×

OpenWeather
Meteorological Service

Dan Hart Speak to the Chief
Meteorologist Dan Hart and
his team!
Energy Security Day

Energy Security Day

In March 2023, as part of ‘Energy Security Day’, the UK Government announced a new taskforce to drive the further growth of solar energy. In this series of articles, we will examine the practicalities of the solar industry in the UK, its effect on land use and the environment, effect on local communities as well as how sustainable the industry actually is.

Venice in Peril

Venice in Peril

One of the most culturally rich, romantic and iconic of the world’s cities can be found nestled in an Italian lagoon. Venice has been a source of inspiration for local residents, travelers and artists for centuries, with unique architecture that is instantly recognisable.

World Meteorological Day

World Meteorological Day

Thursday, 23rd March heralded the 2023 World Meteorological Day. The day officially recognises the formation of the World Meteorological Organization on that date in 1950. The day goes beyond simply recognising the organization’s formation - it highlights the contribution that meteorological and hydrological services made to the safety and prosperity of human societies around the world, as well as looking forward and addressing the challenges we all face today. This year’s topic is “The Future of Weather, Climate and Water across Generations”.

Climate Change Micro Projects Come Together at Climathon

Climate Change Micro Projects Come Together at Climathon

In 2022, a global community celebrated the Climathon. Over 56 cities from around the world hosted micro-events to address climate change and weather adaptation. The aim was to enable new ideas to flow, be developed, discussed and perhaps lead to a greener and more sustainable future for us all.

The Future of Forestry

The Future of Forestry

Globally, about 300 million hectares of plantation forests, and 900 million hectares of natural forests are used for wood production. Combined, they supply nearly two billion cubic meters of industrial wood (for example, for construction, paper, and packaging) and another two billion cubic meters of fuelwood for household heating and cooking.

How farming is innovating for the future

How farming is innovating for the future

Farming is constantly changing, adapting and creating new opportunities. Farmers from around the world and adopting new technologies to create a sustainable industry tuned for today’s climate and weather

Changing Climate, Changing Lives

Changing Climate, Changing Lives

The weather we experience can change minute by minute. We can experience a rain downpour, shelter under a tree for a few seconds and later be feeling the sunshine on our faces. Climate is different - it can be viewed as the seemingly impossible to understand interdependence between diverse elements such as global weather patterns, atmospheric conditions, sea levels, natural geography, human intervention and social impact. There is however one single, simple benchmark for our climate that is used more than any other - temperature.  

The power of the hurricane

The power of the hurricane

The seemingly mystical properties of the tornado have proved to be both fascinating and frightening. In 1939, a fictional ‘twister’ transported the young Judy Garland from her monochromatic mid-west life into a surreal and colorful world of wizards and witches

How the wind shapes our lives.

How the wind shapes our lives.

The wind around us is a seemingly invisible hand that can shape our planet, lives and society. Even though we cannot see the wind, we can certainly see the results of its work - from helping to dry our clothes, to spreading populations around our planet.

How the Wind Blows.

How the Wind Blows.

What can be more familiar to us than the wind and weather around us? We experience it in all its forms on a daily basis, and are familiar with weather maps and the notion of accurate, long term weather forecasting giving us detailed information of all the constituent parts.  

We use cookies to personalize content and to analyze our traffic. Please decide if you are willing to accept cookies from our website.