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Two years after IPCC 1.5C report, climate change crisis persists

Hoesung Lee

As the world marks the second anniversary of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C on Thursday, October 8, 2020, indications are that neither governments nor the financial sector took serious notice or acted accordingly. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair The IPCC report outlined how 1.5°C is a red line for man’s survival and a more stable climate; and how the window for ...

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IPCC mourns late renowned climate scientist, Konrad Steffen

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has expressed grief over the loss of Konrad “Koni” Steffen, who died aged 68 on August 8, 2020 in an accident in Greenland. Konrad Steffen Professor Steffen contributed to the IPCC as a Lead Author on the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate and on the landmark Fifth ...

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IPCC announces Synthesis Report Core Writing Team

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has announced the Core Writing Team that will prepare the Synthesis Report of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) – the document that will integrate all the IPCC reports in the current assessment cycle. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair The list of 30 Core Writing Team authors and nine Review Editors can be found here. The CWT ...

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IPCC Working Group III releases new schedule, postpones fourth Lead Author Meeting

Shukla Skea IPCC

Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which assesses the mitigation of climate change, has updated the schedule for its contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) and postponed its final Lead Author Meeting for AR6, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to delay scientific work. Jim Skea and Priyadarshi R. Shukla, Co-Chairs of the IPCC Working ...

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IPCC Working Group II moves to advance work on Assessment Report

Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group II

Experts in the fields of climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability will meet virtually from August 17 to 28, 2020 to advance work on the contribution of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Hans-Otto Pörtner (right) and Debra Roberts, Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group II Adapting to the challenges ...

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IPCC releases Lead Author Meeting report, says October deadline for Group III Report draft not feasible

Shukla Skea IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said that the October 2020 deadline for delivery of the Second Order Draft of the Working Group III Report contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which assesses the mitigation of climate change,  is no longer possible because of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim Skea and Priyadarshi R. Shukla, Co-Chairs of ...

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