Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

The intergovernmental panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the United Nations (UN) Environment Program (UNEP) to assess the growing body of scientific evidence related to human-induced climate change. The mandate of the IPCC is to assess all the scientific, technical, and socioeconomic evidence of climate change, establish what its likely impacts would be, and what options are available to the world on how to mitigate emissions and adapt to any changes.

Membership of the IPCC is open to any member country of the WMO or the UNEP. The structure of the panel consists of a plenary, bureau, and three working groups. The plenary meets yearly and has the power to make major decisions affecting the

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