Dissemination Workshop of the three special reports of IPCC at Kolkata on 14-15 November 2019

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is currently preparing it’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). Under this assessment cycle IPCC has published three special reports, Special Report on Global Warming 1.5oC (SR 1.5), Special Report on Climate Change and Land ( SRCCL) and Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC).

This workshop is organized by the Department of Environment, Government of West Bengal and the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in collaboration with the IPCC and Global Change Programme-Jadavpur University, Kolkata as the academic partner.

The outreach event of these three special reports will discuss with relevant policy-makers and stakeholders what the findings of these important reports mean for South Asia and India with a special focus on states. This event will also help to create synergies between academia, industry, NGOs and policymakers regarding actions to tackle climate change in this country.