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 An open letter from a group of climate scientists ask for an end to the rainbow colour scale in climate science.

At the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, the Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal in 2015 was awarded to Dr.

New Polar Challenge Launched 
Geneva/Tromsø (19 January 2015) The World Climate Research Program (WCRP) is launching a Polar Challenge to reward the first team able to send an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for a 2,000 kilometer mission under the sea-ice in the Arctic or Antarctic.

A group of international experts convened in Pasadena, USA, to discuss the next steps in coordinating global and regional information on drought understanding, monitoring, forecasting and management.

Abstracts are welcomed to submitted to the special session on the 50th Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Expedition(IIOE-2) that will be convened during the  IAPSO symposium at the IUGG General Assembly in Prague during 26-30 June 2015 (http://www.iugg2015pr