Climate Weather The importance of climate education 02 September 2021 Extreme weather events are happening more frequently around the globe, raising climate change ever higher on our agenda. So it's time we took the importance of being climate educated seriously. Climate Weather Key findings from the latest IPCC Report 11 August 2021 Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society, presents some of the key findings from the recent IPCC 6th Assessment Report Weather What is a heat dome? 11 August 2021 The scorching heat, record-breaking temperatures and wildfires that have devastated parts of North America and Europe this summer have been attributed to a “heat dome”. But what exactly is a heat dome and how do they form? Climate Weather The climate risks and impacts facing the UK 12 July 2021 The pace of climate change is outstripping the actions taken to adapt to it. Strong words from the third independent assessment of the UK's climate risks. So what should the Government do next? Weather Record-breaking heat in Canada 01 July 2021 Heat, drought, poor air quality, floods and wildfires are expected to worsen with climate change. Western Canada is experiencing all of these in a one week period … while attempting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Weather Heatwaves 28 June 2021 A heatwave is a prolonged period of abnormally high temperatures, relative to the expected conditions at that given time and place. The exact definition varies around the world, but all heatwaves are classed as extreme weather events. Citizen Science The Weather Forecasting Game Returns! 07 June 2021 Calling all weather enthusiasts and wannabe forecasters! Weather Think you know your different types of weather? 18 May 2021 The Royal Meteorological Society has teamed up with journal publishers Wiley to test the public’s knowledge of weather and climate through a short online quiz. Climate State of the Global Climate 2020 14 May 2021 The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has recently issued its latest report on the state of the global climate in 2020. It shows that 2020 was close to the warmest year ever, with plenty of records tumbling.