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IPCC circulates final draft of Working Group II report to govts for comment

Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group II

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Friday, October 1, 2021, circulated the final draft of the Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group II contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) to governments for their review and comment. This is one of the final stages of report preparation before the plenary approval of this contribution which assesses the ...

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IPCC advances work on final product of upcoming assessment report

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened a week-long virtual meeting of experts on Monday, August 16, 2021 to advance preparations of the Synthesis Report, the final product of its current assessment. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair Members of the Synthesis Report Core Writing Team will meet virtually from August 16 to 20 to continue drafting the Synthesis Report, which ...

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What IPCC report means for Nigeria

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

The new UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate Report is sounding the alarm, most especially to a country like Nigeria: if we fail to act urgently, there will be catastrophic global consequences. And we’re already nearing abrupt climate tipping points. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar Climate change is already impacting Nigeria today. From longer seasons to more ...

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Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying – IPCC

Masson-Delmotte Zhai

Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report, released on Monday, August 9, 2021. Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Panmao Zhai, Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group I Many of the changes observed in the climate are unprecedented in thousands, if not hundreds ...

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A nail in the coffin for fossil fuel industry: Reactions trail UN climate report

Stephan Singer

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Working Group 1 Report (IPCC WG1 Report) released on Monday, August 9, 2021, under the Sixth Assessment Cycle has attracted feedbacks from climate campaigners. Stephan Singer, Senior Advisor, Global Energy Policies, Climate Action Network International Members of Climate Action Network (CAN), in a swift reaction to the development have expressed a wide range of comments, saying ...

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IPCC opens meeting to approve physical science report

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened a meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021 to approve its next report on the physical science basis of climate change, the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair The report, prepared by IPCC Working Group I, will provide the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and ...

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IPCC confirms release date and approval session details for next report

Abdalah Mokssit

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says it will release its next report, the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), on August 9, 2021 following an approval session held remotely to consider the document from July 26 to August 6. IPCC Secretary, Abdalah Mokssit It will be the first time that the IPCC has conducted ...

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IPCC reschedules report approval sessions

Hoesung Lee

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has rescheduled next year’s approval sessions for the Working Group II and Working Group III contributions to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) and for the Synthesis Report. Hoesung Lee, IPCC chair The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed scientific work, including the preparation of scientific literature to be assessed in AR6. The work of the ...

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IPCC circulates final draft of Working Group I report to govts for comment

Masson-Delmotte Zhai

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated the final draft of the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) to governments for comment on the Summary for Policymakers, in one of the final stages before plenary consideration of the report. Valérie Masson-Delmotte and Panmao Zhai, Co-Chairs of Working Group I The Final Government Distribution, running ...

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Sixth Assessment Report: IPCC group considering 20,000 comments from govts – Okereke

IPCC Working Group III

As experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) commenced a weeklong virtual meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 to continue their work on the Working Group III contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), Professor Chukwumerije Okereke, Director of the Centre of Climate Change and Development of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ebonyi State, who is representing ...

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