Land use

Land and land management is critical to keep global warming to well below 2ºC

The IPCC approved and accepted Climate Change and Land: an IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems at its 50th Session held on 2 – 7 August 2019 in Geneva. The approved Summary for Policymakers (SPM) was presented at a press conference on 8 August 2019. Almut Arneth was Coordinating Lead author of chapter 1 in the report and participated in the IPCC plenary session.

Additional information


IPCC press release:

IPCC official tweet (including video clip)

Summary for the Policy Makers and full report:

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