Steffen, Will: Climate change and extreme heat

Steffen, Will

Quantifying the Effect of Climate Change on Extreme Heat in Australia, Climate Council of Australia, Sydney, 2015

Key findings: climate change is making Australia hotter; climate change has significantly worsened recent extreme heat events in Australia; the case for strong action on climate change is strengthened by recent research. Graphics take the story back to 1880, 1910 and 1950, show the impacts on capital cities, and analyse heatwave days and events. There is a list of references.

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