Browsing the "World Meteorological Organization" Tag

Are We Masochistic?

March 27th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  Sometimes I wonder…. We’ve been warned for decades that if we don’t change course, we’re signing ourselves up for massive [&hellip

Dramatic Loss of Arctic Ozone

April 6th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

The European Space Agency, the UN’S World Meteorological Organization, and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research are among the leading authorities reporting a record depletion of the ozone layer over the Arctic. According to the WMO, “depletion of the ozone layer … has reached an unprecedented level over the Arctic this spring because of the continuing presence of ozone-depleting substances…”

Two Tropical Cyclone Names Retired from List of Atlantic Storms

March 22nd, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

The World Meteorological Organization’s hurricane committee have retired two cyclone names from the official rotation of Atlantic storms, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The names - Igor and Tomas - were removed due to the deaths and damage caused during their 2010 iterations

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