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Peter Gibson

Postdoctoral researcher, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Expertise: Climate extremes, Heat waves, Drought, Regional climate modelling

Washington Post story puts recent weather extremes in accurate climate change context

“This article accurately describes the broader climate context of recent heat extremes throughout the Northern Hemisphere. There are a couple spots where specific claims are somewhat stronger than justified by the existing scientific evidence, but in general the piece gives an accurate impression regarding the role of climate change and recent advances in extreme event attribution science.”