Category Archives: weather

Extreme Weather, Economics and the Arctic

Last Friday, the Guardian published a short piece by two colleagues and me in its EcoAudit ‘Why has British weather been so bad?’ Here is the complete piece that we sent to the Guardian, which includes a bit more about the scientific programme which is just starting to try to understand and better model theContinue Reading and comment

How cold is May really?

In the middle of April 2012, Piers Corbyn of Weather Action made this dramatic forecast¬†for England’s weather: The coldest or near coldest May for 100 years in Central and East parts with a record run of bitter Northerly winds. *Confidence of E / SE England mean temps: Coldest in 100yrs 80% The early part ofContinue Reading and comment