Individual extreme weather events bring home society’s vulnerabilities in coping with climate change. We cannot stop these events, but we need to be better prepared to deal with them. This is obvious to the NOAA as well as scientists around the world. The Paris Agreement and COP 23 attest to that.
Reducing the future risk of extreme weather means reducing greenhouse gas emissions - and working to minimise changes that are already under way.
This blog was started by the Monday Group - which was set up in April 2016. Each item contains a link back to its source, where more information can be found. Comments are welcome