Currently in progress

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Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)

Web: www.ipcc.ch/assessment-report/ar6/

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WG I

Current state: The IPCC has finalized the first part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis, the Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report. It was finalized on 6 August 2021 during the 14th Session of Working Group I and 54th Session of the IPCC.

Swiss Authors: Erich Fischer (ETH Zurich), Samuel Jaccard (Universities of Bern and Lausanne), Gian-Kasper Plattner (WSL), Sonia I. Seneviratne (ETH Zurich), Martin Wild (ETH Zurich)

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WG II

Current state: Final Government Distribution of the Final Draft and Government Review of the Summary for Policymakers

Next steps:

14–18 Feb 2022 (tbc): 55th session of the IPCC (IPCC-55) and WGII AR6 Approval Plenary (WGII-12) (Location tbd)

Swiss Authors: Carolina Adler (Mountain Research Initiative), Thomas Bernauer (ETH Zurich), Guéladio Cissé (Swiss TPH), Andreas Fischlin (ETH Zürich), Christian Huggel (University of Zurich), Veruska Muccione (University of Zurich), Rupa Mukerji (Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation)

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WG III

Current state: Expert & Government Review of the SOD & the FOD of the Summary for Policymakers

Next steps:

29 Nov 2021 – 30 Jan 2022: Final Government Distribution

21–25 Mar 2022 (tbc): 56th session of the IPCC (IPCC-56) and WGIII AR6 Approval Plenary (WGIII-14), Location tbd

Swiss Authors: Stefano Battiston (University of Zurich), Anthony Patt (ETH Zurich), Julia Steinberger (University of Lausanne), Mariama Williams (South Centre)

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SYR

Current state: Core Writing Team authors and Review Editors have been announced

Next steps:

10 Jan – 20 Mar 2022: Synthesis Report Government and Expert Review

13 Jun – 7 Aug 2022 (tbc): Final Government Distribution of the Final Draft and Government Review of the Summary for Policymakers

26–30 Sep & 1–6 Oct 2022 (tbc): 57th session of the IPCC (IPCC-57) - Approval session for the Synthesis Report and
Fifty-seventh (bis) session (IPCC-57bis), Geneva, Switzerland

Swiss experts involved in the Scoping Meeting: Sonia I. Seneviratne (ETH Zürich)