Climatic Change

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 409–415

Revised Rules of Procedure for the IPCC Process

  • Tora Skodvin


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)held its fifteenth Plenary session in San Jose, CostaRica in April, 1999. One major item on the agenda wasthe adoption of a revised set of rules of procedurefor the Panel's work with its Third Assessment Report(TAR). The IPCC process is already a time-consumingand cumbersome process, and the new rules of procedureadopted at the fifteenth Plenary session adds furthercomplexity and bureaucracy to the process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tora Skodvin
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  1. 1.Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo (CICERO)University of OsloOsloNorway

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