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Posted on 17 February 2022 by Doug Bostrom, Marc Kodack

Damage and insult

A fast go to to DeSmog’s climate disinformation database and scrutinization of funding sources (choose “organizations”) illustrates how the fossilized fossil power trade has financed public misunderstanding  and ignorance of the influence of hydrocarbon comubustion CO2 emissions on Earth’s local weather system. By so doing, these miscreants have vastly delayed our escape from their crude, antiquated and harmful power merchandise, thereby inflicting hurt to us all. Because the outdated noticed goes, “you’ll be able to idiot a number of the individuals a number of the time, however not the entire individuals the entire time.” Not to mention “all,” by this late date a definite minority of oldsters are nonetheless deceived by old-school local weather science denial.

With ugly warts in plain view to most of us, the fossil gasoline trade is transferring on to beauty therapies and merchandise. There is a distinct aroma of feel-good appeals touting token initiatives within the air; given the trade’s monitor document on reality, the cynicism we could really feel in our intestine when seeing soft-focus promoting pitching imprecise guarantees about higher habits sooner or later is nicely justified. Are our intestine instincts right?  Trio of real skeptics (aka “scientists”) Mei Li, Gregory Trencher and Jusen Asaka make use of formal strategies to offer us a gut-check. Our visceral response seems to be right. The clean energy claims of BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell: A mismatch between discourse, actions and investments explores claims versus actuality for fossil gasoline giants and finds what we count on from earlier habits: public messaging on cleansing up a messy act is itself largely performing, theatrical show. From the summary: 

We discovered a powerful enhance in discourse associated to “local weather”, “low-carbon” and “transition”, particularly by BP and Shell. Equally, we noticed rising tendencies towards methods associated to decarbonization and clear power. However these are dominated by pledges slightly than concrete actions. Furthermore, the monetary evaluation reveals a unbroken enterprise mannequin dependence on fossil fuels together with insignificant and opaque spending on clear power. We thus conclude that the transition to wash power enterprise fashions just isn’t occurring, for the reason that magnitude of investments and actions doesn’t match discourse.

By this level in our tiresome historical past of being lied to, if we’re not feeing injured and insulted then we’re not paying consideration. Apparently this trade feels that their clients are extraordinarily silly and isn’t in any respect hesitant to use our weak point. They are going to succeed to the extent that we’re actually dimwitted and earn the insult. 

Different notables:

Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States: Updated Mean Projections and Extreme Water Level Probabilities Along U.S. Coastlines delivers information that may massively have an effect on the worth of large quantities of actual property within the not-so-distant future. Public coverage is struggling within the face of a type of denial in reference to property worth in affected areas, however sadly this denial won’t prevail towards SLR. This report tells us the chilly info. 

Operationalising positive tipping points towards global sustainability. Excellent news: tipping factors should not synonymous with catastrophe. The authors determine potential mechanisms for “snowball results” in coping with our sustainability challenges, “optimistic tipping factors throughout social-technological-ecological programs.”

Vertical stratification of the air microbiome in the lower troposphere. Within the “who’d have guessed it” division, microorganisms (bioaerosols) residing within the ambiance will discover themselves lofted into new locations because the ambiance warms. 

All the above open entry and free to learn. 

100 articles in 45 journals by 535 contributing authors

Bodily science of local weather change, results

Causes for the increase of early-season freezing events under a warmer climate at alpine Treelines in southeast Tibet
Shen et al. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108863

Observations of local weather change, results

(provisional hyperlink) Atmospheric river precipitation enhanced by climate change: A case study of the storm that contributed to California’s Oroville Dam crisis

Rising risks of compound extreme heat-precipitation events in China
Ning et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology
10.1002/joc.7561

Seasonal circulation regimes in the North Atlantic: towards a new seasonality
Breton et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology
10.1002/joc.7565

Impacts of climate modes on temperature extremes over Bangladesh using statistical methods
Uddin et al. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
10.1007/s00703-022-00868-8

The role of sea surface temperature variability in changes to global surface air temperature related to two periods of warming slowdown since 1940
Xu et al. Local weather Dynamics
10.1007/s00382-022-06139-x

(provisional hyperlink) Rapid acidification of the Arctic Chukchi Sea waters driven by anthropogenic forcing and biological carbon recycling

The Increasing Role of Vegetation Transpiration in Soil Moisture Loss across China under Global Warming
Journal of Hydrometeorology
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/jhm-d-21-0132.1

Proportion and Distribution of Rain and Snow in China from 1960 to 2018
Journal of Hydrometeorology
10.1175/jhm-d-21-0129.1

