Experts at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes regularly produce briefings summarising the science of climate extremes. Briefings are available as PDF downloads below:
Latest 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.
Climate Extremes is leading research that will ultimately help businesses and governments better assess the risks posed by compound events.
Tipping points exist in the climate system, and it is very unlikely that all tipping points are known. Different tipping points are understood with different levels of confidence, they operate on different timescales, can interact to trigger cascades of abrupt changes, and some tipping point changes are irreversible on timescales of centuries to millennia.