The End Of The IPCC?

November 4, 2014 7:35 PM

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The End Of The IPCC?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, has been a leading voice in discussions about global warming since the panel was formed 26 years ago, and it has devoted countless hours and resources to understanding the planet’s complex and ever-changing environment. Now, the future of the United Nations' leading climate body is uncertain, as experts wonder whether the panel’s merits outweigh its shortcomings.

The panel has had its issues, not least among them a “cumbersome approval process,” Michael Oppenheimer, a Princeton University professor and lead author of the of the second part of the agency’s most recent climate change report, told the Associated Press. It takes the agency a lot of time and manp...

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