Since the Industrial Revolution, human activities have warmed the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, and land. The two leading causes are burning fossil fuels and converting land from forests to agriculture. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) consolidates all the peer-reviewed papers on the latest climate science to conclude about the state of the climate. The IPCC is currently in its sixth assessment cycle, producing the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) with contributions by its three Working Groups. In this blog of our trilogy on IPCC, we focus on the first Working Group contribution, which addresses the latest physical understanding of the climate system and climate change.
The report of Working Group I consists of four parts: we will highlight the critical conclusions made per chapter, offering you an insight into climate risks and their potential impacts on your business.