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IPCC Briefing on the Fourth Assessment Report at the twenty-sixth sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies of the UNFCCC

Saturday 12 May, 10:00 - 16:30
Maritim Hotel, Plenary 1


Title of presentation

R.K. Pachauri, Chair of the IPCC (PDF) Introduction to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (153 kB)

Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC

(PDF) Opening Statement (108 kB)

Presentation of the report of the IPCC Working Group I: The Physical Science Basis

Martin Manning (PDF) Climate Change 2007: Observations and Drivers of Climate Change (3369 kB)
Peter Stott

(PDF) Causes of past climate change and projections of future changes in climate (1309 kB)

Presentation of the report of the IPCC Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

Jean Palutikof (PDF) Working Group II: The contribution to the Fourth Assessment (389 kB)
Andreas Fischlin (PDF) Ecosystems, their properties, goods and services (3085 kB)
Guy Midgley (PDF) Food, fibre and forest products (670 kB)
Richard Klein (PDF) Adaptation to Climate Change and its Inter-Relationships with Mitigation (68 kB)

Presentation of the report of Working Group III: Mitigation

Bert Metz (PDF) Mitigation of Climate Change: IPCC Working Group III contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report (510 kB)
Jayant Sathaye (PDF) Sustainable Development and Climate Change Mitigation (223 kB)
Ralph Sims (PDF) Mitigation Potentials and Costs: Energy, Buildings, Transport and Industry (87 kB)
Daniel Martino (PDF) Mitigation Potentials and Costs: Land-Use Options (83 kB)
Dennis Tirpak (PDF) Policies, Instruments and Co-operative Arrangements (65 kB)