EMS Outreach & Communication Award 2019: Communicating climate change

Comunicare il cambiamento climatico, a project devoted to raise awareness for the effects and impacts of climate change in the Friuli Venezia Giuglia region, will receive the EMS Outreach and Communication Award 2019. The project approaches the topic from very different angles and is aimed at different audiences.[more]

EMS TV Weather Forecast Award for Karsten Schwanke, Germany

The forecast by Karsten Schwanke, broadcast on the ARD Weather Show on 16 February 2019, was selected for the EMS TV Weather Forecast Award 2019. The presentation is an excellent example of how to link a weather forecast with explaining meteorological phenomena.[more]

Open Consultative Platform organised by WMO

A High-Level Round Table on “Partnership and Innovation for the Next Generation of Weather and Climate Intelligence” marked the launch of the Open Consultative Platform (OCP) with the main objective to foster cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and long-term approaches in identifying and addressing collaboratively the grand challenges facing the global weather enterprise ….[more]

Interview of the month: Cyprus

The President of CYMETA, Chrystalla Papachristodoulou, explains the activities of the society, talks about the expectations how EMS can support member activities and the challenge to combat climate change.[more]

Looking into the past to understand the future

In collaboration with the Grantham Institute, the RMets hosted a joint meeting on 3 April 2019 on a geologic epoch 5.3 to 2.6 million years ago – the Pliocene. This era was the last time carbon dioxide concentrations on Earth were as high as today.[more]

Interview of the month: Nina Kukkurainen, FMI

Nina Kukkurainen, the Director of Communications at Finnish Meteorological Institute, talks about the importance of internal and external communication and the beauty of working in a field that truly has an impact on everyone.[more]

Young Scientist Awardee: Sebastian Schemm

Sebastian Schemm receives this award for his rigorous work that has fundamentally increased our understanding of the life cycle of extratropical cyclones. In his study, he disentangles an historical «chicken or egg» question: When, during their lifetime, are extratropical cyclones attended by fronts?[more]

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