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Tag Archives: CMIP5
New study highlights increasing vulnerability of Arctic sea ice
The Arctic is one of the regions of the world warming most rapidly because of climate change; the rapid loss of Arctic sea ice cover has been one of the most visible indicators of climate change in recent years. Satellite … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Arctic sea ice, climate change, CMIP5, CMIP6, Met Office Hadley Centre Comments Off on New study highlights increasing vulnerability of Arctic sea ice
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