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Posted on 14 April 2022 by Doug Bostrom, Marc Kodack

Let’s do it once more, solely not the unhealthy half

“Arduous received expertise” is one other manner of describing our collision of early enthusiasm and inconsiderate habituation round fossil hydrocarbon fuels and— after a bit of over 200 years— lastly considering all of it by means of. We may also be excused for our early ignorance concerning the final results of “solely a hint gasoline,” though that ticket has expired.

Now that we’re totally knowledgeable concerning the Janus-like nature of fossil hydrocarbon fuels and have seen how the ugly facet of this character is treating our house, naturally we’re shifting on to raised options. A very engaging substitute for fossil hydocarbon fuels for sure demanding purposes akin to aviation or street transport is hydrogen. Provided that it leaves behind water as the only byproduct of its use as an power storage part, hydrogen is extraordinarily interesting from the attitude of not being transformed into both acutely poisonous or subtly insidious compounds when it is routinely expended as gasoline. 

Now that we’re engaged in a makeover of our power conduct, can we do higher the second time round when it comes to avoiding unintended penalties? Sure, we are able to. Older and sadder however lots wiser, we’re (a few of us, anyway) making use of a productively skeptical eye on hydrogen earlier than dashing forward in naive, dewy-eyed enthusiasm, adoption and lock-in as we we did with coal, oil and pure gasoline. Two gadgets in our part masking governmental/NGO stories seize an issue with hydrogen acquainted from our expertise, particularly that if not correctly dealt with, hydrogen is a potent greenhouse gasoline.

The information on the “oops!” potential of hydrogen just isn’t horrible. There are not any showstoppers right here, solely the necessity for due care in software. It is all lined in Atmospheric implications of increased hydrogen use by the UK authorities’s BEIS,  and Fugitive Hydrogen Emissions in a Future Hydrogen Economy,  from the Fraser-Nash Consultancy

Different notables:

Attribution of 2020 hurricane season extreme rainfall to human-induced climate change. Authors determine vital will increase of precipitation throughout tropical storms and hurricanes because of our local weather mess. Clearly, much more rainfall throughout these storms is undesirable.

Discussion of Climate Change on Reddit: Polarized Discourse or Deliberative Debate? Tantalizing indications that degraded, polarized on-line public discourse is a results of platform architectures, not solely human nature. In contrast to human nature, these programs can simply be modified. 

Navigating the political: An analysis of political calibration of integrated assessment modelling in light of the 1.5 °C goal. “Mannequin” as a verb might be transitive and intransitive. 

The Impact of Neglecting Climate Change and Variability on ERCOT’s Forecasts of Electricity Demand in Texas. “Do not point out local weather change” has arduous limits in our corporeal world. On this case, measurable in gigawatts. 


150 articles in 56 journals by 626 contributing authors

Bodily science of local weather change, results

Interannual shift of tropical high cloud diurnal cycle under global warming
Wang et al. Local weather Dynamics

The effect of convective injection of ice on stratospheric water vapor in a changing climate
Smith et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters

Observations of local weather change, results OBME

(provisional hyperlink) Temporal and Spatial Variability in Contemporary Greenland Warming (1958–2020)

(provisional hyperlink) 2021: A Year of Unprecedented Climate Extremes in Eastern Asia, North America, and Europe

Attribution of 2020 hurricane season extreme rainfall to human-induced climate change
Reed et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-29379-1

Snow Depth on Sea Ice and on Land in the Canadian Arctic from Long-Term Observations
Lam et al. Ambiance
Open Entry pdf 10.1080/07055900.2022.2060178

Summer Marine Heatwaves in the South China Sea: Trend, Variability and Possible Causes
Tan et al. Advances in Local weather Change Analysis
Open Entry 10.1016/j.accre.2022.04.003

Increasing Frequency of Anomalous Precipitation Events in Japan Detected by a Deep Learning Autoencoder
Murakmai et al. Earth’s Future
Open Entry pdf 10.1029/2021ef002481

