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.

Trends in weather extremes

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Twenty years ago, the trend in annual mean global mean temperature became detectable. Ten years ago, robust regional seasonal mean temperature trends similarly started to emerge. Nowadays, we can see trends even in weather extremes.

28 February, 2018 | News |