Jun 24, 2016

How climate change affects extreme weather events

by
Peter Stott
,
Science
  • States that , although it has been said individual climate events cannot be attributed to anthropogenic climate change, a recent assessment by the National Academies of Science concludes that “this is no longer true as an unqualified blanket statement”
  • Argues that robust event attribution can support decisions such as how to rebuild after a disaster and how to price insurance by quantifying the current risk of such events