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Projecting Exposure to Extreme Climate Impact Events Across Six Event Categories and Three Spatial Scales

Global warming changes the frequency, intensity, and spatial distribution of extreme events. This article analyses computer simulations of river floods, tropical cyclones, crop failure, wildfires, droughts, and heatwaves under past, present‚Äźday, and potential future climate conditions.

Journal Article

Published on 2 February 2021

Author(s): Stefan Lange, Jan Volkholz, Tobias Geiger, Fang Zhao, Iliusi Vega, Ted Veldkamp, Christopher P. O. Reyer, Lila Warszawski, Veronika Huber, Jonas Jagermeyr, Jacob Schwebe, David N. Bresch, Matthias Buchner , Jinfeng Chang, Philippe Ciais, Marie Dury, Kerry Emanuel , Christian Folberth, Dieter Gerten, Simon N. Gosling, Manolis Grillakis, Naota Hanasaki , Alexandra-Jane Henrot, Thomas Hickler, Yasushi Honda, Akihiko Ito, Nikolay Khabarov , Aristeidis Koutroulis, Wengfeng Liu, Christoph Muller, Kazuya Nishina, Sebastian Ostberg, Hannes Muller Schmeid, Sonia I. Seneviratne, Tobias Stacke , Jorg Steinkamp, Wim Thiery, Yoshihide Wada, Sven Willner, Yong Yang, Minoru Yoshikawa, Chao Yue, Katja Frieler

Published in Earth’s Future. Click here to access the article.

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