The IPCC at a Crossroads: Enhancing the Usefulness of IPCC to the UNFCCC Process
Is the IPCC doing the right things? Is the IPCC doing things right? At the COP21 Conference in Paris, Carlo Carraro, University of Venice and FEEM, Ottmar Edenhofer, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Charles Kolstad, Stanford University, Robert Stavins, Harvard University, and Hoesung Lee, Chair of the IPCC, Korea University, have discussed the problems and challenges that the IPCC is facing in the UNFCCC Process. This issue had been previously addressed in the article “The IPCC at a Crossroads: Opportunities for Reform” published in Science on October 2, 2015.
– Read a brief summary of the debate here.
– Click here for a video of the event.
– Click here for a video of IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee’s statement
– Click below for the presentations:
- “Some remarks on communication and scoping”, by Carlo Carraro
- “Experience from the IPCCFifth Assessment Report –from the perspective of a former Co-Chair”, by Ottmar Edenhofer
- “The IPCC at a Crossroads: Becoming more Useful to UNFCCC Process? (Economic, Social and Policy Dimensions)” by Charles Kolstadt
- “The IPCC at a Crossroads: Opportunities for Reform” by Robert Stavins