Climate change: beyond the atmospheric phenomenon

The plenary session of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) is to be held in Geneva during 17-20 April 2002. The IPCC is a body set up in 1988 through the initiative of the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme essentially to provide scientific assessments of all aspects of climate change which is threatening the globe. One of the items in the agenda of the forthcoming session in Geneva is the election of the new Bureau of this body, which has a total of 30 members, including the Chairman of the Panel. Full Text