Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


an international scientific body established in 1988 by the United Nations Environment Program and the World Meteorological Organisation to review and assess the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information relating to climate change; contributed to by scientists around the world on a voluntary basis, with national governments also able to participate in the review and reporting process; shared 2007 Nobel Peace prize with Al Gore. Abbrev.: IPCC

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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