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Global Carbon Project (GCP)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters (UNESCO)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
This report highlights the increasing and irreversible impacts of climate change, which affects glaciers, oceans, nature, economies, and human living conditions and is often felt through water-related hazards like drought or flooding. It also documents how COVID-19 has impeded our ability to monitor these changes through the global observing system.
The United in Science 2020 report, the second in a series, is coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with input from the Global Carbon Project, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, the UN Environment Programme and the UK Met Office. It presents the very latest scientific data and findings related to climate change to inform global policy and action.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
This report has been compiled by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) under the direction of the United Nations Secretary-General to bring together the latest climate science related updates from a group of key global partner organizations – WMO, Global Carbon Project (GCP), UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Met Office. The content of each chapter is attributable to each respective organization.
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