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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)


In order to further support communications and discussion around the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report we have also prepared a series of presentations summarising the key findings of each report in a small number of accessible slides.

As with the briefings themselves these documents are provided on a Creative Commons License and are free to use.

Where you use them please do highlight the existence of the series of briefings to encourage others to use this resource.

Sector briefings:

Climate Change Implications for Selected Sectors:

AgricultureBuildingsCitiesDefenceEmploymentEnergyExtractive & Primary IndustriesFinance & InvestmentFisheries & AquacultureTourismTransport.

Climate Change Overview

IPCC WGI: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

The IPCC has produced a video on its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). This is the first video of three. It was published on November 21 2013. 

IPCC WGII: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

The 10th Session of Working Group II (WGII-10) was held from 25 to 29 March 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. At the Session, the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) was approved and the underlying scientific and technical assessment accepted. This second video was published by the IPCC on March 30 2014.

IPCC WGIII: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change

In this third video, Working Group III assesses the options for mitigating climate change and their underlying technological, economic and institutional requirements. This documentary provides insights into the making of the report and its main findings. The video was published by the IPCC on June 6 2014.

Further Videos

Watch a Q & A with NASA scientists discussing climate change. 

Learn about what the IPCC AR5 means for policymakers.