Integrating a Disaster Displacement Dimension in Climate Change Attribution

Thalheimer, Lisa, Heinrich, Dorothy, Haustein, Karsten and Singh, Roop, (2022). Integrating a Disaster Displacement Dimension in Climate Change Attribution. Meteorology, 1(4), 468-476

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    Author Thalheimer, Lisa
    Heinrich, Dorothy
    Haustein, Karsten
    Singh, Roop
    Title Integrating a Disaster Displacement Dimension in Climate Change Attribution
    Appearing in Meteorology
    Volume 1
    Issue No. 4
    Publication Date 2022-11-30
    Place of Publication Basel
    Publisher Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
    Start page 468
    End page 476
    Language eng
    Abstract Populations around the world have already experienced the increasing severity of extreme weather causing disaster displacement. Anthropogenic climate change can intensify these impacts. Extreme event attribution studies center around the question of whether impactful extreme events could have occurred in a pre-industrial climate. Here, we argue that the next step for attribution science is to focus on those most vulnerable populations to future extremes and impacts from climate change. Up until now, the vulnerability dimension has not been systematically addressed in attribution studies, yet it would add urgently needed context, given the vast differences in adaptive capacity. We propose three integrative points to cascade disaster displacement linked to anthropogenic climate change.
    Keyword Attribution
    Human mobility
    Anticipatory action
    Copyright Holder The Authors
    Copyright Year 2022
    Copyright type Creative commons
    DOI 10.3390/meteorology1040029
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