24 September 2020
 
HIWeather 2020 Workshops
free online seminars on the latest HIWeather research
 
more information for workshops and registration you will find here
 
Time: October 26 until December 3
 
Registration will close on September 30
22 September 2020
Rebuilding from COVID-19 to Achieve Global Agenda 2030 (IRDR) Online Master Forum with Dr. Gordon McBean
 
more information find here
 
Tuesday, 29 September at 10:00 am Taipei time (UCT+8)
 
Registration: https://reurl.cc/r8Rl5E
17 August 2020
Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
Welcome to the 5th webinar
 
Tuesday August 25 at 14:00 UTC
 
Vimal Mishra, IIT Gandhinagar
Hot and dry extremes during the South Asian Summer Monsoon
 
Daniela Domeisen, ETH Zurich
Remote forcing of extreme events
 
Recording available on YouTube https://youtu.be/n9EXNjGWfnk
13 August 2020

New Hazard Definition & Classification Review: Technical Review

Link for report download find here
 
 
Further information are:
Presentation: Download
 
Virtual Meeting: Launch of a new scientific report on hazards definition Recording available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7Wvmzn84Jk

 
10 August 2020
Workshop on Compound Weather and Climate Events
 
organized by Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR), supported by WCRPs Grand Challenge on Weather and Climate Extremes and the Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
 
More information find here
 
Abstract submission:
13 July 2020 – 1 September 2020
 
22 July 2020
Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
Welcome to the 4th webinar

Wednesday Jul 29, 2020 14:00 UTC

Miguel Mahecha, Leipzig University
Understanding the imprint of compound events on the terrestrial ecosystems

Julio Herrera Estrada, Descarte Labs
Spatially compounded droughts at continental scales

Recording available on YouTube https://youtu.be/kZjpHnZRVn0

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18 June 2020
Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
Welcome to the 3rd webinar

Tuesday Jun 30, 2020 14:00 UTC

Michael Puma, Columbia Univ, NASA GISS
Assessing COVID-19 impacts on global food systems

Michela De Dominicis, UK National Oceanography Centre
Future interactions between sea-level rise, tides and storm surges in the world’s largest urban area

Recording available on YouTube https://youtu.be/rrFu8ylsvsU

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04 June 2020
Risk KAN Learning from the Past (past4future) Working Group
Welcome to the first webinar

Thursday June 18 01:00-02:00 PM UTC

Blas L. Valero Garcés, Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología-CSIC, Spain
Can we risk to forget the past?: Past Global Changes (PAGES) initiatives for understanding risks

Sam White, Dept. of History, Ohio State University, USA
Learning from Histories: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Zoom link find here
(Meeting ID: 695 1539 7267)

more information find here
03 June 2020
Risk KAN Learning from the Past (past4future) Working Group
Welcome to the second webinar

Wednesday June 24 7:00-8:00 AM UTC

Luke Kemp, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Univ.Cambridge
Climate Endgame: Understanding Worst-Case Warming

Zoom link find here
(Meeting ID: 611 9798 5279)

more information find here
01 June 2020
Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
Welcome for two special webinars

Session I: Wed. June 3, 06:00 AM UTC
with talks by Robiul Islam, Univ. of Tokyo, Poulomi Ganguli, Ind. Inst. of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and GFZ Potsdam and Samuel Sutanto, Wageningen Univ.
Session II: Thur. June 4, 02:00 PM UTC
with talks by Aloïs Tilloy, King’s College London, Freya Garry, UK Met Office and Mohammad Reza Najafi, Western Univ.

