Very sad news. Always found his columns and writing refreshing.
By Paul Homewood
It is sad to report the passing away of Philip Eden, meteorologist and weather historian.
His weekly columns for the Sunday Telegraph were never less than interesting, in stark contrast to some of the weather reporting we get now from the likes of Peter Stanford.
In particular, Eden, despite being an ardent believer in global warming, regularly challenged the hyping of extreme weather events. He could usually be relied upon to explain that such events were just as bad in the past.
The Telegraph obituary sums him up neatly:
The full obituary can be read here.
He will be sadly missed.