Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, October 6th to 8th, 2023

20th edition of the International Weather and Climate Forum

Organized as part of the Fête de la science, this anniversary edition celebrated two decades of achievements and challenges in the field of climate and biodiversity education.

Under the label of the European Week for Sustainable Development (EWSSD) and the Fête de la science, this 20th edition was sponsored by two personalities highly involved in climate awareness: Chloé Nabédian and Jamy Gourmaud.
It offered 3 days of knowledge-sharing and exchanges through :

The Essential

  • October 6 to 8, 2023
  • Cité des sciences et de l’industrie
  • Paris 19th

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01 – The exhibition for the General Public from October 6th to 8th, 2023

  • 3 days dedicated to sharing and raising awareness of climate and biodiversity issues, highlighting new stories and transformations to be made now..
  • A rich program of interactive activities, participative experiments, immersive workshops and exchanges with researchers and actors of the ecological transition.
  • 38,678 visitors
  • 778 students from 6 academies (75, 77, 91, 92, 93, 94), representing 18% primary, 66% secondary and 16% high schools, attended the Friday, October 6 pedagogical day.


02 – Professional days

Symposium – October 6th, 2023

How to discuss our future transformations?

The program had been developed by a scientific committee chaired by Valérie Masson-Delmotte, research director at CEA-LSCE-IPSL and co-chair of IPCC Group I.
The discussions have explored the methods of constructing the narratives necessary to win over individuals, companies and the media in order to initiate the transformations necessary to make the ecological transition a success.

    This international symposium brought together:

  • 341 participants (216 in person)
  • 40 countries represented

→ Full program, replays, interviews, list of participants, photos

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Media-Workshop October 7th, 2023

Communicating climate change in the media

The Media Workshop brought together the world’s weather presenter community, and representatives of European and international organizations to reflect on climate communication in the media, with a focus on early weather warnings, ocean data and attribution science.
The Media Workshop brought together :

  • 74 participants (including over 45 meteorologists-weather presenters)
  • 31 countries represented

→ Full program, replays, list of participants, photos

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