Climate Change 2014 : Synthesis Report

GENEVA, March 18 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) launched on Wednesday the complete version of the Synthesis Report, the concluding instalment of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5).

Written by over 800 scientists from 80 countries, and assessing over 30,000 scientific papers, the Fifth Assessment Report tells policymakers what the scientific community knows about the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, and options for adaptation and mitigation.