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Climate report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of serious disasters «kleinezeitung.at

In light of current natural disasters, participating scientists warn of more serious disasters if climate change is not contained.

7:29 AM, August 6, 2021

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will present the first part of its Sixth Assessment Report in Geneva on Monday. The content is confidential until it is published, but according to preliminary information, the report is likely to be interesting: In light of current natural disasters, participating scientists warn of more serious disasters if climate change is not contained.

The earth has already changed compared to the pre-industrial era Heated by 1.1 degrees. The Paris Agreement aims to limit warming to below 2°C, but if possible 1.5°C. If the temperature rises by two degrees, the draft IPCC report has seen serious global consequences for humans and nature. Entire ecosystems are threatened with collapse. Water and food shortages and disease as a result of global warming will spread faster and faster in the coming decades.

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Representatives from nearly 200 countries participated in the report. Scientists’ recommendations are a cornerstone of global climate policy. The first part deals with the scientific principles of climate change – in particular the development of The share of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere and its effects, as well as scenarios for the future progress of Global Warming. This time an additional chapter deals with the effects of short-lived greenhouse gases. This concern about methane, whose effect on global warming is much stronger than that of carbon dioxide, which also degrades more rapidly in the atmosphere.

the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) in 1988 by United Nations Environment Organization (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) was established.
his mission It is to impartially inform politicians of scientific findings about climate change and possible countermeasures.
Belongs to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 195 countries On. You send experts who create reports independently and have the final say on them.

In November this year, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow Which should flow in its deliberations the results of the first part of the report. Part 2 of the status report is due to be published in February 2022, from Part 3 to the end of March next year. The synthesis report should be available at the end of September 2022 and, as usual, provides a summary of the three parts – the previous report was submitted in November 2014.

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