Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, 1961–2021

With deepest sadness we must share with you the news that Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, dear friend, amazing scientist, co-founder and co-leader of World Weather Attribution, husband and father, and a wonderful human, passed away on 12 October 2021.

14 October, 2021 | News |

Pathways and Pitfalls in extreme event attribution

Stormy sky over a calm beach

Experiences from the World Weather Attribution collaboration: We attempt to answer the question whether and to what extent the likelihood and intensity of an observed event changed due to the anthropogenic modification of the Earth’s climate using a method called extreme event attribution.

13 May, 2021 | News |