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Hurricane Sandy and climate change – Kevin Trenberth

John Kerr posted in on October 29th, 2012.

Writing for the website The Conversation, US-based New Zealander Dr Kevin Trenberth notes the contribution of climate change to Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the American East Coast. Dr Trenberth contributed to a SMC media  briefing on extreme weather and climate change whilst in New Zealand last year. Hurricane Sandy mixes super-storm conditions with climate change […]

Climate change and extreme weather in the news

John Kerr posted in on July 15th, 2011.

Following the Science Media Centre’s briefing with experts yesterday, several media outlets have reported on the connections between rising global temperatures and extreme weather events. The SMC held a briefing with visiting US climatologist Dr Kevin Trenberth and Professors Lionel Carter and Martin Manning from Victoria University. The speakers noted that while increasing global temperatures […]

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