Tree ring evidence of rapid development of drunken forest induced by permafrost warming
Fujii et al. World Change Biology
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/gcb.16176

Trends in intraseasonal temperature variability in Europe, 1961 – 2018
Krauskopf & Huth Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Mass evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2 decades from a joint Bayesian inversion
Chuter et al. The Cryosphere
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/tc-16-1349-2022

Extreme Precipitation on Consecutive Days Occurs More Often in a Warming Climate
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/bams-d-21-0140.1

The decadal shift in TC-induced precipitation over China
Xiaocheng et al. Atmospheric Analysis

A Decadal Weakening in the Connection between ENSO and the Following Spring SST over the Northeast Tropical Atlantic after the Mid-1980s
Journal of Local weather
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/jcli-d-21-0698.1

Extreme fire spread events and area burned under recent and future climate in the western USA
Coop et al. World Ecology and Biogeography
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/geb.13496

Growing prevalence of heat over cold extremes with overall milder extremes and multiple successive events
Zhang et al. Communications Earth & Atmosphere
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s43247-022-00404-x

Instrumentation & observational strategies of local weather change, contributors, results

Multi-decadal ocean temperature time-series and climatologies from Australia’s long-term National Reference Stations
Roughan et al. Scientific Information
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41597-022-01224-6

Brief communication: Improving ERA5-Land soil temperature in permafrost regions using an optimized multi-layer snow scheme
Cao et al.
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/tc-2022-71

Modeling, simulation & projection of local weather change, results MSWE

Navigating the political: An analysis of political calibration of integrated assessment modelling in light of the 1.5 °C goal
van Beek et al. Environmental Science & Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.03.024

Projections of surface air temperature and precipitation in the 21st century in the Qilian Mountains, Northwest China, using REMO in the CORDEX
Lan-Ya et al. Advances in Local weather Change Analysis
Open Entry 10.1016/j.accre.2022.03.003

Climatic conditions and prevalence of melanistic snakes—contrasting effects of warm springs and mild winters
Bury et al. Worldwide Journal of Biometeorology

Robustness of Competing Climatic States
Journal of Local weather
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/jcli-d-21-0148.1

High-resolution modelling of climatic hazards relevant for Canada’s northern transportation sector
Teufel & Sushama Local weather Dynamics

Regional climate modeling to understand Tibetan heating remote impacts on East China precipitation
Xu et al. Local weather Dynamics

Projections of faster onset and slower decay of El Niño in the 21st century
Lopez et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-29519-7

(provisional hyperlink) Assessment of 21st century changing sea surface temperature, rainfall, and sea surface height patterns in the tropical Pacific Islands using CMIP6 greenhouse warming projections

Is the Western Himalayan region vulnerable with respect to downscaled precipitation?
Meher & Das Das Theoretical and Utilized Climatology

Regional Signatures of Forced North Atlantic SST Variability:A Limited Role for Aerosols and Greenhouse Gases
Baek et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters

Uncertainties in projections of climate extremes indices in South America via Bayesian inference
Gouveia et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Unevenly distributed CO2 and its impacts on surface energy balance
Cheng et al. Atmospheric Analysis

A Bioeconomic Projection of Climate-induced Wildfire Risk in the Forest Sector
Riviere et al. Earth’s Future

Balanced estimate and uncertainty assessment of European climate change using the large EURO-CORDEX regional climate model ensemble
Evin et al. Earth System Dynamics
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/esd-12-1543-2021

The opposite response of the South Asian high to increasing CO2 at different heights
Qu et al. Atmospheric Science Letters
Open Entry pdf 10.1002/asl.1093

Bias-adjustment of high-resolution temperature CORDEX data over the Carpathian Region: expected changes including the number of summer and frost days
Torma & Kis Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Future changes in mean and extreme precipitation over the Mediterranean and Sahara regions using Bias-Corrected CMIP6 models
Babaousmail et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Simulated Twentieth-Century Ocean Warming in the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica
Naughten et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters

Development of local weather & local weather results modeling, simulation & projection

The impact of the QBO on the region of the tropical tropopause in QBOi models: present-day simulations
Serva et al. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

