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What does IPCC AR5 mean?

What does IPCC AR5 mean?

Fifth Assessment Report
This Synthesis Report is based on the reports of the three Working Groups of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including relevant Special Reports. It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).

Who made up the IPCC and what was its mission?

Created in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the objective of the IPCC is to provide governments at all levels with scientific information that they can use to develop climate policies.

Does IPCC create policy?

IPCC reports are neutral, policy-relevant but not policy-prescriptive. The assessment reports are a key input into the international negotiations to tackle climate change.

What are the three roles of the IPCC?

The IPCC has three working groups: Working Group I, dealing with the physical science basis of climate change; Working Group II, dealing with impacts, adaptation and vulnerability; and Working Group III, dealing with the mitigation of climate change.

What is an AR5?

AR5, AR 5, or AR-5 can refer to: ArmaLite AR-5, a . 22 caliber bolt-action aircrew survival rifle. Arkansas Highway 5, a designation for three state highways in Arkansas.

Who formed the IPCC?

Bert BolinIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / Founder

Who is on IPCC?

Participation in the IPCC is open to all member countries of the WMO and United Nations. It currently has 195 members. The Panel, made up of representatives of the member states, meets in Plenary Sessions to take major decisions.

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What is AR4 and AR5?

The IAC recommendation refers to the summary terms for evidence and agreement in the AR4 guidance as a level-of-understanding scale. The AR5 guidance instructs all author teams to make an evaluation of evidence and agreement the basis for any key finding.