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Severe weather in a changing climate - 2nd edition
On 9 September IAG released the second edition of the Severe Weather in a Changing Climate report, in partnership with the US-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).
The 2nd edition of the report builds on the first report released in November last year and notes that climate change will result in more frequent and intense extreme weather events across Australia, resulting in greater property, personal and economic damage, and hardship for Australian communities.
Access the complete report and additional materials - a summary fact sheet and the media announcement - from the content box below.
The report's authors presented sessions to explain their updates to the report in a webcast broadcast on Wednesday, 9 September 2020.
Watch the archived file of the complete sessions here, or click on the play buttons below to watch the individual sessions:
Welcome – Peter Harmer, CEO & Managing Director, IAG
Opening – Mark Leplastrier, Executive Manager, Natural Perils, IAG
Session one: Dr Cindy Bruyere – Director, Capacity Center for Climate & Weather Extremes, NCAR
Session two: Dr Greg Holland – Emeritus Senior Scientist, NCAR; Senior Academic Fellow, Willis Research Network
Session three: Dr Hamish Clarke – Research Fellow, University of Wollongong
Session four: Dr Bruce Buckley – Specialist, Meteorology, IAG
Q&A - Facilitated by Mark Leplastrier, Dr Greg Holland, Dr Cindy Bruyere, Dr Hamish Clarke & Dr Bruce Buckley
Find all information about the release of the first report, including video footage of all the presentations made at its launch event.