Convener: Sarah Connors | Co-convener: Robin Matthews
Fri, 12 Apr, 16:15–18:00
Room -2.62

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is currently in its sixth Assessment Report cycle (AR6). Three special reports, in addition to the main Working Group (WG) and methodological reports, will be published before the end of 2022, the first being the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C – due in October 2018.

But what is the process behind producing an IPCC report? How many scientists are involved? And what’s it really like to be a scientist working in this process, right at the interface of science and policy?

In this short course, we will reveal the behind-the-scenes nature of this multi-disciplinary effort to provide evidence-based policy at a global scale. We will highlight opportunities to get involved with the AR6, with a particular focus on early career scientists (ECS).

After presentations there will be a chance for discussion through a Q&A period. For more information on AR6 and the IPCC in general, please visit the IPCC website: