Adhering to Paris Agreement climate goal could significantly decrease heat-related summer deaths

Posted on 29th June 2018

New research from a collaboration between CPDN, the University of Bristol and UK health professionals has produced compelling evidence that loss of life through increased heat stress during heatwaves can be limited if we stabilise climate at the lower of the Paris Agreement climate goals. The paper, recently published in the journal Nature Climate Change, […]

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BOINC workshop: 24-27 July 2018

Posted on 18th May 2018

Concentrating on the research enabled by the BOINC platform and its future development roadmap, we bring together an exciting focus event for the whole community. Free registration (register for part or whole of programme)

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Happi-LAND paper examines influence of land use change on global warming

Posted on 14th March 2018

A new paper co-authored by climateprediction.net team members shows changes such as bioenergy expansion have considerable influence on projections of temperature extremes. The motivation for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report of 1.5°C stems from the need to understand how the impacts of climate change may evolve for half a degree of global warming. […]

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How do population dynamics affect impact of heat extremes?

Posted on 27th February 2018

Understanding how continuing increases in global mean temperature will exacerbate societal exposure to extreme weather events is a question of profound importance. Following the signing of the Paris Agreement in December 2015, a targeted focus has emerged within the scientific community to better understand how changes to the global climate system will evolve in response […]

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Flood project stakeholder workshop to take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Posted on 26th February 2018

Climateprediction.net’s Professor David Wallom and Dr Sarah Sparrow are visiting Dhaka, Bangladesh, this March for a stakeholder workshop around the REBuILD project (Risk Evaluation of Brahmaputra Inundations for Loss and Damage). During this stakeholder workshop, participants will share their opinions and insights on how extreme event risk assessments could be further developed for comprehensive risk […]

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