Special Report on impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C (SR15)
At its 43rd Session (Nairobi, Kenya, 11 - 13 April 2016), the IPCC Panel decided to accept the invitation from the UNFCCC to
provide a special report in 2018 on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse
gas emission pathways, and to prepare a Special Report on this topic in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of
climate change, sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty.
A Scoping Meeting will be held at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), in Geneva, Switzerland from 15 to 18 August 2016 to develop the scope
and outline of Special Report. The Scoping Meeting would result in a draft Scoping Paper describing the objectives and an annotated outline of the Special
Report as well as the process and timeline for its preparation.
Special Report on climate change and oceans and the cryosphere (SROCC)
At its 43rd Session (Nairobi, Kenya, 11 - 13 April 2016), the IPCC Panel decided to prepare a special report on climate change and the oceans
and the cryosphere. The Special Report will be developed under the joint scientific leadership of Working Groups I, II and III with support from the WGII TSU.
A call for expert nominations was issued to Governments, Observer Organizations and IPCC Bureau members on 17 June 2016, requesting them to
submit nominations via their focal pointsbefore Friday, 29 July 2016 midnight CEST.