Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change Assessment: Part II: Projected Response to Anthropogenic Warming

  title={Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change Assessment: Part II: Projected Response to Anthropogenic Warming},
  author={Thomas R. Knutson and Suzana J. Camargo and Johnny C. L. Chan and Kerry A. Emanuel and Chang‐Hoi Ho and James P. Kossin and Mrutyunjay Mohapatra and Masaki Satoh and Masato Sugi and Kevin J. E. Walsh and Liguang Wu},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
Model projections of tropical cyclone (TC) activity response to anthropogenic warming in climate models are assessed. Observations, theory, and models, with increasing robustness, indicate rising global TC risk for some metrics that are projected to impact multiple regions. A 2°C anthropogenic global warming is projected to impact TC activity as follows. 1) The most confident TC-related projection is that sea level rise accompanying the warming will lead to higher storm inundation levels… 

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