Cold weather

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1621
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will the Mayor commission work examining the economic, environmental and social impact to London if the unusual cold weather pattern London has been recently been experiencing - possibly as result of the impact of climate change on the jet stream - becomes more prevalent in the future?

Answer

Answer for Cold weather

Answer for Cold weather

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I will ask the London Climate Change Partnership to undertake a scoping study to investigate the impacts of the recent cold weather on London and meteorological confidence in the likely continuation of the recent trend of unusually cold winters.