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AVOID 1: A meta analysis of existing sea-level rise projections

May 18, 2010
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The 4th IPCC assessment projected that without further acceleration of the dynamic contribution from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets 21st century sea-level rise will be in the range of approximately 20 to 60cm. They also stated that increases in this dynamic contribution could lead to a […]

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AVOID 1: Future climate extremes under an aggressive mitigation scenario

February 5, 2010
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This report provides further information on the outcomes of pathways that could act to avoid dangerous climate change. We present an assessment of changes in temperature and precipitation based climate extremes using the HadGEM2 coupled ocean-atmosphere global climate model. We assess changing extremes at the end of […]

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AVOID 1: The effects of climate mitigation on the exposure of worlds large port cities to extreme coastal water levels

January 28, 2010
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This report investigates the population and asset exposure for 136 of the world’s large port cities to current and future extreme coastal water levels. Global data has been used to estimate current population by elevation for each city and storm surge levels from which exposure to a […]

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