Typhoon losses in East and Southeast Asia are influenced by a climate oscillation that alternately leads to periods of approximately ten years with fewer or more windstorms.
The influence of La Niña from January to May and August to December was a major cause of many of the extreme weather losses in 2011.
Over the coming years and decades, climate change will probably lead to environmental conditions resulting in more frequent and more intense ﬁres.
2009 was the fifth-warmest year since 1850, despite the notable absence of record temperatures since 1998. Have the critics been right all along – is climate change a thing of the past?
80 leading researchers and experts get together to discuss the role of climate models.
The collaboration between Munich Re and the London School of Economics sees two think factories joining forces to combine their knowledge about climate change.
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