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Extreme climate and weather events in a warmer world

The world must pull together to create a future in which extreme events, and the damage they cause, remain relatively rare

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Briefings

The impact of climate extremes on Australia’s marine environment

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes is working to understand marine heatwave predictability.

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Media Release

As oceans warm, marine cold spells are disappearing: AGU Media Release

Cold spells can harm ecosystems, but they can also provide critical respite Re-post from AGU. Original media release available here. AGU press contact:Rebecca Dzombak, news@agu.org, +1 (202) 777-7492 (UTC-5 hours) Contact for the researchers:Yuxin Wang, University of Tasmania, yuxin.wang@utas.edu.au (UTC+11 hours) WASHINGTON—Marine cold spells are cold versions of heat waves: periods of exceptionally cold water, able to hurt […]

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Tiny satellites are changing the way we explore our planet and beyond

Want to go to space? It could cost you.

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Climate Extremes Seminar Series

Accelerating and improving climate models with hybrid AI approaches: Tapio Schneider

Climate Extremes Seminar Series.

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Climate Extremes Seminar Series Video

A new national approach to assist Australians to build resilience to climate hazards: Dr Dörte Jakob

Climate Extremes Seminar Series

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Why research on compounding weather and climate hazards is important

Climate Extremes is leading research that will ultimately help businesses and governments better assess the risks posed by compound events.

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Looking back to understand the climate extremes of the future: Climate Extremes

The research vital to understanding what’s to come Photo: Andy Pitman (File photo) The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes has released a retrospective of Australian weather and climate extremes of 2021, written by an outstanding group of emerging Australian climate experts. The state of weather and climate extremes 2021 is available for download […]

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The state of weather and climate extremes 2021 – Report

The year 2021 saw a wide range of extreme weather and climate events impacting Australia.

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The east coast rain seems endless. Where on Earth is all the water coming from?

At any one time, Earth’s atmosphere holds only about a week’s worth of rain. But rainfall and floods have devastated Australia’s eastern regions for weeks and more heavy rain is forecast. So where’s all this water coming from?