Latest World Meteorological Organization Stories

2007-11-20 14:54:19

The United Nation's World Meteorological Organization, or WMO, is launching an early warning system that can help Arizona and other states minimize hazards from intercontinental sand and dust storms.

2007-11-15 16:40:55

The world’s rivers, lakes, reservoirs and groundwater as well as snow fields and glaciers are the main sources of freshwater to support terrestrial life and human livelihoods.

2007-11-12 19:15:00

The U.N.'s top climate official warned policymakers and scientists trying to hammer out a landmark report on climate change that ignoring the urgency of global warming would be "criminally irresponsible."

2007-02-03 13:10:00

Forty-five nations answered France's call Saturday for a new environmental body to slow inevitable global warming and protect the planet, perhaps with policing powers to punish violators.

2006-11-13 10:45:00

A long-awaited report by an international scientific network will offer much stronger evidence of how man is changing Earth's climate, and should prompt balky governments into action against global warming, the group's chief scientist said Monday.

2006-11-03 11:05:00

Heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2005 and are still increasing, the U.N. weather agency said Friday.

2006-09-01 20:05:00

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The world's top climate scientists are slightly less pessimistic in their latest forecasts for global warming over the next 100 years, the Australian newspaper reported on Saturday.

2006-08-18 06:55:00

The earth's ozone layer is finally on the mend after decades of damage, two UN agencies reported on Friday.

2006-08-17 07:40:00

By Gerard Wynn LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union is doing too little to achieve its goal of limiting global warming although it portrays itself as a world leader, some academics say.

2006-03-24 14:40:00

There is growing evidence of a link between global warming and natural disasters such as droughts and flooding, the head of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday.

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