International Agencies and their Research Reports

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International Panel on Climate Change





The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific intergovernmental body under the auspices of the United Nations, set up at the request of member governments. It was first established in 1988 by two United Nations organizations, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and later endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 43/53. Membership of the IPCC is open to all members of the WMO and UNEP. From Wikipaedia. see more ...

People planting mangroves - adapting to climate change



Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability


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Published 31st March, 2014

Cover image of IPCC report on the Mitigation of Climate Change




Mitigation of Climate Change


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The Summary for Policy Makers is out but the full report will be published on April 15th 2014


United Nations Framework 

Convention on Climate Change

There have been a series of conferences on how to implement the convention's aims. These are known as the "Conferences of the Parties"; the most important coming up is considered to be COP21, to be held in Le Bourget,  Paris,30 November to 11 December 2015 thought there is a COP20 to be held in Lima, 2014.



The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty negotiated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), informally known as the Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992. The objective of the treaty is to "stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system". From Wikipaedia, see more ...