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New climate service: The Climate Adaptation Game

The Climate Adaptation Game is now available to play for free at SMHI’s webpage. The game aims at developing better understanding of the effects of climate change, and how to meet the challenges it brings. The game can be used in education for sustainable development, or in various contexts …

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Forests reduce cyclone intensity and precipitation extremes over Europe

A study by researchers från Rossby Centre at SMHI shows that major afforestation in Europe has the potential to reduce the number of extra-tropical cyclones by up to 80 percent. This would result in a considerable reduction of precipitation extremes in winter, while Southern and Eastern Europe …

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Climate impact on water reservoirs to be studied in a new project

Across Europe, there are thousands of larger and smaller water reservoirs with an important role for drinking water supply, hydropower, environment, and recreation. In a new project lead by SMHI, researchers are going to look into the impact on the water reservoirs from climate change and …

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Conference on regional climate attracts scientists from over 70 countries

Next week, 14-18 October, almost 500 regional climate researchers, decision makers and users of regional climate information from more than 70 countries will gather for the 4th International Conference on Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (ICRC-CORDEX 2019) in Beijing, China. …

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SMHI is hosting expert meeting on rising sea levels

IPCC has released a special report focusing on the ocean and the cryosphere in a changing climate. Following the release, SMHI is hosting a workshop with the aim of exchanging knowledge on the topic and discussing its implications and benefits for Swedish climate planning.

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