Climate change warning by John Bedington

Mon, Mar 25, 2013

Climate Change, UK Climate Change

On yet another snowy and cold day across the UK, the government’s outgoing chief scientific adviser Professor Sir John Beddington linked the severe weather to climate change and warned that past emissions will lead to significant change over the next 20 years.

Speaking on BBC Breakfast he explained: “In a sense we have moved from the idea of global warming to the idea of climate change, and that is rather important – yes, indeed, temperatures are increasing but the thing that is going to happen is that we are going to see much more variability in our weather.

“I think you only have to look at the last few years to see how that is actually starting to manifest itself even in the UK.

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