Session II recording available on YouTube https://youtu.be/PTAVooeiLto

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24 April 2020
Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
Welcome to the 2nd webinar

Wednesday May 20 at 2pm UTC

with talks by Lisa Thalheimer, University of Oxford, and Gabriele Messori, Uppsala University

Recording available on YouTube https://youtu.be/ys_sx0_mJ2g

Feel free to add your contact here
16 April 2020
Risk KAN Compound Events Working Group
Welcome to the first Risk KAN: Compound Events webinar

Thursday April 16 at 14:00 UTC

Recording available on YouTube https://youtu.be/_fSnE9RM97c

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18 February 2020
Report “Our Future on Earth 2020” summarizes current results on the situation of our planet and presents connections and dependencies
Source: published by Future Earth, February 2020
14 January 2020
Build Back Better: What Is It, and What Should It Be? by Ilan Noy, Benno Ferrarini, and Donghyun Park for document download click here
Source: ADB Economics Working Paper Series No. 600 December 2019
17 December 2019
EGU session ITS3.2/NH10.7 Climate extremes, biosphere and society: impacts, cascades, feedbacks, and resilience. For more information click here
Cancellation of the physical EGU General Assembly 2020 in Vienna, Austria
Source: EGU General Assembly 2020
18 November 2019
Town Hall Session TH53A – Future Earth Knowledge-Action-Network on Extreme Events and Emergent Risks: Risk-KAN on Friday, 13 December 2019. For more information click here
Source: American Geophysical Union
23 October 2019
WCRP Extremes and Risks Summer School, Nanjing, China, 21 October – 1 November 2019. For more information click here
Image source: Oppenheimer, M., M. et.al. 2014. Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities. In Climate change 2014: Impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability. Part A: Global and sectoral aspects. Contribution of working group II to the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 1039–1099. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Fig. 19.1.
10 September 2019
Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Compound Weather and Climate Events” in Weather and Climate Extremes for more information click here

 

Source(s): Weather and Climate Extremes. Elsevier, 2019

30 August 2019
for more information click here

 

Source(s): Sillmann, J.; Sippel, S.; Russo, S. 2019 Climate Extremes and Their Implications for Impact and Risk Assessment. 1.ed. Elsevier, 360pp. (Published Date: 1st November 2019)

13 August 2019
unprecedented wildfires in the Arctic monitored by Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), more information here

 

Source: Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS), 2019

01 August 2019
for more information click here

 

Source(s): Ciurean, R.; Gill, J.; Reeves, H.J.; O’Grady, S.; Aldridge, T.. 2018 Review of multi-hazards research and risk assessments. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 109pp. (OR/18/057)

01 August 2019
For the second time in one month, a widespread and intense heatwave impacted Europe more information here

 

Source(s): image “Extreme heatwave” contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2019), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO , ©news: 2019 World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

2 May 2019
Herrenhausen Conference “Extreme Events: Building Climate Resilient Societies” will take place in Hanover, Germany, on October 9-11, 2019. The overall objective of the conference is to elucidate the relations between climate extremes, societal resilience, and sustainable development goals.

 

more information

16 May 2019
GAR report 2019 New Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction published by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, download

 

Source(s): UNDRR 2019

2 May 2019
Disasters 2018: Year in review In 2018 over 68 million people were affected by climate-related and geophysical disaster events across the world.
Cred crunch, Issue no. 54, April 2019

 

Source(s): CRED ; USAID and UCL

2 May 2019
WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018 highlights an increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, download.

 

Source: World Meteorological Organization, 2019

2 May 2019

The WCRP summer school on extremes and risk management

The WCRP summer school on extremes and risk management is now open for applications. Please find further information at https://www.wcrp-climate.org/news/wcrp-news/1448-extremes-risk-summer-school-news

(co-organized/co-sponsored with NUIST, IRDR, START, IPCC and many other partners)

This activity seeks only senior PhD students (who will graduate in less than two years) and early career scientists (normally in an early stage of career) in a relevant field.
2 May 2019

Climate Anomalies and Events 2018

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Selected Significant Climate Anomalies and Events 2018.
This map was compiled from NOAA’s NCEI State of the Climate Reports and WMO Provisional Status of the Climate in 2018. More infromation see https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/
2 May 2019

World disasters report 2018

2018 World Disasters Report by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Published online October 2018, retrieved from https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/world-disaster-report-2018/