Estimating damages from climate-related natural disasters for the Caribbean at 1.5 °C and 2 °C global warming above preindustrial levels

This paper examines historical and future changes in normalised damages resulting from climate-related natural disasters for the Caribbean. Annualised damages of USD824 million are shown to be non-stationary over the historical period 1964 to 2013. Perturbations of (i) sea surface temperatures (SST)...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Burgess, Christopher Patrick
Taylor, Michael A
Spencer, Nekeisha
Jones, Jhordanne
Stephenson, Tannecia S
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.12.2018
Springer
published in: Regional environmental change Vol. 18; no. 8; pp. 2297 - 2312
Editor: Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich
Thomas, Adelle
Kumar, Mahendra
ORCID: 0000-0002-5547-0558
Data of publication: 20181200
ISSN: 1436-3798
1436-378X
EISSN: 1436-378X
Discipline: Oceanography
Environmental Sciences
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