In March 2023 the IPCC wrapped up seven years of reporting on the latest climate science with their final Synthesis Report. Since 2018 the IPCC have released several reports to provide a comprehensive understanding of climate change drivers, impacts, and adaptation and mitigation responses. This reporting period is referred to as The Sixth Assessment Cycle (AR6).
Who are the IPCC?
The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the global science body tasked with informing policymakers all over the world about climate change, its implications, risks and options for adaptation and mitigation.
What reports have been released recently?
IPCC Working Group reports:
- Synthesis report released in March 2023
- 'Mitigation of Climate Change' released in April 2022
- ‘Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability’ released in February 2022.
- ‘The Physical Science Basis’ released in August 2021; and
- Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate September 2019
- Climate Change and Land August 2019
- Global Warming of 1.5 ºC October 2018
This website contains a range of a range of tools including factsheets, media articles and videos designed to help make the findings of these reports accessible to decision-makers and communities in the Pacific.