Climate change: a new metric to measure changes in the frequency of extreme temperatures using record data

  • Lalith Munasinghe ·Tackseung, Jun ·David, Howard B Rind
  • Published 2013


Consensus on global warming is the result of multiple and varying lines of evidence, and one key ramification is the increase in frequency of extreme climate events including record high temperatures. Here we develop a metric— called “record equivalent draws” (RED)—based on record high (low) temperature observations, and show that changes in RED approximate… (More)


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