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44th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-44)

17-20 October 2016 | United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Bangkok, Thailand

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Thelma Krug, IPCC Vice-Chair and Chair of the Scientific Steering Committee for the 1.5°C Special Report, consulting with the Working Group Co-Chairs

On Tuesday, the forty-fourth session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-44) continued in Bangkok, Thailand. In the morning, discussions continued on the participation of developing countries in the Panel’s activities. Participants also heard a report on the IPCC’s carbon footprint, and discussed the review of the IPCC conflict of interest policy and the workshop on Climate Change and Cities.

In the afternoon, the Panel discussed the revised outline for the special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above preindustrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty. The IPCC also discussed the outline of the methodology reports to refine the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse (GHG) Gas Inventories, which the Panel agreed to dedicate to Jim Penman.

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Participants stand for a moment of silence to pay respects to Jim Penman, UK, who passed away

Delegates during the morning plenary

Fatima Driouech, Morocco

Svitlana Krakovska, Ukraine

Sophie Schlingemann, IPCC Secretariat, and Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair

Abolfazl Azizipanah,  Economic Cooperation Organization 

UN Environment Programme intervening in plenary

Observer organizations during the plenary

Kiyoto Tanabe, Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Co-Chair

Valerie Masson Delmotte, Working Group I Co-Chair

Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts

Kokou Marcellin Nakpon, Benin, and Tayba BuddhaTamang, Bhutan

Ramanlal Bhatt, India

IPCC Deputy Secretary Carlos Martin-Novella with IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee and IPCC Secretary Abdalah Mokssit

Anastasios Kentarchos, EU

Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Belgium

Andreas Fischlin, Vice-Chair, Working Group II

Panmao Zhai, Working Group I Co-Chair

IPCC Vice-Chair Youba Sokona, Leo Meyer, University College London, and Martine Vanderstraeten, Belgium

Ramon Pichs-Madruga, Working Group III Vice-Chair

Delegates in the plenary

Leo Meyer, University College London, and Sunday Leonard, Climate and Clean Air Coalition for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Said Djamal-Dine, Comoros

Oyvind Christophersen, Norway, and Working Group II Co-Chair Debra Roberts


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