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Special Issue: The Year in Climate Science

Edited by

Luis Gimeno (University of Vigo, Spain)

Special Issue: The Year in Climate Science

Published: November 2021

Volume 1504

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Atmospheric blocking events: a review

Anthony R. Lupo


On the response of the middle atmosphere to anthropogenic forcing

Rolando R. Garcia


Climate variability of the East Asian winter monsoon and associated extratropical–tropical interaction: a review

Tianjiao Ma, Wen Chen



The distributional impact of climate change

Richard S.J. Tol


Uncertainty of runoff sensitivity to climate change in the Amazon River basin

Alejandra M. Carmona, Maik Renner, Axel Kleidon, Germán Poveda


Economic impacts and risks of climate change under failure and success of the Paris Agreement

Francisco Estrada, W. J. Wouter Botzen


Impacts of teleconnection patterns on South America climate

Michelle Simões Reboita, Tércio Ambrizzi, Natália Machado Crespo, Lívia Márcia Mosso Dutra, Glauber Willian de S. Ferreira, Amanda Rehbein, Anita Drumond, Rosmeri Porfírio da Rocha, Christie Andre de Souza


Attribution and projections of temperature extreme trends in South America based on CMIP5 models

Matilde Rusticucci, Natalia Zazulie


Trends and variability in polar sea ice, global atmospheric circulations, and baroclinicity

Ian Simmonds, Muyuan Li


On the risk of abrupt changes in the North Atlantic subpolar gyre in CMIP6 models

Didier Swingedouw, Adrien Bily, Claire Esquerdo, Leonard F. Borchert, Giovanni Sgubin, Juliette Mignot, Matthew Menary


Oceanic versus terrestrial origin of El Niño Southern Oscillation–associated continental precipitation anomalies

Rogert Sorí, Raquel Nieto, Margarida L. R. Liberato, Luis Gimeno


Interaction between decadal-to-multidecadal oceanic variability and sudden stratospheric warmings

Blanca Ayarzagüena, Elisa Manzini, Natalia Calvo, Daniela Matei


Disentangling the trend in the warming of urban areas into global and local factors

Francisco Estrada, Pierre Perron