15 June 2021

GCOS/WCRP Climate Observation Conference is postponed

GCOS/WCRP Climate Observation Conference 2021

This difficult decision to postpone the 2nd Climate Observation Conference has been taken after careful consideration and consultation with the sponsoring programmes GCOS and WCRP and the supporting organization EUMETSAT.

The new date of the Climate Conference will be announced in due time on the conference website:

03 June 2021

Abstract submission open for the WCRP workshop on Extremes in Climate Prediction Ensembles (ExCPEns)

The purpose of this workshop, which will be held from 25 to 27 october 2021 and followed by an ECS training and discussion forum (27-28 October 2021), is to provide a focal point for current research aimed at exploiting subseasonal, seasonal, annual to...
01 June 2021

Challenge to improve Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Predictions using Artificial Intelligence is now live!

A competition has launched to improve, through Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning techniques, the current precipitation and temperature forecasts for 3 to 6 weeks into the future from the best computational fluid dynamic models available...
31 May 2021

Storying climes of the Himalaya, Andes, and Arctic

This workshop, organized in partnership with My Climate Risk Lighthouse Activity, will be held online from 9 to 15 October 2021. For more information, click the heading above.
28 May 2021

ESA selected to host the CMIP International Project Office

The European Space Agency has been selected by the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) as the host for a new Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) International Project Office. For more information, click the heading above.
Science Highlights
27 May 2021

Temporary exceedance of 1.5°C increasingly likely

There is about a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C above the pre-industrial level in at least one of the next five years – and these odds are increasing with time, according to a new climate update issued by...
27 May 2021

Save the date : WCRP International Conference on Regional Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts

Building on the success of the Sea Level 2017 Meeting in New York, the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Grand Challenge on “Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts” will hold the Sea Level 2022 meeting on 11-15 July, 2022 in Singapore. The...