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A need for actionable climate projections across the Global South

Inconsistent climate projections for much of the Global South from six generations of IPCC assessments have compounded the many challenges it faces in adapting to climate change. Here, we propose using emerging technologies and strengthening international collaborations to address these challenges.

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Fig. 1: Spatial distribution of projected changes in precipitation and surface air temperature.


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We thank the United Nations and its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for advancing the knowledge of climate change. The research is partly supported by the DST Centre of Excellence in Climate Modeling at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and YES Foundation.

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S.K.M. and P.U. conceived the study and designed it with input from J.T.F. All authors contributed to the analyses and writing of the manuscript.

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Mishra, S.K., Upadhyaya, P., Fasullo, J.T. et al. A need for actionable climate projections across the Global South. Nat. Clim. Chang. 13, 883–886 (2023).

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