Science and Technology

Mainstream and modern communications channels are being used to provide millions of Ethiopian farmers with vital climate information and agro-advisory services.
Cyclone Gita
25 Nov 2021
Tropical Cyclone (TC) Gita formed in early February 2018 and developed into a category 4 cyclone, affecting multiple countries in the Pacific region. Tonga was hardest-hit, incurring severe damage.
A new sensor for daily snow cover tracking could make winter a lot less challenging.
Sri Lankan institutions have been confronted with complicated and unexpected difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rising vulnerability to environmental disasters and climate change. Their role has never been more critical.
Large amounts of data and new methods and technologies with which to analyze them. The new frontier of machine learning – a branch of artificial intelligence – at the service of climate studies, in research by the CMCC Foundation and Ca’ Foscari University .
Ferry heading to Sydney Circular Quay in thick bushfire smoke (2019)
Air quality forecasting improvements will be able to provide hourly and daily information on pollutants in the air to help fire and environmental authorities, and the community.
The recent eruption on La Palma, in the Canary Islands, has stimulated speculation that the volcano might collapse, creating a tsunami that would devastate the east coast of North and South America. But is such a scenario possible or likely?
Flash droughts are described as rapidly developing, unexpected periods of drought. These flash droughts can cause severe impacts to agricultural and ecological systems and cause ripple effects that extend even further.
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The purpose of this publication and associated resources is to provide the international community on adaptation practices with access to new climate information, tools, and guidance to develop the scientific basis for climate action decisions.
The GCF and WMO have joined together to provide the international community with new climate information and tools on the latest climate science data. This can be used to inform decisions on climate change investments, particularly for adaptation.