Climate Change IPCC

LegalBrief, 13 May, 2019

A UN climate change panel this week updated guidelines for governments to estimate greenhouse gas emissions so the most up-to-date scientific research is included. An Engineering News report notes that under the 2015 Paris Agreement, governments use common methodologies to measure how many greenhouse emissions they have produced and how many have been removed from the atmosphere. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said the new 2019 guidelines built on 2006 methodologies by updating gaps and out-of-date science.They include new technologies and emissions sources across the energy, industrial processes, waste, agriculture and forestry sectors.

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