Monthly Archives: November 2015

8 publications in special report rely on weather@home simulations to explain extreme weather events of 2014 in Australia, Africa and South America

Posted on 5th November 2015

Human-induced climate change plays a clear and significant role in some extreme weather events but understanding the other risks at a local level is also important, highlights Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society‚Äôs annual special report, Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 from a Climate Perspective. For the fourth year in a row it investigates the […]

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Record hot October in Australia at least 6 times more likely due to global warming

Posted on 5th November 2015

Writing in The Conversation CPDN partners David Karoly and Mitchell Black provide a real-time assessment of the role human-induced climate change and the ongoing El Nino are playing in the record breaking October temperatures in Australia. The magnitude of the monthly mean anaomalies is huge, with 1 deg Celcisus above the previous October record for […]

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