Monthly Archives: September 2013

University contribution to the latest IPCC 5th Assessment report

Media interest in reporting on climate change and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is escalating prior to the release of the Summary for Policymakers on Friday 27th September. Professor Keith Shine was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 live … Continue reading

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University research presented in the U.S. Senate

Several news agencies have recently focused their attention and climate change reports on the apparent lack of global surface warming since 1998 and whether the simulated temperature changes are too warm. This period has been described as a ‘slow-down’, ‘pause’ … Continue reading

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Interesting times in the Arctic

As the Arctic summer comes to an end, focus has returned to sea-ice as it reaches its annual minimum coverage. Last year (2012), there was a record low sea-ice coverage, so scientists, the media and the public are watching closely … Continue reading

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Conference season in Reading

The University of Reading has recently hosted five prestigious meteorological conferences covering a broad range of topics with participants from all over the world. The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) chose Reading as the location for its annual Student Conference, giving … Continue reading

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