Statement on the Summary for Policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C:
"The Global Warming of 1.5C report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change confirms the need to maintain the strongest commitment to the Paris Agreement’s aims of limiting global warming to well below 1.5 degreesIPCCUNFCCC Read More
UN Climate Change News, 1 October 2018 – Against the backdrop of a record year of climate change impacts such as heatwaves and droughts across the world, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today began considering the critically important key findings of its Special Report entitled ‘Global Warming of 1.5 degreesIPCCPolicy Makers Read More
Extreme weather, including record temperatures and heatwaves, drought and disastrous precipitation, has marked the first half of summer in the northern hemisphere. This has had widespread impacts on human health, agriculture, ecosystems and infrastructure and led to devastating wildfires.
"2018 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on climateextreme weatherIPCCWMO Read More
Hidden underwater melt-off in the Antarctic is doubling every 20 years and could soon overtake Greenland to become the biggest source of sea-level rise, according to the first complete underwater map of the world’s largest body of ice.
Warming waters have caused the base of ice near the ocean floor around AntarcticglaciersiceIPCCoceansea level rise Read More
UN Climate Change News, 9 March 2018 – Experts have established a global blueprint to better understand climate change, its impacts on cities, and the critical role local authorities play in solving this challenge.
Cities are responsible for some 75% of global CO2 emissions, with transport and buildings being among the largest CitiesCities AllianceClare ShortClimate AmbitionEmissionsICLEIIPCCUN-Habitat Read More
A study by scientists from Tufts University, Rutgers University, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany projects that aiming for the lower global average temperature increase under the Paris Climate Change Agreement could save coastal communities and ecosystems from the most dire consequences of global sea-level change. 1.5 degrees2 degreesandrew kempIPCCpotsdam InstituteRutgers UniversityTufts University Read More
5th annual Plenary session of the IPBES, Bonn, Germany
Global body on biodiversity science-policy to address synergies with climate change
Efforts to stem global temperature rise may have negative impacts on biodiversity
Protecting biodiversity can contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation
UN Climate secretariat commits to even closer collaboration #G7summit2017#ParisAgreementbiodiversityBonnCOP23environmentIPCC Read More
BANGKOK, October 20 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has agreed the outlines of two new reports that will help governments implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
The Panel approved the outlines of Global Warming of 1.5ºC, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5ºC 1.5 degrees2 degreesclimate changeCOP21IPCCKiyoto TanabeParis Climate AgreementThelma Krug Read More
The head of the United Nation’s climate body has called for a thorough assessment of the feasibility of the international goal to limit warming to 1.5C.
Dr Hoesung Lee, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), told delegates at a meeting in Geneva, which is designed to flesh out 1.5 degreesclimate changeDr Hoesung LeeIPCCparis agreement Read More
Africa is warming up. Scientific researchers on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are unfortunately increasingly confident that, on its current trajectory, the mean annual temperature rise in Africa, is likely to exceed 2° C by the end of this century.To put this in context, staying below the 2° africaagricultureCOP22Energyfood securityhealthIPCCparis agreementwater Read More