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The Royal Meteorological Society is the UK's learned and professional Society for weather and climate. Our mission is to promote meteorology as a science, profession and interest. On our show we'll be discussing issues, news and hot topics with guests from the world of meteorology and climate science, as well as providing an insight into the Society's activities and events.
 
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Dr Caroline Coch, Climate Science Communications Specialist at RMetS speaks to Dr Erik Mackie, Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Cambridge. They discuss the latest briefing paper on “Attribution of extreme weather events”. The paper can be found here. The Society's Climate Science Communication Group is producing a series of Climate Scie…
 
What's the difference between a hurricane, a typhoon, and a tropical cyclone? When do hurricanes occur and how do they form? Is there a classification system for hurricanes? What is a ‘medicane’? What is it like living with hurricanes? In our latest podcast Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive at the Royal Meteorological Society answers these question…
 
The Royal Meteorological Society just released the 9th climate science briefing paper on “Global Carbon Budgets”. Caroline Coch sits down with Prof Pierre Friedlingstein, Chair in Mathematical Modelling of the Climate System at the University of Exeter to discuss the concept of carbon budgets, how they are calculated and what uncertainties exist. R…
 
Caroline Coch, Climate Science Communications Specialist speaks to Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive at RMetS, about the D-Day landings and Captain James Stagg’s involvement into it. D-Day, the allied invasion to free western Europe from Nazi Germany, took place on the 6th June 1944. The operation was highly weather dependent, and Captain James Sta…
 
Caroline Coch, Climate Science Communications Specialist at RMetS speaks to Fredi Otto, acting director of the Environmental Change Insitute at the University of Oxford. They discuss the latest briefing paper on “Attribution of extreme weather events”. The paper can be found here. The Society's Climate Science Communication Group is producing a ser…
 
Caroline Coch, Climate Science Specialist at RMetS, speaks to Adam Scaife, Head of Long-range forecasting at the Met Office and Professor at Exeter University. They discuss the latest briefing paper Solar Variability: Does variation in the Sun's output affect climate? The Royal Meteorological Society just released the 7th climate science briefing p…
 
Six months ago, the IPCC released the “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C”. In this episode we are discussing the transformations that need to happen, the topic of global justice and policy action. Are we on track? What has happened since its release? Caroline Coch, Climate Science Specialist at RMetS, speaks to Dr Joeri Rogelj, a lecturer …
 
For our 13th episode, Liz sits down with John Mitchell, former Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office and author of our new briefing paper on “Climate Modelling”. They discuss how climate models work and the science behind them, how they’re validated and the difference between short-term forecasts and long-term climate predictions. Our membership is…
 
At RMetS' Atmospheric Science Conference 2018, our roving reporter, Tara Thompson, Head of Engagement at RMetS met up with Adam Scaife, Head of Long-range forecasting at the Met Office and Professor at Exeter University, to discuss his research and some interesting developments in the field of Long-range forecasting. Our membership is open to every…
 
Reporting from our recent Student and Early Career Scientists Conference 2018, RMetS Chief Executive Prof Liz Bentley is joined by Dr Felicity Perry, Head of Communication and Engagement at the John Innes Centre, to talk about the importance of communicating science and the best ways that scientists can 'get their message out'. Our membership is op…
 
Following a prolonged heat wave across the UK Prof Liz Bentley, RMetS Chief Executive and Tara Thompson, head of Communications at RMetS, discuss what defines a heatwave, what meteorological conditions cause such extremes of temperature and the kind of environmental and social effects they can have. Our membership is open to everyone and anyone wit…
 
Following an unusually warm May 2018 Prof Liz Bentley, RMetS Chief Executive, and Chloe Moore, Head of Partnerships at RMetS, discuss the heat wave and what weather we are set to have over the late Bank Holiday this weekend. Liz and Chloe talk jet streams, high and low pressure, mist, Weather Photographer of the Year 2018 and look forward to our jo…
 
Ahead of the publication of our briefing paper "What is the El Niño – Southern Oscillation?", Professor Liz Bentley, RMetS Chief Executive, spoke to one of the authors Adam Scaife, Head of Long-Range Prediction at the Met Office and Professor at Exeter University, about the El Niño and La Niña, the largest seasonal fluctuation in the Earth's atmosp…
 
In this "Women in weather" podcast celebrating International Women's Day, we consider the considerable achievements of many women in weather but also discuss the obstacles that still remain for women working in the scientific sector. We spoke to seven meteorologists, climate scientists, education and outreach officers and managers about their caree…
 
Ahead of "The Beast From The East", a sudden cold snap that hit the UK in February 2018 we discussed what this kind of weather event is called, what causes it and what kind of weather conditions can we expect during a sudden stratospheric event? Our membership is open to everyone and anyone with an interest in weather and climate, whether that be a…
 
In the final interview from our WeatherLive Conference 2017, we talk with two Royal Horticultural Society members about the challenges that gardeners now face in our changing climate and what further challenges we might expect in the future. We discuss the findings of the recent RHS report, "Gardening In A Changing Climate" with Dr Eleanor Webster,…
 
In the second of our podcasts recorded at our annual WeatherLive Conference in London on Nov 4th 2017 we spoke to two former BBC weathermen, Michael Fish and Peter Gibbs and Ed Ikin, from the Royal Horticultural Society about "The Great Storm" in 1987 when unexpected hurricane-strength winds that battered the southern counties of the UK. In this ep…
 
We hosted our annual WeatherLive Conference in London on Nov 4th, 2017. In this episode, we talk with Michael Pritchard, Chief Executive of the Royal Photographic Society and Terry Abraham, landscape photographer & film-maker, on how photographing the weather has developed over the past 150 years. Michael Pritchard discusses how technical developme…
 
In the second episode of our podcast, we talk about the upcoming Special Issue of our "Weather" Journal, which is focused on the subject of Climate Change. We're joined by David Warrilow, guest editor for this issue and Nigel Arnell, author of one of the papers published in it. Professor Liz Bentley, RMetS Chief Executive, gives us a brief overview…
 
Welcome to the first ever Royal Meteorological Society podcast! In this episode, we will be explaining who we are and our role as one of the world's largest meteorological societies. We will also, following on from our "Message Impossible - Communicating Weather Information in the Digital Age" National meeting, be talking to Dr Rebecca Morss of the…
 
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