Climate Extremes and Compound Hazards in a Warming World

  title={Climate Extremes and Compound Hazards in a Warming World},
  author={Amir Aghakouchak and Felicia Chiang and Laurie S. Huning and Charlotte A. Love and Iman Mallakpour and Omid Mazdiyasni and Hamed R. Moftakhari and Simon Michael Papalexiou and Elisa Ragno and Mojtaba Sadegh},
  journal={Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences},
Climate extremes threaten human health, economic stability, and the well-being of natural and built environments (e.g., 2003 European heat wave). As the world continues to warm, climate hazards are expected to increase in frequency and intensity. The impacts of extreme events will also be more severe due to the increased exposure (growing population and development) and vulnerability (aging infrastructure) of human settlements. Climate models attribute part of the projected increases in the… 

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