The WCRP Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) Scientific Advisory Team has developed a draft experiment design document for the CORDEX CMIP6 downscaling efforts. You are invited to give your feedback on the design draft before it is finalized and published. See the CORDEX website to access the report and to comment. The deadline for comments is 19 June 2020


WCRP is calling for (self-)nominations for membership of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC), for a four-year term from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2024. For the upcoming membership term, (self-)nominations are sought from the social and economical sciences. The deadline for nominations is 15 July 2020. For more information click the heading above.

JSC Membership Call 2020

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has extended the cut-off date for scientific literature to be included in the contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of Working Group I, which deals with the physical science basis of climate change, by four months from 30 September 2020 in the original Working Group I schedule to 31 January 2021. More details on the IPCC website.


The 41st Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee was held last week, marking the first time in history that leaders of the WCRP community and key partners joined together in an online forum. To find out more, click the heading above.

Screen Shot JSC 41

A reminder that WCRP is calling for proposals to host a dedicated project office to support the coordination and activities of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP). The deadline for proposals is 31 August 2020. For further details, click the headline above.

CMIP continuity