Estimated changes in different forms of precipitation (snow, sleet, and rain) across China: 1961–2016
Su et al. Atmospheric Analysis
Open Entry 10.1016/j.atmosres.2022.106078

(provisional hyperlink) Detectable Human Influence on Changes in Precipitation Extremes across China
10.1029/2021EF002409

Climate warming outweighed agricultural managements in affecting wheat phenology across China during 1981–2018
Tao et al. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108865

The Anomalously Cold January 2017 in the South-Eastern Europe in a Warming Climate
Demirta? Worldwide Journal of Climatology
10.1002/joc.7574

Instrumentation & observational strategies of local weather change, contributors, results Modeling, simulation & projection of local weather change, results

(provisional hyperlink) Plausible 2005–2050 emissions scenarios project between 2 °C and 3 °C of warming by 2100
10.1088/1748-9326/ac4ebf

Increase in Arctic coastal erosion and its sensitivity to warming in the twenty-first century
Nielsen et al. Nature Local weather Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41558-022-01281-0

The effect of greenhouse gases concentration and urbanization on future temperature over Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in China
Zheng et al. Local weather Dynamics
10.1007/s00382-021-06103-1

Exacerbated heat in large Canadian cities
Rajulapati et al. City Local weather
10.1016/j.uclim.2022.101097

Impact of climate change on meteorological and hydrological droughts for Upper Coruh Basin, Turkey
Y?lmaz et al. Pure Hazards
10.1007/s11069-022-05217-x

Slow and soft passage through tipping point of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in a changing climate
Kim et al. npj Local weather and Atmospheric Science
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41612-022-00236-8

The Increasing Role of Vegetation Transpiration in Soil Moisture Loss across China under Global Warming
Journal of Hydrometeorology
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/jhm-d-21-0132.1

Changes in extreme integrated water vapor transport on the U.S. west coast in NA-CORDEX, and relationship to mountain and inland precipitation
Hughes et al.
Open Entry 10.21203/rs.3.rs-493528/v1

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

Multivariate bias-correction of high-resolution regional climate change simulations for West Africa: performance and climate change implications
Dieng et al. Journal of Geophysical Analysis: Atmospheres
10.1029/2021jd034836

Bivariate bias correction of the regional climate model ensemble over the Adriatic region
Sokol Jurkovi? et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology
10.1002/joc.7564

A CMIP6 ensemble for downscaled monthly climate normals over North America
Mahony et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology
Open Entry 10.1002/joc.7566

(provisional hyperlink) Role of Sea-Surface Salinity in Simulating Historical Decadal Variations of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in a Coupled Climate Model

Cryosphere & local weather change

Arctic glaciers record wavier circumpolar winds
Sasgen et al. Nature Local weather Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41558-021-01275-4

Reconciling persistent sub-zero temperatures in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, with Neogene dynamic marine ice-sheet fluctuations
Halberstadt et al. Geology
Open Entry pdf 10.1130/g49664.1

Sea degree & local weather change

African heritage sites threatened as sea-level rise accelerates
Vousdoukas et al. Nature Local weather Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41558-022-01280-1

Paleoclimate

Ice sheet decline and rising atmospheric CO2 control AMOC sensitivity to deglacial meltwater discharge
Solar et al. World and Planetary Change
10.1016/j.gloplacha.2022.103755

Biology & local weather change

Targeting current species ranges and carbon stocks fails to conserve biodiversity in a changing climate: opportunities to support climate adaptation under 30 × 30
Dreiss et al.
Open Entry pdf 10.1101/2021.08.31.458416

Multiple drivers of large-scale lichen decline in boreal forest canopies
Esseen et al. World Change Biology
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/gcb.16128

Spatiotemporal Climate Variability in the Andes of Northern Peru: Evaluation of Gridded Datasets to Describe Cloud Forest Microclimate and Local Rainfall
Newell et al. Worldwide Journal of Climatology
10.1002/joc.7567

Long-term effects of contrasting pCO2 levels on the scope for growth in the carnivorous gastropod Concholepas concholepas
Navarro et al. Marine Environmental Analysis
10.1016/j.marenvres.2022.105586

Simulated future trends in marine nitrogen fixation are sensitive to model iron implementation
Yao et al. World Biogeochemical Cycles
10.1029/2020gb006851

Response of Iranian lizards to future climate change by poleward expansion, southern contraction, and elevation shifts
Vaissi Scientific Reviews
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41598-022-06330-4

Vertical stratification of the air microbiome in the lower troposphere
Drautz-Moses et al. Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences
Open Entry pdf 10.1073/pnas.2117293119

