Today in climate change (15 July 2022)

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Integrated wind and solar still cheapest, and green hydrogen costs falling fast: CSIRO https://reneweconomy.com.au/integrated-wind-and-solar-still-the-cheapest-and-green-hydrogen-costs-falling-fast-csiro/

Alaska on fire: Thousands of lightning strikes and a warming climate put Alaska on pace for another historic fire season https://theconversation.com/alaska-on-fire-thousands-of-lightning-strikes-and-a-warming-climate-put-alaska-on-pace-for-another-historic-fire-season-186453

Catching maladaptation before it happens https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-022-01409-2

We built an algorithm to predict how climate change will affect future conflict in the Horn of Africa: here’s what we found https://theconversation.com/we-built-an-algorithm-to-predict-how-climate-change-will-affect-future-conflict-in-the-horn-of-africa-heres-what-we-found-185627

Ravaged by floods, Bangladesh pitches plan to adapt to climate effects https://news.trust.org/item/20220706142355-ceahg/

‘In the mouth of dragons’: Melting glaciers threaten Pakistan’s north https://phys.org/news/2022-07-mouth-dragons-glaciers-threaten-pakistan.html

Decarbonisation now a priority at 80 per cent of manufacturing firms https://www.businessgreen.com/news/4052746/study-decarbonisation-priority-80-cent-manufacturing-firms

We Need to Stop Pretending we can Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C https://bylinetimes.com/2022/07/06/we-need-to-stop-pretending-we-can-limit-global-warming-to-1-5c/

Every heatwave occurring today is more intense due to climate change https://www.newscientist.com/article/2326163-every-heatwave-occurring-today-is-more-intense-due-to-climate-change/

Stability of the Antarctic Ice Sheet during the pre-industrial Holocene https://www.nature.com/articles/s43017-022-00309-5

Pacific youth need action on climate change, Vanuatu PM says, as leaders seek to appeal to world’s highest court https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-07-12/pacific-youth-need-action-on-climate-change-vanuatu-pm-says/101232054

Nearly $2tn of damage inflicted on other countries by US emissions https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/12/us-carbon-emissions-greenhouse-gases-climate-crisis

High spatial and temporal variability in Antarctic ice discharge linked to ice shelf buttressing and bed geometry https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-13517-2

Global climate and environmental data sources to be made more accessible to citizens towards 2025 https://www.cmcc.it/article/global-climate-and-environmental-data-sources-to-be-made-more-accessible-to-citizens-towards-2025

Here’s who lives in your city’s worst heat islands https://ici.radio-canada.ca/info/2022/07/ilots-chaleur-villes-inegalites-injustice-changements-climatiques/en

How are cities planning for heat? Analysis of United States municipal plans https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac73a9

Extreme heatwaves are here to stay in the UK. It’s time for us to adapt https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jul/14/extreme-heatwaves-are-here-to-stay-in-the-uk-its-time-for-us-to-adapt

Why is it so hot in the UK and elsewhere in Europe and what are the dangers? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/11/why-so-hot-uk-europe-dangers-climate-crisis

We studied how the Antarctic ice sheet advanced and retreated over 10,000 years. It holds warnings for the future https://theconversation.com/we-studied-how-the-antarctic-ice-sheet-advanced-and-retreated-over-10-000-years-it-holds-warnings-for-the-future-185505

Contributions of Different Sea-Level Processes to High-Tide Flooding Along the U.S. Coastline https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2021JC018276

Maladapted: Ill-conceived attempts at climate adaptation threaten to make a bad situation even worse https://www.openmindmag.org/articles/maladapted

Extreme heat around the world in videos, photos and graphics https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/14/extreme-heat-around-the-world-in-videos-photos-and-graphics

NASA: June 2022 tied as Earth’s warmest June on record https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/07/nasa-june-2022-tied-as-earths-warmest-june-on-record/

Australia’s central climate policy pays people to grow trees that already existed https://theconversation.com/australias-central-climate-policy-pays-people-to-grow-trees-that-already-existed-taxpayers-and-the-environment-deserve-better-186900

Today in climate change (8 July 2022)

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‘It’s hot’: UK interest in solar power heats up as energy bills soar https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/03/uk-interest-in-solar-power-energy-bills-soar-boom

