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.
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
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
IIASA plays host to climate experts this week, who are meeting to discuss and further develop new socioeconomic scenarios for climate research. More
IIASA researchers will join a lecture and discussion about climate change, hosted by the Climate and Air Quality Commiss... More
IIASA researchers are taking part in the plenary meeting to approve the Synthesis Report for the Intergovernmental Panel... More
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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