Highlights and images for 4 October 2018


Tom Kram and Marcel Berk, the Netherlands, consulting with Working Group III Vice-Chair Andy Reisinger (middle), New Zealand, whose tie is color-coded from blue to red, to show how the planet has warmed since the late 1800s

The Joint Session of Working Groups I, II and III met throughout the day to consider the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (SR15).

IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) meeting coverage, is providing daily web coverage, as well as a summary and analysis from IPCC-48.


Photos by IISD/ENB | Sean Wu

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A view of the morning session

María Amparo Martínez Arroyo, Mexico

Antonio Cañas Calderón, El Salvador

WG II Vice Chair Taha Zatari, Saudi Arabia, chatting with IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee

Noureddine Yassaa and Hamza Merabet, Algeria

Silke Campos, Peru

Delegates from US in discussions

WG III Co-Chair Jim Skea consulting with participants

Mohamed Nasr, Egypt

Luis Constantino, Angola

WG II Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner, Germany

Omar Muhammad, Pakistan

Eric S. Seyama, eSwatini

Ernesto Rodriguez Camino, Spain

Martine Vanderstraeten and Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Belgium

The dais during the afternoon session

Izumi Mori, Japan

Olivier Fontan, France

Piers Forster, UK, Lead Author for SR15 Chapter 2 (Mitigation Pathways Compatible with 1.5°C in the Context of Sustainable Development)

Celso Pazos Alberdi and Ramón
, Cuba

Kanduri Jayaram Ramesh and Jaivardhan Ramanlal Bhatt, India

Delegates huddle in the evening.

Briefing on the Feasibility Assessment of Adaptation and Mitigation Options

A view of the dais during the briefing

Thiagarajan Jayaraman, India

Olivier Fontan and Éric Brun, France

Around the Venue