(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Attributing weather extremes to "climate change" : A review

published at : Applied meteorology and climatology

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HULME M. (1) ;
(1) King's College, London, ROYAUME-UNI


In this progress report, the A. analyses the nascent science of extreme weather event attribution by examining the field in 4 stages : motivations for extreme weather attribution, methods of attribution, some example case studies and the politics of weather event attribution. There remain outstanding political dangers and obstacles for extreme weather attribution if it is to be used, as some claim it can and should be, for guiding climate adaptation investments, for servicing the putative loss and damage agenda of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change or for underpinning legal claims for liability for damages caused by extreme weather


Thematical fascicle

published at : Progress in physical geography / ISSN 0309-1333 / CODEN PPGEEC

Editor : Sage Publications, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 38, no 4 [pp. 499-511]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : fig., tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 14648 A

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