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The AR4 Synthesis Report

The report has been released on 17 November 2007, Valencia, Spain



Working Group I Report "The Physical Science Basis"

Working Group II Report "Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

Working Group III Report "Mitigation of Climate Change"


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21 - 23 April 2009 

IPCC 29th Plenary Session & IPCC 20th Anniversary



31.08 - 04.09.2008

       20th anniversary


Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN)

New Scenarios

Towards New Scenarios for Analysis of Emissions, Climate Change, Impacts, and Response Strategies

IPCC vacancies

Head of  WG II Technical Support Unit (Stanford, California, USA)

Head of  WG III Technical Support Unit (Potsdam, Germany)

The IPCC is honored with the Nobel Peace Prize


Oslo, 10 December 07

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr.

were awarded of the Nobel Peace Prize

"for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater

knowledge about man-made climate change, and to

lay the foundations for the measures that are

needed to counteract such change".



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