Event-based models to understand the scale of the impact of extremes

Climate change entails an intensification of extreme weather events that can potentially trigger socioeconomic and energy system disruptions. As we approach 1 °C of global warming we should start learning from historical extremes and explicitly incorporate such events in integrated climate–economy and energy systems models.

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Otto, C., Piontek, F., Kalkuhl, M. et al. Event-based models to understand the scale of the impact of extremes. Nat Energy 5, 111–114 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-0562-4

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