How reliable are CMIP6 models in representing the Asian Summer Monsoon Anticyclone?
Singh et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Understanding and reducing the uncertainties of land surface energy flux partitioning within CMIP6 land models
Yuan et al. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Open Entry 10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108920

Large divergence in tropical hydrological projections caused by model spread in vegetation responses to elevated CO2
Zhou et al. Earth’s Future
Open Entry pdf 10.1029/2021ef002457

How to calibrate a dynamical system with neural network based physics?
Balogh et al. Geophysical Analysis Letters

Impact of increased resolution on long-standing biases in HighResMIP-PRIMAVERA climate models
Moreno-Chamarro et al. Geoscientific Mannequin Improvement
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/gmd-15-269-2022

(provisional hyperlink) Superior Daily and Sub-Daily Precipitation Statistics for Intense and Long-Lived Storms in Global Storm-Resolving Models

Cryosphere & local weather change

Fire and Ice: The impact of wildfire-affected albedo and irradiance on glacier melt
Aubry?Wake et al. Earth’s Future

Modelling the effect of submarine iceberg melting on glacier-adjacent water properties
Davison et al. The Cryosphere
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/tc-16-1181-2022

Snow Depth on Sea Ice and on Land in the Canadian Arctic from Long-Term Observations
Lam et al. Ambiance
Open Entry pdf 10.1080/07055900.2022.2060178

Mass evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2 decades from a joint Bayesian inversion
Chuter et al. The Cryosphere
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/tc-16-1349-2022

Climate Change Fosters Competing Effects of Dynamics and Thermodynamics in Seasonal Predictability of Arctic Sea Ice
Journal of Local weather
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/jcli-d-21-0463.1

Spatiotemporal evolution of the maximum freezing depth of seasonally frozen ground and permafrost continuity in historical and future periods in Heilongjiang Province, China
Xu et al. Atmospheric Analysis

Remote sensing annual dynamics of rapid permafrost thaw disturbances with LandTrendr
Runge et al. Distant Sensing of Atmosphere
Open Entry 10.1016/j.rse.2021.112752

Sea stage & local weather change SLCC

(provisional hyperlink) The contribution of Humboldt Glacier, North Greenland, to sea-level rise through 2100 constrained by recent observations of speedup and retreat

Studying the effect of sea level rise on nuisance flooding due to groundwater in a coastal urban area with aging infrastructure
Su et al. City Local weather

Paleoclimate PCIM

Freshwater forcing of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation revisited
He & Clark Nature Local weather Change

Biology & local weather change, associated geochemistry BIOW

The increasing relevance of phenology to conservation
Ettinger et al. Nature Local weather Change

Sea level rise threatens critical nesting sites of charismatic marine turtles in the Mediterranean
Dimitriadis et al. Regional Environmental Change

(provisional hyperlink) Impacts of future climate change and atmospheric CO2 concentration on ecosystem water retention service

Assessing the vulnerability of plant functional trait strategies to climate change
Andrew et al. World Ecology and Biogeography

Changes in sea ice and range expansion of sperm whales in the eclipse sound region of Baffin Bay, Canada
Posdaljian et al. World Change Biology

Root foraging alters global patterns of ecosystem legacy from climate perturbations
Berkelhammer et al. Journal of Geophysical Analysis: Biogeosciences
Open Entry 10.1029/2021jg006612

Cold-air pools as microrefugia for ecosystem functions in the face of climate change
Pastore et al. Ecology

Evolution of potential evapotranspiration and its sensitivity to climate change based on the Thornthwaite, Hargreaves, and Penman–Monteith equation in environmental sensitive areas of China
Li et al. Atmospheric Analysis

Local anthropogenic stress does not exacerbate coral bleaching under global climate change
Johnson et al. World Ecology and Biogeography
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/geb.13506

Effect of shrub encroachment on land surface temperature in semi-arid areas of temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere
Shen et al. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Consequences of thermal plasticity for hypoxic performance in coastal amphipods
Collins et al. Marine Environmental Analysis

