The Knowledge Brokerage Team farewells James Goldie who moves ot the Monash Climate Change Communications Research Hub, adds a briefing note highlighting sudden stratospheric warming, and increases its reach in developing school lesson plans.
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NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change hub and CLEX have been working closely with the finance industry to assist it in understanding climate risks. The work has ranged from presentations through to catastrophe modelling for key industries.
The Knowledge Brokerage Team had a very successful outing as part of AMOS with its involvement in the Climate Across the Curriculum workshop. Lesson plans are now in train working with teachers and other experts.
The Knowledge Brokerage Team has existed for a little over a year and it’s timely to reflect on some of the activities the team has been involved in.
The Philippines is one of the most exposed countries in the world to tropical cyclones. In order to provide information to help the country build resilience and plan for a future under a warmer climate, researchers built on previous research to investigate implications of future climate change on tropical cyclone activity in the Philippines.
The CLEX Knowledge Brokerage Team (KBT) is now well and truly bedded down after coming into existence in October 2018. Team leader Ian Macadam has visited each of the CLEX university nodes and has attempted to answer the question on everyone’s lips “So what is a knowledge broker anyway?”.
This project will explore the potential for developing site-based and event-based extreme weather indices for parametric crop insurance using reanalyses of atmospheric climate variables.
Marine heatwaves are becoming longer and more frequent. A global assessment of marine heatwaves has concluded that they have “the capacity to restructure entire ecosystems and disrupt the provision of ecological goods and services in the coming decades".
Ian Macadam explains what a knowledge broker does and reports on a WeatheX workshop and recent meetings between CLEx and external stakeholders.
Weather and climate extremes occur on a wide range of time and space scales. Weather extremes occur on shorter timescales and are regionally or locally specific while climate extremes tend to be on longer timescales and can impact a region through to the whole globe. This note provides a statement on what we know about how weather and climate extremes might change in the future.