IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), is a scientific intergovernmental body set up by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1988. The IPCC was awarded the Nobel Peace Price in 2007 together with Al Gore.

The main activity of the IPCC is to provide in regular intervals Assessment Reports of the state of knowledge on climate change. The IPCC Reports are available in full text on the web site. The IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), "Climate Change 2007" are available in four volumes:

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The IPCCs constituency is made of governments, scientists and the people. It is open to all member countries of WMO and UNEP, hundreds of scientists all over the world contribute to the work of the IPCC as authors, contributors and reviewers. For more information read the 10th Anniversary brochure.