Climate Impacts of a warming Europe 05 March 2019 The European continent has a very rich culture and unique landscapes and climate. The climate is driven by the Gulf Stream, which makes it milder and wetter in comparison to other regions at similar latitudes. Climate The past 4 years were the warmest on record 04 March 2019 The past 4 years were the warmest on record World Meteorological Organization confirms In the Spotlight Tornadoes in the United States are increasing in power 28 February 2019 Tornadoes are the most violent of atmospheric storms with wind speeds exceeding 120 m/s. Weather An Extreme Start to 2019 19 February 2019 February 2019 has been particularly mild in the UK with above average temperatures across the country. Weather Dry January 08 January 2019 After a lovely Christmas, there has been a lot of talk in the media about ‘dry January’.. Climate How does climate change affect weather? - new briefing paper and podcast 19 December 2018 How does climate change affect the weather we see day-to-day? Find out in our podcast! In the Spotlight Inside the Ice - What a French glacier taught me about climate change by Anita Vollmer 03 December 2018 Anita Vollmer describes what a journey inside a glacier taught her about climate change. Climate Traveller's Guide: Christmas markets in Germany 03 December 2018 Christmas markets are among the most popular traditions in Europe. The tradition started in the former Holy Roman Empire during the Late Middle Ages, where winter markets were held for citizens to stock up their supplies to last through the cold months. In the Spotlight Svalbard's Sea Ice, where is it now? by Dr Michelle McCrystall 15 November 2018 Svalbard is a little-known archipelago at the top of the world which hosts a unique, dynamic and remarkably beautiful environment.