencepolicy.com/article/making-indian-cities-climate-and-water-resilient-d22349e15819

CO₂ emissions dataset: Our sources and methods https://ourworldindata.org/co2-dataset-sources

Assessing extremes in hydroclimatology: A review on probabilistic methods https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0022169421013524?via%3Dihub

Increasing Heat-Stress Inequality in a Warming Climate https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2021EF002488

Today in climate change (4 February 2022)

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EV boom: ‘Australia should be an electric vehicle leader’ https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/politics/federal/ev-boom-australia-should-be-an-electric-vehicle-leader-20220127-p59rou.html

Through earthquakes and sea-level rise, climate change is increasing risk of tsunamis https://theprint.in/world/through-earthquakes-and-sea-level-rise-climate-change-is-increasing-risk-of-tsunamis/815885/

Three reasons why climate change models are our best hope for understanding the future https://theconversation.com/three-reasons-why-climate-change-models-are-our-best-hope-for-understanding-the-future-175936

Earth inhales and exhales carbon in mesmerizing animation https://www.livescience.com/carbon-sinks-globe-animation

The share of renewables in January, 2022, in Australia’s main grid is 34.4 per cent https://reneweconomy.com.au/the-past-decade-has-seen-stunning-change-the-next-10-years-will-be-breathtaking/

Survey Results are in: Are Prairie Communities Prepared for Climate Change? https://climatewest.ca/2022/01/31/survey-results-are-in-are-prairie-communities-prepared-for-climate-change/

Rising Seas Boost Tsunami Impacts on Distant Shorelines https://eos.org/articles/rising-seas-boost-tsunami-impacts-on-distant-shorelines

Annual flooding damage costs in the U.S. could increase 26% by 2050 https://abcnews.go.com/International/flood-damage-increase-due-climate-change-disproportionately-affect/story?id=82486054

Robotic Exploration of Uncharted, Underwater Glacial Walls Set for 2023 https://news.utexas.edu/2022/01/31/robotic-exploration-of-uncharted-underwater-glacial-walls-set-for-2023/

Missing the Housing for the Trees: Equity in Urban Climate Planning https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0739456X211072527

Extreme heat in oceans ‘passed point of no return’ in 2014 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/01/extreme-heat-oceans-passed-point-of-no-return-high-temperatures-wildlife-seas

Lessons from COVID-19 for managing transboundary climate risks and building resilience https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221209632200002X

The Causes of Climate Change https://climate.nasa.gov/causes/

Heating and cooling: a route to net zero emissions https://www.climatechangenews.com/2022/01/26/heating-cooling-route-net-zero-emissions/

Greenland ice cap loses enough water in 20 years to cover US: study https://phys.org/news/2022-02-greenland-ice-cap-years.html

Coral reef safe zones set to plummet, while potential bleaching events loom in Qld, WA https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-02-02/coral-reef-climate-change-warming-bleaching-events/100792458

Delayed Antarctic sea-ice decline in high-resolution climate change simulations https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-28259-y

Spring in the U.K. Arrives a Month Earlier than in the 1980s https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/spring-in-the-u-k-arrives-a-month-earlier-than-in-the-1980s/

Giant iceberg blocks scientists’ study of ‘Doomsday Glacier’ https://apnews.com/article/doomsday-glacier-climate-science-4d80d7c466171b12d43a5de1de64cd4a

Climate extreme indices and heat stress indicators derived from CMIP6 global climate projections https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/cdsapp#!/dataset/sis-extreme-indices-cmip6

Non-linear response of temperature-related mortality risk to global warming in England and Wales https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac50d5

Mt. Everest’s highest glacier is a sentinel for accelerating ice loss https://www.nature.com/articles/s41612-022-00230-0

Today in climate change (28 January 2022)

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How to understand your climate uncertainty https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3498661

Four surprising ways climate change is affecting people’s health in England and Wales https://theconversation.com/four-surprising-ways-climate-change-is-affecting-peoples-health-in-england-and-wales-175099

Carbon offsetting is not warding off environmental collapse – it’s accelerating it https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jan/26/carbon-offsetting-environmental-collapse-carbon-land-grab

Climate Change Is Pushing Greenland Over the Edge https://hakaimagazine.com/news/climate-change-is-pushing-greenland-over-the-edge/

Is the World Ready for Good News on Climate? https://rogerpielkejr.substack.com/p/is-the-world-ready-for-good-news

Plausible 2005-2050 emissions scenarios project between 2 and 3 degrees C of warming by 2100 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac4ebf

Scientist Mike Mann’s must-read book, ‘The New Climate War’ https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2021/01/scientist-mike-manns-must-read-book-the-new-climate-war/

The climate crisis demands courage not optimism https://theconversation.com/the-climate-crisis-demands-courage-not-optimism-175432

What’s climate change really doing to the ocean? Ask the robots https://thebulletin.org/2022/01/whats-climate-change-really-doing-to-the-ocean-ask-the-robots/

Climate change is physics https://www.nature.com/articles/s43247-022-00342-8

Lack of vegetation exacerbates exposure to dangerous heat in dense settlements in a tropical African city https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac47c3

Coal, gas power shrinking in Australia as renewable energy shines https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/coal-gas-power-shrinking-in-australia-as-renewable-energy-shines-20220127-p59rob.html

Almost half of Americans are very concerned about climate change, yet only 14% think others around them are very concerned https://ecoamerica.org/american-climate-perspectives-survey-2022-vol-i-blog/

Analysis of community deaths during the catastrophic 2021 heat dome https://journals.lww.com/environepidem/Fulltext/2022/02000/Analysis_of_community_deaths_during_the.8.aspx

Landsat Shows Western Canada’s Glaciated Environments Rapidly Changing https://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/article/landsat-shows-western-canadas-glaciated-environments-rapidly-changing/

Slippery Slopes: How Climate Change is threatening the 2022 Winter Olympics https://www.lboro.ac.uk/news-events/news/2022/january/how-climate-change-is-threatening-winter-olympics/

Urban greening ‘not a panacea’ for dealing with extreme weather, study finds https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/2598753-urban-greening-not-a-panacea-for-dealing-with-extreme-weather,-study-finds