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In thrall to the numbers

Andrew Forster
03 July 2009

The Met Office’s new projections for how climate change could alter Britain’s appearance over the next 90 years have attracted extensive media coverage. The Government is taking the forecasts seriously, writing to every chief planning officer in England to explain how they should be used. But go beyond the alarming newspaper headlines, TV broadcasts and ministerial statements and you will find a rather different story. Many people who know about these things are aghast at the Met...

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Andrew Forster

Andrew Forster

Andrew Forster

Andrew Forster is editor of Local Transport Today magazine.


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