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Source: World Meteorological Organization


Articles from this source (6)

New study shows Earth energy imbalance

  2023-04-19 in World Meteorological Organization

The Earth climate system is out of energy balance as a result of human-induced climate change. Heat has accumulated continuously over the past decades, warming the ocean, the land, the cryosphere, and the atmosphere.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Climate Change | Earth Energy Imbalance

Climate and weather extremes in 2022 show need for more action

  2022-12-23 in World Meteorological Organization

Weather, water and climate-related disasters, including extreme flooding, heat and drought affected millions of people and cost billions this year, as the tell-tale signs and impacts of human-induced climate change intensified.

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Drought | Climate Change | Climate Change Impacts

State of Climate in Africa highlights water stress and hazards

  2022-09-05 in World Meteorological Organization

Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard. Rainfall patterns are disrupted, glaciers are disappearing and key lakes are shrinking. Rising water demand combined with limited and unpredictable supplies threatens to aggravate conflict and displacement, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

  Tagged under: Drought | Conflict | Africa

Four key climate change indicators break records in 2021

  2022-05-17 in World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, 18 May 2022 (WMO) - Four key climate change indicators – greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification – set new records in 2021. This is yet another clear sign that human activities are causing planetary scale changes on land, in the ocean, and in the atmosphere, with harmful and long-lasting ramifications for sustainable development and ecosystems, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Ocean Acidification | Sea Level

WMO recognizes new Arctic temperature record of 38⁰C

  2021-12-13 in World Meteorological Organization

A temperature of 38°C (100.4°F) in the Russian town of Verkhoyansk on 20 June 2020 has been recognized as a new Arctic temperature record by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

  Tagged under: Arctic | Russia

The State of the Global Climate 2020

  2017-07-11 in World Meteorological Organization

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