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Publish Date: 15 January 2020
The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s consolidated analysis of leading international datasets.
Publish Date: 10 December 2019
Twelve international organizations providing assistance to developing countries came together at the UN Climate Change Conference today to launch the Alliance for Hydromet Development. The members of the Alliance have committed collectively to ramp up action that strengthens the capacity of developing countries to deliver high-quality weather forecasts, early warning systems, water, hydrological and climate services. Known for short as “hydromet” services, these underpin resilient development by protecting lives, property and livelihoods.
Publish Date: 7 January 2020
Catastrophic and unprecedented bushfires in Australia have killed more than 28 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and burned hundreds of thousands of hectares of land, causing massive devastation to wildlife, ecosystems and the environment. The fires come after Australia's hottest, driest year on record. They have led to hazardous air quality in major cities throughout Australia, impacted New Zealand and sent smoke drifting thousands of kilometres across the Pacific to South America.
Publish Date: 20 December 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, it remains on track to be the second or third warmest year on record. The final ranking will be confirmed in January by the World Meteorological Organization, which consolidates leading international temperature datasets.
Publish Date: 12 December 2019
Chile, in its role as presidency, designated the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, as the ‘Blue COP,’ in order to increase awareness of the impact of climate change on the ocean and to harness ocean science to support climate action.
Publish Date: 3 December 2019
Weather and climate services are vital for sustainable development and climate change adaptation. The benefits of investment greatly outweigh the cost, and yet the capacity to deliver and access these services is uneven and inadequate, according to a new report.
Publish Date: 10 December 2019
The high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference opened on 10 December with renewed warnings from World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General Petteri Taalas and UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa about the urgency of climate action.
Publish Date: 9 December 2019
A new partnership has been cemented to boost provision of targeted weather and climate information and services for renewable energy to help cut emissions of greenhouse gases and tackle climate change.
Publish Date: 13 December 2019
Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States benefit from better weather and climate information A global initiative to strengthen early warning systems and climate resilience in the most vulnerable countries continues to gain momentum with a new injection of Euro 10 million contribution from Germany.