All articles for the topic: extreme weather

What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Ethiopia.

Implications of 1.5°C for Ethiopia

This infographic illustrates the impacts of different levels of global warming on the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Ethiopia.

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Ghana

Implications of 1.5°C+ for Ghana

This infographic illustrates the impacts of different levels of global warming for the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Ghana. 

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Implications of 1.5°C+ in Namibia

This infographic illustrates the potential impacts of global warming of 1.5°C and above on the local climate extremes and vulnerable sectors of Namibia. 

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Phalodi, India

Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, the Indian city of Phalodi reached 51°C. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather.

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Observatoire quebecois de l adaptation aux changements climatiques

Developed in collaboration with the National Quebec Public Health Institute under the health component of the Action Plan on Climate Change 2013-201 Government of Quebec, the Quebec Observatory cli

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) was founded in the 17th century as a physic garden, growing medicinal plants.

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ATMOTERRA

Atmoterra is an employee-owned and independant company providing innovative and sustainable consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, air quality, environment a

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Crops and Food Supply: Briefing Paper for Decision Makers

Introduction

Over the past several decades, Canadian agriculture has demonstrated a remarkable capacity to improve productivity under wide ranging and seasonally fluctuating growing...

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Climate Change Adaptation and Extreme Weather: Summary Recommendations

Introduction

Extreme weather events such as severe thunderstorms, ice storms, blizzards, windstorms, tornadoes and hail are part of life in Canada, but these hazards are becoming...

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Adaptive forest management at the Glentress Trial Area

Continuous Cover Forestry at Glentress

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Adapting Scotland's forests

Trial of 'continuous cover' forestry. Trees have been felled to allow light in to promote natural regeneration.

Film Clips about forest adaptation

A set of 5 short...

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ClimateCost- TPBN 7

Key Messages Extreme outcomes refer to near-catastrophic events and processes that would push the climate system into undesirable states. While highly uncertain, major discontinuities of this...
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ACT Extreme Weather Reports

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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