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

Today in climate change (21 January 2022)

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Past seven years hottest on record, prompting calls for stronger climate action https://www.sbs.com.au/news/audiotrack/past-seven-years-hottest-record-prompting-calls-stronger-climate-action

South Australia breaks record by running for a week on renewable energy https://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/south-australia-breaks-record-running-for-a-week-on-renewable-energy-20220116-p59omi.html

Record numbers of Americans are alarmed or concerned about climate change https://theplanet.substack.com/p/record-numbers-of-americans-are-alarmed

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2022 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1047003/climate-change-risk-assessment-2022.pdf

Climate crisis could wipe 1% a year off UK economy by 2045, say ministers https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jan/17/climate-crisis-1-percent-a-year-off-uk-economy-by-2045

Natural Disaster Costs Exceed $250 Billion in 2021 and Worse to Come, Scientists Warn https://www.theenergymix.com/2022/01/13/natural-disaster-costs-exceeded-250-billion-in-2021-and-worse-to-come-scientists-warn/

The problem with the carbon footprint https://www.mic.com/impact/forget-your-carbon-footprint-lets-talk-about-your-climate-shadow

‘Rivers’ in the sky likely to drench East Asia under climate change https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/01/220118104112.htm#:~:text=%22’Rivers’%20in%20the%20sky,ScienceDaily.

Painting Barcelona’s rooftops could lower temperatures by up to five degrees, say experts https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/01/11/painting-barcelona-s-rooftops-could-lower-temperatures-by-up-to-five-degrees-say-experts

‘We have a lot to lose’: 16 Minnesota cities declare climate emergency, urge legislative action https://www.startribune.com/we-have-a-lot-to-lose-16-minnesota-cities-declare-climate-emergency-urge-legislative-action/600137514/

New Research Shows How Health Risks to Children Mount as Temperatures Rise https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/19/climate/children-climate-change.html

Warm Season and Emergency Department Visits to U.S. Children’s Hospitals https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/10.1289/EHP8083

Giant canyon discovered underneath Vanderford Glacier in Antarctica, revealing history behind rising sea levels https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-21/canyon-discovered-underneath-vanderford-glacier-antarctica/100770634

2021 was one of the hottest years on record – and it could also be the coldest we’ll ever see again https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/2021-was-one-of-the-hottest-years-on-record-and-it-could-also-be-the-coldest-well-ever-see-again/articleshow/89011720.cms

Rising Trend Predicted for Conditions Linked to Severe Storms https://eos.org/research-spotlights/rising-trend-predicted-for-conditions-linked-to-severe-storms

Today in climate change (14 January 2022)

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Plan Mitigates Climate Change, City’s Environmental Racism https://www.govtech.com/em/preparedness/plan-mitigates-climate-change-citys-environmental-racism

COP26 energized the global effort to halt global warming. Research is now crucial to monitoring progress and creating solutions https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03817-4

The Uncertain Future of Antarctica’s Melting Icehttps://eos.org/features/the-uncertain-future-of-antarcticas-melting-ice

Climate crisis: last seven years the hottest on record, 2021 data shows https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jan/10/climate-crisis-last-seven-years-the-hottest-on-record-2021-data-shows

Amsterdam’s floating suburb offers solutions to rising waters https://www.preventionweb.net/news/amsterdams-floating-suburb-offers-solutions-rising-waters

Climate change destroying homes across the Arctic https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-59915697

Sedimentation strategies provide effective but limited mitigation of relative sea-level rise in the Mekong deltahttps://www.nature.com/articles/s43247-021-00331-3

The top 10 global weather and climate change events of 2021 https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2022/01/the-top-10-global-weather-and-climate-change-events-of-2021/

Carbon offset credits set to soar on net zero ambitions https://www.afr.com/policy/energy-and-climate/carbon-offset-credits-set-to-soar-on-net-zero-ambitions-20220110-p59n7n

Hurricanes, cold waves, tornadoes: Weather disasters in USA dominate natural disaster losses in 2021 https://www.munichre.com/en/company/media-relations/media-information-and-corporate-news/media-information/2022/natural-disaster-losses-2021.html

Global long-term mapping of surface temperature shows intensified intra-city urban heat island extremes https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095937802100220X

How coastal cities can build climate resilience as the clock ticks https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/how-coastal-cities-can-build-climate-resilience-clock-ticks

Meet the scientist moms fighting climate change for their children https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2022/0111/Meet-the-scientist-moms-fighting-climate-change-for-their-children

‘Extraordinarily warm’: winter is fastest-heating season in most of US https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jan/12/warmer-winters-climate-crisis-us

Contiguous U.S. ranked fourth warmest during 2021; 20 billion-dollar disasters identified https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/national-climate-202112

Global Warming’s Six Americas, September 2021 https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/global-warmings-six-americas-september-2021/

‘Rapid stop’ to CO2 emissions needed to limit global warming to 1.5C, says Met Office https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/carbon-global-warming-met-office-b1991060.html

Impacts of super typhoons and climate change https://www.preventionweb.net/news/impacts-super-typhoons-and-climate-change

Permafrost carbon emissions in a changing Arctichttps://www.nature.com/articles/s43017-021-00230-3

Australia matches its hottest day on record as Western Australia town goes above 50C https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jan/13/hottest-day-on-record-in-parts-of-western-australia-as-temperature-reaches-50c

2021 was 45th year in a row with a warmer-than-normal global temperature https://edition.cnn.com/2022/01/13/world/45-years-in-a-row-above-average-global-temperature-climate/index.html