Warming drives sustained plant phosphorus demand in a humid tropical forest
Lie et al. World Change Biology
Open Entry 10.1111/gcb.16194

Resilient biotic response to long-term climate change in the Adriatic Sea
Scarponi et al. World Change Biology
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/gcb.16168

Decline in biological soil crust N-fixing lichens linked to increasing summertime temperatures
Finger-Higgens et al. Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences

Stingray Habitat Use Is Dynamically Influenced by Temperature and Tides
Elston et al. Frontiers in Marine Science
Open Entry pdf 10.3389/fmars.2021.754404

GHG sources & sinks, flux, associated geochemistry GHSS

(provisional hyperlink) Grazing enhances carbon cycling but reduces methane emission during peak growing season in the Siberian Pleistocene Park tundra site

(provisional hyperlink) Identifying the biological control of the interannual and long-term variations in South Atlantic air-sea CO2 flux

Controls of intermodel uncertainty in land carbon sink projections
Padrón et al.
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/bg-2022-92

Uncertain response of ocean biological carbon export in a changing world
Henson et al.
Open Entry 10.1002/essoar.10507873.3

Evaluation and analysis of methane adsorption capacity in deep-buried coal seams
Zheng et al. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Know-how

Long-term manipulation of mean climatic conditions alters drought effects on C- and N-cycling in an arable soil
Leyrer et al. World Change Biology
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/gcb.16173

Estimating interlinks of carbon emissions from transportation, industrialization, and solid/liquid fuels with economic progress: evidence from Pakistan
Rehman et al. Worldwide Journal of Environmental Science and Know-how

Deforestation-induced climate change reduces carbon storage in remaining tropical forests
Li et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-29601-0

Quantifying methane emissions from the global scale down to point sources using satellite observations of atmospheric methane
Jacob et al.
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/acp-2022-246

CO2 seize, sequestration science & engineering

CO2 absorption and microwave regeneration with high-concentration TETA nonaqueous absorbents
Li et al. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Know-how

Modelling plant-level abatement costs and effects of incentive policies for coal-fired power generation retrofitted with CCUS
Fan et al. Power Coverage

Trade-off between tree planting and wetland conservation in China
Xi et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-29616-7

In situ dual doping for constructing efficient CO2-to-methanol electrocatalysts
Li et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-29698-3


Intermittency and the social role of storage
Waterson et al. Power Coverage

Effects of the energy transition on environmental impacts of cobalt supply: A prospective life cycle assessment study on future supply of cobalt
Meide et al. Journal of Industrial Ecology
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/jiec.13258

Potential zones for offshore wind power development in the Gulf of Mexico using reanalyses data and capacity factor seasonal analysis
Canul-Reyes et al. Power for Sustainable Improvement

Electrification versus hydrogen for UK road freight: Conclusions from a systems analysis of transport energy transitions
Haugen et al. Power for Sustainable Improvement
Open Entry 10.1016/j.esd.2022.03.011

Can’t buy me acceptance? Financial benefits for wind energy projects in Germany
Knauf Power Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112924

(provisional hyperlink) Nigeria’s energy review: Focusing on solar energy potential and penetration

(provisional hyperlink) Sources of opposition to renewable energy projects in the United States

k-nearest neighbor space-time simulator with applications to large-scale wind and solar power modeling
Amonkar et al. Patterns
Open Entry pdf 10.1016/j.patter.2022.100454

Geoengineering local weather

Impacts of three types of solar geoengineering on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
Xie et al. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/acp-22-4581-2022

Stratospheric ozone response to sulfate aerosol and solar dimming climate interventions based on the G6 Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) simulations
Tilmes et al.
Open Entry pdf 10.5194/acp-2021-1003


Interpreting Differences in Radiative Feedbacks from Aerosols Versus Greenhouse Gases
Salvi et al.
Open Entry 10.1002/essoar.10510061.1

Absorbing aerosol choices influence precipitation changes across future scenarios
McCoy et al.

