Government invites experts for IPCC climate report

The government is calling on experts in the UK to help scope a special report on climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is producing the report which […]

By Priyanka Shrestha

The government is calling on experts in the UK to help scope a special report on climate change.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is producing the report which will set out the feasibility of limiting rise in temperatures to 1.5C and the changes needed to achieve the target.

It will also cover land degradation, sustainable land management, food security and greenhouse gas in terrestrial ecosystems.

The UK Focal Point, based in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is inviting experts to express their interests in the scoping on the report.

Applicants must have expertise in at least one of the fields identified by the IPCC, which includes agricultural systems, biomass for energy generation, climate observations and projections, rural development, sustainable consumption and water and biodiversity.

The Scoping Meeting will be held in the week of 13th February 2017.

The deadline for applications is 28th September 2016.