Since 2021 EAERE is an accredited observer organisation to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and may designate representatives to attend Sessions of the IPCC and Sessions of a Working Group at plenary level. The admission process of organisations as observers at IPCC was adopted by the Panel at the Twenty-fifth Session (Mauritius, 26-28 April 2006), Amended following the decision of the Thirty-first Session (Bali, 26-29 October 2009) and Thirty-fifth Session (Geneva, 6-9 June 2012).

Read the list of IPCC Observer Organizations.

EAERE participated in the following IPCC events:

Fifty-fifth Session of the IPCC (IPCC 55) and Twelfth Session of Working Group II (WGII-12)
14-25 February 2022, online
Between February 14 and February 25 2022, the IPCC held its Fifty-fifth Session (IPCC-55) and Twelfth Session of Working Group II (WG II-12) in a virtual format with the support of Germany. The main agenda items of WGII-12 were the approval of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Working Group II contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) and acceptance of the underlying scientific technical assessment. EAERE President Phoebe Koundouri and EAERE Vice-President Enrica De Cian participated in the Sessions as EAERE representatives.

You can read their note here.

Fifty-fourth (bis) Session of the IPCC (IPCC-54 bis)
14-16 December 2021, online
At IPCC 54 bis mainly the budget of the body was presented and discussed. EAERE was present at the conference with Phoebe Koundouri and Simone Borghesi as delegates.

Fifty‐fourth Session of the IPCC (IPCC‐54) and Fourteenth Session of the Working Group I (WGI‐14)
26 July – 6 August 2021, online
During these meetings, the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate change 2021: The Physical Science Basis was presented.  The report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations. EAERE was present at the conference with Xavier Labandeira and Aldo Ravazzi as delegates.