Climate assessment reports

Activities in 2013 built toward completion of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) to which all senior Transitions to New Technologies (TNT) Program scientists are contributing.

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For Working Group III, Nebojsa Nakicenovic is Lead Author (LA) of the chapter on Drivers, Trends, and Mitigation. Keywan Riahi is LA of the chapter on Energy Systems and the Policymakers and Technical Summaries. Luis Gomez-Echeverri is LA of the chapter on Financing. TNT research associate Shobhakar Dhakal is Co-Convening LA of the chapter on Human Settlements. Luis Gomez-Echeverri also serves as co-editor of AR5’s glossary and is on the core team for the AR5 Synthesis Report. Arnulf Grubler is Review Editor of the Introduction.

A related activity was the coordination of the Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC) involving 200 authors from the German speaking countries, spearheaded by Nebojsa Nakicenovic which underwent an extensive peer-review process and revision in 2013 and 2014. The APCC review process is being coordinated by Keywan Riahi, assisted by Mathis Rogner.


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC);
Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC).

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Last edited: 22 May 2014


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