Monthly Archives: July 2021

COP26 – 100 days to go

COP – or Conference of Parties, is an annual United Nations climate summit where world leaders meet to discuss and make decisions on key global issues. In attendance will be countries that signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) back in 1994. This year sees the arrival of the much-awaited … Continue reading

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Pole to pole on a tipping point journey

There is one climate topic that you’re likely to hear a lot about this year: tipping points. In the context of climate science, a tipping point can occur when a relatively small change can have a large and irreversible effect … Continue reading

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Get ready for tomorrow: Met Office launches climate newsletter

The Met Office is launching a new Climate Newsletter to inform decision makers, scientists and the public about the very latest climate news and debates. The twice-monthly email newsletter will bring together the latest research, news and developments on the … Continue reading

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Tracking Extremes in a Changing Climate

It is often through extreme weather events, such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall, that the impacts from climate change first affect us, presenting the greatest shocks to our wellbeing, key infrastructure, the economy and our environment. Scientists from the Met … Continue reading

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Warm June heralds start of summer, despite recent unsettled weather

Summer has kicked off with a predominantly warm and sunny June compared to the long-term averages, according to provisional statistics from the Met Office.   Although conditions have been more unsettled for some in recent weeks, the UK has had above average temperatures for the … Continue reading

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