IPCC report on oceans and ice workshop, Samoa
July 29-30, 2019
Climate Analytics and the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) held this workshop in Apia, Samoa, allowing participants to review and discuss the draft IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere (SROCC). Representatives from Pacific island states, including UNFCCC and IPCC focal points, and members of the regional scientific community attended. Attendees discussed how the report could be strengthened from a SIDS perspective and lessons learned from the IPCC 1.5°C Special Report. Participants emphasised that regional governments can provide comments on the report and its findings.