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Announcement

IPCC author honoured by New Zealand

IPCC author Bronwyn Hayward has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) in New Zealand’s …

January 2021
Statement

Keynote address by the IPCC Chair at the Science for Adaptation Action: Nobel Laureate High-Level Dialogue

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Science for Adaptation Action: Nobel Laureate High-Level DialogueGroningen, Netherlands (virtual), 22 January 2021 Keynote address by IPCC …

January 2021
Press Release

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

GENEVA, Jan 4 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), currently working on its next comprehensive report, the Sixth …

January 2021
Statement

Statement by IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee to the opening of IPBES-IPCC co-sponsored workshop on biodiversity and climate change

IPBES-IPCC co-sponsored workshop on biodiversity and climate change 14-17 December 2020 Opening statement by IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee Excellencies, dear …

December 2020
Press Release

IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop: Spotlighting Interactions of the Science of Biodiversity and Climate Change

BONN/GENEVA, Dec 13 – Biodiversity loss and climate change are inseparable threats to humanity that must be addressed together. They …

December 2020
Statement

Statement by IPCC Chair to the Climate Ambition Summit

Statement to the Climate Ambition Summit, 12 December 2020 Hoesung Lee, Chair of the IPCC Excellencies, distinguished delegates! Thank you …

December 2020
Press Release

IPCC opens first virtual session to consider budget

GENEVA, 7 Dec – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has opened a meeting in hybrid format to consider essential business as …

December 2020
Statement

What is an Expert Reviewer of IPCC reports?

Review in the IPCC process “Review is an essential part of the IPCC process. Since the IPCC is an intergovernmental …

December 2020
Press Release

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

GENEVA, 27 Nov – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will open the Second-Order Draft of the Working Group …

November 2020
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
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