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<em>ClimateChangePost</em>: Coming to Johannesburg: weather stations for climate (change) adaptation and awareness!
17 July 2017

ClimateChangePost: Coming to Johannesburg: weather stations for climate (change) adaptation and awareness!

Friday 14 July 2017 was the opening ceremony of the automatic weather station of the Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO), the first one in Johannesburg, South Africa. Participants in the celebration came from the City of Johannesburg, SAWS, Agricultural Research Council, Gauteng City Region Observatory, Gauteng Province, Tshwane Municipality, IBM, Maths Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, CSIR and consultancy firms involved in water management in Johannesburg or Southern Africa.

(photo: Sisa Sodlana / Sandeli Mdlalose)

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‘Ride for Science’ kicks off with Giro d’Italia

Cyclists can raise money for the TAHMO initiative by logging their rides using the ‘Ride for Science’ iOS app, which is powered by Strava. In turn, METER will match dollar for distance. Every kilometer logged using the app through May 27 earns $1 to support weather stations in Africa.