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WCRP is delighted to open calls for proposals to host two dedicated international project offices in support to the new WCRP core projects: the Earth System Modelling and Observations (ESMO) Core Project and the Regional Information for Society (RIfS) Core Project.

The role of each International Project Office will be to support the work of ESMO and RIfS, respectively, in close cooperation with co-chairs and Scientific Steering Groups, the WCRP leadership and the WCRP Secretariat in Geneva.

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Emerging Climate Risks and what will it take to limit global warming to 2.0oC?

The WCRP COP26 Pavilion Event, co-organized by WCRP (co-sponsored by WMO, ISC, and IOC-UNESCO), Future Earth, and IPCC WG1, will be streamed on the WMO YouTube channel ( on November 2, 2021, 08:00-09:00 (Local UK time: GMT)

Anthropogenic climate change brings many significant challenges and risks that affect almost all aspects of life on Earth. Droughts, heavy rain and flooding, heatwaves, extreme fire weather, and coastal inundation are some examples of what is


Reminder: The WCRP Academy Lighthouse Activity is seeking an individual or research group to conduct approximately six months of research and analysis into climate science training opportunities across the globe. The deadline for applications is 1 November 2021. To find out more, click the heading above.

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We are delighted to present a new event in this discussion series, with a focus on the role of the Amazon. The event will take place on 29 November 2021, 17:00-18:30 CET. For more details and to register, click the heading above.

Nobel Prize 2021

We are delighted that the pioneering work of Syukuro Manabe (Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA) and Klaus Hasselmann (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany) has been recognized by the Nobel Prize Committee, as having laid the foundation of our knowledge of the Earth’s climate and how humanity influences it.

From a WCRP perspective we would specifically like to recognize the pioneering work of Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann in climate modeling, which provided the


WMO International Workshop on Monsoons (IWM-7)

The International Workshop on Monsoons (IWM) is a major quadrennial symposia/workshops series under the World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The seventh workshop in this series, the IWM-7, is being organized at New Delhi, India, jointly by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India, and the WWRP Working Group on Tropical Meteorology Research (WGTMR), in cooperation with the CLIVAR/GEWEX


WMO Artificial intelligencel Prize Challenge

Less than one month left to make submissions to the WMO Prize Challenge to Improve Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Predictions Using Artificial Intelligence.

WMO launched the Challenge on 1st June 2021 with the aim to improving, 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 today. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. If you


Stratosphere-troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate SPARC

The Stratosphere-troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate(SPARC) Core Project of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) is launching an open call for nominations to its Scientific Steering Group (SSG) for the period 2023-2026.

The SPARC Core Project is currently inviting nominations from highly enthusiastic and dedicated experts to become a member of the SPARC Scientific Steering Group (SSG) - you can either nominate a candidate or nominate yourself. The SSG and co-chairs guide


The WCRP Safe Landing Climates Lighthouse Activity invites interested researchers to nominate themselves for Working Groups addressing the five lighthouse themes: safe landing pathways; understanding high-risk events; perturbed carbon cycle; water resources; and sea level rise. Deadline: 8 November 2021. For more information, click the heading above.

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2021 State of Climate Services: Water" report

The high-level launch event for the 2021 "State of Climate Services: Water" report will take place on October 5,  2021, 13:00-15:00 CEST (on zoom).

The launch event will present the report’s findings and lessons learned to help countries, funding agencies and development partners to assess the steps needed to address gaps in the climate services value chain to achieve greater resilience, improve adaptation and development outcomes in the water sector.

To register, click here.
To download the