United Nations 6th Climate Assessment – Part 2

Dire climate news from tens of thousands of science studies… UN’s 6th Assessment in 3 parts: August 2021, ‘How the climate is changing’; February 2022, ‘What are the climate impacts? How can we adapt and act now to make a difference?’ Coming March 2022, ‘Solutions to slow impacts of climate change’










February 28, 2022 / Global News


IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

”The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels. It also reviews vulnerabilities and the capacities and limits of the natural world and human societies to adapt to climate change.”

* https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/

* https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/about/frequently-asked-questions

* https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/about/factsheets


”IPCC adaptation report ‘a damning indictment of failed global leadership on climate’ ”

* https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/02/1112852


“Countries aren’t doing nearly enough to protect against the disasters to come as the planet keeps heating up, a major new scientific report concludes”

* https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/28/climate/climate-change-ipcc-report.html

* https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/28/climate/climate-change-ipcc-report-takeaways.html


”EXPLAINER: UN ‘house on fire’ climate report key to action (Associated Press)”

* https://apnews.com/article/climate-science-fires-united-nations-77e8bd2fc38f8f3ac5a93966ff46283a


”This climate crisis report asks: what is at stake? In short, everything”

”Analysis: Major IPCC report, approved by 195 countries, lays bare devastating harm caused by unchecked global heating”

”IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown”

* https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/28/what-at-stake-climate-crisis-report-everything

* https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/28/ipcc-issues-bleakest-warning-yet-impacts-climate-breakdown

* https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/feb/28/what-is-the-ipcc-climate-change-report-and-what-will-it-say


” ‘Delay means death’: We’re running out of ways to adapt to the climate crisis, new report shows”

* https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/28/world/un-ipcc-climate-report-adaptation-impacts/index.html


”Climate change: IPCC report warns of ‘irreversible’ impacts of global warming”

* https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60525591



”Impacts of Climate Change Now Severe and Widespread, U.N. Panel Says”

”Based on 34,000 studies, a new report says major weather events are more common and severe than previously predicted”

* https://www.wsj.com/articles/impacts-of-climate-change-now-severe-and-widespread-u-n-panel-says-11646046000


”Climate change causing widespread and irreversible impacts, says IPCC”

”A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that up to 3.6 billion people are highly vulnerable to climate change, largely from extreme heat, heavy rainfall, drought and fire”

* https://www.newscientist.com/article/2309795-climate-change-causing-widespread-and-irreversible-impacts-says-ipcc/


”Seawalls alone won’t save coastal cities, major UN report says”

”Adapting to climate change will require more ‘transformative changes’”

* https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/28/22953552/sea-walls-coastal-cities-climate-change-adaptation-united-nations-report


”Cities Are Unlikely Yet Powerful Weapons to Fight Climate Change”

”The UN’s latest IPCC report paints a dire picture for the species of Earth. But it also suggests how urban areas can help humanity face down the threat”

* https://www.wired.com/story/cities-are-unlikely-yet-powerful-weapons-to-fight-climate-change/


”U.N. panel warns of global warming’s toll on humans and nature”

”Impacts will be worst for ecosystems and humanity’s most vulnerable”

* https://www.science.org/content/article/un-panel-warns-of-global-warmings-toll-on-humans-and-nature


”Transformational change is coming to how people live on Earth, UN climate adaptation report warns: Which path will humanity choose?”

* https://theconversation.com/transformational-change-is-coming-to-how-people-live-on-earth-un-climate-adaptation-report-warns-which-path-will-humanity-choose-177604


”Florida is already seeing climate change / Miami Herald / By Alex Harris”

* https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/environment/article258869528.html


”UN panel’s grim climate change report: ‘Parts of the planet will become uninhabitable’ ”

* https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2022/02/28/un-climate-change-report/6927625001/


”Climate change is hitting the planet faster than scientists originally thought”

* https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00585-7


”The world is getting climate change adaptation wrong”

* https://qz.com/2134803/some-climate-change-adaptations-make-the-problem-worse/


”Humanity faces ‘grave and mounting threat’ of climate change — unless we act, IPCC report reveals”

* https://www.livescience.com/ipcc-climate-report-we-are-not-ready




Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

* https://www.ipcc.ch/

* https://bit.ly/IPCCLIVE


IPCC 6th Assessment – Part 1

* https://www.ipcc.ch/2021/08/05/press-conference-details-wgi-ar6/

* https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sixth-assessment-report-working-group-i/


IPCC report: ‘Code red’ for human-driven global heating