今日は暑くなるのか。今日は傘を持って行った方が良いのか。   私たちが日常、天気予報をチェックする際にはこの程度のことしか考えない。しかし、気象や天候に関する情報は、実際は傘や日焼け止めの必要性よりも遥かに重要な役割を担っている。気候変動がもたらす影響の管理、経済的損失の回避、そして極端な天候に見舞われた際の人命救助に役立つからだ。 

Lisa Finneran |

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Lisa Finneran |

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Sri Mulyani Indrawati |