ipcc logoThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has opened to expert review the first order draft of the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Prospective expert reviewers can self-nominate until 16 June 2019 for the review period closing 23 June 2019. Click the headline for details.
WCRP Logo WCRP is calling for (self-)nominations for membership in six of its expert panels, namely both Advisory Councils (WDAC and WMAC), three Working Groups (WGCM, WGSIP, WGNE) and the CORDEX Science Advisory Team. New members are sought in each panel for a four-year term from January 2020 to December 2023. Nominations should be submitted via an online nomination form by 20 June 2019. To read more, click the headline above.

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The leaders of 37 United Nations organizations called on their member states to "step up ambition and take concrete action" to limit global temperature increase from climate change, and to report on concrete measures at the UN Secretary-General's Climate Action Summit in September 2019. Click the headline for details.
Photo of Thomas Stocker giving Lecture at WCRP JSC / WMOWithin the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee's annual meeting, Professor Thomas Stocker from the University of Bern gave a public science lecture on "The Climate of Tomorrow: Building the Knowledge for Earth Stewardship". His presentation inaugurated a new World Meteorological Organization public science lecture series. Click the headline for details.

JSC-40 meeting participantsThe 40th Session of WCRP's Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) was opened yesterday, Monday 6 May, at WMO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Click the headline to read more.

The inaugural WMO Public Science Lecture was co-organized with WCRP and took place at WMO Headquarters in Geneva on 8 May 2019 at 16:00. Thomas Stocker, Professor of Climate and Environmental Physics at the University of Bern presented a lecture entitled: "The Climate of Tomorrow: Building the Knowledge for Earth Stewardship." For full details and recordings, see the news item on the WCRP homepage.

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