By Paul Homewood
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.”
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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