IPCC Founded


IPCC Founded


The establishment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was the United Nations' first step towards formally studying climate change and its impacts. Their formal goal was to "prepare a comprehensive review and recommendations with respect to the state of knowledge of the science of climate change; the social and economic impact of climate change, and potential response strategies and elements for inclusion in a possible future international convention on climate." They've since produced 5 formal Climate Assessment Reports, and a number of additional reports relating to climate change.

Date of Article or Event

December 1988 – December 1988

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