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Teaser: IPCC 5th Assessment Report: Part II "Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability" call for second review
  • 28.03.2013
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IPCC 5th Assessment Report: Part II "Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability" call for second review

The second volume "Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability" of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report is now ready for its second review. The scientific review is conducted in parallel to the governmental review.
Teaser: IPCC 5th Assessment Report: Part III "Mitigation of Climate Change" ready for its second review
  • 01.03.2013
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IPCC 5th Assessment Report: Part III "Mitigation of Climate Change" ready for its second review

Since 25 February the third volume "Mitigation of Climate Changte" of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report is ready for its second review. This scientific review is conducted in parallel to the governmental review.

On behalf of the national IPCC contact point, José Romero - BAFU, ProClim- invites you to take part as an expert in this review. We hope that you agree to participate in order to guarantee a high quality of the report. As part of this review you may suggest important references (including your own publications) to make the assessment as complete as possible.
Teaser: IPCC 5th Assessment Report: Part I "Scientific Basis" ready for its second review
  • 15.10.2012
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IPCC 5th Assessment Report: Part I "Scientific Basis" ready for its second review

Since 5 October the first volume "Scientific Basis" of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report is ready for its second review. This scientific review is conducted in parallel to the governmental review.

On behalf of the national IPCC contact point, José Romero - BAFU, ProClim- invites you to take part as an expert in this review. We hope that you agree to participate in order to guarantee a high quality of the report. As part of this review you may suggest important references (including your own publications) to make the assessment as complete as possible.
Teaser: IPCC AR5 expert review for WG III (Mitigation of Climate Change)
  • 06.07.2012
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IPCC AR5 expert review for WG III (Mitigation of Climate Change)

The IPCC WG III Expert Review takes place from 20 July to 14 September 2012. It seeks wide participation of experts and aims for a range of views, expertise, and geographical balance. The WG III Bureau therefore invites all experts with expertise and/or publications in the specific areas covered by the IPCC Report on "Mitigation of Climate Change" to assist in the assessment process by registering to review the chapter(s) of the First Order Draft for which he/she is an expert. Prospective Expert Reviewers are asked to provide information on their scientific and technical expertise. Please refer to the WG III AR5 approved outline below.
Teaser: Update of supplementary methodologies for estimating anthropogenic GHG emissions and removals from land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) activities
  • 20.06.2012
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Update of supplementary methodologies for estimating anthropogenic GHG emissions and removals from land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) activities

The UNFCCC invited the IPCC to review and, if necessary, update supplementary methodologies for estimating anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions by sources and removals by sinks resulting from land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) activities under Article 3.3 and 3.4, of the Kyoto Protocol (KP), under Chapter 4 of IPCC's 2003 Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (GPG-LULUCF), to be completed by the end of October 2013
Teaser: IPCC AR5 expert review for WG II (Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability)
  • 29.05.2012
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IPCC AR5 expert review for WG II (Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability)

The WG II Expert Review takes place from 11 June to 6 August 2012. It seeks wide participation of experts and aims for a range of views, expertise, and geographical balance. The WG II Bureau therefore invites all experts with expertise and/or publications in the specific areas covered by the IPCC Report on Impacts and Adaptation to assist in the assessment process by registering to review the chapter(s) of the First Order Draft for which he/she is an expert. Prospective Expert Reviewers are asked to provide information on their scientific and technical expertise. Please refer to the WG II AR5 approved outline below.
Teaser: Wetlands:  Supplement to the IPCC Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
  • 26.04.2012
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Wetlands: Supplement to the IPCC Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories

The First Order Draft (FOD) of the “2013 Supplement of the IPCC Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands” is open for expert review.
If you are an expert in one of the fields outlined in the attached document then you are invited to contact ProClim- for guidelines on how to become an expert reviewer.
Teaser: IPCC AR5 expert review of WGI from 16 December 2011 to 10 February 2011
  • 12.12.2011
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IPCC AR5 expert review of WGI from 16 December 2011 to 10 February 2011

The WGI Expert Review seeks wide participation of experts and aims for a range of views, expertise, and geographical balance. The WGI Bureau therefore invites all experts with expertise and/or publications in the specific areas covered by the WGI Report to assist in the IPCC assessment process by registering to review the chapter(s) of the WGI AR5 First Order Draft for which he/she is an expert. Prospective Expert Reviewers are asked to provide information on their scientific and technical expertise. Please refer to the WGI AR5 approved outline below.
Teaser: Mountain regions and IPCC AR5
  • 28.10.2011
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Mountain regions and IPCC AR5

Researches are asked to send relevant manuscripts and papers to the Technical Support Units of Working Group II of the IPCC. This Working Group focuses on the detection of observed changes in coupled human-earth systems and the attribution of those changes to climate change.
Teaser: IPCC Special Report  "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)"
  • 08.02.2011
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IPCC Special Report "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)"

The second-order draft chapters and first-order draft of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) are now being made available for Government and Expert Review.
Teaser: Consistent Treatment of Uncertainties in the IPCC
  • 20.12.2010
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Consistent Treatment of Uncertainties in the IPCC

Within the scope of the IPCC work program, a paper has been elaborated that provides guidance to the Lead Authors of the IPCC Assessment Reports on key aspects of their work. In particular, the guidance notes are intended to assist Lead Authors of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) in a more consistent treatment of uncertainties across all three Working Groups. They also address key elements of the recommendations made by the 2010 independent review of the IPCC
by the InterAcademy Council.
Teaser: IPCC Special Report "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)"
  • 05.08.2010
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IPCC Special Report "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)"

The Special Report "Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX)" is prepared under the responsibility of Working Group II (Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability) and will be completed in 2011. The first order draft is available for Expert Review from July 26, 2010 to September 20, 2010.

ProClim- agreed to coordinate the expert review part. If you are interested in this review, you may contact ProClim- to receive the access information and instructions to review the confidential first draft of the report.
Send an e-mail to proclim@scnat.ch [1] with Subject: Review IPCC Special Report "Extreme Events"
Teaser: IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN)
  • 28.06.2010
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IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN)

The Special Report "Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN)" aims to provide a better understanding and broader information on the mitigation potential of renewable energy sources: technological feasibility, economic potential and market status, economic and environmental costs & benefits, impacts on energy security, co-benefits in achieving sustainable development, opportunities and synergies, options and constraints for integration into the energy supply systems and in the societies. It will also assess resources by region and impacts of climate change on these resources.

The report is structured with technology chapters - bio-energy, direct solar energy, geothermal energy, hydropower, ocean energy and wind energy - which will feed into the overarching chapters. A system integration chapter will be a key one, bringing all different aspects of energy demand and supply together. The report will finally consider the policy options, outcomes and conditions for effectiveness, and how the accelerated deployment could be achieved in a sustainable manner. Capacity building, technology transfer and financing in different regions will be assessed.

The Special Report is prepared under the responsibility of Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate Change) and will be completed in early 2011. The first order draft of the SRREN underwent an expert review in December 2009 and has now been revised by the authors. The second order draft is available for simultaneous Government and Expert Review from June 18, 2010 to August 16, 2010.