‘We can already link some of these recent extreme events to climate change. But for others, the link is less clear.
‘So far we have had about 1℃ of global warming above the average pre-industrial climate. So how will extreme weather events change with more warming in the future? Will they become more frequent? Will they become more severe?
‘… It is clear that Australia is going to suffer from more frequent and more intense climate extremes as the world warms towards (and very likely beyond) the levels described in the Paris Agreement.
‘If we miss these targets, the warming will continue and the extremes we experience in Australia are going to be even worse.’