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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 22 July 2020 to correct the title of Working Group II. GENEVA, July 21 – The Intergovernmental Panel …

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
Vacancies

Communications Manager, IPCC WGI Technical Support Unit

Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is filling the position of  Communications Manager, IPCC WGI Technical …

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
Statement

IPCC develops strategic response to impact of COVID-19 on work programme

GENEVA, April 2 – During the current global public health crisis, the IPCC Secretariat and Technical Support Units continue to …

April 2020
Press Release

IPCC opens second draft of Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report for government and expert review

GENEVA, 2 March – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has opened the second order draft of the Working …

March 2020
Press Release

IPCC opens meeting in Paris to consider 2022 climate change report outline

PARIS, Feb 24 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened a meeting on Monday to consider the outline …

February 2020
Vacancies

Head of Technical Support Unit (Operations), IPCC Working Group III [Now closed]

The Centre for Environmental Policy wishes to appoint a Head of TSU (Operations) for the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of …

February 2020
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