Severe weather conditions by Emily Shuckburgh

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Dr Emily Shuckburg, British Antarctic Survey, College of Cambridge

The earlier 12 months, 2016, was the warmest globally in data stretching back to 1850. The second warmest year was 2015 and the 3rd warmest 2014. In modern decades we have seen weather data currently being broken much more and far more normally with severe heatwaves, floods and other serious climate all-around the world. The hazard of some of these serious temperature functions has been revealed to have improved as a consequence of climate improve joined to human actions. In this speak I will go over the scientific proof bordering the brings about and implications of weather adjust and the prospective customers for the long term. Dr Shuckburgh is co-writer of a new Ladybird e book on Local climate Transform which will be published in January 2017. The reserve has been published with co-authors HRH The Prince of Wales and Tony Juniper, former Executive Director of Pals of the Earth.


Dr Emily Shuckburgh is a climate scientist and is deputy head of the Polar Oceans Group at the British Antarctic Survey, which is focused on knowledge the purpose of the polar oceans in the world wide weather technique. She retains a variety of positions at the University of Cambridge (fellow of Darwin University, member of the School of Mathematics, associate of the Cambridge Centre for Local climate Adjust Mitigation Research, associate fellow of the Centre for Science and Plan, member of the Cambridge Discussion board for Sustainability and the Setting and fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Management). In the earlier she has worked at Ecole Standard Superieure in Paris and at MIT . She is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society and co-chair of their Local weather Science Communications Group, a trustee of the Campaign for Science and Engineering and a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. She has also acted as an advisor to the Uk Authorities on behalf of the Natural Envrionment Analysis Council.

This communicate is component of the Darwin College or university Lecture Collection sequence.


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  1. Lol.. this has ironically made me feel better. It's a 36°C autumn day here in Perth, West Oz, with 37 predicted for tomorrow (sigh). However, it was over 30 for the last six months of my pregnancy and I can still vividly remember being 8 months in and having to restrain myself from tossing my laptop against the wall after checking the weather forecast only to find more of the same. Just my heat now, plus, lots of snuggle time with Baby as the cool change came after the birth. Small blessings 🙂

  2. One wonders what such an intelligent lady would do today, with all the knowledge she had back in 2017 (when she gave the talk), and with all the extra knowledge, both scientific and political, with regards to having another child?



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