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IPCC fixes date for review of global warming report

Valérie Masson-Delmotte  IPCC fixes date for review of global warming report Val  rie Masson Delmotte e1500322484786

The expert review of the first order draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5ºC” (SR15) will take place from July 13 to September 24, 2017. The IPCC has called on Expert Reviewers to register for the event from Monday, July 17, 2017 until one week before the end of the review period. Experts ...

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Bilbao hosts maiden authors’ forum for GHG inventories guidelines

Kiyoto Tanabe  Bilbao hosts maiden authors’ forum for GHG inventories guidelines Kiyoto Tanabe e1496676012963

More than 190 experts will meet in Bilbao from Wednesday, June 7 to Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to begin work on a new Methodology Report to update the guidelines countries use for estimating greenhouse gas emissions and removals, bringing them into line with the new requirements of the 2015 Paris Agreement. The meeting will launch the preparation of the new ...

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Authors of IPCC 1.5ºC Special Report hold second meeting

UK Met Office  Authors of IPCC 1.5ºC Special Report hold second meeting UK Met Office

The authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C meet from Monday, June 5 to Friday June 9, 2017 in Exeter, UK, for the Second Lead Author Meeting of the Special Report. This meeting, bringing together 86 scientific, technical and socio-economic experts from 39 countries, intensifies work on the Special Report, which will be ...

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Scientists warn Earth could break through major climate threshold by 2032

Earth-NASA  Scientists warn Earth could break through major climate threshold by 2032 NASA e1481895991767

Global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius above their preindustrial levels within the next 15 years, according to a new scientific study, crossing the first threshold under the Paris climate agreement and placing the world at a potentially dangerous level of climate change. The report comes as climate agreement participants are watching the United States – where the Trump administration is debating whether to withdraw from the Paris ...

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Activists express concern over ‘conflict of interest’ of IPCC authors

Hoesung Lee  Activists express concern over ‘conflict of interest’ of IPCC authors Hoesung Lee

The inclusion of two senior employees of ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco among the authors for a report being prepared by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has incurred the ire of a group of international civil society operatives, who insist that the situation amounts to a conflict of interests on the part of the authors. The IPCC, which is ...

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IPCC meets to draft Sixth Assessment Report outline

Hoesung Lee  IPCC meets to draft Sixth Assessment Report outline Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will hold a scoping meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on from Monday May 1 to Friday, May 5, 2017 to draft the outline of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The meeting will bring together 200 experts from some 60 countries. The IPCC decided to produce the AR6 in February 2015. It is due ...

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IPCC agrees outlines of new reports

Youba Sokona  IPCC agrees outlines of new reports Youba Sokona

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has agreed the outlines of two new reports that will help governments understand the impact climate change is having on human activities and nature on land and sea and how human activity in these areas is affecting climate change. The decision was taken at the 45th Session of the IPCC, held in Guadalajara, ...

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New knowledge resources underpin IPCC assessments – Lee

Hoesung Lee  New knowledge resources underpin IPCC assessments – Lee Hoesung Lee

In an opening statement at the 45th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Guadalajara, Mexico, the IPCC Chair, Hoesung Lee, stressed that new knowledge resources, which he described as essential for sustainable development planning, underpin IPCC assessments In his novel Pedro Páramo, one of the greatest works of Latin American literature, ...

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Brazil authors’ meeting to launch work on IPCC special report

Hoesung Lee  Brazil authors’ meeting to launch work on IPCC special report Hoesung Lee

Authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C will meet from Monday, March 6 to Friday, March 10 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil, for the First Lead Author Meeting of the Special Report. The meeting, involving 86 scientific, technical and socio-economic experts from 39 countries, initiates work on the Special Report, which ...

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IPCC selects experts for special global warming report

Debra Roberts  IPCC selects experts for special global warming report Debra Roberts

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) has selected the team of experts – comprising coordinating lead authors, authors and review editors – who will prepare the Special Report on “Global Warming of 1.5ºC: an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5ºC above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of ...

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