The weather this winter

The UK has experienced some dramatic and record-breaking weather over the winter: with astonishing amounts of rainfall and serious flood events. Even in the cautious world of climate science, respectable voices are now suggesting that recent weather may be a result of climate change. A citizen-science project (Weather@home) is attempting to see if we can identify the link between climate change and the recent weather. Here we have a selection of news items that take an overview of the UK’s winter weather.