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Good morning, this is Nicolas. Today, we’re covering a landmark decision by the World Meteorological Organization to make data sharing mandatory among member stages.

We also learn about Switzerland’s excellent climate record and alcohol’s major role in causing breast cancer.

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Nicolas Camut


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Weather data is necessary to monitor tropical cyclones like Hurricane Ida, pictured from space by a weather satellite, on 28 August 2021. (Credits: Flickr/NASA Johnson)

Climate data sharing made mandatory. After four years of negotiations, the 193 member countries of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) agreed earlier this week to freely exchange weather and climate data in a landmark resolution. The 26-year-old WMO policies on data sharing were in urgent need of an update to keep up with both scientific and technological advances – as well as the worsening impact of climate change.

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