Prof. Petteri Taalas
Secretary General of World Meteorological Organization
Lundi 20 février 2023 14h15 - 16h
Uni Mail, Room M1130
About the speaker:
Prof. Petteri Taalas, Secretary General of World Meteorological Organization
Professor Petteri Taalas is the Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, the United Nation’s specialized agency on weather, climate, and water. A meteorologist by training, Professor Taalas advises the United Nations Secretary-General on climate change mitigation and adaptation. He is a leading advocate for increased investment in securing reliable data from all over the world for global, regional, and national forecasts and climate projections. And he is spearheading a drive to ensure everyone on Earth is protected by early warning systems against increasingly extreme weather and climate change. Before joining WMO he was Director General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute.