Today marks the beginning of WCRP's 4th International Conference on Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (ICRC-CORDEX 2019) in Beijing, China. Almost 500 regional climate researchers, decision makers and users of regional climate information from more than 70 countries will gather to discuss regional climate research and share the latest progress on regional climate information for impact and adaptation planning. Find out more in the official press release.

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IPCC co-chair Panmao Zhai answers three quick questions on CORDEX/IPCC

Photo: China National Convention Center (CNCC)

IDP IPMD announcement bannerWCRP is awarding annually, together with its two respective partners WWRP and GCOS, two prizes for notable achievements in model as well as data development. For the 2019 editions, nominations are now open with a deadline of 30 September 2019. For details and links to the individual announcements, click the headline above.

Logo for United in Science Report

WCRP Joint Scientific Committee chair Detlef Stammer provided a statement yesterday at the launch event of a new synthesis report by UN agencies and international initiatives in climate research. The report, titled "United in Science", was coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO, one of WCRP's three co-sponsors) and underlines the glaring and growing gap between agreed targets to tackle global warming and reality. Click the headlines for details as well as links to the full report and session recordings.

The Global Research and Action Agenda on Cities and Climate Change Science is now published, in time for the 2019 Climate Action Summit. It is the primary outcome of the Cities and Climate Science Conference that was held in March 2018 in Edmonton, Canada, and was reported to the 48th IPCC Plenary session in October 2018 in Incheon, Korea. To find out more and to download the full and abridged versions of the report, click the heading above.

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AGU Fall Meeting 2019, 7 December 2019

Deadline for applications now extended to 21 September 2019

Under the auspices of the WCRP Climate Science Week at the AGU Fall Meeting 2019, this Joint Early Career Researcher Workshop will bring together students and early career researchers to discuss a joint perspective on the water cycle and governance under climate change. Applications to attend the workshop are now open and will close on 21 September 2019. More information and the application form can be found on the Early Career Researcher Workshop webpage

GEWEX GGS, Canmore Credit: Pam Doyle

Image credit: Early Career Researchers at GEWEX OSC, Canmore 2018: GEWEX and Pam Doyle