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  1. "We Have To Aim High In Glasgow": Guterres

    12 Mar 2020- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2020 - 12:08

  2. WMO: 2019 Was Second Hottest Year On Record

    22 Jan 2020- 10:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The year 2019 was the second warmest on record and the average temperatures for the past 5 years and the past 10 years have been the highest on record, according to the World Meteorological O ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:10

  3. Iceland No More? And, Well, Greenland Problems

    21 Aug 2019- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent REYKJAVIK, Iceland Icelanders held a “funeral” August 18 to officially recognize the re-listing of the Okjökull glacier as a volcano shield. Having lost is status as a glacier (or jökull in Icelandic) in 2014, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/21/2019 - 10:34

  4. 75-80 Percent Chance Of El Nino Event In Next Three Months

    27 Nov 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meteorological Organization is projecting a 75-80 percent chance of an El Nino developing in the next three months, although it is not expected to be a strong event. A November 27 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 07:22

  5. Historic Drought Hits Europe's Farmers

    29 Jul 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts in recent memory strengthens its grip. The abnormally hot temperatu ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2018 - 08:09

  6. WMO Seeks Improved Water Supply Data And Monitoring Systems

    8 May 2018- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Meterological Organization (WMO) this week (7-9 May) convened the agency’s “HydroConference”in Geneva, Switzerland with the aim of seeking solutions to manage water more sustainabl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  7. Russia Lags in Climate Change Adaptation

    12 Jun 2017- 09:34 by Local Press Report ST PETERSBURG Reuters Russia is seeing stronger climate change impacts, from deadly storms in Moscow to river flooding in the country's south, but efforts to adapt to the growing problems remain limited, exper ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2017 - 09:34

  8. 2016 Hottest Year on Record: WMO

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by Local Press Report GENEVA Relief Web It is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest year on record, with global temperatures even higher than the record-breaking temperatures in 2015. Preliminary data shows that 2016’s global temper ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2016 - 04:08

  9. Horn of Africa States Pledge to Cooperate on Weather Prediction

    25 Feb 2015- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Countries in the Horn of Africa region pledged to share knowledge and best practices on meteorology in order to respond effectively to climate events like droughts and floods, officials said on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/27/2015 - 11:32

  10. El Nino Risks Increasing, Could Cause More Droughts

    25 Apr 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report COLLEGE PARK, MD Bloomberg The odds are increasing that an El Nino weather system will form this year, portending drought for Australia and Asia and a warmer winter in the U.S. Northeast. The U.S. Climate Predictio ...

    Local Press Report - 04/25/2014 - 09:54

  11. Pakistan Urged to Form Water Taskforce

    23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Water experts and scientists in Pakistan are calling for creation of a national water taskforce to review country’s current and future water availability and propose conservation measures. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 10:12

  12. Iran to Host Second International Drought Meeting


    Local Press Report - 04/30/2013 - 11:25

  13. WMO, GWP Launch Integrated Drought Management Program

    The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) teamed up this week to launch an Integrated Drought Management Program that will focus on monitoring and preventing this growing global concern. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2013 - 10:09

  14. International Community Must Step Up Engagement in Water Security: UN Roundtable

    The International community must step up its efforts in water security, participants heard at a UN General Assembly roundtable discussion on September 25. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  15. UN, EC Launch Disaster Relief, Climate Change Program for Western Balkans, Turkey

    31 Aug 2012- 11:18 by Local Press Report Geneva Kuwait News Agency The United nations, European Commission and national authorities have on August 31 launched a new project in the Western Balkans and Turkey that will reduce disaster risks and increase res ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2012 - 11:21