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Ethical and normative implications of weather event attribution for policy discussions concerning loss and damage

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Extreme weather events, at least in the short term, will arguably cause more damage and thus adversely affect society more than long term changes in the mean climate that are attributed to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. While it was long perceived as impossible to directly link a singular event with external climate drivers the emerging science of probabilistic event attribution render it possible to attribute the fraction of risk caused by anthropogenic climate change to particular ...

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Accepted
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Oregon State University
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Environmental Change Institute
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Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Climatic Change
Acceptance date:
2015-04-17
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EISSN:
1573-1480
ISSN:
0165-0009

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