IPCC News

Read the latest news on IIASA's involvement with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including new reports and events. 

The report is a comprehensive assessment of the current state of climate science, split up into three working groups that focus on the physical science of climate change (Working Group I), impacts adaptation, and vulnerability (Working Group II), and mitigation (Working Group III).

IIASA research feeding into the IPCC reports primarily focuses on the impacts and risks of climate change, as well as mitigation and adaptation. IIASA researchers  are major contributors to Working Groups II and III of the IPCC's 5th Assessment Report, to be released in March 2014.

News

07 October 2015
IIASA congratulates new IPCC chair

IIASA welcomes the election of Hoesung Lee, of the Republic of Korea, as the new chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  More

29 September 2015
UN General Assembly: Austrian president announces nomination of IIASA Deputy Director General for IPCC chair

On Sunday at the plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Federal President of Austria, Heinz Fischer announced Austria’s nomination of IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic as the next chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and called on other countries to support this nomination.  More

09 July 2015
IIASA Deputy Director General nominated for IPCC chair

IIASA welcomes the nomination by the Austrian government of the Institute’s Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic to serve as Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  More

18 May 2015
IPCC Expert Meeting: Climate research community looks into future scenarios

IIASA plays host to climate experts this week, who are meeting to discuss and further develop new socioeconomic scenarios for climate research.  More

22 October 2014
IPCC launches full Working Group II report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change launched the full Working Group II report in Geneva on 15 October 2014.  More

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IPCC Meetings and Events

05 Oct 2015 - 08 Oct 2015
42nd session of the IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) holds its 42nd session, in which a new chair will be elected. IIASA... More

18 May 2015 - 20 May 2015
IIASA Hosting IPCC Expert Meeting on Scenarios

Energy Program Director, Keywan Riahi, serves as the meeting's organizer and host as well as a member of the meeting's S... More

24 Nov 2014
IPCC Synthesis Report 2014: Austrian climate science

IIASA researchers will join a lecture and discussion about climate change, hosted by the Climate and Air Quality Commiss... More

27 Oct 2014 - 02 Nov 2014
IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report Plenary Approval Session

IIASA researchers are taking part in the plenary meeting to approve the Synthesis Report for the Intergovernmental Panel... More

27 May 2014 - 28 May 2014
IPCC: Summarizing Health Implications

IIASA Energy Program Director Keywan Riahi will attend an IPCC meeting to summarize the health implications and conclusi... More

28 Apr 2014
IPCC Report 2014: Austria

IIASA authors on the 2014 IPCC Working Group II and III reports will present the key findings of the two reports to an A... More

07 Apr 2014 - 12 Apr 2014
IPCC Working Group III Plenary Session

IIASA researchers will take part in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III Plenary Sessi... More

01 Apr 2014
German discussion forum on climate change impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation

IIASA researcher Reinhard Mechler will join other IPCC authors in a discussion forum to explain the new IPCC report on c... More



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