Local weather change communications & cognition CSCC

Impact of climate change information of university students in Turkey on responsibility and environmental behavior through awareness and perceived risk
Yilmaz et al. Atmosphere, Improvement and Sustainability
Open Entry 10.1007/s10668-022-02319-1

Climate Action (Goal 13): The role of climate beliefs, health security and tourism prioritisation in 30 Sub-Saharan African countries
Amadu & Adongo Climatic Change

Too many ways to help: How to promote climate change mitigation behaviors
Andrews et al. Journal of Environmental Psychology
Open Entry 10.1016/j.jenvp.2022.101806

Discussion of Climate Change on Reddit: Polarized Discourse or Deliberative Debate?

Treen et al, Environmental Communications

Open Entry 10.1080/17524032.2022.2050776

Climate change perception in Romania
Cheval et al. Theoretical and Utilized Climatology
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s00704-022-04041-4

Agronomy, animal husbundry, meals manufacturing & local weather change AGCC

(provisional hyperlink) Climate vulnerability assessment of key fishery resources in the Northern Humboldt Current System~

Carbon footprint and carbon neutrality pathway of green tea in China
HE et al. Advances in Local weather Change Analysis
Open Entry 10.1016/j.accre.2022.04.001

Climate change adaptation processes seen through a resilience lens: Norwegian farmers’ handling of the dry summer of 2018
Beitnes et al. Environmental Science & Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.03.019

Frost risk by dwindling snow cover
Kersebaum Nature Local weather Change

Explaining radical policy change: Norwegian climate policy and the ban on cultivating peatlands
Farstad et al. World Environmental Change
Open Entry 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102517

Farmer identities: facilitating stability and change in agricultural system transitions
Letourneau & Davidson Environmental Sociology
Open Entry 10.1080/23251042.2022.2064207

Winter warming stimulates vegetative growth and alters fruit quality of blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum)
Pagter & Kjær Worldwide Journal of Biometeorology

Compounding precipitation effect in modulating maize yield response to global warming
Ban et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Impact of Climate Change on Crops Adaptation and Strategies to Tackle Its Outcome: A Review
Raza et al. Crops
Open Entry 10.3390/plants8020034

Hydrology & local weather change HYCC

(provisional hyperlink) Intra-annual variation of high and low-flow extremes associated with land use and climate change in the Upper Tekeze of the Nile river basin

Future changes in mean and extreme precipitation over the Mediterranean and Sahara regions using Bias-Corrected CMIP6 models
Babaousmail et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology

Projected changes in meteorological drought over East Africa inferred from bias-adjusted CMIP6 models
Ayugi et al. Pure Hazards
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s11069-022-05341-8

Future changes in extreme precipitation over the San Francisco Bay Area: Dependence on atmospheric river and extratropical cyclone events
Patricola et al. Climate and Local weather Extremes
Open Entry 10.1016/j.wace.2022.100440

(provisional hyperlink) Decadal Background for Active Extreme Drought Episodes in the Decade of 2010–19 over Southeastern Mainland Asia

Attribution of 2020 hurricane season extreme rainfall to human-induced climate change
Reed et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-29379-1

Extreme Precipitation on Consecutive Days Occurs More Often in a Warming Climate
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/bams-d-21-0140.1

Local weather change economics

Why are some countries cleaner than others? New evidence from macroeconomic governance
Akan et al. Atmosphere, Improvement and Sustainability
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10668-022-02298-3

How Do Carbon Taxes Affect Emissions? Plant-Level Evidence from Manufacturing
Ahmadi et al. Environmental and Useful resource Economics
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10640-022-00678-x

Carbon price prediction model based on adaptive variational mode decomposition and optimized extreme learning machine
Solar & Xu Worldwide Journal of Environmental Science and Know-how

Local weather change and the round financial system

Impact of a methane emission tax on circular economy scenarios in small wastewater treatment plants
Michalovicz & Bilotta Atmosphere, Improvement and Sustainability
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10668-022-02317-3

Local weather change mitigation public coverage analysis GPCC

Community science and the design of climate governance
Barry Climatic Change
Open Entry 10.1007/s10584-021-03295-7

