Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Synthesis report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6): summary for policymakers

This synthesis report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) summarises the state of knowledge of climate change, its widespread impacts and risks, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Climate change 2022: mitigation of climate change - summary for policymakers

This summary report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, and examines the sources of global emissions. It explains developments in emission reduction and mitigation efforts, and assesses the impact of national climate pledges in relation to long-term emissions goals.

Climate change 2022: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability - summary for policymakers

This report recognises the interdependence of climate, ecosystems and biodiversity, and human societies and integrates knowledge more strongly across the natural, ecological, social and economic sciences than earlier IPCC assessments. The summary for policy-makers presents key findings of the Working Group II (WGII) contribution to...

Climate change 2021: the physical science basis

This Sixth IPCC Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the global climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

The ocean and cryosphere in a changing climate

This report finds the impacts of climate-related changes in the ocean and cryosphere increasingly challenge current governance efforts to develop and implement adaptation responses from local to global scales, and in some cases pushing them to their limits.