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Within its mandate in the areas of weather, climate and water, WMO focuses on many different aspects and issues from observations, information exchange and research to weather forecasts and early warnings, from capacity development and monitoring of greenhouse gases to application services and much, much more.
Publish Date: 20 October 2021
Congress approves sweeping initiatives to strengthen the international exchange of observations and other Earth system data Geneva, 20 October 2021 (WMO) - The World Meteorological Congress has approved three sweeping...
Publish Date: 6 October 2021
Scientific evidence of climate change is unequivocal. Human-induced climate change is already affecting every region of the Earth, with many experiencing more frequent weather and climate extremes. This conclusion was...
The WMO's Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW) fosters international coordination and partnerships between scientific and operational communities with the goal of meeting the cryosphere data and information need of Members and partners, in support of Earth system monitoring, modeling and prediction. GCW operates under the remit of the Infrastructure Commission (INFCOM).
Theme: Environmental challenges
Publish Date: 7 October 2021
Atmospheric composition , and changes therein, have multiple impacts on our lives and the environment. For instance, rising greenhouse gas concentrations cause global warming that intensifies weather extremes and drives...
Publish Date: 5 October 2021
While our everyday experience of weather is dominated by its local impact, weather and climate are truly global phenomena. It is often said that “Weather and Climate know no boundaries”,...
Publish Date: 8 October 2021
A defining characteristic of meteorology is its fundamental global nature from both the scientific and operational perspective, as was mentioned in the first article of this Bulletin. All countries therefore...
Publish Date: 12 October 2021
The new issue of the World Meteorological Organization’s Bulletin is dedicated entirely to international data exchange in Earth system monitoring and prediction and to the role of WMO data policy in establishing and maintaining this exchange.
Publish Date: 11 October 2021
The World Meteorological Organization has convened a special session of its Congress in order to strengthen policies to meet the explosive growth in the demand for weather, climate, water, atmospheric and ocean services. This is necessary in view of rapid climate, environmental and demographic change and the increasing frequency and impact of extreme weather.
Publish Date: 7 October 2021
Photo caption (above): Antartica - abandoned Wilkins Base and Observing Station (courtesy Sue Barrell, Australia) Cryosphere The word "cryosphere" comes from the Greek word for cold, "kryos." The cryosphere is...