Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

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The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC 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.

 pages , 10MBPCC Sixth Assessment Report 3 Reports - Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

3 new reports are available:

  • The Summary for Policymakers
    The Summary for Policymakers (SPM) provides a high-level summary of the key findings of the Working Group II Report and is approved by the IPCC member governments line by line.
    37 pages, 10 MB
  • The Technical Summary (*)
    The Technical Summary (TS) provides extended summary of key findings and serves as a link between the comprehensive assessment of the Working Group II Report and the concise SPM.
    96 Pages, 20 MB
  • Full Report (*)
    The 18 Chapters and 7 Cross-Chapter Papers of the Working Group II Report assess the impacts of climate change on nature and humanity, and their capacities and limits for adaptation.
    3675 Pages, 280 MB

(*) The Technical Summary (TS), the full Report Chapters and Cross-Chapter Papers, the Annexes and the Supplementary Materials are the Final Draft versions, and remain subject to revisions following the SPM approval, corrigenda, copy-editing, and layout. Although these documents still carry the note from the Final Government Distribution “Do Not Cite, Quote or Distribute” they may be freely published, as the report has now been approved and accepted.