Climate change publications

Climate change

Safe keeping

Safekeeping

Protect your world with our climate science and services.

Safe keeping Safe keeping (PDF, 5 MB)  (this is a large document and may take time to download)

COP20 - Climate Risk: An update on the science

COP20

COP20 Climate risk - an update on the science (PDF, 3 MB)

COP19  - A summary of the latest science

COP19

COP19 A summary of the latest science from the Met Office Hadley Centre (PDF, 2 MB)

COP19 Key findings Key findings of the AVOIDing Dangerous Climate Change research (PDF, 927 kB)

COP18 -  Our changing climate

COP18

COP18 Our changing climate (PDF, 1 MB)

COP18 Improving Predictations Improving predictions in climate variability and change in Africa (PDF, 2 MB)

Make a difference to your climate with the Met Office

Together

The purpose of this guide is to set out what's really happening and how climate change will affect you.

Make a difference to your climate with the Met Office Make a difference to your climate with the Met Office (PDF, 3 MB)

Climate change fact sheets

A collection of fact sheets on key climate change issues.

Montage of fact sheets

Coastal flooding Coastal flooding (PDF, 318 kB)

Global equity and sustainable development Global equity and sustainable development (PDF, 198 kB)

Regional climate prediction Regional climate prediction (PRECIS) (PDF, 356 kB)

Quantifying risk Quantifying risk (PDF, 283 kB)

Seasonal prediction of water resources Seasonal prediction of water resources (PDF, 475 kB)

Updating baseline climate Updating baseline climate (PDF, 263 kB)

Longer term predictions of water resources Longer term predictions of water resources (PDF, 502 kB)

Informing Government policy into the future

Future Policy

Setting out the key scientific questions which will be addressed by the Met Office's Integrated Climate Programme. The programme underpins government policy and planning.

Informing Government policy into the future Informing Government policy into the future (PDF, 2 MB)

Technical notes

Access to the most recent Met Office Hadley Centre technical notes  plus links to our electronic archive.

Past Publications

Previous editions of our COP brochures

COP17 COP17 Climate: Observations, projections and impacts 2011. (PDF, 6 MB)
COP16_ADV COP16 Advance Improved science for mitigation policy advice 2010. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP16_AVOID2 COP16 Avoid 2 Can we limit warming to 2 degrees C? 2010. (PDF, 412 kB)
COP16_AVOID3 COP16 Avoid 3 Risks of dangerous climate change 2010. (PDF, 821 kB)
COP16_AVOID4 COP16 Avoid 4 Can we avoid dangerous impacts? 2010. (PDF, 701 kB)
COP16_EVIDENCE COP16 Advance Improved science for mitigation policy advice 2010. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP15_IM COP15 Science Informing mitigation 2009. (PDF, 3 MB)
COP15_ICA COP15 Science Informing choices Adaptation 2009. (PDF, 2 MB)
COP15_ICM COP15 Science, Informing choices Mitigation 2009. (PDF, 2 MB)
COP14 COP14 Avoiding dangerous climate change 2008. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP13 COP13 New science for managing climate risks 2007. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP12 COP12 Effects of climate change in developing countries November 2006. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP11 COP11 Climate change, rivers and rainfall December 2005. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP10 COP10 Uncertainty, risk and dangerous climate change December 2004. (PDF, 3 MB)
COP9 COP9 Climate change observations and predictions December 2003. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP8 COP8 Stabilisation and commitment to future climate change October 2002. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP7 COP7 Climate change science October 2001. (PDF, 2 MB)
COP6 COP6 Climate change, an update of recent research from the Hadley Centre. (PDF, 1 MB)
COP5 COP5 Climate change and its impacts October 1999. (PDF, 4 MB)
COP4 COP4 Climate change and its impacts November 1998. (PDF, 414 kB)

PRECIS publications

PRECIS2002 PRECIS Update 2002 Providing regional climates for impact studies. (PDF, 1 MB)

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Last updated: 9 March 2015