Archive Discussion Forum: Launch Climate and Weather Helpdesk: Session 2

  • By Roop Singh, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
  • 18/04/2016

World residents should brace for heavier rainfalls and more devastating droughts because of global warming, according to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Here, Thai residents wade through a flooded street in Bangkok on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. (Sakchai Lalit) (Photo: Associated Press)

18 April, 2PM UK time (GMT+1) / BRACED is launching a Climate and Weather Help Desk on April 18th in the Learning Lounge. Are you facing challenges with using climate information in your projects? Not sure how to access, interpret or apply climate information? Join our discussion to learn how to access the BRACED Climate and Weather Help Desk and the types of information it can provide.

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