Weather extremes: Climate attribution since the Paris summit

By George Smeeton, Head of Communications

Published:10 December 2018

Increasingly, scientists are detecting the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather events, including heatwaves, floods, droughts and storms. Understanding the real-world picture is of vital importance for policymakers, including those working on issues such as loss and damage within the UNFCCC, and for businesses and insurers.

ECIU will present a new analysis of climate event attribution since the Paris summit, updating a report presented last year.

10:00-10:30 CET (09:00-09:30 GMT), 11 December 2018

Press Conference Room Katowice, Area F, International Conference Centre, Katowice, Poland. It will also be streamed live here: https://unfccc-cop24.streamworld.de/live

The press conference will be chaired and presented by Richard Black, director of the ECIU. Speakers include:

Dr Adelle Thomas, Climate Analytics climate researcher and IPCC author;

Delegate from insurance industry (tbc)

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