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Attribution of extreme weather events in Africa: a preliminary exploration of the science and policy implications

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© 2015 The Author(s) Extreme weather events are a significant cause of loss of life and livelihoods, particularly in vulnerable countries and communities in Africa. Such events or their probability of occurring may be, or are, changing due to climate change with consequent changes in the associated risks. To adapt to, or to address loss and damage from, this changing risk we need to understand the effects of climate change on extreme weather events and their impacts. The emerging science of p...

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10.1007/s10584-015-1432-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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Journal:
CLIMATIC CHANGE
Volume:
132
Issue:
4
Pages:
531-543
Publication date:
2015-10-05
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EISSN:
1573-1480
ISSN:
0165-0009
URN:
uuid:10b1a381-6c5b-4e88-beb4-81b2f6eca04f
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526898
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pubs:526898

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