Photo Friday: Inside the Final Negotiations of the IPCC’s Special Report on the Oceans and Cryosphere

IPCC authors and national delegates put the final touches on the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate during negotiations in Monaco ahead of the release of the report on Sept. 25.

GlacierHub’s Ben Orlove is a lead author on the report and provided images from the final hours of negotiations and from climate events ahead of the UN’s 2019 General Assembly.

IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee (left) and Prince Albert II of Monaco entering the opening reception for SROCC (source: IISD/ENB)
Lead authors on SROCC during a break (Source: B. Orlove)
(Source: IISD/ENB)
CLA Jean-Pierre Gattuso and LA Ben Orlove (Source: Facebook/Ben Orlove)
Lead author Ben Orlove, napping on a couch during a late-night meeting (Source: Facebook/Ben Orlove)
Lunches and dinners at the SROCC approval session often consisted of snacks. (Source: B. Orlove)
IPCC bureau staff and SROCC lead authors just after the Summary for Policy-Makers of SROCC was approved. (Source: IISD/ENB)
An outreach event for SROCC, held in New York on 25 September, hosted by the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations. (Source: B. Orlove)
Greta Thunberg, addressing an outreach event for SROCC in New York on 25 Sept. (Source: B. Orlove)
At an outreach event for SROCC in New York on Sept. 25. Left to right: Ben Orlove; Patricia Edwin, First Lady of the Federated States of Micronesia; Thelma Krug, IPCC Vice-Chair; David Panuelo, President of the Federated States of Micronesia (Source: B. Orlove)

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