Paper presents tool for assessing risk of hydro-meteorological extremes in UK

Posted on 19th February 2018

Extreme weather events such as droughts and heavy precipitation can have large impacts on society and the economy, so ensuring that society is well prepared to face such events will have multiple benefits. Anthropogenic climate change is expected to have an impact on these types of events: warm temperature extremes and heavy precipitation extremes have […]

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Can climate change impacts be inventoried? Dr Friederike Otto explores

Posted on 1st February 2018

Climateprediction.net’s Dr Friederike Otto will be talking on extreme event attribution at the AAAS Annual Meeting (American Association for the Advancement of Science) in Austin, Texas, this February. Her talk – Extreme Event Attribution: Towards an Inventory of the Climate Change Impacts – on Sunday 18th February, is part of the Understanding Causality to Inform […]

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Dr Otto’s Climate Series talk at KlimaCampus Hamburg

Posted on 22nd January 2018

Dr Friederike Otto gave a talk on climate change attribution at KlimaCampus Hamburg recently. KlimaCampus is a network of universities, research institutes and federal authorities in Hamburg, which focuses on climate, climate change and climate consequences. Her talk, Changing climate hazards across timescales – combining extreme event attribution and medium term climate projections, was part […]

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ECIU Report: 41 extreme event studies in 2 years show climate change link

Posted on 17th January 2018

A new report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) presents the findings of their analysis of all research papers published since the Paris summit two years ago on the attribution of specific events to climate change. Of 59 papers, the report says, 41 conclude that climate change has increased the risks of a […]

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Cold snap in North America – World Weather Attribution analysis

Posted on 17th January 2018

Over recent years (2014, 2016 and now), there have been a number of extreme cold events in North America, although in different regions and of different durations. Low temperatures have been observed over much of northeastern North America during the two weeks between December 26, 2017 through January 8, 2018, and these temperatures are unusually […]

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