IPCC: Expert Review of First Order Draft of the IPCC AR6 Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability)

The First Order Draft (FOD) of the Working Group II contribution to the AR6, Climate Change 2021: Impacts, Adaptation and vulnerability is now open for expert review.


The expert review of the First Order Draft will take place from
18 October to 13 December 2019.

If you are interested in Reviewing the FOD please register until 6 December 2019 on https://apps.ipcc.ch/comments/ar6wg2/fod/register.php

About the AR6 WGII contribution:
The Working Group II contribution to the AR6, Climate Change 2021: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, will assess the impacts of climate change, the vulnerability of socio-economic and natural systems to climate change, and options for adapting to it.
During the review, experts may comment on the structure and comprehensiveness of the report and suggest improvements on the presentation of materials graphically or through tables. They may also propose revisions, relevant additional papers with full citation, and shorten text without losing relevant information.

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Please note that the FOD is a confidential document which must not be distributed, cited or quoted. To register for the review, a self-declaration of expertise is required. Once the registration is complete, and before accessing the draft, reviewers agree to the terms of the review, including the confidentiality of the draft and review materials, which are provided solely for the purpose of the review.

Additional information on the role of Expert Reviewer is available in Annex 1 of Appendix A to the Principles Governing IPCC Work. Please also see here an information note explaining the Expert Review process: www.ipcc.ch/site/assets/uploads/2017/08/AR6_WGI_FOD_Guidance_Note.pdf

If you have any questions about the process, please contact Urs Neu, ProClim, or Andreas Fischlin, Vice-Chair IPCC WG II.



Dr. Urs Neu
ProClim − Forum for Climate and Global Change (ProClim)
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

+41 31 306 93 52

Prof. Dr. Andreas Fischlin
ETH Zürich
Institute of Integrative Biology (Institute of Integrative Biology (IBZ))
Systemökologie CHN E 21.1
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich

044 633 60 90