The International Weather and Climate Forum celebrates its 20 years!

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

The International Weather and Climate Forum is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2023 and this milestone will be celebrated from October 6th to 8th, 2023 at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie (Paris 19th), as part of the Science Festival.

Created in 2004, the Forum has become a key event for educating and mobilizing people on climate and biodiversity preservation issues.

“We can no longer conceive of our future without a societal reflection and consideration of the ecological transition”

Jean JOUZEL, President of Météo et Climat.

The 2023 edition

This anniversary edition will look back on two decades of achievements and challenges in the field of education on climate and biodiversity issues. It will feature an exhibition for the general public that will highlight the new narratives and transformations needed to build a fair ecological transition and prepare the young generation for tomorrow’s world.
Two personalities very involved in raising awareness of the state of the planet are the patrons of this 20th edition: the journalists and hosts Chloé Nabédian and Jamy Gourmaud.

Organised within the framework of the European Week for Sustainable Development (EWSSD) and the Fête de la science, the 2023 edition of FIM will have two highlights.

The Essential

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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.


Professional days

Symposium – October 6th, 2023

How to discuss our future transformations?

The program has 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 will explore 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.

Targets: companies, communities, journalists, weather presenters, think tanks and NGOs.

Colloque "Comment dialoguer sur nos transformations futures ?

Media-Workshop October 7th, 2023

Communicating climate change in the media

Aimed at communicators, the workshop with the presence of representatives of European and international organisations will reflect on climate communication in the international media on the science of attribution, early weather warnings and satellite attribution & AI a new asset for meteorologists?

Targets: international journalists, meteorologists and weather presenters.

Media-Workshop "Communiquer sur le changement climatique dans les media"

See you on October 6th to 8th, 2023 at the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie!

(The detailed program of 2023 Edition will be available online soon).

  → Find all the REPLAYS of the 2022 edition on the Forum’s Youtube channel.

 → The photos of the 2022 edition.

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