IAC Co-chairs Comment on IPCC Plenary

Tue, October 18, 2011

The co-chairs of the InterAcademy Council issued a short statement on developments at last week’s IPCC plenary session in South Korea

Statement by IAC Co-chairs Robbert Dijkgraaf, president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Lu Yongxiang, president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

“We are pleased that the IAC report was given careful consideration at the IPCC plenary and that its recommendations have begun to be acted upon. We hope that the IAC report will continue to inform decisions about further strengthening of IPCC processes and procedures.”


IAC Media Contacts:

William Kearney
InterAcademy Council
U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
+1 202-334-2144/ +1 202 450-9166 (mobile)
wkearney@interacademycouncil.net

Irene van Houten or Hugo van Bergen
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam
+31 20 5510733 / +31 6 1137 5909 (mobile)/ +31 6 2159 9939 (mobile)
irene.van.houten@bureau.knaw.nl / hugo.van.bergen@bureau.knaw.nl

Alice Henchley or Bill Harnett
The Royal Society, London
+44 207 451 2514 / +207 451 2516/ +44 7931 423323 (mobile)
alice.henchley@royalsociety.org / bill.hartnett@royalsociety.org