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Heat waves and climate change

Source(s):  Climate Communication

A report about the current scientific understanding of the connection between climate change and the recent increase in extreme temperatures, as reported in peer-reviewed research articles published through May 2012. Issues addressed: (i) heat waves: the details; and (ii) heat waves and wild fires.

  • Heat waves and climate change
  • Publication date 2012
  • Author(s) Trenberth, Kevin; Meehl, Jerry; Masters, Jeff; Somerville, Richard
  • Number of pages 13p.

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