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AR6 Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis

The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from palaeoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

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IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere - High Mountain Areas

This IPCC chapter assesses new evidence on recent and projected changes in the mountain cryosphere as well as associated impacts, risks and adaptation measures related to natural and human systems.

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Applying the IPCC 2014 framework for hazard-specific vulnerability assessment

This paper compares the framework of the IPCC AR4 (2007) to that outlined in IPCC AR5 (2014) and describes how the AR5 framework provides a more contextualised and operationalisable approach.

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Determining what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means

This article describes ASSAR's method for what global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for the semi-arid regions of Botswana, Namibia, Ghana, Mali, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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A 1.5°C warmer world: A guide for policy-makers and practitioners

This BRACED guide aims to make the findings of the IPCC Special Report on the ‘impacts of global warming of 1.5°C global greenhouse gas emission pathways' more accessible.

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IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C highlights challenge to achieve climate stability and end poverty

This CDKN blog describes why we must heed the IPCC's 1.5°C Special Report and prevent further climate change that will harm the most vulnerable people.

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The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report – What are the implications for development choices in Latin America?

Blog: Maria Jose Pacha says that the IPCC's 1.5C Report implies far more integrated public policy-making in Latin America that takes account of food, energy, water and climate securities at once.

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The IPCC’s 1.5°C Report: increasing risk of heatwaves in African cities

Suzanne Carter, CDKN Country Engagement Coordinator, highlights why we need to start seriously considering the risk of extreme heat in African cities, following the release of the IPCC’s 1.5 Report.

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10 things IPCC scenarios

This article looks at the meaning and purpose of scenarios in the current IPCC Framework and provides answers to 10 of the most frequently asked questions, written in an accessible style.

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UN Adaptation Gap Report 2017

The report explores key opportunities and challenges associated with assessing progress on adaptation at the global level.

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The IMPACT2C web-atlas

The IMPACT2C web-atlas summarises in maps and texts the impact of global 2°C warming on Climate, Tourism, Energy, Health, Water, Coasts, Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystems.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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Material linked to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the IPCC

This page gives an overview of the derivative material from The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) from the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) 

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SREX

This report presents key findings from the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX).

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Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

This article presents the key findings contained in the Synthesis Report of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.

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FCFA Pilot: Malawi

Summary

There is growing interest about how climate information can be used to better inform decision-making across a range of sectors and socio-political and environmental settings. To...

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The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: What's in it for Latin America

This report presents key recommendations from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report based on extracted Latin America-specific data, trends and analysis. This is not an official IPCC publication.

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States

Summary

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing...

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IPCC AR5 Toolkit

Aimed at decision-makers, these two reports distil key messages for Africa and South Asia from the thousands of pages of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The reports glean the richest...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for South Asia?

This report presents key recommendations from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report based on extracted South Asian-specific data, trends and analysis. This is not an official IPCC publication.

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

This report presents key recommendations from the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report based on extracted Africa-specific data, trends and analysis. This is not an official IPCC publication.

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Climate Change and Conflict in West African Cities

Executive summary

As discussion continues over the initial findings of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it is worth recalling one of...

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Review

Executive Summary

Significant changes in climate are already visible globally, and are expected to become more pronounced in the future. These will lead to wide ranging impacts on the...

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Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity: Background Report

This report synthesizes information compiled from input contributed by ACT’s Communities in Jeopardy: Plant, Animal and Human conference participants in April 2008, along with a review of publications from leading authorities researching climate change impacts on biodiversity, and adaptation responses.

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