The WCRP Academy Lighthouse Activity is the recently formed research training advisory and coordination arm of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP). As one of the existing WCRP Academy co-chairs has recently stepped down, we are calling for self-nominations for a new co-chair for the activity. For more information, click the heading above. The deadline for nominations is 1 October 2021.
The International Science Council (ISC), one of WCRP's three co-sponsors, has just released its 2020 Annual Report. The report looks at an extraordinary and unprecedented year for science, in which the COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread disruption for us all. On the other hand, the crisis also created new opportunities and demonstrated the importance of international scientific collaboration. The 2020 Annual Report is available to view online and to download as a PDF on the ISC website.
WCRP is proud to announce the launch of the International Monsoons Project Office (IMPO), a new joint office of WCRP and the World Weather Research Programme (WWRP), hosted at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, India. For more information, please click the heading above.
The launch of the first part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) is an important milestone in climate science and calls strongly for action. The Chair and Vice-Chair of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee congratulate the IPCC Working Group I Team and confirm ongoing support from the WCRP Community. To read more, click the heading above.