Geneva, Switzerland: Geneva Environment Network (GEN) event

Presentation of the IPCC WGII & III Contributions to the Fifth Assessment Report
When Jun 19, 2014
from 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Where International Environment House 2, 7-9 ch. de Balexert, 1219 Geneva
Attendees Elmar Kriegler - Working Group III Lead Author
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The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) provides a clear and up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change. It comprises three Working Group (WG) reports and a Synthesis Report (SYR).

The Working Group II & III (WGII & WG III) contributions to the AR5 – Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability and Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change were launched in March and April 2014. The WG II contribution assesses risks and opportunities for societies, economies, and ecosystems around the world. The WG III contribution assesses the options for mitigating climate change and their underlying technological, economic and institutional requirements.

You are cordially invited to attend an event providing an overview of the WGII & III contributions to the AR5 report, taking place at the International Environment House, with

  1. Introduction and Overview of Progress and Timeline for AR5Renate CHRIST, Secretary, IPCC
  2. Key messages and issues arising from the WG II ReportChris FIELD, Co-Chair, IPCC Working Group II
  3. Key messages and issues arising from the WG III ReportElmar KRIEGLER, Lead Author, IPCC Working Group III
  4. A Country perspectiveJosé ROMERO, Swiss Federal Office for Environment
  5. Question & answer session moderated by Renate CHRIST






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