Fasten your seatbelts: University of Reading research finds climate change doubles turbulence risk to aircraft
Release Date 08 April 2013
Dr Paul Williams (Meteorology) conducts the first study to examine the future of aviation turbulence which finds that by the middle of this century, the chances of encountering significant turbulence will increase by between 40% and 170%.
Dr Williams' research features widely in the national and international media including BBC Online, most of the national UK print media, CNN, Japan Times and the Times of India. Dr Williams also appeared on most BBC national radio outlets including BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show (interview begins 1hr 47mins), as well as BBC World TV.