Major players in climate change: IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the single most important organisation for the assessment of climate change but who are they and what do they actually do?

The IPCC is a body established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to “provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic consequences”. Simple?

What they do is bring together experts in every single imaginable area of earth sciences and ask the question is the climate changing and if so what happens if it continues. Continue reading