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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.
Start date4 November 2019
End date8 November 2019
Location: Antalya, Turkey
While there are several types of floods, a flash flood is the most dangerous . They have enough power to change the course of rivers, bury houses in mud, and...
Publish Date: 11 December 2019
The high mountain regions are home to 1 billion people, are the source of freshwater to at least 1.9 billion people and are crucial for regulating the global climate system. Preservation of mountain ecosystem functions is therefore essential to global water, food and energy security.
The WMO Strategic Plan 2020-2023 sets an ambitious goal – to close the capacity gap on weather, climate and water services between developed and developing countries. Scaling up effective partnerships is one of the Strategic Objectives to achieve this Goal
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: 3 December 2019
The year 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by greenhouse gases from human activities. Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record. 2019 is on course to be the second or third warmest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization.