Journal article icon

Journal article

Climate change, climate justice and the application of probabilistic event attribution to summer heat extremes in the California Central Valley

Abstract:

Probabilistic event attribution (PEA) is an important tool for assessing the contribution of climate change to extreme weather events. Here, PEA is applied to explore the climate attribution of recent extreme heat events in California’s Central Valley. Heat waves have become progressively more severe due to increasing relative humidity and nighttime temperatures, which increases the health risks of exposed communities, especially Latino farmworkers and other socioeconomically disadvantaged co...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
In Press
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Department:
Environmental Change, University of Oxford
Role:
Author
More by this author
Department:
Geography, University of Oxford
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Climatic Change
Acceptance date:
2015-07-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-1480
ISSN:
0165-0009
Language:
English
Subjects:

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP