July 3, 2013
WMO and IFRC sign agreement to strengthen cooperation on tackling climate risks

Responding to concerns over the increasing frequency, severity and cost of disasters related to extreme weather and climate events, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their collaboration on reducing the risks of climate-related hazards.

July 3, 2013
2001-2010, A Decade of Climate Extremes

The world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade, which was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850 and continued an extended period of pronounced global warming.

June 28, 2013
Global initiative to provide climate services for society gains momentum

Progress in rolling out operational climate services vital to help countries and communities cope with long-term climate change and associated extreme weather events is set to receive a boost at an intergovernmental meeting to consider a road map for future action.

June 7, 2013

" It is a great pleasure to visit this cutting-edge facility. Climate change has been at the top of my priority agenda since I took office. It relates to nearly every aspect of the work of the United Nations. That is why it has been discussed at the highest levels, including by the Security Council. It is a humanitarian issue, a development issue, and an issue of security and stability.

June 5, 2013
FAO launched the Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook

The Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook has been finalized and we would like your help to promote it widely through your social media channels.

June 5, 2013
A meteorological revolution: forecasting climate change

Professor Stephen Belcher, Head of the Met Office Hadley Centre, talks to about the development of climate services in the UK and beyond...

June 5, 2013
Climate Services, Observing Systems and Research in Focus at WMO Executive Council

The World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO)  Executive Council has agreed on measures to expand and improve research and observing networks to increase understanding of our rapidly changing climate and strengthen delivery of meteorological services vital to society and the global economy

May 30, 2013
Jornada sobre "Servicios meteorológicos y climáticos para el sector agrario"

El pasado 30 de mayo se celebró una jornada sobre “Servicios meteorológicos y climáticos para el sector agrario” en la sede central de AEMET en la que participanron, además de técnicos de la Agencia, representantes de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), el Instituto Murciano de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario y Alimentario; el Instituto Te

May 6, 2013
China Meteorological Administration building workshops organized for Climate Services System (CFCS)

China Meteorological Administration, deputy director of JiaoMeiYan attended the meeting and said that China's participation in the construction of GFCS (Global Framework for Climate Services) will be a priority in the next few years, the need to broaden our thinking and highlight the "climate" of the service concept of "service" work objectives.

April 17, 2013
Climate information improves

Recent advances in science and technology offer the prospect of further improvements in quality of climate information and prediction services, a senior Kenyan government official has said.
“Extreme environmental events can have a catastrophic impact on society, and they are of particular concern,” Geoffrey Wahungu, director-general of the National Management Authority, said.