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 |

Devastating rains in Kenya, 2018

Rainbow at Baringo Lake

Devastating seasonal rains in Kenya have been reported to have displaced nearly 300,000 people and killed 158. Other countries in the region such as Rwanda and Somalia have also been seriously affected.