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morganism

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World Weather Attribution group
« on: May 20, 2017, 11:26:35 PM »
Hadn't seen this group before...

World Weather Attribution

https://wwa.climatecentral.org/

"World Weather Attribution (WWA) is an international effort designed to sharpen and accelerate the scientific community’s ability to analyze and communicate the possible influence of climate change on extreme-weather events such as storms, floods, heat waves and droughts."

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Re: World Weather Attribution group
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2017, 01:54:49 PM »
'Very strong' climate change signal in record June heat
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40449234

Now, researchers with World Weather Attribution have carried out a multi-method analysis to assess the role of warming connected to human activities in these record temperatures.
"We simulate what is the possible weather under the current climate and then we simulate what is the possible weather without anthropogenic climate change, and then we compare these two likelihoods which gives us the risk ratio," Dr Friederike Otto from the University of Oxford, one of the study's authors, told BBC News.
"We found a very strong signal."
That signal, according to the authors, made heat waves at least 10 times more likely in Spain and Portugal.

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Re: World Weather Attribution group
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2017, 04:28:31 AM »
« Last Edit: August 12, 2017, 04:37:13 AM by AbruptSLR »
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