News from EMS Members

Educational activities of the French Meteorological Society: Météo et Climat

Météo et Climat, the French Meteorological Society, was founded in 1852 as a non-profit association. Its head office is in Saint-Mandé, near Paris, and it has a regional section in Toulouse.

Its main missions are:
– To unite the atmospheric and climate science communities
– To promote the interests of communities invested in these areas[more]

Upcoming ACAM conferences

24th Eduard Fontserè Conference, Barcelona, 1st December 2018 (

The theme this year focusses on biometeorology. Specialists from the following institutions will participate: International Society of Biometeorology (ISB), University of Cantabria (UC), Center for Human[more]

The Isobars!

On the 26th of July 2018 “The Isobars”, Met Éireann’s choir conducted by Aoife Murray and accompanied by Dónal Black, presented “Summer Sounds: A lunchtime of Beach Boys, banjos, bassoons and begonias” at the National[more]

Finnish Summer Science Camp

A Summer Science Camp at the Heureka Science Center in Vantaa, Finland, introduced meteorology to children aged between 7 and 16 years (i.e. grades 1 to 9 of the Finnish school system). The Camp teachers were[more]

Rasmus Benestad’s take on EMS-2018

This article by Rasmus Benestad, co-founder of, is reproduced here by kind permission of the author.  He is a climate scientist at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and a member of Oxford Research Encyclopedia advisory board on climate sciences.[more]

EMS Council and General Assembly meet in Budapest

The decisions ….

The EMS Council at its 39th Session on 2 September 2018 in Budapest re-elected Jean-Pierre Chalon (France) as Vice-President and Heinke Schlünzen (Germany) as Treasurer for another term of three years until[more]

State of the global and UK climates

Recently two reports have been published that provide assessments of the global and UK climates in 2017. These complement the “WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2017” that was published by[more]

The 31st Nordic meteorological meeting

The 31st Nordic Meteorological Meeting (NMM31, took place in Reykjavík, Iceland, 18-20 June 2018. The meeting is held biennially in the Nordic countries. NMM31 was co-organised by the Icelandic Meteorological Society (, the Icelandic[more]

Gardening in a Changing Climate

In 2017, the Royal Horticultural Society launched the Gardening in a Changing Climate report which highlights how gardens are critical in helping society to adapt to climate change, but also to help mitigate any further[more]

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