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AWG-LCA technical briefing 2011

Technical Briefing on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report  
Speaker Title  
Mr. Rajendra Pachauri Video message coming later
Mr. Jean-Pascal von Ypersele IPCC AR5: Policy relevance and overview of new elements pdf-icon  pdf (1460 kB)
Mr. Thomas Stocker Emerging results and contributions of WG I  pdf-icon pdf (490 kB)

AWG-LCA technical briefings 2009

At the sixth session a technical briefing on historical responsibility as a guide to future action to address climate change was held on 4 June, as follows:
Objectives of the briefing: To enable Parties to receive information and share views on the concept of historical responsibility as a guide to future action to address climate change

Historical responsibility as a guide to future action to address climate change
Party Speaker Title
Henry Shue, University of Oxford pdf-icon Historical Responsibility: Accountability for the Results of Actions Taken (98 kB)
  Martin Khor, South Centre pdf-icon Historical Responsibility as a Guide to Future Action in Climate Change (75 kB)  
  Laila Gohar, Hadley Centre pdf-icon MATCH Project: Discussion of Outcomes (306 kB)
Bolivia Angelica Navarro  pdf-icon Climate Debt: The Basis of a fair and effective Solution for Climate Change (119 kB)
Brazil José Miguez  pdf-icon A Brazilian Perspective (181 kB)
China  Teng Fei  pdf-icon Historical Responsibility: from a perspective of per capita cumulative emissions (601 kB)  
India Prodopto Ghosh  pdf-icon Quantifying historic differentiated Responsibility - Concept and empirical Results (306 kB)

At the fifth session a technical briefing on estimates of required emission reductions for stabilization scenarios was held on 30 March, as follows:
Objectives of the briefing: Present information on the underlying assumptions and the approach taken to arrive at estimates of required emission reductions for the different stabilization scenarios assessed by the IPCC in its Fourth Assessment Report (AR4).

Estimates of required emission reductions for stabilization scenarios
Speaker Title
Dennis Tirpak
Senior Fellow at the WRI and IISD
Sujata Gupta
ADB
 pdf-icon “Unpacking the Bali Box” IPCC WG 3-Table 13.7 (245 kB)
Niklas Höhne,
Ecofys, Germanypdf-icon (245 kB)
pdf-icon Emission reductions for stabilizing at 450 ppm CO2-eq (565 kB)
Bill Hare (PIK, CA), Michiel Schaeffer (Wageningen University, CA),
Malte Meinshausen (PIK)
pdf-icon Low mitigation scenarios since the AR4 – Global emission pathways and climate consequences (3708 kB)