Monday’s IPCC Report Is A Really Big Deal For Climate Change. So What Is It? And Why Should We Trust It?

On Monday [August 9], an extremely important report on the physical science of climate change will be released to the world. Produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the report will give world leaders the most up-to-date information about climate change to inform their policies. This IPCC assessment report is the sixth overall, and the first since 2013. A lot has changed since then, from major governments setting ambitious climate targets, to devastating floods, fires and heatwaves across the world. The report will be released and free to read at 10am Paris time [3am for Kansas City] on Monday. 

By David Karoly. The Conversation. August 6, 2021.

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