The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide. This is according to the World Meteorological Organization’s annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, which injected even greater urgency into the need for concerted international action against accelerating and potentially devastating climate change. Continue reading
The World Meteorological Organisation is holding a photo competition for the 2015 WMO calendar and 2015 World Meteorological Day.
The theme is Climate Knowledge for Climate Action. Winning entries will feature in the WMO calendar and be showcased on WMO’s website and Flickr gallery, and be displayed at 2015 World Meteorological Day celebrations. There is no cash prize. Continue reading
Societies climate-disaster risk coping capacity and mechanism will be tested once more. A potential major El Niño threat continues to develop in the Pacific. Continue reading