EXETER’S Met Office has defended its work in the face of fierce criticism at Westminster amid claims it has been “hijacked by the climate change lobby”. The defence came after one outspoken MP branded the “serial inaccuracy” of the agency’s forecasts a “scandal”.
But the forecaster has pointed out its five-day weather predictions were being used to help deal with the prolonged freeze. And its day-to-day forecasts were “very accurate”.
And despite the current cold snap, there was no doubt that man had contributed to climate change.
It comes after veteran Tory MP Nicholas Winterton launched a concerted attack on the Met Office in the Commons.
Click source to read FULL report and many thanks to Tory MP Nicholas Winterton, please can we have more of the same.