The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has opened the second order draft of the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis) to government and expert review.
The review runs from 2 March to 26 April 2020 and interested experts can register until midnight CET on 19 April at https://apps.ipcc.ch/comments/ar6wg1/sod/register.php.
IPCC reports go through repeated drafts and reviews to help ensure that the report provides a balanced and comprehensive assessment of the latest scientific findings.
The Working Group I contribution to the AR6, Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis, will assess large-scale climate changes, climate processes and feedback and regional climate information.
More information is available here: https://www.ipcc.ch/2020/03/02/wgi-second-order-draft/
More information on the role of an expert reviewer is available in Annex 1 of Appendix A to the Principles Governing IPCC Work.
Additional information explaining the Expert Review process is available here: https://www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2017/08/AR6_WGI_FOD_Guidance_Note.pdf
For more information contact:
Jonathan Lynn, +41 22 730 8066, Melissa Walsh, +41 22 730 8532