(provisional hyperlink) How injustice can lead to energy policy failure: A case study from Guatemala

Does a Carbon Tax Reduce CO2 Emissions? Evidence from British Columbia
Pretis SSRN Digital Journal

Navigating the political: An analysis of political calibration of integrated assessment modelling in light of the 1.5 °C goal
van Beek et al. Environmental Science & Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.03.024

A novel cluster based multi-index nonlinear ensemble framework for carbon price forecasting
Wang & Zhuang Atmosphere, Improvement and Sustainability

Top-down or bottom-up? Norwegian climate mitigation policy as a contested hybrid of policy approaches
Weiglein Nature
Open Entry 10.1038/429613a

Re-thinking procurement incentives for electric vehicles to achieve net-zero emissions
Nunes et al. Nature Sustainability
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41893-022-00862-3

Local weather change adaptation & adaptation public coverage analysis

The Role of Regional Connections in Planning for Future Power System Operations under Climate Extremes
Dyreson et al. Earth’s Future
Open Entry pdf 10.1029/2021ef002554

Implementing a knowledge system: Lessons from the global stewardship of climate services
Guido et al. World Environmental Change

Compound urban crises
Westman et al. Ambio
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s13280-021-01697-6

Local weather change impacts on human well being CCHH

(provisional hyperlink) Changes in heat stress considering temperature, humidity, and wind over East Asia under RCP8.5 and SSP5-8.5 scenarios

Using clustering, statistical modeling, and climate change projections to analyze recent and future region-specific compound ozone and temperature burden over Europe
Jahn & Hertig GeoHealth
Open Entry pdf 10.1029/2021gh000561

Future population exposure to daytime and nighttime heat waves in South Asia
Ullah et al. Earth’s Future

Local weather change impacts on human tradition

Climate change impacts on future driving and walking conditions in Finland, Norway and Sweden
Freistetter et al. Regional Environmental Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10113-022-01920-4


(provisional hyperlink) Intensification of Pacific trade wind and related changes in the relationship between sea surface temperature and sea level pressure

Knowledgeable opinion, nudges & main initiatives IOPN

(provisional hyperlink) Will the regime ever break? Assessing socio-political and economic pressures to climate action and European oil majors’ response (2005-2019)

The Impact of Neglecting Climate Change and Variability on ERCOT’s Forecasts of Electricity Demand in Texas
Lee & Dessler Climate, Local weather, and Society
Open Entry 10.1175/wcas-d-21-0140.1

WMO Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update: A Prediction for 2021–25
Hermanson et al. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/bams-d-20-0311.1

The Humanitarian Sector Needs Clear Job Profiles for Climate Science Translators Now More than Ever
Enenkel & Kruczkiewicz Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/bams-d-20-0263.1

Who is the Anthropos in the Anthropocene?
Hoelle & Kawa Kawa Widhianto Szerszynski Gunaratnam Ernstson Annals of the American Affiliation of Geographers
Open Entry pdf 10.1080/24694452.2020.1842171

Articles/Studies from Businesses and Non-Governmental Organizations Addressing Points of Local weather Change

Climate Change Impacts Across California Crosscutting Issues, California Legislative Analyst’s Workplace (LAO)

Addressing the widespread impacts of local weather change represents a big problem for the state, and one that can more and more occupy the California legislature’s agenda within the coming years. A altering local weather presents California with 5 key local weather hazards: (1) greater temperatures and excessive warmth occasions, (2) extra extreme wildfires, (3) extra frequent and intense droughts, (4) flooding resulting from excessive precipitation occasions, and (5) coastal flooding and erosion from sea-level rise. These hazards will threaten public well being, security, and well-being—together with from life-threatening occasions, injury to private and non-private property and infrastructure, and impaired pure sources.

