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Understanding Climate Change: 22 years of IPCC Assessment
  • Understanding climate change: 22 years of IPCC assessment: brochure with information on the IPCC's structure, procedures the history of the IPCC and its work. Prepared in November 2010
  • 16 Years of Scientific Assessment in Support of the Climate Convention: Brochure describing the history of the IPCC, major achievements and its relationship with the UNFCCC, prepared on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the UNFCCC in the year 2004. Brochure and Addendum

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Fifth Assessment Report
Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation
Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation
Fourth Assessment Report
Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impact and Climate Analysis
IPCC Scholarship Programme


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Links to material from UN partner organizations on climate change
  1. WMO Outreach Materials
  2. UNEP Outreach Materials
  3. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  4. United Nations
Links to material intended for youth from UN partner organizations
  1. WMO's Weather, climate and water science for youth
  2. UNEP's Tunza corner for Youth and Children
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Other information in the UN system
  1. Searchable database/inventory of UN system activities on climate change
  2. UNEP and climate change
  3. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and climate change
  4. UNDP (Environment and Energy)
  5. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  6. UN Habitat and their work on Climate Change and Cities
  7. OCHA - Climate Change: Coping with the Humanitarian Impact
  8. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
  9. UNISDR & Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction (2009) 2011)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  11. Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)
  12. UNFCCC Greenhouse gas inventory data
  13. World Climate Research Program (WCRP)
  14. The International Council for Science (ICSU)
  15. International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
  16. Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
  17. World Bank Climate Change