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WMO confirms 2019 as second hottest year on record

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Press Release Number: 01/15/2020 The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s consolidated analysis of leading international...

Haiti marks 10th anniversary of earthquake

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The tenth anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake has been marked with ceremonies and renewed commitment to building a better future for the impoverished nation. “We remember the hundreds of thousands of...

Australia suffers devastating bushfires

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Catastrophic and unprecedented bushfires in Australia have killed more than 22 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and burned hundreds of thousands of hectares of land, causing massive devastation to...

2019 set to be 2nd or 3rd warmest year on record

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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...

Global effort to strengthen early warning systems expands

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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...

“Let us remember this as a Blue COP”

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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...

WMO highlights the gendered impacts of weather and climate

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The World Meteorological Organization has launched new report into the “Gendered impacts of weather and climate: evidence from Asia, Pacific and Africa,” examining the physical, material and...

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