Category: Climate


Concerned students

First of all, we wanted to extend a huge thanks to not only you, but your whole organization for promulgating awareness about our environment and taking action against the diminishing quality of our world. We think that the world needs more organizations such World Meteorological Organization, to spread awareness of our surroundings, even though the knowledge of the worsening conditions of our environment and taking action should be common sense.

 

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Under the scorching sun

It was 1 January 2007 and I was doing my one-year pre-military service. We had returned to service after a break for the Christmas holidays and were preparing for test shooting. The temperature highs were around 38 degrees Celsius.

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Swimming to school?

Hello from the Netherlands! My name is Annie, and I live in Katwijk. My country is very flat. It is also very low – in some places, if it were not for the high dykes keeping the sea out, the land would be underwater!

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El Niño – A little boy causing a lot of problems!

The streets were empty, and the sky was clouding over. It must have been at least 40°C in the shade! I got home and immediately my dad started yelling at me, “Where have you been? As if you did not know what was happening!” I replied, “What happened, dad?”

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