The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issues final part of “Climate Change 2007” report

The UN Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change has issued its fourth and final assessment report as part of its "Climate Change 2007" survey.

11/21/2007


The UN Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change has issued its fourth and final assessment report as part of its "Climate Change 2007" survey.
The three earlier reports include: "The Physical Science Basis" (Feb. 07); "Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability" (April 07); and "Mitigation of Climate Change" (May 07).
The science related to climate change is vast and complex, said IPCC officials, and the IPCC has worked with scientists around the world to collect, assess and process the body of solid and up-to-date scientific literature. All this information is contained in the first three volumes of "Climate Change 2007"
The finalover and above what is included in the Summary for Policymakers in these three Reports. It is designed to be a powerful, scientifically authoritative document of high policy relevance, which will be a major contribution to the discussions at the 13th Conference of the Parties in Bali during December2007. In fact, this Conference was postponed to December to allow the IPCC Synthesis Report to come out first.
Like all the other IPCC reports, said agency officials, this text has undergone a multi-stage review process. The report was launched during a press conference on Nov. 17
For the full report, go to www.ipcc.ch





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