22nd Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

9-11 November, 2004 | New Delhi
, India

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 Tue 9
Thu 11 & SUMMARY
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Highlights for Tuesday, 9 November 2004

Opening Session

The 22nd session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened on Tuesday in New Delhi, India. In the morning, delegates heard opening addresses, approved the IPCC-21 draft report, and listened to Working Group (WG) progress reports on their contributions to AR4. In the afternoon, delegates heard updates on work on the Special Report on Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and the Global Climate System, on the Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, on the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, and of the Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impact and Climate Analysis (TGICA). They also began discussions on scope and content of, and the process for, an AR4 Synthesis Report (SYR). Contact groups on outreach and on the IPCC programme budget also met.


Lamp-Lighting Ceremony
Dignitaries join in a traditional Indian lamp-lighting ceremony.
Traditional Lamp
The ornate oil lamp.


Participants at High Tea
Participants enjoy a mid-morning High Tea on the lawn.
Halldor Thorgeirsson at Tea
UNFCCC's Halldór Thorgeirsson talks to a participant at tea.



Morning session of the plenary.
Dahe Qin
Dahe Qin of China, Co-chair of Working Group I, gives a report.
Martin Parry
Martin Parry of the UK, Co-chair of Working Group II, gives a report.
Taka Hiraishi
Taka Hiraishi of Japan, Co-chair of TFI, gives a report.


IPCC Chair Pachauri

and Secretary Christ
IPCC Chair R.K. Pachauri and Secretary Renate Christ
Harlan Watson
Harlan Watson of the United States comments on a report.
Jean-Pascal van Ypersele
Jean-Pascal van Ypersele of Belgium asks a question of Chair R.K. Pachauri.

Delegates Laughing
WG III Co-chair Ogunlade Davidson of Sierra Leone shares a laugh with Thelma Krug of Brazil.
Indian Guard
A sharp-dressed guard keeps an eye on the proceedings.
Cyber Cafe
Participants visit the "Cyber Cafe" to check their e-mail.
Participants gather for an evening reception.


IPCC homepage and meeting documents for the 22nd session of the IPCC
National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Programme
IPCC Working Group I: The Physical Basis of Climate Change
IPCC Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
IPCC Working Group III: Mitigation of Climate Change
The IPCC Data Distribution Center
ENB coverage of climate change meetings, including COP-9
ENB coverage of IPCC 18th Plenary session
UNFCCC homepage



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