Highlights for Sunday, 12 May 2019
Sophie Schlingemann, Legal and Liaison Officer, IPCC Secretariat, consulting with delegates and IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee
On Sunday, the last day of IPCC-49, the Panel adopted the Overview Chapter of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (2019 Refinement) and accepted the underlying report. The Panel also adopted decisions on, inter alia:
the IPCC Scholarship Programme, including guidance to the Board of Trustees on the use of the Scholarship Fund;
beginning preparatory work during the sixth assessment cycle for a methodological report on short-lived climate forcers (SLCFs); and
terms of reference for the Task Group on Gender Policy and Gender Implementation Plan.
The Panel also heard presentations on collaboration with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.IPCC-49 was gaveled to a close at 11:15 pm.
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.
Photos by IISD/ENB | Sean Wu
For photo reprint permissions, please follow instructions at our Attribution Regulations for Meeting Photo Usage Page.
IPCC Secretary Abdalah Mokssit consulting with IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee
Antonio Canas Calderón, El Salvador
Christian Müller, Germany
IPCC Secretary Abdalah Mokssit
José Romero, Switzerland
Jacqueline Gonçalves, Canada
Florin Vladu, UNFCCC
Alice Alpert, US
Øyvind Christophersen, Norway
Xiaonong Shen, China
Nicolás Zambrano, Ecuador
Ladislaus Chang'a, Tanzania
Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia, speaking with Florin Vladu, UNFCCC
TFI Co-Chairs Eduardo Calvo Buendía and Kiyoto Tanabe in discussions with Coordinating Lead Authors
Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia
Ayman Shasly, Saudi Arabia, in conversation with delegates from Algeria and Nigeria
Delegates raise their flags to intervene.
TFI Co-Chair Eduardo Calvo Buendía consulting with delegates from the US, the UK and others
Delegates applaud the adoption of the 2019 Refinement
Delegates dedicate the 2019 Refinement to the memory of Jim Penman for his life-time of work and dedication
Around the Venue