Temperature and the maturation of fish: a simple sine-wave model for predicting accelerated spring spawning
Pauly & Liang Environmental Biology of Fishes
10.1007/s10641-022-01212-0

(provisional hyperlink) Deep learning projects future warming-induced vegetation growth changes under SSP scenarios

GHG sources & sinks, flux, associated geochemistry

(provisional hyperlink) Multidecadal trends in organic carbon flux through a grassland river network shaped by human controls and climatic cycles

Development of sectorial and territorial information system to monitor GHG emissions as local and regional climate governance tool: Case study in Valencia (Spain)
Lorenzo-Sáez et al. City Local weather
Open Entry 10.1016/j.uclim.2022.101125

Retention of deposited ammonium and nitrate and its impact on the global forest carbon sink
Gurmesa et al. Nature Communications
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41467-022-28345-1

Pyrogenic carbon decomposition critical to resolving fire’s role in the Earth system
Bowring et al. Nature Geoscience
10.1038/s41561-021-00892-0

CO2 seize, sequestration science & engineering

Accounting for local temperature effect substantially alters afforestation patterns
Windisch et al. Environmental Analysis Letters
Open Entry 10.1088/1748-9326/ac4f0e

(provisional hyperlink) Climate sensitivities of carbon turnover times in soil and vegetation: understanding their effects on forest carbon sequestration

Decarbonization

Impacts of 319 wind farms on surface temperature and vegetation in the United States
Qin et al. Environmental Analysis Letters
Open Entry 10.1088/1748-9326/ac49ba

Risk-adjusted preferences of utility companies and institutional investors for battery storage and green hydrogen investment
Côté & Salm Vitality Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112821

Local residents’ attitudes about wind farms and associated noise annoyance in South Korea
Ki et al. Vitality Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112847

Friends with benefits: How income and peer diffusion combine to create an inequality “trap” in the uptake of low-carbon technologies
Stewart Vitality Coverage
10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112832

Tilting at windmills? Electoral repercussions of wind turbine projects in Minnesota
Bayulgen et al. Vitality Coverage
10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112636

Stylized least-cost analysis of flexible nuclear power in deeply decarbonized electricity systems considering wind and solar resources worldwide
Duan et al. Nature Vitality
10.1038/s41560-022-00979-x

Local weather change communications & cognition

The clean energy claims of BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell: A mismatch between discourse, actions and investments
Li et al. PLOS ONE
Open Entry pdf 10.1371/journal.pone.0263596

Popular extreme sea level metrics can better communicate impacts
Rasmussen et al.
Open Entry 10.1002/essoar.10503428.3

Different names for “natural gas” influence public perception of it
Lacroix et al. Journal of Environmental Psychology
Open Entry 10.1016/j.jenvp.2021.101671

The effects of serious gaming on risk perceptions of climate tipping points
van Beek et al. Climatic Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10584-022-03318-x

Agronomy, animal husbundry, meals manufacturing & local weather change

Past and future rainfall changes in the Australian midlatitudes and implications for agriculture
Waha et al. Climatic Change
10.1007/s10584-021-03301-y

Carbon footprint of cows’ milk: a case study of peri-urban and urban dairy farms within Mekelle milk-shed, Ethiopia
Balcha et al. Carbon Administration
Open Entry pdf 10.1080/17583004.2022.2039301

Adapting to climate change precisely through cultivars renewal for rice production across China: When, where, and what cultivars will be required?
Zhang et al. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108856

Projecting future changes in extreme climate for maize production in the North China Plain and the role of adjusting the sowing date
Xiao et al. Mitigation and Adaptation Methods for World Change
10.1007/s11027-022-09995-4

Optimizing sowing window, cultivar choice, and plant density to boost maize yield under RCP8.5 climate scenario of CMIP5
Ali et al. Worldwide Journal of Biometeorology
10.1007/s00484-022-02253-x

Persistent soil carbon enhanced in Mollisols by well-managed grasslands but not annual grain or dairy forage cropping systems
Rui et al. Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences
Open Entry 10.1073/pnas.2118931119

Assessing the risk of climate change to aquaculture: a national-scale case study for the Sultanate of Oman
Engelhard et al. Local weather Danger Administration
Open Entry 10.1016/j.crm.2022.100416

Climate warming outweighed agricultural managements in affecting wheat phenology across China during 1981–2018
Tao et al. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.108865

Does crop insurance inhibit climate change technology adoption?
Sellars et al. Mitigation and Adaptation Methods for World Change
10.1007/s11027-022-09998-1

(provisional hyperlink) Climate-related disasters and agricultural land conversion: towards prevention policies