Word: The LAO additionally produced stories on local weather change results on California’s transportation, well being, housing, Okay-12 schooling, and, staff and employers. These six stories, which grew out of an preliminary challenge carried out for the Speaker of the California Meeting, are supposed to assist policymakers take into consideration how local weather change will influence varied sectors and, consequently, what key corresponding coverage and financial points the California legislature will face within the coming years. Given the complexity of the problems, these stories don’t include express suggestions or a particular path ahead; slightly, they’re supposed as framing paperwork to assist the Legislature undertake a local weather lens throughout a number of coverage areas.

Europe’s Land Future? Opportunities to use Europe’s land to fight climate change and improve biodiversity— and why proposed policies could undermine both, Searchinger et al., Princeton College and Middle for Coverage Analysis on Power and the Atmosphere

The European Union has bold targets to scale back its greenhouse gasoline emissions and to revive its depleted biodiversity. To realize every objective, diverting agricultural land and manufacturing forests to different makes use of should play a key function. Such various makes use of may intention to extend carbon storage and biodiversity by restoring habitats in Europe. Much less mentioned, these targets may additionally embody preserving carbon storage and biodiversity overseas by reversing Europe’s giant, web imports of agricultural merchandise. These web imports imply that Europe’s international land footprint is contributing considerably to deforestation and habitat loss overseas. To contribute to those targets, Europe should cut back what might be known as its land carbon footprint. This footprint is the diminished carbon storage in vegetation and soils on agricultural and forest lands used to provide Europe’s consumption of wooden and agricultural merchandise. The authors discover that Europe has vital potential to take action and identifies potential priorities for carbon sequestration and biodiversity restoration.

How Climate Change May Affect the U.S. Economy, Weinstock and Leggett, US Congressional Analysis Service

The authors start with a dialogue of potential mechanisms by means of which local weather change may have an effect on the U.S. financial system, together with productiveness, enterprise funding, and sector impacts. They then study a few of the analysis into the financial results of local weather change in addition to the constraints of such analysis. The authors don’t evaluate analysis on how insurance policies to mitigate local weather change would have an effect on the financial system. Slightly, they evaluate analysis on the financial results of local weather change given particular local weather outcomes. The analysis reviewed is meant to offer “what if” eventualities slightly than a “greatest guess” of future outcomes.

Statement of Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial InstitutionsFederal Deposit Insurance coverage Company

Discover of proposed coverage assertion; request for remark. The Federal Deposit Insurance coverage Company is requesting remark by June 3, 2022, on draft rules that would supply a high-level framework for the protected and sound administration of exposures to climate-related monetary dangers. Though all monetary establishments, no matter measurement, might have materials exposures to climate-related monetary dangers, these draft rules are focused on the largest monetary establishments, these with over $100 billion in whole consolidated belongings. The draft rules are supposed to help efforts by giant monetary establishments to concentrate on key points of climate-related monetary danger administration.

Climate change increased rainfall associated with tropical cyclones hitting highly vulnerable communities in Madagascar, Mozambique & Malawi, Otto et al., World Climate Attribution Initiative

Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi, and neighboring nations suffered extreme flooding after a collection of tropical storms, together with three cyclones, hit the area, beginning with storms Ana and Batsirai in January and February 2022. Most impacts have been brought on by flooding. The authors assessed the rainfall related to tropical storms, measured because the 3-day annual most. A measure which is brief sufficient to exclude rainfall from different occasions that happen near the occasion in query however lengthy sufficient to embody the total impacts. To find out the function of local weather change, the authors mixed observations with local weather fashions. They concluded that greenhouse gasoline and aerosol emissions are partly answerable for the noticed will increase in flooding.

Atmospheric implications of increased hydrogen use, Warwick et al., Division of Enterprise, Power, and Industrial Technique, Authorities of the UK

Use of hydrogen (H2) as an alternative to carbon-containing fossil fuels akin to pure gasoline would stop emissions of carbon dioxide into the ambiance, with vital local weather advantages. However, any leakage of hydrogen will have an effect on atmospheric composition with implications for air high quality and have an oblique warming impact on local weather, partially offsetting a few of the local weather advantages of the discount in carbon dioxide. The authors used present local weather and atmospheric chemistry fashions to discover the atmospheric impacts of a world hydrogen financial system. They modelled atmospheric impacts and calculated the radiative forcing ensuing from hydrogen emissions and hydrogen’s international warming potential. The authors suggest that hydrogen leakage be diminished, and that consideration be given to how hydrogen is used to attenuate the atmospheric impacts of power use.

