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MIL-OSI United Nations: The weather in January: a month of extremes

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: The weather in January: a month of extremes

Source: World Meteorological Organization The month of January has been marked by high impact weather in many parts of the world, including dangerous and extreme cold in North America, record heat and wildfires in Australia, high temperatures and rainfall in parts of South America, and heavy snowfall in the Alps and Himalayas. Large parts of […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: HIGHWAY improves early warnings for Lake Victoria

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, fish, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: HIGHWAY improves early warnings for Lake Victoria

Source: World Meteorological Organization A coordinated campaign to improve early warning systems and increase resilience to extreme weather is being rolled out in the Lake Victoria region, the largest freshwater body in Africa and the biggest inland fishery in the world. WMO provides the umbrella for the HIGH impact Weather Lake System project, known as […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: 40 grados y contando: La histórica ola de calor que batió récord en la zona central – Dirección Meteorológical de Chile

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: 40 grados y contando: La histórica ola de calor que batió récord en la zona central – Dirección Meteorológical de Chile

Source: World Meteorological Organization Si ustedes están buscando cómo capear el calor de estos días, les advertimos que esta publicación no tiene nada de refrescante!. De hecho, puede que les de más calor aún el recordar el histórico fin de semana que vivimos… o que sobrevivimos. La ola de calor que afectó a la zona central […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: The 17th GFCS Project Delivery Team (PDT) Invited Engage Development Parnters, NGO and Sector Ministries to Brainstorm on Implementation of National Framework For Climate Services

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: The 17th GFCS Project Delivery Team (PDT) Invited Engage Development Parnters, NGO and Sector Ministries to Brainstorm on Implementation of National Framework For Climate Services

Source: World Meteorological Organization On 17th January 2019, The Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), Tanzania Project Delivery Team (PDT) organized an extended PDT with invitees from UN agencies, NGO’s and Sector Ministries with the aim of obtaining needs and suggestions for effective implementation of the NFCS. During the opening of the meeting, the acting PDT Chair […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: WMO addresses UN Security Council for first time

By   /  January 26, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, Cyclone, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: WMO addresses UN Security Council for first time

Source: World Meteorological Organization For the first time in its history, the World Meteorological Organization has addressed the UN Security Council on the risks to international peace and security posed by climate change and climate-related disasters. The UN Security Council ministerial debate, under the Presidency of the Dominican Republic, comes one day after UN Secretary […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Near-term climate prediction ‘coming of age’

By   /  January 25, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Global Bodies, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Near-term climate prediction ‘coming of age’

Source: World Meteorological Organization Bridging the gap between shorter-term seasonal forecasts and long-term climate projections has long been a dream of climate scientists. Now a review paper, published by a team of international climate scientists, and led by authors at the Met Office and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Institute, validates the capability for near-term climate predictions […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Environmental risks dominate World Economic Forum survey

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Environmental risks dominate World Economic Forum survey

Source: World Meteorological Organization Environmental risks continue to dominate the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Risks Perception Survey, accounting for three of the top five risks by likelihood and four by impact. Extreme weather topped the list, but there is mounting concern about environmental policy failure, with failure of climate-change mitigation and adaptation being the […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: New Year ushers in high-impact weather

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: New Year ushers in high-impact weather

Source: World Meteorological Organization The year 2019 has started where 2018 left off – with extreme weather causing disruption, damage and loss of life. The high impact of these events – some of which are consistent from what we expect as a result of climate change –  underline why extreme weather, climate change and environmental […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Megasequía, la historia continúa – Dirección Meteorológical de Chile

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Megasequía, la historia continúa – Dirección Meteorológical de Chile

Source: World Meteorological Organization A pocos días de terminar el 2018 y como es de esperar surgen los recuentos, resúmenes y/o conclusiones de lo que significó este año. Nosotros no quisimos estar ajenos a esta tendencia y ya contamos con algunos datos relevantes. Entre ellos destaca que el año 2018 se suma al período seco de más […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: A warm 2018 with the strike of Mangkhut – Hong Kong Observatory

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Global Bodies, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather, World Meteorological Organization  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: A warm 2018 with the strike of Mangkhut – Hong Kong Observatory

Source: World Meteorological Organization Globally, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s preliminary assessment, 2018 is on course to be the fourth warmest year on record. Over the Arctic, sea-ice extent was well below average throughout 2018 and reached record-low levels in the first two months of the year. Various extreme weather events continued to wreak […]

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