Clic logoThe World Climate Research Programme is soliciting offers to host an International Project Office (IPO) to coordinate its cryospheric activities from 1st January 2019 onward. For more information, click the headline above.

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WCRP provided multiple inputs to the 48th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Notably, a keynote presentation by WCRP JSC vice-chair Amanda Lynch informed on strategic plans and partnerships of WCRP, as well as its ongoing support to fundamental understanding of climate and climate change in service to society.

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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 2019 to December 2022. Nominations should be submitted via an online nomination form by 30 May 2018. To read more, click the headline above.

pixabay iceberg 2170383 1920 public domainThe IPCC invites nominations for Expert Reviewers for the First Order Draft of its "Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate". The desired areas of expertise are impacts of climate change on ocean, coastal, polar and mountain ecosystems, the human communities that depend on them, as well as vulnerabilities, adaptation and climate-resilient development. Click the headline for details.

Portrait Roger BarryRoger Barry, renowned and respected scientist and valued member of the WCRP community, passed away on March 19, 2018 at the age of 82.

Roger was an esteemed and distinguished climate scientist and involved in several WCRP initiatives. The numerous contributions he brought and awards he received are a testament to the productivity, dedication, and expertise of a highly valued member of the global climate research community.