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Met Office

Right across the world, every single day, people make decisions based on the weather and our changing climate. We combine weather and climate science and data with expert insights to help with those decisions so people can be safe, well and prosperous.

The evidence is clear: the main cause of climate change is burning fossil fuels such as oil, gas, and coal. When burnt, fossil fuels release carbon dioxide into the air, causing the planet to heat up.

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How high might temperatures climb and how much rain might fall in your area? The BBC and the Met Office have looked at the UK’s changing climate in detail to find out.

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