Bonn climate talks end with ‘almost empty pages’ https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/climate/bonn-climate-talks-end-with-almost-empty-pages/

Why South Asia Is Among the Hardest Hit Regions by Climate Change https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2022-06-30/why-south-asia-is-so-vulnerable-to-climate-change-related-disasters

Climate change: wildfire risk has grown nearly everywhere – but we can still influence where and how fires strike https://theconversation.com/climate-change-wildfire-risk-has-grown-nearly-everywhere-but-we-can-still-influence-where-and-how-fires-strike-185465

Los Angeles to launch ‘extreme heat campaign’ Friday, says city’s first heat officer https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2022-06-30/los-angeles-first-heat-officer-climate-change-saving-lives

Spain and Portugal suffering driest climate for 1,200 years, research shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/04/spain-and-portugal-suffering-driest-climate-for-1200-years-research-shows

Sydney is flooded, again, as climate crisis becomes new normal for Australia’s most populous state https://edition.cnn.com/2022/07/04/australia/sydney-floods-damage-evacuation-climate-australia-intl-hnk/index.html

Regional towns could be wiped out by move to net-zero. Here’s their best chance for survival https://reneweconomy.com.au/regional-towns-could-be-wiped-out-by-move-to-net-zero-heres-their-best-chance-for-survival/

Italy blames climate change for glacier collapse, 7 dead https://news.yahoo.com/italy-blames-climate-change-glacier-103810806.html

Can Phoenix, the hottest city in America, survive climate change? https://news.yahoo.com/can-phoenix-the-hottest-city-in-america-survive-a-changing-climate-090020499.html

Global and Regional Trends and Drivers of Fire Under Climate Change https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2020RG000726

How U.S. Cities Are Preparing For More Life-Threatening Heatwaves https://cleantechnica.com/2022/07/01/how-u-s-cities-are-preparing-for-more-life-threatening-heatwaves/

First-ever Global Chief Heat Officer announced at the World Urban Forum https://onebillionresilient.org/2022/06/29/global-chief-heat-officer-announced-at-world-urban-forum/

No more excuses: restoring nature is not a silver bullet for global warming, we must cut emissions outright https://theconversation.com/no-more-excuses-restoring-nature-is-not-a-silver-bullet-for-global-warming-we-must-cut-emissions-outright-186048

Methane much more sensitive to global heating than previously thought – study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jul/05/global-heating-causes-methane-growth-four-times-faster-than-thought-study

Seville to name and classify heatwaves in effort to protect public https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/26/seville-name-classify-heatwaves-effort-to-protect-public

Spain, Portugal dryness ‘unprecedented’ in 1,200 years https://phys.org/news/2022-07-spain-portugal-dryness-unprecedented-years.html

Snow at one of world’s highest observatories melting earlier than ever before https://www.inkl.com/news/snow-at-world-s-highest-observatory-melting-earlier-than-ever-before/bLJwzrcoVjL

Blue carbon as a natural climate solution https://www.nature.com/articles/s43017-021-00224-1

Everyday Adaptation: Theorizing climate change adaptation in daily life https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378022000930

Bangladesh’s catastrophic flooding: the climate crisis frontline https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2022/jul/06/bangladeshs-catastrophic-flooding-the-climate-crisis-frontline

Climate change is making flooding worse: 3 reasons the world is seeing more record-breaking deluges https://theconversation.com/climate-change-is-making-flooding-worse-3-reasons-the-world-is-seeing-more-record-breaking-deluges-185364

Unchecked emissions could double heat-related child mortality https://www.leeds.ac.uk/news-environment/news/article/5116/unchecked-emissions-could-double-heat-related-child-mortality

‘Social glue’ of a city is a key to heat resilience https://www.preventionweb.net/blog/eleni-myrivili-social-glue-city-key-heat-resilience

More Frequent European Heat Waves Linked to Changes in Jet Stream https://news.climate.columbia.edu/2022/07/05/more-frequent-european-heat-waves-linked-to-changes-in-jet-stream/

How hot is too hot for the human body? Our lab found heat + humidity gets dangerous faster than many people realize https://news.yahoo.com/hot-too-hot-human-body-145016339.html

Small-area assessment of temperature-related mortality risks in England and Wales: a case time series analysis https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(22)00138-3/fulltext

Existing climate mitigation scenarios perpetuate colonial inequalities https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2542519622000924

Assessing the effectiveness of orchestrated climate action from five years of summits https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-022-01405-6

Education’s Crucial Role in Community Climate Change Adaptation https://climateadaptationplatform.com/educations-crucial-role-in-community-climate-change-adaptation/

Today in climate change (24 June 2022)

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Demand for rooftop solar batteries surges as eastern Australian energy prices soar https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/19/demand-for-rooftop-solar-batteries-spikes-as-eastern-australian-energy-prices-soar

Climate change is turning more of Central Asia into desert https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-01667-2

Burning planet: why are the world’s heatwaves getting more intense? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/18/burning-planet-why-are-the-worlds-heatwaves-getting-more-intense

Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jun/20/heavy-industries-in-australias-regions-could-cut-emissions-by-80-and-create-a-jobs-bonanza-report-says

Young Mothers, Pregnant Women Bear Brunt of Climate Change in Earth’s Hottest City https://www.theenergymix.com/2022/06/17/young-mothers-pregnant-women-bear-brunt-of-climate-change-in-earths-hottest-city/

Global warming is threatening the health of people in Britain, study shows https://www.surrey.ac.uk/news/global-warming-threatening-health-people-britain-study-shows

Climate-fuelled wave patterns pose an erosion risk for developing countries https://theconversation.com/climate-fuelled-wave-patterns-pose-an-erosion-risk-for-developing-countries-184064

A new farming proposal to reduce carbon emissions involves a lot of trust – and a lot of uncertainty https://theconversation.com/a-new-farming-proposal-to-reduce-carbon-emissions-involves-a-lot-of-trust-and-a-lot-of-uncertainty-185121

Satellite images of Las Vegas show just how extreme urban heat islands can get https://www.popsci.com/environment/southwest-las-vegas-heat-map-nasa/

From Vanuatu law school to the Hague: the fight to recognise climate harm in international law https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/20/from-vanuatu-law-school-to-the-hague-the-fight-to-recognise-climate-harm-in-international-law

Australia has a once in a lifetime opportunity to break the stranglehold fossil fuels have on our politics https://theconversation.com/australia-has-a-once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity-to-break-the-stranglehold-fossil-fuels-have-on-our-politics-184748

NSW’s biggest coal mine to close in 2030. Now what about the workers? https://theconversation.com/nsws-biggest-coal-mine-to-close-in-2030-now-what-about-the-workers-185292

Western Europeans pant in early summer heatwave compounding climate change fears https://news.trust.org/item/20220617143703-szkel/

Changes in the jet stream are steering autumn rain away from southeast Australia https://theconversation.com/changes-in-the-jet-stream-are-steering-autumn-rain-away-from-southeast-australia-184649

La Niña officially over, but Bureau of Meteorology says it might be back in spring https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-21/la-nina-officially-over-but-bom-watches-for-reformation/101171920

‘Historic’ weather: why a cocktail of natural disasters is battering the US https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jun/17/compound-extremes-natural-disasters-us-west

How millions of lives can be saved if the US acts now on climate https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/16/us-climate-crisis-millions-lives-saved

4 ways to understand why Australia is so cold right now despite global warming https://theconversation.com/4-ways-to-understand-why-australia-is-so-cold-right-now-despite-global-warming-184834

Ambitious partnership needed for reliable climate prediction https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-022-01384-8

Antarctic sea ice extent lowest ever recorded https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/956671

Rare ‘triple’ La Niña climate event looks likely — what does the future hold? https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-01668-1

Current global efforts are insufficient to limit warming to 1.5°C https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abo3378

Today in climate change (17 June 2022)

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What Extreme Heat Does to the Human Body https://time.com/6186988/extreme-heat-human-body-impact/

Spain and southern France hit by second extreme heat event of year https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/13/spain-and-southern-france-hit-by-second-extreme-heat-event-of-year

Event attribution is one of the fastest developing areas of climate science since it began 20 years ago https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/attribution-science-linking-warming-to-disasters-is-rapidly-advancing/

Summer has transformed into ‘danger season,’ scientists warn https://grist.org/extreme-weather/summer-has-transformed-into-danger-season-scientists-warn/

