Climate change: IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Working Group 1

27 September 2013 - 8:00pm

Climate change: IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Working Group 1

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 1 meets in Stockholm from 23-26 September during which the group's Fifth Assessment Report will be finalised.

The report is expected to be released about 8pm on Friday, September 27 but may be subject to change.

NIWA Chief Scientist Climate Dr David Wratt, who is a vice chair of Working Group 1, will be in Stockholm for the report's release.

Three of the report's lead authors are from New Zealand: Professor David Frame, Professor Tim Naish, and Associate Professor James Renwick, all of Victoria University.

NIWA will issue a media release at the same time the report is made public. It will include contact details for Dr Wratt and the other lead authors from New Zealand.

The report will be available at www.climatechange2013.org

See this page for further information on the IPCC and its processes.