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WMO – World Meteorological Organization

GENEVA / WMO CLIMATE

The WMO Secretary-General said because of the sea-level rise the damage in the Philippines was greater than it would have been a hundred years ago with similar wind conditions. CH-UNTV

13 Nov 2013 | Read More »

WMO/ GREENHOUSE GAS

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high last year, with a 32 percent increase in radiative forcing between 1990 and 2012. CH UNTV / FILE

6 Nov 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / HIGH TEMPERATURES

The first six months of 2013 were one of the hottest years on record and June marked the 340th consecutive month where the global average temperature was warmer-than-average says the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva. CH UNTV

19 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT

The world has experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade, which was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850 and continued an extended period of accelerating global warming, a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says. CH UNTV  

3 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / HURRICANE SANDY

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that its Hurricane Committee has retired the name Sandy from the official rotating list of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names due to the destruction it caused in October last year. CH UNTV

12 Apr 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / STATE OF THE GLOBAL CLIMATE

The last eleven years (2001–2011) were among the top warmest years on record and the first ten months of 2012 indicate that this year will not be an exception, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned today in its annual statement on the world's weather. CH UNTV

28 Nov 2012 | Read More »

WMO / GREENHOUSE GASES

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2011, according to a new UN report released today, ahead of the start next week of the latest round of global climate change talks. CH UNTV

20 Nov 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / CLIMATE HEALTH HAZARDS

As hurricane Sandy bore down on the eastern US coast, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned that hazards to human health are increasing as the world's climate continues to change. The agencies on Monday (29 October) published The Atlas of Health and Climate which illustrates some of the most [...]

30 Oct 2012 | Read More »

SYRIA / HUMANITARIAN UPDATE

The escalating violence in Syria is continuing to put a strain on the country’s health services, The World Health Organization (WHO) said today (17 August), and the destruction of the sanitation system in Damascus appears to be contaminating water supplies exacerbating health risks. CH UNTV

17 Aug 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / WMO FLOODS

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) confirms that La Niña was responsible for the recent devastating flooding in Australia and Sri Lanka. The organization is still studying the weather patterns in Brazil to determine what influenced the heavy rains in the south-eastern parts of the country. UNTV

17 Jan 2011 | Read More »

 

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