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Angry Weather: Heat Waves, Floods, Storms, and the New Science of Climate Change (World Weather Attribution)

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I was given a free book by the publisher through LibraryThing in exchange for a fair and unbiased review. In 2020 Climate Change Attribution was named one of MIT Tech Review's top ten breakthrough technologies. For a long time, it has not been possible to make the (arguably) crucial link between man-made climate change to individual weather and climate-related events with confidence, but this has changed more recently.

Wer einen Überblick zum Potential der Extremwetterereignis-Attributions-Forschung erhalten möchte, dabei noch eine spannende Sidestory zum Hurrikan Harvey und allerlei aus der Geschichte der Wetter-, Klima- und Klimawandelforschung lesen möchte, bekommt hier genau das. Most of our PDFs are also available to download and we're working on making the final remaining ones downloadable now. It is a book that will leave you both more knowledgeable and more motivated to engage with the challenges of our changing climate.Some regions experience more rain simply because the temperature of the air has increased and it can absorb more water. I don't think that this is going to change the minds of sceptics but, for those who want a little more information about what is happening around us, I recommend this short read. Fredi is the author of the popular science book " Angry Weather" and her work has been featured extensively in global media including the FT, Economist, Times of India, the Sun, Wall Street Journal, Telegraph, Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, Daily Mail, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, BBC, and CNN. This is used as the metric to determine how humans are changing the climate by burning fossil fuels.

A November without frost might occur every 20 years or so, but that would be more like a one in 1,250 year event without climate change. What has been harder to assess is the ability to pin a particular extreme weather event on man-made global warming. At the very latest, since the 1990s we have been able to attribute these rising global temperatures to greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels. While it may rain more on average in the warmer atmosphere, the altered circulation may mean that fewer low-pressure systems develop or that they enter a particular region less frequently.Fascynująca, a jednocześnie przerażająca to lektura, kiedy podążając za niemiecką badaczką, weźmiemy pod uwagę tendencję do zaprzeczania przez polityków i przestawicieli wielkich koncernów jakoby człowiek miał realny wpływ na pogodę. If governments don’t do their job and don’t do enough to put a stop to climate change, then courts can remind them of their purpose. A book that with weather events and by studying these weather events determine whether or not Climate Change and global warming played a part in the severity of the weather and how much likely it will accrue in the future. What sets it apart from earlier works is its introduction of attribution science, which seems like a big deal: Scientists are figuring out methods for determining the probability that a given weather event is the result of climate change. Dr Fredi Otto is the Acting Director of the Environmental Change institute and an Associate Professor in the Global Climate Science Programme where she leads several projects understanding the impacts of man-made climate change on natural and social systems with a particular focus on Africa and India.

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