Highlights and images for 5 August 2019



Huddles convened throughout the day to address various paragraphs of the Summary for Policymakers.

On Monday, the second Joint Session of IPCC Working Groups (WGs) I, II and III, in cooperation with the Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI), continued consideration of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL). Delegates met in morning, afternoon and evening sessions to discuss specific paragraphs in sections that address: people, land and climate in a changing world; and adaptation and mitigation response options. They also addressed relevant Figures in the text. Various subsections were taken up in contact groups and huddles throughout the day.

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WG II Co-Chair Debra Roberts in discussions with Coordinating Lead Authors (CLAs)
Zinta Zommers, CLA
Farhan Akhtar, US
WG II Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner with WG I Co-Chair Panmao Zhai
IPCC Bureau and Technical Support Unit (TSU) members conferring with CLAs and delegates
Murukesan Krishnapillai, Federated States of Micronesia
Craig Elvidge, New Zealand
Philip Blackwell and Frank McGovern, Ireland
Carlos Ivan Zambrana Flores, Bolivia
Qingchen Chao, China
Anna Pirani, WG I TSU with WG II Vice-Chair Andreas Fischlin
Raphael Slade, WG III TSU with Elena Shevliakova, CLA
WG II Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner
IPCC Bureau members conferring with Lead Authors
From L-R: WG II Co-Chair Hans-Otto Pörtner; Øyvind Christophersen, Norway; and Abdullah Tawlah, Saudi Arabia
Almut Arneth, CLA
From L-R: Zinta Zommers, Katherine Calvin and Koko Warner, CLAs
WG III Co-Chair Jim Skea with WG II Vice-Chair Taha Zatari
From L-R: Nijavalli Ravindranath, India; Ramanlal Bhatt Jaivardhan, India; and IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee
Participants from China during a break in negotiations
Luis Constantino and Abias Huongo, Angola
Itchell Guiney and John Maesela Kekana, South Africa
Thobekile Zikhali and Fatima Denton, CLAs
Nijavalli Ravindranath, India

Contact Group Meetings

View of the dais during a contact group meeting
Alice Alpert, US
Svitlana Krakovska, Ukraine
Gerrit Hansen, Germany
Kenneth Kerr, Trinidad and Tobago