Climate Services Report For 2023 : World Meteorological Organization
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report (Climate Services report for 2023) reveals that the health sector is ill-equipped to address heat and extreme weather impacts.
Major findings of the report:
- Climate change threatens to undo decades of health progress, with less than 25% of global health ministries using climate information to monitor climate-related health risks.
- Despite air pollution being the fourth-largest health risk factor, only 2% of international climate finance is allocated to address it.
- However, climate finance has doubled, averaging $1.3 trillion annually in 2021 and 2022.
- HQ: Geneva; founded: 1950
- It is an intergovernmental organization and a specialised agency of the UN, dedicated to international cooperation and coordination on the state and behaviour of Earth’s atmosphere, weather and climate, and distribution of water resources.
- It has 193 members (including India)