Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
|Name:||Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change|
|URL to homepage:||http://www.ipcc.ch/|
- Assess available information on the science, the impacts, and the economics of, and options for mitigating and/or adapting to, climate change; and
- Provide, on request scientific/technical/socioeconomic advice to the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on climate Change (UNFCCC). [ref. 3]
- Panels of experts: climatology, economics, oceanography, forestry, energy, agriculture, transportation, atmospheric chemistry, water resources.
Relevance to forests by key words
climate change, greenhouse gases, carbon sequestration, expert advice, research, meteorology, land use