New Zealand to price sheep and cow burps to cut greenhouse gases https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/new-zealand-price-sheep-cow-burps-cut-greenhouse-gases-2022-06-08/

A multi-method framework for global real-time climate attribution https://ascmo.copernicus.org/articles/8/135/2022/

Why Climate Change Impacts Women Differently Than Men https://unfccc.int/news/new-report-why-climate-change-impacts-women-differently-than-men

Australia’s “largest grid forming battery” to go ahead after landing finance deal https://reneweconomy.com.au/australias-largest-grid-forming-battery-to-go-ahead-after-landing-finance-deal/

Synergy coal power stations including Muja to close as WA Government prioritises renewable energy https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-14/muja-power-station-to-close-in-coal-phase-out-as-renewables-rise/101150972

Atmospheric river that ravaged Yellowstone National Park is part of climate change pattern https://news.yahoo.com/yellowstone-national-park-climate-change-rain-atmospheric-river-180459434.html

Climate change: More fossil fuel investment, just ‘delusional’, warns Guterres https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/06/1120372

What happens in India doesn’t stay in India. Why this deadly heat wave has a wide reach https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/india-heat-wave-climate-change-1.6442517

Recent Trends in Heat-Related Mortality in the United States: An Update through 2018 https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/wcas/13/1/wcas-d-20-0083.1.xml

Climate change: Rising sea levels threaten 200,000 England properties https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-61795783

New data reveals extraordinary global heating in the Arctic https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/15/new-data-reveals-extraordinary-global-heating-in-the-arctic

May 2022 was Earth’s 6th-warmest May https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/06/may-2022-was-earths-6th-warmest-may/

Satellites zoom in on cities’ hottest neighborhoods to help combat the urban heat island effect https://theconversation.com/satellites-zoom-in-on-cities-hottest-neighborhoods-to-help-combat-the-urban-heat-island-effect-182925

Greenland’s many small glaciers are melting more rapidly as the Arctic warms, contributing to sea level rise https://news.agu.org/press-release/melting-accelerates-for-greenlands-northern-glaciers/

Court allows expert evidence in legal first climate case against NSW Water Sharing Plan https://www.edo.org.au/2022/06/15/court-allows-expert-evidence-in-legal-first-climate-case-against-nsw-water-sharing-plan/

Heatwaves are getting deadlier – here’s how to combat them https://genevasolutions.news/climate/heatwaves-are-getting-deadlier-here-s-how-to-combat-them

When climate justice goes wrong: Maladaptation and deep co-production in transformative environmental science and policy https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0962629822001056

Climate change: Bonn talks end in acrimony over compensation https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-61819852

Ambitious partnership needed for reliable climate prediction https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-022-01384-8

Record-shattering events spur advances in tying climate change to extreme weather https://www.science.org/content/article/record-shattering-events-spur-advances-in-tying-climate-change-to-extreme-weather#.YquVN6bhhz4.twitter

Today in climate change (10 June 2022)

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Cambridge engineers invent world’s first zero emissions cement http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-engineers-invent-world-s-first-zero-emissions-cement

WEF climate change: ‘It’s now or never’ https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/economy/wef-climate-change-its-now-or-never-49143846-1e18-4b1a-82ee-99464d949e74

German judges visit Peru glacial lake in unprecedented climate crisis lawsuit https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/27/peru-lake-palcacocha-climate-crisis-lawsuit

Vanuatu declares climate emergency https://www.inkl.com/news/vanuatu-declares-climate-emergency

Tectonic plates were, until recently, the Earth’s major climate driver https://cosmosmagazine.com/earth/tectonic-plates-and-climate/

$1m community battery unveiled in Melbourne in move towards more renewable energy https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-05/community-battery-in-melbourne-unveiled/101127080

Tower of power: new office building to be fully clad in solar panels in Australian first https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/05/tower-of-power-new-office-building-to-be-fully-clad-in-solar-panels-in-australian-first

We cannot adapt our way out of climate crisis, warns leading scientist https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/01/we-cannot-adapt-our-way-out-of-climate-crisis-warns-leading-scientist

Earth Hits Record Carbon Dioxide Levels https://gizmodo.com/earth-hits-record-carbon-dioxide-levels-1849016261

