The critical decade: extreme weather

Will Steffen, Lesley Hughes, David J. Karoly

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When extreme weather events occur the Climate Commission is consistently asked questions about the link to climate change. This report unpacks our current knowledge about different types of extreme weather events: extreme temperatures, rainfall, drought, bushfires, storm surges, cyclones and storms.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherA.C.T. Climate Commission Secretariat
Commissioning bodyA.C.T. Climate Commission Secretariat
Number of pages64
ISBN (Electronic)9781925006070
ISBN (Print)9781925006063
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Copyright the Commonwealth of Australia 2013. Version archived for private and non-commercial use with the permission of the author/s and according to publisher conditions. For further rights please contact the publisher.


  • Climatic changes -- Australia
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Australia


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