Climate Change: Extreme Weather, Risks and Costs


Nicolas Delgado

Series: Climate Change and its Causes, Effects and Prediction
BISAC: SCI092000

Chapter 1 examines the state of the science related to extreme weather events. It will provide an opportunity to examine the role of climate change and other weather and climate factors in causing and exacerbating extreme weather events, to discuss economic and other societal impacts of extreme weather, to explore the state of forecasting and prediction of extreme weather with a focus on how to communicate uncertainty, and to identify gaps in the science. Chapter 2 reports on the kinds of climate risk information standards and tools that communities need to reduce the risks and costs of climate change, including more extreme floods and wildfires.



Chapter 1. Understanding, Forecasting, and Communicating Extreme Weather in A Changing Climate
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Chapter 2. Creating a Climate Resilient America: Reducing Risks and Costs
Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

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