After winning the climate election, Labor must be the climate government the whole world needs https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jun/06/after-winning-the-climate-election-labor-must-be-the-climate-government-the-whole-world-needs

“Oceans Give, Oceans Take”: Their role in climate change https://www.cbsnews.com/video/oceans-give-oceans-take-their-role-in-climate-change/

‘Apocalyptic skies’: the dust storms devastating Gulf states and Syria https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/03/apocalyptic-skies-dust-storms-wreaking-havoc-iraq-syria

Turning High-Rise Buildings Into Batteries https://cleantechnica.com/2022/06/03/turning-high-rise-buildings-into-batteries/

Despite Glasgow Climate Pact 2030 climate target updates have stalled https://climateactiontracker.org/publications/despite-glasgow-climate-pact-2030-climate-target-updates-have-stalled/

“Limited time:” World will lock in 1.5°C warming by 2025 without big emissions cuts https://reneweconomy.com.au/without-big-emissions-cuts-warming-of-1-5-degrees-to-be-locked-in-before-2024/

IPCC emission scenarios: How did critiques affect their quality and relevance 1990–2022? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0959378022000760

Funding needed for climate disasters has risen ‘more than 800%’ in 20 years https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/07/funding-needed-for-climate-disasters-has-risen-more-than-800-in-20-years

Water, Wildfire, and Climate Change https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/water-wildfire-and-climate-change

Australia’s total coal mine methane emissions double official estimates, Ember report finds https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-08/coal-methane-leaks-double-official-figures-ember-report-finds/101120112

EU wants to ban combustion-engine cars by 2035 https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/2022/06/09/europe-electric-car-future-combustion-ban/

Uber’s new incentive for thousands of electric vehicle drivers amid plan to eliminate petrol cars https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/ubers-new-incentive-for-thousands-of-electric-vehicle-drivers-amid-plan-to-eliminate-petrol-cars/uxtkerfro

From town to country, we must act as one on climate change https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7769326/from-town-to-country-we-must-act-as-one-on-climate-change/

Forecasting Change: Summers are getting hotter in Central Florida https://www.clickorlando.com/weather/2022/06/09/forecasting-change-summers-are-getting-hotter-in-central-florida/

Climate scientists say expected ocean changes require planning for many generations ahead https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/955442

Today in climate change (27 May 2022)

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Climate change and mismanagement sowed the seeds of a cholera outbreak https://www.circleofblue.org/2022/hotspots/hotspots-h2o-as-water-systems-fail-in-pakistan-heat-wave-begets-a-health-crisis/

Climate Change made devastating early heat in India and Pakistan 30 times more likely https://www.worldweatherattribution.org/climate-change-made-devastating-early-heat-in-india-and-pakistan-30-times-more-likely/

With climate change fueling wildfires, changes are needed to prevent worse scenarios https://nmpoliticalreport.com/2022/05/23/with-climate-change-fueling-wildfires-changes-are-needed-to-prevent-worse-scenarios/

Welcome to the Heat Action Platform https://onebillionresilient.org/heat-action-platform/

Australia election: Anthony Albanese signals climate policy change https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-61539426

Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/23/sharp-cut-methane-climate-crisis-carbon-dioxide-global-heating

Homeowners face managed retreat as climate risks worsen https://www.raconteur.net/finance/insurance/climate-risks-homeowners-managed-retreat/

Australians voted for stronger action on climate change. Will they get it? https://edition.cnn.com/2022/05/25/australia/australia-election-climate-analysis-intl-hnk-dst/index.html

‘It seems this heat will take our lives’: Pakistan city fearful after hitting 51C https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/25/it-seems-this-heat-will-take-our-lives-pakistan-city-fearful-jacobabad-after-hitting-51c

Climate Action Plans Tailored to Indian Cities https://eos.org/articles/climate-action-plans-tailored-to-indian-cities

Global warming may have worsened series of flood disasters, says Bureau of Meteorology https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-25/global-warming-bureau-meteorology-2022-floods-report/101097164

How plate tectonics, mountains and deep-sea sediments have maintained Earth’s ‘Goldilocks’ climate https://theconversation.com/how-plate-tectonics-mountains-and-deep-sea-sediments-have-maintained-earths-goldilocks-climate-183725

