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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:
IPCC Working Group I Technical Support Unit, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
IPCC Press Office, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Jonathan Lynn, +41 22 730 8066, Melissa Walsh, +41 22 730 8532

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