The Shortlist from March 2021's News

Why aren’t we more afraid of global warming? The psychology of procrastinating on climate change | The Independent

Climate change cues tree swallows to nest earlier in spring » Yale Climate Connections

To fight climate change, save the whales, some scientists say

'Existential threat to our survival': see the 19 Australian ecosystems already collapsing

UN: New national climate pledges will only cut emissions ‘by 2%’ over next decade | Carbon Brief

Biden hikes cost of carbon, easing path for new climate rules - POLITICO

Climate change is the top concern for UK students, outranking inequality, healthcare and the economy

BLACKPINK named advocates for UN climate change conference

How Bitcoin's vast energy use could burst its bubble - BBC News

Hurricane Hunters’ grueling pace in 2020 may not abate with climate change - The Washington Post

Cancel all planned coal projects globally to end ‘deadly addiction’, says UN chief | Coal | The Guardian

Passionate young voices demand to be heard on climate crisis

How Do Countries' New Emissions-reduction Plans Stack Up? | World Resources Institute

The climate crisis shows how rich people blow through their “fair share” of carbon emissions - Vox

Greening ODA: 50% of development aid should support environment and climate action | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Making Peace With Nature | UNEP - UN Environment Programme

AN OPEN LETTER TO MICHAEL MANN:. LET’S NOT HAVE THE NEW CLIMATE WAR BE A… | by Rupert Read | Mar, 2021 | Medium

Blue carbon: how three Australian marine sites lock away 2bn tonnes of CO2 | Great Barrier Reef | The Guardian

The top U.S. lobbying group for oil and gas is poised to embrace carbon pricing, report says | Fortune

Mapped: How every part of the world has warmed – and could continue to warm | Carbon Brief

Global oil companies have committed to 'net zero' emissions. It's a sham | Climate change | The Guardian

Guest post: Why ‘rebound effects’ may cut energy savings in half | Carbon Brief

Decadal variability modulates trends in concurrent heat and drought over global croplands - IOPscience

The UN Environment Programme needs new powers

An evangelical scientist on reconciling her religion and the realities of climate change - The Washington Post

In the Atlantic Ocean, Subtle Shifts Hint at Dramatic Dangers - The New York Times

New normal for Atlantic hurricanes shows more frequent and intense storms - The Washington Post

‘Climate neutral’ is a lie — abandon it as a goal

We need to talk about fossil fuel mining that’s powered by renewable energy | by Ketan Joshi | LobbyWatch | Medium

The climate crisis can't be solved by carbon accounting tricks | Greenhouse gas emissions | The Guardian

Emerging dominance of summer rainfall driving High Arctic terrestrial-aquatic connectivity | Nature Communications

A 20-Year-Old Climate Change Mystery Has Finally Been Explained - Bloomberg

Methane emissions from Russian pipelines surged during the coronavirus pandemic

Guest post: Why ‘rebound effects’ may cut energy savings in half | Carbon Brief

Opinion | Should We Dim the Sun? Will We Even Have a Choice? - The New York Times

Global heating pushes tropical regions towards limits of human livability | Climate change | The Guardian

Climate change is flooding the Arctic Ocean with light – what it means for the species that live there

Climate change causing faster snow melt in the Himalayas | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

The Himalayan hazards nobody is monitoring - BBC News

Why companies involved with carbon removal tech struggle to pay for it

Why a more equal world would be easier to decarbonise

Global heating pushes tropical regions towards limits of human livability | Climate change | The Guardian

Oil Giants Prepare to Put Carbon Back in the Ground - The New York Times

Food prices rise globally as countries compete to replenish stockpiles, bad weather hits crops - ABC News

Global Changes in 20‐year, 50‐year and 100‐year River Floods - Slater - - Geophysical Research Letters - Wiley Online Library

It's unavoidable: we must ban fossil fuels to save our planet. Here's how we do it | Climate change | The Guardian

US envoy promotes climate alignment with Europe – EURACTIV.com

Death rattle of the internal combustion engine sparks a political battle – POLITICO

FedEx to spend $2 billion to buy electric vehicles and $100 million for Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture - The Washington Post

New study challenges finding that climate change will drive dryland expansion | Carbon Brief

Political party set up by school climate strikers takes on German Greens | Germany | The Guardian

Why Extinction Rebellion hasn't taken off in the US — yet

Meet the Climate Change Activists of TikTok | WIRED

Europe’s sputtering nuclear renaissance – POLITICO

Details behind Biden's '30 by 30' U.S. lands and oceans climate goal » Yale Climate Connections

An honest look at 'Self-Portrait with Cephalopod' » Yale Climate Connections

Is the ‘Legacy’ Carbon Credit Market a Climate Plus or Just Hype? - Yale E360

Carbon offsets offer a fantasy of capitalism without crises

Books, Reports, and Research Groups on Our Radar — Covering Climate Now

Opinion | Taylor Swift Is Singing Us Back to Nature - The New York Times

Climate change: 'Default effect' sees massive green energy switch - BBC News

Is this the end of forests as we've known them? | Trees and forests | The Guardian

