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Publish Date: 29 May 2019
Fact-finding mission makes recommendations for future resilience / The devastation caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth which hit Mozambique within the space of a few weeks is a wake-up call about more high-impact tropical cyclones, coastal flooding and intense rainfall linked to climate change, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Publish Date: 30 May 2019
Congress agenda includes better weather, climate, water and related services, public-private partnerships, observations and data exchange, research and capacity development The World Meteorological Congress meets from 3 to 14 June to agree on future strategy and tools to help countries increase resilience to extreme weather, water, climate and other environmental shocks, to strengthen scientific observations and predictions and to close capacity gap.
Publish Date: 28 May 2019
Artificial intelligence is creating opportunities for contributing to much-needed efficiency gains in the handling of data that underpins Earth system science and weather and climate predictions, WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas told the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Good Global Summit.
Publish Date: 27 May 2019
A strong El Niño event during 2019 appears unlikely, according to a new World Meteorological Organization Update, which is based on forecast models and expert opinion from around the globe. Sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean have been at borderline to weak El Niño levels in April and early May 2019. Some El Niño-like atmospheric patterns have also been present.
Publish Date: 24 May 2019
The space-based observing system is essential to the generation of weather, water and climate-related services and supports decision-making in key socio-economic areas. The number and capabilities of operational satellites that are part of this space-based observing system is growing and will continue to expand in the future.
Publish Date: 17 May 2019
The impacts of climate change, associated sea level rise and extreme weather are amplifying as a result of record greenhouse gas levels and combining with urbanization, environmental degradation and water stress to produce interlocking crises. There needs to be a drastic change of course, according to the top global forum on disaster risk reduction.
Publish Date: 22 May 2019
Average surface air temperatures are expected to be above normal across the majority of the Arctic regions between June and August 2019, according to the Pan-Arctic Climate Outlook Forum. Below...
Publish Date: 22 May 2019
Hundreds of Elementary School (SD) students take part in the 2019 Climate Jamboree. At this event they will learn about climate change and global warming. The program initiated by BMKG (the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics) and was held at Monumen Nasional (Monas), Central Jakarta, Tuesday (04/30/2019). Climate Jamboree 2019 had gathered 214 children from 32 elementary schools spread in the area of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Tambun Bekasi. Read more >>
Publish Date: 20 May 2019
The First Global Planning Meeting for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 has set the stage for wide-ranging action and partnerships to strengthen scientific knowledge and innovation, increase resilience against marine and coastal hazards and reverse the decline in the health of the ocean.