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Jülicher Klimaforscher Astrid Kiendler-Scharr, Martin Riese und Andreas Wahner

Glimmers of hope: the IPCC reports

Every few years, everything we know about climate change is laid bare. But what use have the five reports published by the IPCC been so far? Not much, it seems. This November will see the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference take place in Paris. It could end just like most of its 20 predecessors: without any profound measures for climate protection. So does compiling these reports even make sense? Absolutely, say Jülich climate researchers.

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The current report: What’s in it and who writes it

Since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was set up in 1988, hundreds of scientists from all over the world have since contributed to the five Assessment Reports as authors or reviewers. Among them are the two Jülich researchers Dr. Martina Krämer and Dr. Rolf Müller, who worked on the latest report from 2013 and 2014.

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Research – learn – act!

Jülich researchers have been involved in the IPCC reporting marathon right from the start. They are reviewers or authors and furnish hard facts and figures. The reports summarize the findings of global climate research and thus lay the foundation for political action.

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