Government pledges millions toward climate research

The Government today invested £60 million in the Met Office Hadley Centre’s Climate Programme to support “mitigation and adaptation actions”. The funding is aimed at improving collaborations between the Met Office and UK academic institutions, as well as to help Government, business, local authorities and other organisations understand the threats and opportunities of climate change. […]

Huhne uses Met Office report to warn Durban of inaction

The UK Energy Secretary has used new research from the Met Office to warn the international community of climate change inaction. According to the report from the Hadley Centre a rise in temperature of between three and five degrees Celsius could lead to devastating consequences such as increased pressure on crop production, water stress and […]