Prof Brian Hoskins, Director, Grantham Institute at Imperial College London
Prof Julia Slingo, Chief Scientist, Met Office
Prof Alan Thorpe, Chief Executive, Natural Environment Research Council
Following the controversy over leaked emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit, along with a cold winter and an underwhelming summit meeting in Copenhagen, public perception of climate science and scientists is at a low ebb. The SMC organised this briefing with three senior scientists to review the evidence provided by climate science and talk about any uncertainty in science, what damage has been done by recent scandals and where we go from here.