Climate scientist: ‘Normal weather a thing of the past’

climateGlobal warming has changed the odds for mankind, making “normal weather a thing of the past,” say climate scientists at the University of Oxford.

Professor Myles Allen, head of the Climate Research Programme at the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, told the BBC on Tuesday that “normal weather is actually a bit of a thing of the past.”

His comments come after a record December for rain and warmth, with many northern communities affected by flooding.

Here in Oxford we maintain the world’s longest daily weather record, we just beat the previous record by a whopping two and a half degrees and that record was set back in 1852,” he said. read more