WMO launches a joint WMO/SCAR fellowship program for early career scientists from developing nations conducting Antarctic research. The deadline for fellowship applications is 17 July 2019. Click the headline for details.
The 18th World Meteorological Congress' Research Day focused on the world's oceans as well as connections between WMO, WCRP, their partner organizations, climate projections, and policy. Click the headline for details.
The 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 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.
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.