The Science Of The Looming World Water Crisis

Disasters Increase Five-fold In 50 Years

17 Oct 2021 by Local Press Report

The World Meteorological Organization is holding a special session of its Congress to meet the “explosive” growth in the demand for weather, climate, water, atmospheric and ocean services. “This is necessary in view of rapid climate, environmental and demographic change and the increasing frequency and impact of extreme weather,” the WMO explains. Key priorities for this Extraordinary World Meteorological Congress are three: water, a comprehensive new data exchange policy, and a reinforced, better-funded global observing system.

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