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70th Anniversary of the LG Groves Memorial Awards

The LG Groves Awards were set up in September 1946 in memory of Sergeant Louis Grimble Groves who died on 10 September 1945. Before the modern technology or satellites that we use today, weather data needed to be collected in … Continue reading

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End personal attacks on scientists – regardless of their views

The Met Office’s Chief Scientist, Professor Dame Julia Slingo, is appealing for an end to personal attacks on scientists – no matter what their viewpoint on the climate debate. Her call follows recent articles in the media claiming that some … Continue reading

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The Spectator: How accurate is the Met Office?

In an article which appeared in the Spectator online today, Rupert Darwall makes a sustained attack on climate scientists and specifically on the Met Office. His main point seems to be that the Met Office gets weather forecasts wrong. To … Continue reading

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A response on statistical models and global temperature

Over a period of several months the Met Office has been involved in dialogue and answered a series of questions on the subject of the use of statistical models in relation to the global temperature record. The Met Office’s Chief … Continue reading

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