Statement from the UK science community

10 December 2009

Hot weather can have an effect on the health of some peopleOn behalf of the UK Science Community, the Met Office today announces the response of this community to the ongoing questioning of core climate science and methods.

The Met Office has co-ordinated this united statement, gathering over 1,700 signatures in just four days. The list includes the personal responses from over 100 institutes across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. This tremendous response affirms our confidence in the science, and reinforces the immediacy of the challenge and the critical nature of the discussions at Copenhagen.

John Hirst, Chief Executive Met Office
Julia Slingo, Chief Scientist Met Office

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