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Tag Archives: Mail on Sunday
Met Office in the Media: 16 February 2014, response by Professor Mat Collins and the Met Office
An article by David Rose appeared yesterday in the Mail on Sunday entitled: ‘No, global warming did NOT cause the storms, says one of the Met Office’s most senior experts’ In it he says that Mat Collins, Professor in Climate … Continue reading
Met Office in the Mail on Sunday
An article appears in the Mail on Sunday today focusing on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) forthcoming Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) which it bills this as the ‘world’s most authoritative climate study’. It’s fair to say that AR5 … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged climate, climate change, Daily Mail, david rose, ipcc, Mail on Sunday, Met Office, nic lewis 29 Comments
Is Arctic sea ice shrinking or expanding?
The decline of Arctic sea ice is often pointed to as one of the most visible indicators of a warming world but earlier this week the Mail on Sunday published an article claiming the ice is in recovery. This was … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Arctic, BBC, cryosat, decline, extent, Mail on Sunday, Met Office, recovery, sea ice, volume 97 Comments
Met Office in the Media: 14 October 2012
An article by David Rose appears today in the Mail on Sunday under the title: ‘Global warming stopped 16 years ago, reveals Met Office report quietly released… and here is the chart to prove it’ It is the second article … Continue reading
Met Office in the Media: The Sunday Times – ‘So, do we freeze or fry’
Figures showing temperatures flatlining have given the climate debate fresh ferocity. Jonathan Leake, Science Editor of The Sunday Times, unpicks the row in ‘So, do we freeze or fry‘ John Prescott was apocalyptic. “Our polar ice caps are melting,” the then … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged 'So do we freeze or fry?', climate, climate change, climate science, HadCRUT3, Jonathan Leake, Mail on Sunday, Met Office, The Sunday Times Comments Off on Met Office in the Media: The Sunday Times – ‘So, do we freeze or fry’
Met Office in the Media: 29 January 2012
Today the Mail on Sunday published a story written by David Rose entitled “Forget global warming – it’s Cycle 25 we need to worry about”. This article includes numerous errors in the reporting of published peer reviewed science undertaken by the Met … Continue reading
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