In the week of the Met Office report about increasing likelihood of summer flash flooding http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/01/uk-summer-flash-floods-climate-change-study we’re delighted to announce details of a talk about climate change and what is sometimes called ‘weird weather’.
‘Climate Change and Polar Meltdown: Causes of our Recent Strange Weather?’
Talk + Q&A session by Edward Hanna, Professor of Climate Change, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield What is the current evidence for climate change and global warming and associated loss of ice in polar regions?
What might be the link between the recent dramatic Arctic sea-ice losses and polar jet stream variability?
How might this have resulted in more extreme weather patterns over and beyond the UK?
Friday 11th July 2014, 7.00-9.00 p.m. Holmfirth Methodist Community Room, School Street, HD9 7EQ
7.00 – 7.15 p.m. Arrive and stalls
7.15pm – 9.00 p.m. Talk, refreshment break, followed by Q&A
For further details: Edward Hanna poster