Summary for Policymakers

The Summary for Policymakers synthesizes key findings from the roughly 800 page Special Report for Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) to help countries and communities adapt to climate change.

Core Writing Team

Vicente Barros

Vicente Barros

University of Buenos Aires

Argentina

Chris Field

Chris Field

Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Global Ecology

United States

Dahe Qin

Dahe Qin

China Meteorological Administration

China

Thomas Stocker

Thomas Stocker

University of Bern

Switzerland

Simon Allen

IPCC Working Group I TSU

Switzerland

Ian Burton

University of Toronto

Canada

Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum

World Health Organization

United Kingdom

Omar-Dario Cardona

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Colombia

Susan Cutter

University of South Carolina

United States

Pauline Dube

University of Botswana

Botswana

Kristie L. Ebi

IPCC Working Group II TSU

United States

John Handmer

Centre for Risk & Community Safety-RMIT University

Australia

Padma Narsey Lal

IUCN-Oceania

Australia

Allan Lavell

Program for the Social Study of Risk & Disaster

United Kingdom / Costa Rica

Katharine Mach

IPCC Working Group II TSU

United States

Michael Mastrandrea

IPCC Working Group II TSU

United States

Gordon McBean

Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Canada

Reinhard Mechler

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Vienna Univ of Economics

Germany

Thomas Mitchell

Overseas Development Institute

United Kingdom

Neville Nicholls

Monash University, Australia

Australia

Karen OBrien

University of Oslo

Norway

Taikan Oki

University of Tokyo

Japan

Michael Oppenheimer

Princeton University

United States

Mark Pelling

Kings College London

United Kingdom

Gian-Kasper Plattner

IPCC Working Group I TSU

Switzerland

Roger Pulwarty

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

United States

Sonia Seneviratne

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

Maarten van Aalst

Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

Netherlands

Carolina Vera

CIMA/Universidad de Buenos Aires-CONICET

Argentina

Thomas Wilbanks

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

United States