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Speeches

Keynote Speech by IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee – 2020 City Week London Conference

IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee gave the opening keynote address to the 2020 City Week London Conference. Download in PDF format

September 2020
Statement

Statement on the 30th anniversary of the IPCC First Assessment Report

IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee GENEVA, 31 Aug – Thirty years ago the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, not yet two …

August 2020
Obituary

Obituary: Konrad Steffen

Konrad Steffen, 1952-2020 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is greatly saddened to learn of the loss of Konrad “Koni” …

August 2020
Press Release

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

Reissued on 12 August clarifying the literature cut-off date. GENEVA, Aug 12 – Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on …

August 2020
Press Release

IPCC Working Group II to hold a series of virtual meetings to advance work on its Assessment Report

GENEVA, Aug 11 – Experts in the fields of climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability will meet virtually from 17 …

August 2020
Joint Activity

Energy is at the heart of the solution to the climate challenge

By Dr Hoesung Lee, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the …

July 2020
Press Release

IPCC announces Synthesis Report Core Writing Team

Reissued on 13 August 2020 to include the role of ex-officio members in the Core Writing Team. Reissued on 22 …

July 2020
Press Release

October deadline for the Second Order Draft of the IPCC Working Group III Report no longer feasible, report on first virtual Lead Author Meeting released

GENEVA, July 6 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has announced that the October deadline for delivery of the …

July 2020
Obituary

Obituary: Kirk Smith

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is greatly saddened to learn of the loss of its long-serving contributor, Kirk Smith, …

June 2020
Press Release

IPCC extends Working Group I literature cut-off date, postpones final lead author meeting

GENEVA, May 29 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has extended the cut-off date for scientific literature to …

May 2020
Meeting

IPCC to hold first virtual Bureau meeting

Reissued on 18 May to correct the definition of Working Group II GENEVA, May 18 – The Intergovernmental Panel on …

May 2020
Press Release

IPCC to dedicate new report to former Co-Chair Sir John Houghton

Updated 5 May 2020 to show that Sir John received a lectureship in 1958 and he subsequently became chair of …

May 2020
Press Release

IPCC Working Group II extends Sixth Assessment Report schedule

GENEVA, April 24 – Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which assesses scientific literature relating to …

April 2020
Press Release

IPCC Working Group III holds first virtual Lead Author Meeting

GENEVA, April 9 – Experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will work virtually on 14 to 19 April …

April 2020
Press Release

IPCC extends review of Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report Second Order Draft

GENEVA, April 7 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has extended government and expert review of the second …

April 2020
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