Julia SlingoNature Climate Change talks to Dame Julia Slingo, leader of the Review of the World Climate Research Programme, about the achievements and future directions of WCRP. To read more click the heading above.

Hanover, Germany | October 9-11, 2019

Registration is open now for the Herrenhausen Conference "Extreme Events: Building Climate Resilient Societies". For more information, click the heading above.

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Photo by Kevin Grieve on Unsplash

We are delighted to announce that the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) has elected Professor Detlef Stammer as its Chair and Dr Helen Cleugh as its Vice-chair for two years. For more information, click the heading above.

JSC Chair and Vice-chair 2019

Beatriz BalinoWe are delighted to announce that Dr. Beatriz Balino has been appointed as the new science coordinator of the WCRP Coordination Office of Regional Activities (CORA) hosted at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR) in Bergen, Norway. Click the headline above for more details. 

A new paper, an outcome of the Young Earth System Scientists—Young Hydrologic Society (YESS-YHS) Workshop in May 2018, presents an early career perspective on major challenges and opportunities that arise in the study, the understanding, and the provision of regional information for climate, weather, and hydrological extreme events. To find out more please click the heading above.

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Nanjing, China, 21 October - 1 November 2019

WCRP and partners are bringing together early career scientists and professionals to learn from each other on weather and climate extremes and disaster risk reduction and management. Applications for this highly sought after summer school are now open and will close on 28 March 2019. For more information, click the headline above.

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