Comparing climate impacts at 1.5°C, 2°C, 3°C and 4°C

On Oct. 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the much anticipated Special Report on 1.5°C in Incheon, South Korea. The report shows that climate change has already caused global temperatures to rise about 1°C above pre-industrial levels. Unless emissions …

Synthesis Report

The final installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) is due to be approved and released next week. This document, the Synthesis Report (SYR), will combine the findings of the first three Working Group …

Working Group III seen from the public

Working Group III

Working Group III (WGIII) covers pathways and scenarios for mitigating climate change. This overview pulls out notable findings from the WGIII Summary for Policymakers (SPM).

IPCC members in the presentation of the Working Group II

Working Group II

Working Group II (WGII) covers the impacts and vulnerabilities caused by climate change and discusses pathways for adaptation.

IPCC leaders release their climate mitigation report in Berlin. Working Group I.

Working Group I

AR5 reflects advances in science that point to increased levels of certainty on issues already raised and provides greater detail on measurements and projections.