2021 officially New Zealand’s hottest year on record, Niwa says https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/300493525/2021-officially-new-zealands-hottest-year-on-record-niwa-says

Heat-health advisories to farmers in rural Jalna district, Maharastra state, India https://www.preventionweb.net/news/heat-health-advisories-rural-india-learning-during-pandemic-era

Today in climate change (31 December 2021)

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New Data on Earth’s Youngest Glacier Reveals a Healthy Fellow, while Earth’s Ice Elsewhere is Losing its Battle Against Global Warminghttps://www.severe-weather.eu/cryosphere/earth-youngest-glacier-healthy-cryosphere-losing-battle-global-warming-rrc/

2021’s climate disasters revealed an east-west weather divide, with one side of the country too wet, the other dangerously dry https://theconversation.com/2021s-climate-disasters-revealed-an-east-west-weather-divide-with-one-side-of-the-country-too-wet-the-other-dangerously-dry-173402

Floods getting bigger and more frequent, says river expert https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-59726441

Affluent seaside landowners plead for help in SC’s battle against rising ocean https://www.thestate.com/news/local/environment/article256773047.html

A new report by Christian Aid, Counting the cost 2021: a year of climate breakdown identifies 15 of the most destructive climate disasters of the year https://reliefweb.int/report/world/counting-cost-2021-year-climate-breakdown-december-2021

Social Cost of Carbon https://impactlab.org/research-area/social-cost/

Why WA’s south-west is drying out at one of the worst rates in the world https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-28/why-south-west-wa-is-drying-out/100625142

The US could reliably run on clean energy by 2050 https://www.popsci.com/science/clean-grid-renewable-energy-goals/

Deadly heat and extreme rainfall: This is what the world will be like if the temperature rises by 3 degrees, according to researchers https://sciencenorway.no/climate-climate-change/deadly-heat-and-extreme-rainfall-this-is-what-the-world-will-be-like-if-the-temperature-rises-by-3-degrees-according-to-researchers/1950125

2021 Arctic Report Card: image highlights https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/2021-arctic-report-card-image-highlights

It Keeps on Raining Too Much Too Fast https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/12/new-york-city-rain-sewage-system-flood/621129/

Rainfall in the Arctic will soon be more common than snowfall https://news.umanitoba.ca/rainfall-in-the-arctic-will-soon-be-more-common-than-snowfall/

Three loud climate warning signals https://www.axios.com/three-climate-warning-signals-9f930b4e-110a-4225-9eb9-c63a22993b82.html

In Australia’s climate wars, delay and deception are the new denial https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/dec/30/in-australias-climate-wars-delay-and-deception-are-the-new-denial

Poleward expansion of tropical cyclone latitudes in warming climates https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-021-00859-1

Alaska ‘Icemageddon’ warning follows heat record https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-59820999

World’s largest offshore wind farm generates first power https://reneweconomy.com.au/worlds-largest-offshore-wind-farm-generates-first-power/

Today in climate change (24 December 2021)

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La Niña just raised sea levels in the western Pacific by up to 20cm. This height will be normal by 2050 https://theconversation.com/la-nina-just-raised-sea-levels-in-the-western-pacific-by-up-to-20cm-this-height-will-be-normal-by-2050-173504

Scientists extend and straighten iconic climate “hockey stick” https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/11/scientists-extend-and-straighten-iconic-climate-hockey-stick/

Himalayan glaciers melting at ‘exceptional rate’ https://phys.org/news/2021-12-himalayan-glaciers-exceptional.html

WAMPUM: An Indigenous-Designed Path to Sea Level Rise Adaptation https://eos.org/articles/wampum-an-indigenous-designed-path-to-sea-level-rise-adaptation

Hot in the city: Teaching Europe how to live on a warmer planet https://www.politico.eu/article/hot-in-the-city-teaching-europe-how-to-live-on-a-warmer-planet/

U.N. climate chief: COP26 put nations on notice to act fast https://www.reuters.com/markets/commodities/un-climate-chief-cop26-put-nations-notice-act-fast-2021-12-08/

Heatwave fatalities in Australia: a new analysis https://www.preventionweb.net/news/heatwave-fatalities-australia-new-analysis

Is it possible to achieve net-zero emissions? https://www.nationalacademies.org/based-on-science/is-it-possible-to-achieve-net-zero-emissions

Dunes Dance to a New Rhythm in Climate Change https://eos.org/articles/dunes-dance-to-a-new-rhythm-in-climate-change

2021: A Year in Photos From the Front Lines of the Climate Crisis https://www.desmog.com/2021/12/21/2021-year-in-photos-front-lines-climate-crisis/

From floods and wildfires to inaction and urgency: These are the top climate and weather stories of 2021 https://edition.cnn.com/2021/12/22/us/top-climate-weather-stories-of-2021/index.html

Current coal phaseout pledges ‘absolutely not enough’, warn experts https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2021/dec/23/why-cop26-coal-power-pledges-dont-go-far-enough-visualised

Unprecedented die-offs, melting ice: Climate change is wreaking havoc in the Arctic and beyond https://phys.org/news/2021-12-unprecedented-die-offs-ice-climate-wreaking.html

Addressing Climate Migration https://www.rand.org/pubs/perspectives/PEA1085-1.html

2021 brought a wave of extreme weather disasters. Scientists say worse lies ahead https://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/2021-brought-wave-extreme-weather-disasters-scientists-say-worse-lies-ahead

North America Climate Resilience Program https://resilientcitiesnetwork.org/programs/north-america-climate-resilience-program/

Consumer Activism on Global Warming, September 2021 https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/consumer-activism-on-global-warming-september-2021/toc/4/