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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the scientific journal Science, is organizing its annual meeting in Seattle (WA) and will take place on 13-16 February 2020.

This is one of the main science events of the year, gathering researchers, policymakers, industry and journalists to report and share cutting-edge advancements in science, engineering, and innovation, with star-guest Bill Gates delivering a presentation on Friday, February, 14th.

It is in this setting that the European Commission and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) have organized a session on “The Future of Earth’s Climate: A World of Extremes?”, held also on 14th February 2020. Here, APPLICATE Project Coordinator and Chair of the PPP Steering Group Thomas Jung is presenting on “Weather and Climate Extremes Caused by Rapid Warming of the Arctic”, including results from the Polar Amplification Model Intercomparison Project (PAMIP) and high-resolution simulations in the context of the YOPP-endorsed APPLICATE project. Thomas Jung will be presenting alongside representatives from other modelling projects from the European H2020 Research Programme PRIMAVERA and AtlantOS.

Browse the complete programme and other sessions on the meeting’s website.

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