Document / Publication

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • The critical decade: extreme weather

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!


The critical decade: extreme weather

Source(s):  Climate Council of Australia

This report unpacks the Climate Commission's current knowledge about different types of extreme weather events in Australia, such as extreme temperatures, rainfall, drought, bushfires, storm surges, cyclones and storms. For each weather event the report considers: (i) the definition of the extreme event; (ii) their consequences for the things that matter to us; (iii) observations of the event over the last several decades or longer; (iv) the influence of climate change; and (v) how the event is expected to change through the rest of this century.

The introductory section of the report and introductions to each extreme weather event are written in accessible language. However, the body of the report is somewhat more technical as it provides much more scientific detail on the nature of the event and how it is changing. A reference list is included at the end for those who would like further information on a particular subject.

Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • The critical decade: extreme weather
  • Publication date 2013
  • Number of pages 64 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9781925006070

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNISDR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use