Downloads: Drafts and Review Materials

The Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) was prepared according to Appendix A to the Principles Governing IPCC Work on Procedures for the Preparation, Review, Acceptance, Adoption, Approval and Publication of IPCC Reports. This page provides links to the drafts of the Working Group I contribution to the AR6 that were submitted for expert and/or government review, the expert and government review comments received, and the author responses to these comments. These drafts, review comments, and author responses are not the results of the assessment and may not be cited, quoted, or distributed as such. Only the approved and accepted Report may be cited or quoted as the results of the assessment.

Summary for Policymakers

Final Government DistributionDownloadComments
First DraftDownloadComments and Responses

Chapters

Final Draft

Changes to the Underlying Scientific-Technical Assessment to ensure consistency with the approved Summary for Policymakers (IPCC-LIV/Doc. 5, Rev.1)Download
List of Substantive EditsDownload
List of CorrigendaDownload

Final Government Distribution

Full ReportDownloadComments and Responses
Technical SummaryDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 1: Framing, Context and MethodsDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 2: Changing State of the Climate SystemDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 3: Human Influence on the Climate SystemDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 4: Future Global Climate: Scenario-based Projections and Near-term InformationDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 5: Global Carbon and other Biogeochemical Cycles and FeedbacksDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 6: Short-lived Climate ForcersDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 7: The Earth’s Energy Budget, Climate Feedbacks, and Climate SensitivityDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 8: Water Cycle ChangesDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 9: Ocean, Cryosphere and Sea Level ChangeDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 10: Linking Global to Regional Climate ChangeDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 11: Weather and Climate Extreme Events in a Changing ClimateDownloadSupplementary Material
Chapter 12: Climate Change Information for Regional Impact and for Risk AssessmentDownloadSupplementary Material
AtlasDownloadSupplementary Material
Annex I: Observational ProductsDownload
Annex II: ModelsDownload
Annex III: Radiative ForcingDownload
Annex IV: Modes of VariabilityDownload
Annex V: MonsoonsDownload
Annex VI: Climatic Impact-Drivers and Extreme IndicesDownload
Annex VII: GlossaryDownload

Second Order Draft

Full reportDownloadComments and Responses
Technical SummaryDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 1: Framing, Context and MethodsDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 2: Changing State of the Climate SystemDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 3: Human Influence on the Climate SystemDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 4: Future Global Climate: Scenario-based Projections and Near-term InformationDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 5: Global Carbon and other Biogeochemical Cycles and FeedbacksDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 6: Short-lived Climate ForcersDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 7: The Earth’s Energy Budget, Climate Feedbacks, and Climate SensitivityDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 8: Water Cycle ChangesDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 9: Ocean, Cryosphere and Sea Level ChangeDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 10: Linking Global to Regional Climate ChangeDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 11: Weather and Climate Extreme Events in a Changing ClimateDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 12: Climate Change Information for Regional Impact and for Risk AssessmentDownloadComments and Responses
AtlasDownloadComments and Responses
Annex I: ObservationsDownloadComments and Responses
Annex II: PaleoclimateDownloadComments and Responses
Annex III: ModelsDownloadComments and Responses
Annex V: Radiative ForcingDownloadComments and Responses
Annex VI: Modes of VariabilityDownloadComments and Responses
Annex VII: Hazard and Extreme IndicesDownloadComments and Responses
FAQs CompiledDownloadComments and Responses
GlossaryDownloadComments and Responses

First Order Draft

Full reportDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 1: Framing, Context and MethodsDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 2: Changing State of the Climate SystemDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 3: Human Influence on the Climate SystemDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 4: Future Global Climate: Scenario-based Projections and Near-term InformationDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 5: Global Carbon and other Biogeochemical Cycles and FeedbacksDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 6: Short-lived Climate ForcersDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 7: The Earth’s Energy Budget, Climate Feedbacks, and Climate SensitivityDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 8: Water Cycle ChangesDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 9: Ocean, Cryosphere and Sea Level ChangeDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 10: Linking Global to Regional Climate ChangeDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 11: Weather and Climate Extreme Events in a Changing ClimateDownloadComments and Responses
Chapter 12: Climate Change Information for Regional Impact and for Risk AssessmentDownloadComments and Responses
AtlasDownloadComments and Responses
Annex I: ObservationsDownloadComments and Responses
Annex II: PaleoclimateDownloadComments and Responses
Annex III: ModelsDownloadComments and Responses
Annex VII: Hazard and Extreme IndicesDownloadComments and Responses
FAQs CompiledDownloadComments and Responses