On 18th November 2011, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) launched its ‘Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation’ (SREX). The findings were approved by 194 governments following a four-day meeting in Kampala, Uganda in which the Report’s Summary for Policy Makers was agreed line by line. Written over two and a half years by over 200 hundred authors, reviewed by many hundreds more and involving academics, practitioners and policy makers from Fiji to Senegal and from Russia to Chile, the report presents a dramatic and precise set of findings ... Key messages of SREX are as follows ...(Ten Key Messages). An in-depth discussion of the ten key points is available in PDF format here.
Friday, November 18, 2011
IPCC News Conference
The IPCC has released a report on extreme events as a result of climate change: