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Fourth Lead Author Meeting of IPCC Working Group I in Hobart (Australia)

 

 

January 2014 - Launch of the Working Group I Contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

IPCC Working Group I is pleased to announce the launch of the Working Group I Contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis, and the new website www.climatechange2013.org.

 

September 2013 - Twelfth Session of Working Group I

The Twelfth Session of Working Group I took place from 23 to 26 September 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. This Session of WGI approved the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (WGI AR5) and accepted the underlying scientific and technical assessment.

 

January 2013 - Fourth Lead Author Meeting
The Working Group I Fourth Lead Author Meeting took place from 13-19 January 2013 in Hobart, Tasmania, hosted by the Government of Australia. The Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors and Review Editors for the Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis met to consider the comments received during the Expert and Government Review of the Second Order Draft.

 

5 October - 30 November 2012 – Expert and Government Review of the Second Order Draft

The Expert and Government Review of the Second Order Draft of the Working Group I contribution of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis was held from 5 October to 30 November 2012.

 

April 2012 - Third Lead Author Meeting

The Working Group I Third Lead Author Meeting took place from 16-20 April 2012 in Marrakech, Morocco, hosted by the government of Morocco. The Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors and Review Editors for the Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis met to consider the comments received during the Expert Review of the First Order Draft.

 

16 December 2011 – 10 February 2012 – Expert Review of the First Order Draft

The Expert Review of the First Order Draft of the Working Group I contribution of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis was held from 16 December 2011 to 10 February 2012.

 

July 2011 - Second Lead Author Meeting

The Working Group I Second Lead Author Meeting took place from 18-22 July 2011 in Brest, France, hosted by the government of France. The Coordinating Lead Authors and Lead Authors for the Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis met to continue their work on the assessment.

 

November 2010 - First Lead Author Meeting

The Working Group I First Lead Author Meeting, hosted by the China Meteorological Administration (CMA), took place in Kunming, China from 8-11 November 2010. The Coordinating Lead Authors and Lead Authors for the Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis met to begin the formal assessment process.

 

June 2010 - Authors Selected

The final slate of Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors and Review Editors for the 14 Chapters of the WGI AR5 was finalized in June 2010 and is available here (updated 06/07/12).

 

May 2010 - Authors Nominations

Governments and participating observer organisations were invited to nominate experts to serve as CLAs, LAs, and REs of the various chapters of the AR5. The chapter teams were selected by the IPCC Working Group Bureaux and finalised at the latest Session of the IPCC Bureau in Geneva, Switzerland, 19-20 May 2010.

 

October 2009 - Chapter Scoping and Outline Approval

The outlines of the Working Group contributions to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) have been finalized. According to the revised timetable agreed by the IPCC at its 31st Session in Bali, Indonesia, in October 2009, the target date for release of the Working Group I contribution to the AR5 on Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis is now September 2013.


As has been the case in the past, the outline of the AR5 has been developed through a scoping process involving climate change experts from all relevant disciplines and users of IPCC reports, including representatives from governments. The scoping meeting to define the outline of the AR5 was held in Venice, Italy, 13-17 July 2009. The outline of the Working Group I contribution to AR5 was approved at the 11th Session of Working Group I and accepted by the 31st Session of the IPCC meeting in Bali, Indonesia, 26-29 October 2009. The complete WGI AR5 Chapter Outline including additional information on Annex I: Atlas of Global and Regional Climate Projections is available in pdf and html format.