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Eight days ago, it rained over the western Pacific Ocean near Japan. There was nothing especially remarkable about this rain event, yet it made big waves twice. First, it disturbed the atmosphere in just...
Rwanda Meteorological Agency (RMA)  has predicted  rainfall  between 1st and 10th June 2021 will range between 0 and 20 mm across the country. According to RMA enhanced rainfall is expected in northern parts of...
Extreme weather combined with COVID-19 in a double blow for millions of people in 2020, reveals the State of the Global Climate 2020. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched its new report in a joint press conference...
Science journalists are eligible for this award. The AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, organized by the Kavli Foundation, recognize outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor individuals for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.
2021 must be the year for climate action – “the make it or break it year,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of WMO’s report on the State of the Global Climate 2020 which highlighted accelerating climate change indicators...
Bonn/ New York, 26 February 2021 – UN Climate Change today published the Initial NDC Synthesis Report, showing nations must redouble efforts and submit stronger, more ambitious national climate action plans in 2021 if they’re to achieve the Paris Agreement goal...
By David Luganda – NECJOGHA /AFMC Kampala, Uganda: The Fifty-Seventh Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 57) will convene to decide on the forecast for the March-April-May rain season.
World Toilet Day on 19 November is a United Nations Observance that raises awareness of the importance of safely managed sanitation and the fact that 4.2 billion people currently have no access to this. WMO...
The East African community bloc is destined for a very dry period between the month of October up to December, the Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum has warned. The Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum pools the...
Solomon Ngoze Climate change and weather-related disasters threaten the safety and livelihoods of 110 million people across Ethiopia, currently one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Experts predict that the average temperature in the Greater Horn of Africa region is...