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IPCC considers global warming report for approval

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will consider the Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5 °C” from October 1 to 5, 2018 at its 48th Session to be held in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Hoesung Lee
Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair. Photo credit: reneweconomy.com.au

The report, whose full title is “Global Warming of 1.5 °C, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty (SR15)”, was requested by governments when they adopted the Paris Agreement in December 2015 at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Formally, the draft Summary for Policymakers will be considered by the First Joint Session of IPCC Working Groups I, II and III. The 48th Session of the IPCC will then accept their work.

A media session to present the Summary for Policymakers of the Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5 °C” will be held after the meeting, subject to approval of the Summary for Policymakers.

IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee will address the opening session, along with senior officials from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Meteorological Organisations (WMO), and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and senior officials of the Republic of Korea.

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