The IPCC 5th Assessment Report – Summary for Policy Makers

The IPCC 5th Assessment Report – Summary for Policy Makers is out! What is the international panel on climate change saying?

Our assessment of the science finds that the atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amount of snow and ice has diminished, the global mean sea level has risen and the concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased” -Qin Dahe, Co-Chair of IPCC Working Group

That’s not all though. Check out the report in full detail over at the IPCC site.

Technical Summary

  1. Introduction
  2. Observations: Atmosphere and Surface
  3. Observations: Ocean
  4. Observations: Cryosphere
  5. Information from Paleoclimate Archives
  6. Carbon and Other Biogeochemical Cycles
  7. Clouds and Aerosols
  8. Anthropogenic and Natural Radiative Forcing
  9. Evaluation of Climate Models
  10. Detection and Attribution of Climate Change: from Global to Regional
  11. Near-term Climate Change: Projections and Predictability
  12. Long-term Climate Change: Projections, Commitments and Irreversibility
  13. Sea Level Change
  14. Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change
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