Extremes and Risk

Bushfires, climate change and vegetable production

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Hot, dry conditions have a major influence on bushfires. Climate change is making hot days hotter, heatwaves longer and more frequent while some parts of Australia are becoming drier. Australia is a fire prone country and has always experienced bushfires, these conditions are driving up the likelihood of very high fire danger weather, especially in the southwest and southeast. All extreme [...]

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Managing the risks of ectreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaption

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This Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) has been jointly coordinated by Working Groups I (WGI) and II (WGII) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report focuses on the relationship between climate change and extreme weather and climate events, the impacts of such events, [...]

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