Seasonal temperature variability and economic cycles

In this paper, the author assembles a new set of quarterly and six-monthly temperature and GDP data for 98 countries and develops a new estimation strategy to attribute observed fluctuations in GDP to changes in temperature.

Guest post: How to assess regional climate information for adaptation planning

The authors of this post discuss their recent paper which assesses the quality of state-of-the-art regional climate information intended to support climate adaptation decision-making. This is set against a backdrop of extreme weather events in the northern-hemisphere during the summer of 2021. Carbon Brief, 21 September 2021