Poorest people will suffer worst from cities’ heat | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

European summer droughts since 2015 unprecedented in past two millennia

Recent European drought extremes beyond Common Era background variability | Nature Geoscience

‘There's no ice’: warming seas chill Quebec’s seal tourism | Environment | The Guardian

The Greenland ice sheet may be more vulnerable than we knew to global warming, new study shows - The Washington Post

Climate crisis: recent European droughts 'worst in 2,000 years' | Climate change | The Guardian

Ending over mending: planned obsolescence is killing the planet | Technology | The Guardian

‘Reading the writing on the wall’: why Wall Street is acting on the climate crisis | Climate change | The Guardian

Peatland on fire again as burning season starts in Indonesia

Bottom trawling releases as much carbon as air travel, landmark study finds | Marine life | The Guardian

Conditional attribution of climate change and atmospheric circulation contributing to the record-breaking precipitation and temperature event of summer

2020 in southern China - IOPscience

Technologies to deliver food and climate security through agriculture | Nature Plants

Where Climate Scientists See Danger, Russia Sees an Opportunity - Bloomberg

As the Mekong delta washes away, homes and highways are being lost | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Unleashing the climate market | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Met Office: Atmospheric CO2 now hitting 50% higher than pre-industrial levels | Carbon Brief

Net-zero emissions targets are vague: three ways to fix

Don't believe hydrogen and nuclear hype – they can’t get us to net zero carbon by 2050 | Energy | The Guardian

‘Garbage’ models and black boxes? The science of climate disaster planning - POLITICO

Joe Biden’s climate ambitions must include land rights for Congo forest communities

In Brussels, green still means white – EURACTIV.com

Peatland on fire as burning season starts anew in Indonesia | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Global Warming Was Already Fueling Droughts in Early 1900s, Study Shows - Inside Climate News

Drawdown Impossible? | Climate Now

Oil firms knew decades ago fossil fuels posed grave health risks, files reveal | Environment | The Guardian

Clock is running on our reliance on vegetation as a steady 'carbon sink' » Yale Climate Connections

We’re Hurtling Toward Global Suicide | The New Republic

The New Humanitarian | Disaster risk reduction and climate change: Revenge of the nerds

Climate change risks new cold war in Arctic, warns Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg | News | The Times

Protests aim to put climate (not COVID) top of global agenda – POLITICO

Big Banks Make a Dangerous Bet on the World's Growing Demand for Food - Inside Climate News

‘Without a carbon cap, you can’t provide strong support for a carbon peak’ | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

New research says preserving at least 30 percent of the ocean will improve the health of the planet - The Washington Post

Climate fight 'is undermined by social media's toxic reports' | Climate change | The Guardian

The Unbearable Whiteness of Climate Anxiety - Scientific American

Apocalypse how? - Why Hollywood struggles to tell stories about climate change | Prospero | The Economist

Large carbon sink potential of secondary forests in the Brazilian Amazon to mitigate climate change | Nature Communications

Global climate strike: Activists around the world defy Covid restrictions | The Independent

'Arctic warming causing heatwaves in India', says study- The New Indian Express

7 Reasons Why Artificial Carbon Removal is Overhyped | by Dr. Jonathan Foley | Mar, 2021 | GlobalEcoGuy.org

One of Earth’s giant carbon sinks may have been overestimated - study | Soil | The Guardian

Lightning in the Arctic - Holzworth - - Geophysical Research Letters - Wiley Online Library

Guest post: How climate change drove food insecurity in the 2007 Lesotho drought | Carbon Brief

Irrigation canals covered in solar panels are a powerful combination

President Biden is crafting a plan to quickly and deeply cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions - The Washington Post

A trade-off between plant and soil carbon storage under elevated CO 2 | Nature

Scientists need to face both facts and feelings when dealing with the climate crisis | Climate change | The Guardian

Carbon markets are proving resilient to the coronavirus pandemic

'We want to be included': First Nations demand a say on climate change | Indigenous Australians | The Guardian

Pollinators are our secret weapon in the fight against global warming | New Scientist

Brazil meat giant JBS vows net zero by 2040 amid record profits | Brazil | The Guardian

Wind industry warns not building enough to curb global warming | Reuters

Oil Giants Prepare to Put Carbon Back in the Ground - The New York Times

Crisis in the Himalayas: climate change and unsustainable development | Financial Times

Japan’s Kyoto cherry blossoms peak on earliest date in 1,200 years - The Washington Post

Green investing 'is definitely not going to work’, says ex-BlackRock executive | Investing | The Guardian