2018 Data and Modeling Prize Winners WCRP is pleased to announce that the 2018 WCRP/WWRP International Prize for Model Development has been awarded to Dr Thomas Melvin from the UK Met Office; and the 2018 WCRP/GCOS International Data Prize has been awarded to Dr Paul Durack (Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA). Click the headline for the full announcement.

Extremes NatureA collection of articles on Climate and Weather Extremes was recently published in Nature to coincide with the opening of the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2018. The Collection, which highlights research looking at extreme events across the globe and their prediction, is an outcome of the Subseasonal-to-Seasonal (S2S) Prediction Project Extremes Workshop that was held at International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University in December 2016 (Workshop

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The WCRP and Future Earth sponsored Global Carbon Project has published its Carbon Budget 2018 where it estimates that CO2 emissions will rise by a projected 2.7 percent this year, with an uncertainty range between 1.8 percent and 3.7 percent. In 2017, carbon emissions grew by 1.6 percent after a three-year hiatus. The budget was published today in Earth System Science Data and has clear implications for discussions at the Katowice Climate Change Conference.

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