Faro welcomes scientist to prepare world report on climate change

in News · 06-12-2019 01:00:00 · 1 Comments

Global climate change experts will meet in early 2020 in Faro to prepare the report that will provide governments with an assessment of the impacts of climate change on ecosystems and human systems.

Organised by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the meeting will bring together about 300 scientists from 27 January to 1 February at the University of Algarve, Faro district, it said in a statement.

From the meeting at the University of Algarve will come the contributions of one of the IPCC’s three working groups, which is responsible for analysing the impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change and for the writing of the sixth evaluation report.

The document aims to provide an up-to-date scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change on ecosystems and human systems, as well as an analysis of the capabilities and limits of these systems to adapt to climate change and options to reduce climate risks.

Created by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme, the IPCC aims to disseminate the most advanced knowledge about climate change affecting the world, pointing out its causes, effects and risks to humanity and the environment, suggesting ways to combat problems.

The scheduled meeting for the Algarve is organised by the University of Algarve and its Sea Sciences Centre (CCMAR), at the invitation of the Ministry of the Sea.


We should be worried.
3 questions for the IPCC WG2
1) How can the cost for this global meeting "tourism" be justified? Such meeting could be held using Internet technology. A monumental waste of OUR money, we the local and global taxpayer have to come up with.
2) How can the IPCC justify the carbon emissions caused by this meeting only? Thats all beyond me.
3) What are they talking about?
I am worried about the format and theme what IPCC is doing and COP25 discussing. It looks to me that IPCC tries to solve problems which do not exists anymore. Greenhouse gas emissions rise exponentially (CO2,NOX,CH4). The air we breathe becomes more and more unhealthy and contains less oxigen. The "target" discussion is obsolet because no target can be met anymore. And why can I say that? The consequences of melting perma frost regions and the rising temperature of the oceans are devastating. Simple Mathematics apply. Listen e.g. to the "Arctic Conference". Only very drastic measures can help.
And that is not going to happen!

By Andreas Muennichow from Algarve on 07-12-2019 08:36
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