Temperatures are set to plummet to as low as -9C as bitter winds sweep the country, according to forecaster Netweather.
The Met Office said that snow flurries will even be seen across some remotes parts of the UK, meaning that next week's temperatures could be the lowest ever recorded for May.
Yesterday Edvard Munch’s 1895 painting The Scream sold for a record $119.9 million at auction. The painting is famous — not so its potential link to climate change.
...The matter that Krakatoa dumped into the atmosphere blocked out so much sunlight that global temperatures dropped more than one degree Celsius for more than a year. Today, as the earth warms because of uncontrolled greenhouse gases, serious thought is being given to intentionally dumping sulfate aerosols into the upper atmosphere — perhaps using a fleet of 747s — to replicate the Krakatoa effect. The skies then would more likely be white than red, but it would still make many people scream.
He says warming is good for the planet, biofuels are killing rainforests and carbon trading is a waste of time.
He spoke to Steve Austin...