Annual Reviews has curated a new review article collection to explore the causes, impacts, and prediction of climate change and related weather events. In this interdisciplinary collection, our experts discuss the risk factors that influence extreme environmental and ecological change.
"It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred." IPCC Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis Report, August 2021
The climate crisis threatens modern society, and action to combat it remains a global priority. Global surface temperatures in 2001-2020 was 0.99°C (33° F) higher than in 1850-1900, contributing to widespread changes in the climate and more frequent weather extremes (Climate Change 2021 Report, recently released by the IPCC).
The report highlights the irreversible consequences of human influence on global ecosystems. According to the report, human influence since the 1950s is a likely driver of more frequent and extreme climate events. Such events have already severely impacted public health, prosperity, and economic stability.
Annual Reviews has curated a new review article collection to explore the causes, impacts, and prediction of climate change and related weather events. In this interdisciplinary collection, our experts discuss the risk factors that influence extreme environmental and ecological change, including:
Our Climate Change and Extreme Events collection of 21 review articles from 9 Annual Reviews journals is freely available to download and share with colleagues and students.
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|Sociology, Social policy & Welfare, Earth & Environmental sciences, Urban studies, Geosciences, Anthropology
|climate change, extreme weather, extreme events, climate ecology, climate, anthropocene, atmosphere, global ecosystems, climate crisis, environmental change