A List of the Climate Progress We’ve Made in 2022 https://carbonswitch.com/climate-progress-2022/

5 Things COP27 Must Achieve for Vulnerable Countries https://www.wri.org/insights/vulnerable-countries-un-climate-summit

Today in climate change (20 May 2022)

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Fires, floods and food security: how climate change became a local issue this election https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/16/fires-floods-and-food-security-how-climate-change-became-a-local-issue-this-election

NSW and Queensland flooded the same week a major climate report was released. We need to talk about it https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-03-07/climate-change-floods-storms-weather-time-to-talk/100882016

South Africa’s April floods made twice as likely by climate crisis, scientists say https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/13/south-africa-floods-climate-crisis-global-heating

Sea level along the world’s coastlines can be measured by a network of virtual altimetry stations https://www.nature.com/articles/s43247-022-00448-z

Shut down fossil fuel production sites early to avoid climate chaos, says study https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/17/shut-down-fossil-fuel-production-sites-early-to-avoid-climate-chaos-says-study

Renewable electricity powered California just shy of 100% for the first time in history https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/05/02/california-renewable-energy-100/9612901002/

Waters with high heat content expected in Gulf of Mexico this hurricane season https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/05/waters-with-high-heat-content-expected-in-gulf-of-mexico-this-hurricane-season/

Climate change is already causing damage. How can Canada deal with it now? https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2022/05/16/ottawa-preparing-a-national-plan-to-fight-climate-change.html

Heat and health: Dar es Salaam’s informal settlements need help https://theconversation.com/heat-and-health-dar-es-salaams-informal-settlements-need-help-181816

In Nepal, 2 Major Climate Disasters in a Single Year Highlight the Need to Build Resilience https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2022/03/28/in-nepal-2-major-climate-disasters-in-a-single-year-highlight-the-need-to-build-resilience

The longest river in Italy is drying up. What does this mean for those who rely on it for food? https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/05/14/the-longest-river-in-italy-is-drying-up-what-does-this-mean-for-those-who-rely-on-it-for-f

Heat is a neglected and poorly understood public health threat https://lifesaved.impactlab.org/

Climate change has made old measures predicting weather events in Australia ‘essentially worthless’ https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-19/climate-change-projections-needed-for-australia/101076960

Delta scientists report four ways to save deltas from sea level rise https://www.uu.nl/en/news/delta-scientists-report-four-ways-to-save-deltas-from-sea-level-rise

How climate law can help to prevent the next pandemic https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-01339-1

Quantifying climate risk goes mainstream https://www.marketplace.org/2022/05/16/quantifying-climate-risk-goes-mainstream/

Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans https://www.kut.org/energy-environment/2022-05-18/seven-ways-climate-change-is-already-hitting-texans

Lismore faced monster floods all but alone. We must get better at climate adaptation, and fast https://theconversation.com/lismore-faced-monster-floods-all-but-alone-we-must-get-better-at-climate-adaptation-and-fast-182766

Today in climate change (13 May 2022)

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Ozone is accelerating climate change at a faster rate https://www.digitaljournal.com/tech-science/ozone-is-accelerating-climate-change-at-a-faster-rate/article

Extreme weather: What is it and how is it connected to climate change? https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58073295

The rush to renewable energy means a new mining boom. But first, Australia needs to make some tough choices https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-09/renewable-energy-may-require-australian-mining-boom/101034914

How climate change weakened India’s defence against heatwaves https://www.deccanherald.com/national/how-climate-change-weakened-indias-defence-against-heatwaves-1107479.html

Record heat in India and Pakistan is a wake-up call https://grist.org/agriculture/record-heat-india-pakistan-billion-people-affected/

Climate limit of 1.5C close to being broken, scientists warn https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/09/climate-limit-of-1-5-c-close-to-being-broken-scientists-warn

Vanuatu’s push for legal protection from climate change wins crucial support https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/11/vanuatus-push-for-legal-protection-from-climate-change-wins-crucial-support

Getting It Right Matters: Temperature Goal Interpretations in Geoscience Research https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/2017GL075612

Climate Action Plans Tailored to Indian Cities https://eos.org/articles/climate-action-plans-tailored-to-indian-cities