Hydrology & local weather change

Global Water Availability and Its Distribution under CMIP6 Scenarios
Li & Li Worldwide Journal of Climatology
10.1002/joc.7559

A Multivariate Flash Drought Indicator for Identifying Global Hotspots and Associated Climate Controls
Mukherjee & Mishra Geophysical Analysis Letters
10.1029/2021gl096804

Local weather change economics

Macroeconomic impacts of climate change on the Blue Economy sectors of southern European islands
Vrontisi et al. Climatic Change
10.1007/s10584-022-03310-5

The price of actor diversity: Measuring project developers’ willingness to accept risks in renewable energy auctions
Côté et al. Vitality Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112835

Revisiting the role of international climate finance (ICF) towards achieving the nationally determined contribution (NDC) target: A case study of the Indonesian energy sector
Suroso et al. Environmental Science & Coverage
10.1016/j.envsci.2022.01.022

Local weather change mitigation public coverage analysis

Determinants of emissions pathways in the coupled climate–social system
Moore et al. Nature
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41586-022-04423-8

Sensitive intervention points in China’s coal phaseout
Heerma van Voss & Rafaty Vitality Coverage
Open Entry 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112797

Why marginal CO2 emissions are not decreasing for US electricity: Estimates and implications for climate policy
Holland et al. Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences
Open Entry 10.1073/pnas.2116632119

Quantifying the regional stranded asset risks from new coal plants under 1.5 °C
Edwards et al. Environmental Analysis Letters
Open Entry 10.1088/1748-9326/ac4ec2

Net Zero and the potential of consumer data – United Kingdom energy sector case study: The need for cross-sectoral best data practice principles
Liu et al. Vitality Coverage
10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112803

Finding the sweet spot in climate policy: balancing stakeholder engagement with bureaucratic autonomy
Wellstead & Biesbroek Present Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Open Entry 10.1016/j.cosust.2022.101155

Environmental outcomes of the US Renewable Fuel Standard
Lark et al. Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences
Open Entry pdf 10.1073/pnas.2101084119

Tilting at windmills? Electoral repercussions of wind turbine projects in Minnesota
Bayulgen et al. Vitality Coverage
10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112636

Impacts of poverty alleviation on national and global carbon emissions
Bruckner et al. Nature Sustainability
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41893-021-00842-z

Working time, inequality and carbon emissions in the United States: A multi-dividend approach to climate change mitigation
Fitzgerald Vitality Analysis & Social Science
10.1016/j.erss.2021.102385

Climate policy conflict in the U.S. states: a critical review and way forward
Basseches et al. Climatic Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10584-022-03319-w

Local weather change adaptation & adaptation public coverage analysis

Towards a deeper understanding of barriers to national climate change adaptation policy: A systematic review
Lee et al. Local weather Danger Administration
Open Entry 10.1016/j.crm.2022.100414

Leveraging SETS resilience capabilities for safe-to-fail infrastructure under climate change
Kim et al. Present Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Open Entry 10.1016/j.cosust.2022.101153

Coastal communities’ responses to climate change and variability impacts: a threat to coastal and marine resources?
Rubekie et al. Local weather and Growth
10.1080/17565529.2021.2018984

Climate Adaptation for Tropical Island Land Stewardship: Adapting a Workshop Planning Process to Hawai‘i
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Open Entry pdf 10.1175/bams-d-21-0163.1

Transformative adaptation as a sustainable response to climate change: insights from large-scale case studies
Filho et al. Mitigation and Adaptation Methods for World Change
Open Entry 10.1007/s11027-022-09997-2

Climate change adaptation (CCA) research in Nepal: implications for the advancement of adaptation planning
Karki et al. Mitigation and Adaptation Methods for World Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s11027-021-09991-0

Adapting to extreme events: small drinking water system manager perspectives on the 2012–2016 California Drought
Klasic et al. Climatic Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s10584-021-03305-8

Integrating an intrahousehold perspective into climate change adaptation research
Hung & Wang Environmental Science & Coverage
10.1016/j.envsci.2022.02.004

Local weather change impacts on human well being

Adaptive capacity to extreme urban heat: the dynamics of differing narratives
Guardaro et al. Local weather Danger Administration
Open Entry 10.1016/j.crm.2022.100415

Alternate patterns of temperature variation bring about very different disease outcomes at different mean temperatures
Kunze et al.
Open Entry pdf 10.1101/2021.08.31.458468

Spatial analysis of outdoor wet bulb globe temperature under RCP4.5 and RCP8.5 scenarios for 2041–2080 across a range of temperate to hot climates
Corridor et al. Climate and Local weather Extremes
Open Entry 10.1016/j.wace.2022.100420

