Highlights and images for 10 September 2017



On Sunday morning, 11 September 2017, the IPCC Working Groups (WGs) II and III concluded their work on the report outlines. The IPCC Plenary then convened in the afternoon and evening, the Panel approved the WG outlines and addressed background, cross-cutting issues and the AR6 Synthesis Report, as well as alignment of the IPCC cycle and the global stocktake under the UNFCCC. The Panel also admitted 12 new observer organizations; heard reports from the Conflict of Interest Committee (COI), and took up various other agenda items. The Panel also agreed to establish a task group on alignment of the IPCC with the global stocktake, holding an expert meeting on short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs), and holding its next Plenary meeting next spring in Paris, France. IPCC-46 closed at 8:31 pm.

The Earth Negotiations Bulletin summary and analysis of IPCC-46 will be available on Wednesday, 13 September 2017, online at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/ipcc46/

IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web coverage and will a summary and analysis report from IPCC-46, which is available in HTML and PDF.

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Plenary Session

Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair

Thelma Krug, IPCC Vice-Chair

Youba Sokona, IPCC Vice-Chair

Pirkko Heikinheimo, Finland

José Romero, Switzerland

Working Group I Co-Chair Valérie Masson-Delmotte, France

Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Belgium

Sophie Schlingemann, IPCC Secretariat

Christian Müller, Germany

Jakub Gibek, Poland

Abdalah Mokssit, IPCC Secretary

Eduardo Calvo Buendía, Co-Chair, Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI)

Renata Negrelly Nogueira, Brazil

Éric Brun, France

Hyun-kyung Kim, Republic of Korea

Working Group II

From L-R: Melinda Tignor, Head of WGII TSU; Elvira Poloczanska, WGII TSU Director of Science; Co-Chair Debra Roberts, South Africa; Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany; and Katja Mintenbeck, WGII TSU Science Officer

Co-Chair Debra Roberts, South Africa

Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany

Farhan Akhtar, US

Susanna De Beauville-Scott, Saint Lucia

Andrew Ferrone, Luxembourg

Abdullah Tawlah, Saudi Arabia

Alice Alpert, US, with Eric Seyama, Swaziland

Annela Anger-Kraavi, Estonia, with Jakub Gibek, Poland

Maesela Kekana, South Africa, discussing with Farhan Akhtar, US

From L-R: Leila Mead, IISD Reporting Services; María Gutiérrez, IISD Reporting Services; and José Romero, Switzerland

Working Group II Bureau group photo

Working Group III

View of the dais during the Thirteenth Session of Working Group III

Working Group III Vice-Chair Andy Reisinger, New Zealand

Working Group III Co-Chair Jim Skea, UK

Øyvind Christophersen, Norway

Jolene Cook, UK

Frank McGovern, Ireland

Working Group III Vice-Chair Ramón Pichs-Madruga, Cuba

Arthur Rolle, Bahamas

Working Group III Bureau group photo

Press Conference

From L-R: Jonathan Lynn, Head, Communications and Media Relations, IPCC Secretariat; WG II Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany; WG II Co-Chair Debra Roberts, South Africa; Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair; WG I Vice-Chair Gregory Flato, Canada; WG III Vice-Chair Ramón Pichs-Madruga, Cuba; and Abdalah Mokssit, IPCC Secretary

Jonathan Lynn, Head, Communications and Media Relations, IPCC Secretariat

Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair

WG I Vice-Chair Gregory Flato, Canada

WG II Co-Chair Debra Roberts, South Africa

WG III Vice-Chair Ramón Pichs-Madruga, Cuba

WG II Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany

Around the Venue

Jonathan Lynn, Head, Communications and Media Relations, IPCC Secretariat, with Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair

Isabel Di Carlo Quero, Venezuela, and Abdullah Tawlah, Saudi Arabia