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EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa (6-7 Oct.)

EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa (6-7 Oct.)

The #14UFA will further explore the use of satellite data for weather and climate services in Africa. Plenary Session of the 14th EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa. The purpose of the EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa is to sustain the well established dialogue between...

Climate change, energy transition and  corona

Climate change, energy transition and corona

Climate change and the energy transition are inextricably linked. It helps and strengthens each other, the energy transition as a solution to many climate problems and the climate as a driver and necessity for sustainable solutions. On Wednesday 2 September, Helga van...

Climate or weather? It’s all a matter of time

Climate or weather? It’s all a matter of time

This year’s record-breaking cold snaps in the U.S. and flooding in drought-stricken regions can be confusing in a world of rising temperatures and sobering climate predictions. How could global warming be real when it’s so cold in Chicago? Why are we told to expect...

WMO presents the new International Cloud Atlas!

WMO presents the new International Cloud Atlas!

“The International Cloud Atlas is the most authoritative and comprehensive reference for identifying clouds and other weather phenomena. In addition to its popularity among cloud enthusiasts, it serves as an essential training tool for professionals working in...

EUMETSAT: opening pilot services Big Data

EUMETSAT: opening pilot services Big Data

The EUMETSAT Council has agreed to open four pilot 'big data' services to all users of the organisation's meteorological and climate data in Autumn 2019.A common cloud infrastructure and data pool will provide pilot services for online data access, multicast via a...

23 March 2020, World Meteorological Day

23 March 2020, World Meteorological Day

World Meteorological Day, Climate & Water, 23 March 2020. Fresh water is vital for life. On average, a human being cannot survive more than three days without it. Water is essential for the production of our food, virtually all of our goods and services and for...

”Climate change & Water”, 25-27 may 2021

”Climate change & Water”, 25-27 may 2021

2nd edition of the international symposium « Climate change & Water 2021 » under the theme of “extremes events: water and environments” will be held from 24 to 27 May 2021 in Tours in the Centre-Val de Loire region. This international conference is open to the...

World Meteorological Day 2021 – 23 March 2021

World Meteorological Day 2021 – 23 March 2021

When it comes to the weather and climate, most of us think only about what is happening in the atmosphere. If we ignore the ocean, however, we miss a big piece of the picture. Covering some 70% of the Earth’s surface, the ocean is a major driver of the world’s weather...

Gecina meet  school children on climate issues

Gecina meet school children on climate issues

Gecina meets with citizens and school children on climate issues The International Weather and Climate Forum (IWCF) is a major event for education and outreach on climate issues. This year, from May 25 to 28, 2019, for this IWFC edition held on the square in front of...

How does global warming feel in your city?

How does global warming feel in your city?

From the data compiled by Météo France and collected by "Le Monde", visualize the increase in the average temperature in France. Paris, Bastia, Nouméa, Besançon, Le Mans or Fort-de-France, the average temperature of more than 70 French cities has risen from 2°C to 3°C...

The Story of 2018 Was Climate Change

The Story of 2018 Was Climate Change

Future generations may ask why we were distracted by lesser matters. In Lynn Haven, Fla., trees were upended by a hurricane in October.CreditCreditJohnny Milano for The New York Times Our best hope may be the weather. For a long time, many people thought that it was a...