Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It provides policymakers with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge of climate change and its potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts.

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Pioneering IIASA research into climate change in the 1970s and 1980s played a key role in establishing the IPCC. Since then, numerous IIASA scientists have been authors and reviewers of the IPCC’s assessment reports. Additionally, the institute’s researchers have contributed to a wide range of IPCC Special Reports and other IPCC publications.

IIASA’s interdisciplinary and international research approach ensures its scientists are well experienced to provide expertise in understanding large and complex challenges such as climate change that cross national and disciplinary boundaries. 

IIASA researchers and IPCC assessment reports:

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Herzog, H., Smekens, K., Dadhich, P., Dooley, J., Fujii, Y., Hohmeyer, O., & Riahi, K. (2005). Cost and economic potential. In: Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage - IPCC Special Report. Eds. Metz, B., Davidson, O., de Coninck, H.C., Loos, M. & Meyer, L.A., pp. 339-362 Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Nakicenovic, N. , Alcamo, J., Grubler, A. , Riahi, K. , Roehrl, R.A., Rogner, H.-H., & Victor, N. (2000). Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES), A Special Report of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80493-0

Alcamo, J., Bouwman, A., Edmonds, J., Grubler, A. , Morita, T., & Sugandhy, A. (1995). An Evaluation of the IPCC IS92 Emission Scenarios. IIASA Research Report (Reprint). IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-95-010. Reprinted from Climate Change 1994. Radiative Forcing of Climate Change and an Evaluation of the IPCC 1992 IS92 Emission Scenarios, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 247-304

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