Fugitive Hydrogen Emissions in a Future Hydrogen EconomyFrazer-Nash Consultancy

Hydrogen is more likely to play a big function within the decarbonization of the UK’s future power system. Nevertheless, there’s an rising physique of proof that hydrogen is itself an oblique greenhouse gasoline and up to date analysis means that it has a World Warming Potential 11 occasions that of carbon dioxide (over a 100-year time horizon). Hydrogen, by its nature, is tough to include and understanding how a lot hydrogen may very well be emitted to the ambiance in a future hydrogen power system is essential for coverage growth. This authors recognized and quantified the completely different mechanisms for fugitive hydrogen emissions in a future 2050 hydrogen financial system. These embody all mechanisms the place hydrogen could also be launched to the ambiance together with unintended leaks, e.g.. from joints, pipework and storage, in addition to deliberate purging or venting.

Acquiring articles with out journal subscriptions

We all know it is irritating that many articles we cite right here aren’t free to learn. One-off paid entry charges are usually astronomically priced, appropriate for akin to On a Heuristic Point of View Concerning the Production and Transformation of Light”  however not as of venture on unknowns. With a median world revenue of US$ 9,373, for many of us US$ 42 is important cash to wager on an article’s relevance and significance. 

  • Unpaywall provides a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox that robotically signifies when an article is freely accessible and gives instant entry with out additional bother. Unpaywall can be unscammy, works effectively, is itself provided free to make use of. The organizers (a reputable nonprofit) report a few 50% success price
  • The weekly New Analysis catch is checked in opposition to the Unpaywall database with accessible gadgets being flagged. Particularly for just-published articles this mechansim might fail. If you happen to’re keen on an article title and it’s not listed right here as “open entry,” be sure you examine the hyperlink anyway. 

How is New Analysis assembled?

Most articles showing listed here are discovered by way of  RSS feeds from journal publishers, filtered by search phrases to provide uncooked output for evaluation of relevance. 

Related articles are then queried in opposition to the Unpaywall database, to determine open entry articles and expose helpful metadata for articles showing within the database. 

The target of New Analysis is not to forged a tinge on scientific outcomes, to paint readers’ impressions. Therefore candidate articles are assessed by way of two metrics solely:

  • Was an article deemed of enough advantage by a group of journal editors and peer reviewers? The actual fact of journal RSS output assigns a “sure” to this robotically. 
  • Is an article related to the subject of anthropogenic local weather change? Attributable to filter overlap with different publication subjects of inquiry, of a typical week’s 550 or so enter articles about 1/4 of RSS output makes the reduce.

Just a few journals supply public entry to “preprint” variations of articles for which the evaluate course of just isn’t but full. For some key journals this all of the point out we’ll see in RSS feeds, so we embody such gadgets in New Analysis. These are flagged as “preprint.”

The part “Knowledgeable opinion, nudges & main initiatives” contains some gadgets that aren’t scientific analysis per se however fall as an alternative into the class of “views,” observations of implications of analysis findings, areas needing consideration, and so forth.

What does (provisional hyperlink)” imply?

When the enter listing for New Analysis is processed, some articles don’t produce a consequence from the journal databases we make use of. Often it is because the writer has not but provided data to for the given article. In these circumstances and with a purpose to nonetheless embody well timed itemizing of articles, we make use of an alternate search tactic. Whereas this technique is normally right, typically the hyperlink proven will result in an incorrect vacation spot (out there time doesn’t at all times allow handbook checking of those). We invite readers to submit corrections in feedback under.

Every version of New Analysis is reprocessed some two weeks after intitial publication to catch stragglers into the DOI ecosystem. Many “provisional hyperlinks” will find yourself being corrected as a part of this course of. 


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