22 episodes

We’re obsessed with weather in Ireland, but how much do we know about how its forecast, what influences it and how a changing global climate is affecting weather worldwide. Each month The Met Éireann Podcast takes a deep dive into these topics. Visit rte.ie/weather or met.ie/podcast for more.

The Met Éireann Podcast RTÉ

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

We’re obsessed with weather in Ireland, but how much do we know about how its forecast, what influences it and how a changing global climate is affecting weather worldwide. Each month The Met Éireann Podcast takes a deep dive into these topics. Visit rte.ie/weather or met.ie/podcast for more.

    IPPC Report - avoiding the worst effects of climate change

    IPPC Report - avoiding the worst effects of climate change

    Dr. Padraig Flattery is back to take us through the latest instalment of the IPCC's sixth report which focuses on the steps we need to take to avoid the worst effects of climate change.

    • 36 min
    Top 10 take aways from the IPCC Report on the impact of Climate Change

    Top 10 take aways from the IPCC Report on the impact of Climate Change

    Dr. Padraig Flattery from Met Éireann's climate services discusses the top 10 messages from a recent IPCC report on the impact climate change is having on the planet.

    • 33 min
    The influence of the sky on ancient Ireland

    The influence of the sky on ancient Ireland

    Archaeoastronomer Dr. Frank Prendergast joins Noel to talk about the relationship between people in our prehistoric past and the sky above them, particularly how structures they built, such as burial tombs and ritual sites, align with solar cycles and even clusters of stars.

    • 48 min
    The future of forecasting

    The future of forecasting

    Noel and Liz discuss the advancements that will help to predict our weather in the future including the new UWC supercomputer in Iceland.

    • 54 min
    COP26, Storm Barra and winter weather forecast

    COP26, Storm Barra and winter weather forecast

    In this bumper Xmas edition, senior climatologist Keith Lambkin gives us a round-up of what happened at COP26 and meteorologist Paul Moore joins us to discuss Storm Barra and what lies ahead weather wise this winter.

    • 49 min
    COP26 - What's at stake and what to look out for.

    COP26 - What's at stake and what to look out for.

    Dr. John Hanley is a climate scientist at Met Éireann and in this episode he highlights some of the latest findings on climate change as well as the key objectives of COP26, which he will be attending.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Brian _BCFM ,

Well done Met Éireann!

Infotainment of the highest caliber.

Tommy&Lucie ,

Excellent

Really informative. Basically a one-stop-shop for climate change info globally & especially for Ireland. Music is great too. Hope the next one is as good!

Slioiup ,

It’s about time!

Met Eireann should have a podcast and now they do and I’m glad it’s good!

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