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Extreme events

The art of attribution

Nature Climate Change volume 6, pages 342343 (2016) | Download Citation

A high-impact weather event that occurred at the end of a decade of weather extremes led to the emergence of extreme event attribution science. The challenge is now to move on to assessing the actual risks, rather than simply attributing meteorological variables to climate change.

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