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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Dr Friederike Otto presents to Chinese and Brazilian scientists at LOTUS workshop

Posted on 8th January 2018

Climateprediction.net‘s Dr Friederike Otto presented on climate attribution science to Chinese and Brazilian early career researchers today, as part of a week-long workshop for the LOTUS project being hosted by the Oxford e-Research Centre. The project is exploring why the climate in China is changing and what the implications could be for the country’s vulnerability […]

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E&E News article explores how climate attribution science has developed in last 15 years

Posted on 8th January 2018

A recent article in Environment and Energy News explores how the science of attributing the effects of climate change to individual extreme weather events has developed over the last 15 years. The predominant view in the scientific community in 2003 was that, while it was evident that climate change had a significant event on the […]

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