IPCC WGII Technical Support Unit

c/o Alfred-Wegener-Institut

Bremen, Germany


IPCC Special Report 1.5 C

In its decision on the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at its 21st Session in Paris, France (30 November to 11 December 2015), invited the IPCC to provide a special report in 2018 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways.

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IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Oceans and the Cryosphere

The IPCC Panel at its 43rd Session (Nairobi, Kenya, 11-13 April 2016), decided to prepare a Special Report on climate change and oceans and the cryosphere. The Special Report will be developed under the joint scientific leadership of Working Groups I and II with support from the Working Group II Technical Support Unit.

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Special Report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems (SR2)

At its 43rd Session (Nairobi, Kenya, 11 - 13 April 2016), the IPCC Panel decided to prepare a special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems. The Special Report will be developed under the joint scientific leadership of Working Groups I, II and III supported by the WG III TSU. The report will be finalized in September 2019.

The meeting to prepare a draft outline for the Special Report was held on 13 to 16 February 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. The Panel will consider the draft outline during its next Session at the end of March 2017.

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