The Intergovernmental Meeting on the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) resumed on Tuesday, 22 January 2019, at the UN Environment (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.
In the morning, delegates began a paragraph-by-paragraph reading of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM). They addressed the first section on “What is the Global Environment Outlook,” in the morning and the afternoon. In this section, they discussed definitions of the GEO including:
the GEO as a consultative and participatory process for preparing an independent assessment of the state of the environment; and
the GEO is a source of sound evidence-based information on the environment.
In the afternoon they addressed the second section on the drivers of environmental change, where they considered, inter alia:
climate change; and
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