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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

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

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

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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Dublin meeting prepares ground for new IPCC report

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put in motion modalities for the actualisation of a Special Report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. Towards this, a scoping meeting will hold in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, on 13-16 February 2017. The meeting will bring together around 100 ...

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Nations show strong interest ahead new IPCC report

Thelma Krug

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said that governments and the scientific community are showing a strong interest in its next report, which will look at the implications of global warming of 1.5 ºC. Nominations of experts to participate in the scoping meeting of the Special Report on the Impacts of Global Warming of 1.5 ºC above Pre-Industrial ...

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Climate egghead group to prepare special reports

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has decided the strategy and timeline for its next series of reports, the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), and the special reports that will be prepared in the next few years. The Panel responded positively to the invitation from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to provide a special report in ...

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AR5 Synthesis Report now available in six languages

Hoesung Lee

The Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish – the official languages of the United Nations. Originally published in English, the Synthesis Report was translated in order to make the key findings of AR5 accessible to a wider audience, according to the IPCC, ...

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IPCC elects Bureau for Sixth Assessment Report

Youba Sokona

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) completed the election of its new Bureau on Thursday, after electing Hoesung Lee of the Republic of Korea as its new Chair on Tuesday. The new Bureau, which consists of 34 members, up from 31 in the previous Bureau, will lead the Panel as it works on the forthcoming Sixth Assessment Report. Members ...

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Korean Hoesung Lee emerges new IPCC chair

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 elected Hoesung Lee of the Republic of Korea as its new Chair. Hoesung Lee was elected by 78 votes to 56 in a run-off with Jean-Pascale van Ypersele. A total of six candidates had been nominated for the position. “I am honoured and grateful that the Panel has ...

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