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Whom DO We Blame for the Weather?
A series of talks will be held to accompany the Extreme Weather exhibition in the Weston Gallery. Places are limited so please book in advance with the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 or online.
Mark Twain reputedly claimed 'Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.' But do we in fact know whom to blame for 'bad' weather? In this talk, Professor Mike Hulme of King's College, London University, surveys different historical and cultural explanations for bad weather and ends with some reflections on wheather or not climate science today is offering a new and helpful narrative of blame.