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Published: August 28, 2013

Climate change public event for IPCC launch

Date: September 28, 2013

Place: Kulturhuset,
Sergels torg, Stockholm

Contact: Owen Gaffney (owen.gaffney@igbp.kva.se)

Admission: This event is free.


Registration is required.

50% off entrance to Nobel Museum with proof of registration for this event.

News |

On 28 September, IGBP and partners will hold a major public event for the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Working Group I Summary for Policymakers, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis. This is the first event at which IPCC Working Group I Co-chairs present the findings of the newly-approved report to the general public. The event will be streamed live online.


The event will be streamed live here.

In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with former U.S. Vice President Albert Gore Jr.

On 27 September 2013, IPCC's Working Group I releases the Summary for Policymakers of the first part of the IPCC´s Fifth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis.

On 28 September, there will be the first public event to discuss the report with the authors and co-chairs. We welcome your participation and questions.


13:00 Welcome and a short demonstration with Tom Tits Experiment

Dr Olov Amelin, Nobel Museum Director

13:05 Two centuries of global change

Professor Hans Rosling, Karolinska Institutet

13:25 IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Working Group I summary

Professor Thomas Stocker, Co-Chair IPCC Working Group I,

University of Bern, Switzerland

14:05 Panel discussion with questions from the audience

  • Moderator: Adjunct Professor Johan L. Kuylenstierna, Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Professor Thomas Stocker, Co-chair IPCC Working Group I, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Professor Qin Dahe, Co-chair IPCC Working Group I, China Meteorological Administration
  • Professor Deliang Chen, University of Gothenburg and IPCC Working Group I lead author
  • Professor Markku Rummukainen, University of Lund and IPCC Working Group I lead author
  • Dr Sybil Seitzinger, Executive Director, International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme, Stockholm

Speaker biographies

15:00 Close

The event will be held in English and streamed live online.

Questions in Swedish will also be welcome during the panel discussion. 

More information about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeInternational Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
Nobel Museum
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Stockholm Environment Institute
Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences


The Swedish Research Council Formas

United Nations Foundation

The organizers kindly thank Tom Tits Experiment for developing the demonstration, and FLIR Systems for supplying the thermal imaging equipment.

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