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2023: A year of climate extremes (phys.org)

TLDR; Summary

  • Year 2023 had climate extremes with global average temperature 1.48°C above pre-industrial levels
  • Anthropogenic climate change intensifies extreme weather events
  • Climate models show increased likelihood of extreme events due to global warming
  • Heat waves, droughts, extreme storms, and catastrophic rainfall observed
  • AI used to predict consequences of extreme events on vegetation
  • AI predictions can aid in better resource deployment for disaster response
  • Max Planck researchers developing AI method to help herdsmen in Somalia and Kenya adapt to drought