New IPCC Working Group report approved

Oct 10, 2013
At the 12th session of Working Group 1, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in September 2013, the Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group 1 contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was approved, and the underlying scientific and technical assessment was accepted.

The document "Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis" provides a comprehensive assessment in 14 chapters, supported by a number of annexes and supplementary material. It draws on the scientific literature accepted for publication up to March 15, 2013. A total of 209 lead authors and 50 review editors from 39 countries, and more than 600 contributing authors from 32 countries participated in the preparation of the report. 

Both the summary for policy makers and the full report are available for download from the IPCC website, and further details can be found on the Working Group 1 website