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Mini e-course 'How to review IPCC Assessment Reports – webinars and guidance for climate experts’, Webinar 2: How to Conduct an IPCC Review
Date: 22 October 2019
Time: 12:30 (UTC); 14:30 (SAST); 15:30 (EAT)
Duration: 75 minutes

Prof Arthur Petersen
Dr Leo Meyer

Karen Morris (SouthSouthNorth)

The objective of the mini E- course is to increase the involvement of expert reviewers from developing countries in the review process of the first draft of the Working Group II report of the IPCC. The course will be delivered by distinguished international experts with extensive past involvement in the IPCC.

This webinar will cover:

• Review procedures
• How to find your way in a draft IPCC report
• Judging draft texts, diagrams and figures;
• Analysis of the validity of a statement
• The appropriate usage of grey and non-English scientific literature
• Phrasing effective review comments
• Practical hints and further guidance material

After the presentations there will be an opportunity for questions and answers.

Oct 22, 2019 02:30 PM in Johannesburg

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Dr Leo Meyer
Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
Leo Meyer holds a PhD in energy conservation and energy economics. Until 2002, he was Deputy Head of the Department of Climate Change and Science Advisor at the Ministry of Environment of the Netherlands. He co-authored several IPCC reports during the Fourth Assessment (2005-2007), contributing to the award of the Nobel Peace Prize for the IPCC in 2007. He was Head of the Technical Support Unit for the IPCC 5th Assessment Synthesis Report.
Prof. Arthur Petersen
Professor at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) @University College London (UCL)
Arthur Petersen is a Professor at the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London (UCL). Prior to this he was a Scientific Adviser on environment and infrastructure policy within the Dutch Government. Since 2001, he has served regularly as member of the Dutch government delegation to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Karen Morris
Knowledge Management and Communications Officer @SouthSouthNorth
Karen is part of the Knowledge Management Hub, where she leads on design, including printed and online materials. She also supports on database management, management of web resources and logistical assistance for webinars and conferences. Before specialising in Knowledge Management, Karen was the project coordinator for the Kuyasa Clean Development Mechanism project, and project manager for the Hopefield Home Improvement project.