Highlights for Thursday, 9 May 2019
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The 49th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-49) continued on 9 May 2019 in Kyoto, Japan. Participants continued discussing the overview chapter of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (2019 Refinement) in the morning and afternoon. In the afternoon, the Plenary also addressed, inter alia:
issues related to the Task Group on Data Support for Climate Change Assessment (TG-Data);
the Progress Report on Communications and Outreach Activities
and Admission of Observer Organizations.
Contact groups convened during the day and evening on, inter alia, gender and outstanding issues related to overview chapter of the 2019 Refinement.
IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) meeting coverage, has provided daily web coverage and summary and analysis report from IPCC-49, which is available in HTML and PDF.
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The Panel continues its work on the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 Guidelines for National GHG Inventories.
Marcelo Theoto Rocha, one of the Coordinating Lead Authors of Volume 4 on Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use
Karin Simonson, Canada
Izumi Mori, Japan
TFI Co-Chairs Eduardo Calvo Buendía, Peru, and Kiyoto Tanabe, Japan
Delegates during the morning session
Friedemann Call, Germany
Éric Brun, France
Paula Perälä, Finland
Eleonora Cogo, Italy
Srinivasa Rao, India
WGII Vice-Chair Sergey Semenov, Russian Federation
Abdalah Mokssit, Secretary of the IPCC, consulting with IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee, Republic of Korea
Julia Gardiner, Australia
Patricia Nying'uro, Kenya
WG II Co-Chair Jim Skea, UK
Xiaonong Shen, China
WG II Vice-Chair Andreas Fischlin, Switzerland
Jonathan Lynn, IPCC Secretariat, presenting a report on communications and outreach activities
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