New IPCC report presents latest scientific consensus on climate change risks and impacts

Published: Tuesday, 01 March 2022 10:18

The IPCC Working Group II has published ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability’ which provides a detailed summary of the current expectations for how climate change related risks and impacts are likely to develop.

The Working Group II contribution to the 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.

According to the report, current and expected risks and impacts of climate change are:

Read the full report and associated publications.