Reconciling theory with the reality of African heatwaves

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 13 July 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-0851-8 Extreme weather damage databases report no significant heatwave impacts in sub-Saharan Africa since 1900, yet the region has experienced a number of heatwaves and will be affected disproportionately by them under climate change. Addressing this reporting discrepancy is crucial to assess the impacts of future extreme […]