Renewable power is set to break another global record in 2022 despite headwinds from higher costs and supply chain bottlenecks https://www.iea.org/news/renewable-power-is-set-to-break-another-global-record-in-2022-despite-headwinds-from-higher-costs-and-supply-chain-bottlenecks

The strengths and weaknesses of future visioning approaches for climate change adaptation: A review https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378022000656

Communities in India flooded by ‘Amphan-scale cyclones’ could triple by 2100 https://www.carbonbrief.org/communities-in-india-flooded-by-amphan-scale-cyclones-could-triple-by-2100

The extraordinary heat wave in India and Pakistan, explained https://www.vox.com/23057267/india-pakistan-heat-wave-climate-change-coal-south-asia

Human Behavior Is the Other Puzzle for Climate-Change Modeling https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/human-behavior-is-the-other-puzzle-for-climate-change-modeling/ar-AAXbEDH

What does neighbourhood climate action look like? A scoping literature review https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s44168-022-00009-2

Today in climate change (6 May 2022)

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Net zero by 2050 will hit a major timing problem technology can’t solve. We need to talk about cutting consumption https://theconversation.com/net-zero-by-2050-will-hit-a-major-timing-problem-technology-cant-solve-we-need-to-talk-about-cutting-consumption-181951

Rising risk: How the NZ coast will be transformed https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/rising-risk-how-our-coast-will-be-transformed/R24X3UURX7ESXCLKCGDSHFU2EU/

Green infrastructure helps cities with climate change. So why isn’t there more of it? https://www.npr.org/2022/04/15/1092336365/green-infrastructure-bill-spending-floods

Why some beaches, including in Queensland, are getting bigger despite rising sea levels https://theconversation.com/why-some-beaches-including-in-queensland-are-getting-bigger-despite-rising-sea-levels-180964

One in 25 Australian properties will be effectively uninsurable by 2030, due to rising risks of extreme weather and climate change https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/australian-homes-uninsurable-2030-climate-risk-map/

‘We are living in hell’: Pakistan and India suffer extreme spring heatwaves https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/02/pakistan-india-heatwaves-water-electricity-shortages

With seas rising and storms surging, who will pay for New Zealand’s most vulnerable coastal properties? https://theconversation.com/with-seas-rising-and-storms-surging-who-will-pay-for-new-zealands-most-vulnerable-coastal-properties-163807

State of the climate: Start of 2022 is the fifth warmest on record https://www.carbonbrief.org/state-of-the-climate-start-of-2022-is-the-fifth-warmest-on-record

Climate change will more than double the risk of intense tropical cyclones by 2050 https://www.deltares.nl/en/news/climate-change-will-more-than-double-the-risk-of-intense-tropical-cyclones-by-2050/

Climate change is why New Mexico’s wildfire season started early this year https://news.yahoo.com/climate-change-is-why-new-mexicos-wildfire-season-started-early-this-year-130202150.html

Climate Risk Map of Australia https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/climate-risk-map/

Climate policy across Australia is fragmented, but researchers are aiming to use big data to make better sense of it https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/mapping-climate-policy

What coal communities need on the path to net zero https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/what-coal-communities-need-on-the-path-to-net-zero/13867702

Draft NZ National Adaptation Plan for climate resilience https://www.building.govt.nz/about-building-performance/all-news-and-updates/draft-national-adaptation-plan-consultation/

Polluters are using forests as ‘carbon offsets.’ Climate change has other plans https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/forests-as-carbon-offsets-climate-change-has-other-plans

Scorched dystopia or liveable planet? Here’s where the climate policies of our political hopefuls will take us https://theconversation.com/scorched-dystopia-or-liveable-planet-heres-where-the-climate-policies-of-our-political-hopefuls-will-take-us-182513

India and Pakistan’s brutal heat wave poised to resurge https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/05/india-and-pakistans-brutal-heat-wave-poised-to-resurge/

Climate-proofing the world https://www.climateadaptationservices.com/en/

Scientists identify the most extreme heatwaves ever recorded globally https://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2022/april/heatwaves-media-release.html

India heatwave: why the region should prepare for even more extreme heat in the near future https://theconversation.com/india-heatwave-why-the-region-should-prepare-for-even-more-extreme-heat-in-the-near-future-182452