Today in climate change (3 February 2017)

Please find below a list of links to recent important climate change news:

In Europe and Asia, rain is increasingly falling in the short, localized bursts http://www.climatecentral.org/news/rains-from-thunderstorms-rising-europe-asia-21113-21113?utm_content=buffer59053&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

At 4°C global warming, countries representing more than 70% of the global population and global GDP will face increases in flood risk in excess of 500% http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016EF000485/full

Dwindling Glaciers Lead to Potential Carbon Sinks http://glacierhub.org/2017/01/30/roundup-carbon-sink-or-source-serpentine-syndrom-outmigration/

Key indicators to track current progress and future ambition of the Paris Agreement http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate3202.html

44.4% of the US is currently covered by snow https://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/

We can still keep global warming below 2C – but the hard work is about to start https://theconversation.com/we-can-still-keep-global-warming-below-2-but-the-hard-work-is-about-to-start-72075

Impacts of Anthropogenic Heat on Summertime Rainfall in Beijing http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JHM-D-16-0173.1

Storms preview sea-rise damage to California roads, cities http://en.azvision.az/haber_-57883-xeber.html

Hindle Glacier Rapid Retreat Continues, South Georgia http://blogs.agu.org/fromaglaciersperspective/2017/01/31/hindle-glacier-rapid-retreat-continues-south-georgia/

Record heat and drought seen in Amazon during 2015-16 El Niño https://news.mongabay.com/2017/01/record-heat-and-drought-seen-in-amazon-during-2015-16-el-nino/

4 Irrefutable Truths About Climate Change Science http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/01/4-irrefutable-truths-about-climate-change-science?utm_campaign=socialmedia&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=worldresources

Summer heat records smashed in Sydney and regional NSW http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/hottest-summer-ever-and-it-is-only-january/8225840

Moree residents face another record-breaking week, with temperatures to exceed 40 degrees Celsius every day http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/moree-residents-to-endure-a-record-breaking-week-of-weather/8226540

A new report explores the benefits of building climate resilience through good governance http://cspo.org/news/how-does-better-governance-improve-resilience-to-climate-change/

‘Beyond the extreme’: Scientists marvel at ‘increasingly non-natural’ Arctic warmth https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/02/01/beyond-the-extreme-scientists-marvel-at-increasingly-non-natural-arctic-warmth/?sdfsdfsdfsdfsd&utm_term=.fa5f7cf0e880

Impacts of a Pinatubo-size volcanic eruption on ENSO http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JD025796/full

Fewer Days Below 32°F http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/maps/fewer-days-below-32f?utm_content=bufferfcd75&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Global Ice Viewer http://climate.nasa.gov/interactives/global-ice-viewer/#/

Mapping the Speed of Ice http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=89261&src=eorss-iotd

The world’s “heat engine” is revving up, and powering deadly weather https://www.fastcoexist.com/3067645/thanks-to-climate-change-the-worlds-storms-are-getting-more-dangerous

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I write non-fiction about disaster management and resilience. I also write fiction including poems and short stories.

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