Washington D.C., USA: How Climate Change Affects our Mission: The New IPCC Report

The world's top scientists conclude in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that much needs to be done to prepare our client countries for climate change risks, and this will requiere to move development strategies away from business as usual.
When Jun 02, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where The World Bank, Washington D.C.
Contact Name
Attendees Ottmar Edenhofer - Co-Chair Working Group III
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The launch of the third IPCC working group report this past April completes the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on the state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.

Join us as the co-chairs of Working Group II (WGII) and Working Group III (WGIII), Chris Field and Ottmar Edenhofer, present the main findings and highlights of the reports and discuss the key messages for policymakers. The presentation will be followed by a discussion of the implications of IPCC findings on development, the World Bank Group’s mission and the twin goals to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. The discussion will be chaired by Rachel Kyte, Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change.

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