World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Event: Event: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (RIO+20) (4-6 June 2012; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)Published by: WMO ; 2012
This position paper outlines how, through the Global Framework for Climate Services experts from various disciplines and regions will work together to develop science-based climate and environmental information tailored to end-users’ needs for the purpose of increasing agricultural productivity to improve food security and reduce hunger; Improving and optimizing management of water resources to provide sustainable access to freshwater for drinking, irrigation and household use; Reducing the risk of disasters and other climate hazards, the cost of which often burdens developing and least developed nations for years, aggravating extreme poverty; Improving health, especially for women and children, by stemming the spread of disease vectors; Contributing to renewable energy research and strengthening the scientific basis of the green economy.
Collection(s) and Series: WMO- No. 1087
Language(s): English; Other Languages: French, Russian, Spanish
Format: Digital (Free)
ISBN (or other code): 978-92-63-11087-9
Tags: Capacity development ; Climate services ; Food Safety ; Water accessibility ; Disaster prevention and preparedness ; Sustainable development ; World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; General information publications Add tag