Argentine meteorologist elected as first female head of United Nation’s weather agency

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for June 1 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on leading Argentine meteorologist has been elected as the first female head of the United Nations weather agency. The World Meteorological Organization said Celeste Saulo received the necessary two-thirds backing from member states Thursday.Saulo has served as the director of Argentina’s National Meteorological Service since 2014. ARGENTINA GOVERNMENT DEFENDS CHAOTIC WORLD CUP PARADE THAT FORCED PLAYERS TO LEAVE VIA HELICOPTER Argentina’s Celeste Saulo poses after she was elected as Secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 1, 2023. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)An experienced academic and researcher, she succeeds Petteri Taalas, who steps down after two terms as secretary general of the Geneva-based WMO at the end of the year. Saulo joined the WMO’s executive council in 2015. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPThe agency plays a key role coordinating international meteorological work, an issue that has become increasingly prominent due to the weather extremes resulting from climate change.

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