Battered Britain faces new winter storm

Yet another Atlantic storm was barrelling towards Britain Friday, threatening to dump a month`s worth of rainfall on communities already struggling to cope with the wettest winter for 250 years.

Keeping sight of the bigger picture

2012 was among the ten warmest years on record – continuing the long-term trends we have seen in our changing and varying climate.

`Global warming has stalled since 1998`

Global warming has stalled since 1998, and in the next few years Earth`s temperature will not rise as rapidly as feared, UK Met officials have claimed.