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Tag Archives: 2018 summer
Summer temperature 2018 – the ‘new normal’?
The Met Office Chief Scientist, Professor Stephen Belcher, appeared on BBC Newsnight on Tuesday evening to talk about current extreme temperatures and climate change. The interviewer Emily Maitlis asked if the current hot temperatures we are seeing can be considered the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged 2018 summer, Arctic, climate, climate change, climate science, CMIP5, CRUTEM4, global temperatures, global warming, Grantham Institute, heatwave, Imperial College London, Japan, Japan temperatures, Jet stream, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, Professor Brian Hoskins, Professor Stephen Belcher, record, UK heatwave, Universty of Reading 5 Comments