Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

פורסם: 2 באפר׳ 2014, 11:58 על ידי: Sustainability Org   [ עודכן 2 באפר׳ 2014, 12:17 ]

IPCC Working Group II Contribution to AR5

The 10th Session of Working Group II (WGII-10) was held from 25 to 29 March 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. At the Session, the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) was approved and the underlying scientific and technical assessment accepted.

Summary for policymakers - press here

WGII AR5 Final Drafts (accepted)

The Final Draft Report, dated 28 October 2013, of the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2014:Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability was accepted but not approved in detail by the 10th Session of Working Group II and the 38th Session of the IPCC on 29 March 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. It consists of the full scientific and technical assessment undertaken by Working Group II.

The Final Draft Report has to be read in conjunction with the document entitled “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Working Group II Contribution to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report — Changes to the Underlying Scientific/Technical Assessment” to ensure consistency with the approved Summary for Policymakers (IPCC-XXXVIII/DOC.4) presented to the Panel at its 38th Session. This document lists the changes necessary to ensure consistency between the full Report and the Summary for Policymakers, which was approved line-by-line by Working Group II and accepted by the Panel at the above-mentioned Sessions. A listing of substantive edits additionally indicates corrections of errors for the Final Draft Report.

Edits to the Final Draft Report
Changes to the Underlying Scientific/Technical Assessment (IPCC-XXXVIII/DOC.4) 0.17 MB
List of Substantive Edits 0.12 MB


Technical Summary 18.6MB
WGII AR5 Volume-wide Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 0.15 MB
Context for the AR5
Ch 1 — Point of departure 0.95 MB
Ch 2 — Foundations for decisionmaking 1.31 MB
Natural and Managed Resources and Systems, and Their Uses
Ch 3 — Freshwater resources 2.50 MB
Ch 4 — Terrestrial and inland water systems 2.80 MB
Ch 5 — Coastal systems and low-lying areas 1.42 MB
Ch 6 — Ocean systems 9.07 MB
Ch 7 — Food security and food production systems 1.64 MB
Human Settlements, Industry, and Infrastructure
Ch 8 — Urban Areas 3.76 MB
Ch 9 — Rural Areas 0.83 MB
Ch 10 — Key economic sectors and services 0.82 MB
Human Health, Well-Being, and Security
Ch 11 — Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits 1.13 MB
Ch 12 — Human security 0.88 MB
Ch 13 — Livelihoods and poverty 2.13 MB
Ch 14 — Adaptation needs and options 0.44 MB
Ch 15 — Adaptation planning and implementation 0.46 MB
Ch 16 — Adaptation opportunities, constraints, and limits 1.56 MB
Ch 17 — Economics of adaptation 0.64 MB
Multi-Sector Impacts, Risks, Vulnerabilities, and Opportunities
Ch 18 — Detection and attribution of observed impacts 1.33 MB
Ch 19 — Emergent risks and key vulnerabilities 1.23 MB
Ch 20 — Climate-resilient pathways: adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable development 0.36 MB
Ch 21 — Regional context 0.51 MB
Regional Chapters
Ch 22 — Africa 4.01 MB
Ch 23 — Europe 2.98 MB
Ch 24 — Asia 1.95 MB
Ch 25 — Australasia 2.52 MB
Ch 26 — North America 2.84 MB
Ch 27 — Central and South America 1.78 MB
Ch 28 — Polar Regions 2.35 MB
Ch 29 — Small Islands 1.01 MB
Ch 30 — The Ocean 4.43 MB


Glossary 0.22 MB
WGII AR5 Chapter-specific FAQs 0.24 MB
Cross-chapter box compendium 2.70 MB


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