Highlights and images of main proceedings for 4 October 2018


Highlights for Thursday, 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