Cranking up the intensity

climate change and extreme weather events

Will Steffen, Lesley Hughes, David Alexander, Martin Rice

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Abstract

Climate change is now influencing all extreme weather events – with some of the most severe climate impacts occurring in 2016, our latest report has found.

Cranking Up The Intensity: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events finds that while the links between climate change and some extreme weather events such as bushfires and heatwaves are well-established, the evidence linking climate change to storms and heavy rainfall is also growing.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherClimate Council of Australia
Commissioning bodyClimate Council of Australia
Number of pages94
ISBN (Electronic)9781925573152
ISBN (Print)9781925573145
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Steffen, W., Hughes, L., Alexander, D., & Rice, M. (2017). Cranking up the intensity: climate change and extreme weather events. Sydney: Climate Council of Australia.