Climate Variability, Predictability and Climate Risks: A European Perspective

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Heinz Wanner, Martin Grosjean, Regine Röthlisberger, Elena Xoplaki
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 5, 2007 - Science - 162 pages
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This book provides an integrated assessment of issues related to climate variability and change, predictability and risks. It details both the technical aspects of variability and abrupt climate change and the agricultural and economical impacts and consequences.

 

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Contents

a European perspective
1
Climate variability observations reconstructions and model simulations for the AtlanticEuropean and Alpine region from 15002100 AD
9
Challenges posed by and approaches to the study of seasonaltodecadal climate variability
30
Global warming and the summertime evapotranspiration regime of the Alpine region
65
Climate risks and their impact on agriculture and forests in Switzerland
79
The coupling of optimal economic growth and climate dynamics
103
Modeling endogenous learning and imperfect competition effects in climate change economics
120
Economics of climate policy and collective decision making
143
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About the author (2007)

Heinz Wanner is the head of the Climate Research Group and Director of the NCRR Management Center.

Martin Grosjean is

Regine Rothlisberger is a Science Officer with the NCCR Climate Management Center.

Elena Xoplaki is a Science Officer with the NCCR Climate Management Center.