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Five Key Takeaways From the Latest IPCC Report on Climate Change

What you need to know from the UN-backed group’s first major assessment since 2013.

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Scientists Reach ‘Unequivocal’ Consensus on Climate Change

Today, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change delivered its latest comprehensive report on the state of global climate science—just the sixth in the body’s more than 30-year history.

The report’s 200-plus authors distilled 14,000 individual studies to produce today’s release. Even the IPCC’s so-called “summary for policymakers,” a distillation of the report’s key findings approved by the delegations of 195 nations, clocks in at 42 pages.