Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation

Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation

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Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters. This Special Report explores the social as well as physical dimensions of weather- and climate-related disasters, considering opportunities for managing risks at local to international scales. SREX was approved and accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November 2011 in Kampala, Uganda.Menne, M.J., and C.N. Williams Jr., 2009: Homogenization of temperature series via pairwise comparisons. ... Moberg, A., P.D. Jones, D. Lister, A. Walther, M. Brunet, J. Jacobeit, L.V. Alexander, P.M. Della-Marta, J. Luterbacher, P. Yiou ... Allan, T. Williams, and G. Kenny, 2008: Climate Change Effects and Impacts Assessment:A Guidance Manual for ... Special Climate Statement 17 (www.bom. gov.aul climate/current/statements/scs17d.pdf), Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia.


Title:Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation
Author:Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-05-28
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