The Met Office & Prince Charles

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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https://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/2017/01/24/looking-hard-at-the-accumulated-evidence-of-climate-change/

From the Met Office blog:

HRH, the Prince of Wales, who has co-written the forthcoming Ladybird Expert Series Climate Change book – wrote a guest editorial in the Mail on Sunday in which he suggested a ‘focus on looking hard at the accumulated evidence’ of climate change.

Professor Stephen Belcher is the Met Office Chief Scientist. He said: “Last week, climate scientists reported on the fact that during 2016, the world had marked yet another record-breaking year for global temperature, so the comments by HRH, the Prince of Wales on climate change are extremely timely.”

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The natural variability of weather means that extreme weather events have always occurred. The challenge for climate scientists is to be able to attribute extreme weather events to a changing climate.

Climate scientists around the world, including colleagues at the Met Office are thus striving to understand the links between the…

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