Increasing Heat-Stress Inequality in a Warming Climate
Alizadeh et al. Earth’s Future
Open Entry pdf 10.1029/2021ef002488

Local weather change impacts on human tradition

African heritage sites threatened as sea-level rise accelerates
Vousdoukas et al. Nature Local weather Change
Open Entry pdf 10.1038/s41558-022-01280-1

Different

Decolonizing climate change–heritage research
Simpson et al. Nature Local weather Change
10.1038/s41558-022-01279-8

Rapid intensification of the emerging southwestern North American megadrought in 2020–2021
Williams et al. Nature Local weather Change
10.1038/s41558-022-01290-z

Decolonizing climate change–heritage research
Simpson et al. Nature Local weather Change
10.1038/s41558-022-01279-8

Probabilistic forecasts of near-term climate change: verification for temperature and precipitation changes from years 1971–2000 to 2011–2020
Räisänen Local weather Dynamics
Open Entry pdf 10.1007/s00382-022-06182-8

Knowledgeable opinion, nudges & main initiatives

Tackling the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies by making peace with nature 50 years after the Stockholm Conference
Baste & Watson World Environmental Change
Open Entry 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102466

Climate change research in southern Africa in recent two decades: progress, needs, and policy implications
Kapuka et al. Regional Environmental Change
10.1007/s10113-022-01886-3

The Glasgow leaders’ declaration on forests and land use: Significance toward “Net Zero”
Nasi World Change Biology
Open Entry pdf 10.1111/gcb.16039

Operationalising positive tipping points towards global sustainability
Lenton et al. World Sustainability
Open Entry pdf 10.1017/sus.2021.30

Articles/Reviews from Companies and Non-Governmental Organizations Addressing Points of Local weather Change

Engaging The Chain: Driving Speed And Scale. CDP Global Supply Chain Report 2021 (pdf), CDP

An organization’s provide chain is liable for substantial environmental impacts. Final yr, CDP discovered that GHG emissions in an organization’s provide chain are, on common, 11.4 instances greater than its operational emissions. This chain of environmental danger is not only a chance to look past firms’ personal emissions and cascade their ambition; it’s now the one option to leverage change on the scale required. The report explores the environmental influence attributable to provide chains and the actions patrons are taking to cut back them.

Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States: Updated Mean Projections and Extreme Water Level Probabilities Along U.S. Coastlines (pdf), Candy et al., Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The report and accompanying datasets from the U.S. Sea Degree Rise and Coastal Flood Hazard Situations and Instruments Interagency Job Drive present 1) sea degree rise eventualities to 2150 by decade that embody estimates of vertical land movement and a couple of) a set of maximum water degree chances for varied heights alongside the U.S. shoreline. These knowledge can be found at 1-degree grids alongside the U.S. shoreline and downscaled particularly at NOAA tide-gauge places. Estimates of flood publicity are assessed utilizing up to date U.S. coastal flood-severity thresholds for present circumstances, e.g., sea ranges and infrastructure footprint and for the subsequent 30 years out to yr 2050, assuming no extra danger discount measures are enacted.

Evaluating Climate Risk in NEPA Reviews: Current Practices and Recommendations for Reform, Webb et al., Columbia Legislation Faculty and Environmental Protection Fund

Lately, policymakers, practitioners, and students have more and more thought-about how local weather change ought to issue into current environmental evaluate obligations, together with evaluate of U.S. federal company actions underneath the 1969 Nationwide Environmental Coverage Act (“NEPA”). Consideration up to now has targeted totally on the essential query of the best way to account for an motion’s contribution to local weather change through direct, oblique, or cumulative greenhouse gasoline emissions. Nevertheless, much less focus has been given to the equally essential query of how actions will probably be affected by, and may put together for, the impacts of local weather change. The paper combines an in depth evaluate of beforehand carried out Environmental Impression Statements (“EIS”) with an examination of the authorized framework, present practices, and subsequent steps for integrating that latter class of local weather results—what we time period “local weather influence evaluation”—into NEPA critiques. The authors conclude that, to ensure that federal businesses to meet their authorized obligations underneath NEPA, the EISs they put together should include a complete local weather influence evaluation. Drawing on beforehand recognized greatest practices, the authors outline three key necessities for local weather influence evaluation, particularly that the evaluation be: 1. Holistic, which means that it considers all moderately foreseeable local weather impacts and the dangers they pose to all parts of the proposed motion and options. 2. Particular, which requires using local weather knowledge that’s tailor-made to the proposed motion’s space, timescale, and different related traits. 3. Actionable, offering the company with the knowledge it must take motion to handle climate-related dangers.


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