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IPCC: Climate Change Is Coming!

Source:  LBNL News Center

Berkeley Lab scientists Michael Wehner (left) and William Collins were lead authors on the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. (Photo credit Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab)

Most of the Earth’s continents are on track to become considerably warmer, with more hot extremes and fewer cold extremes--while precipitation will increase in some parts of the world but decrease in other parts. These are some of the conclusions reached by Michael Wehner and his co-authors (including ESD Climate Science Head Bill Collins) in the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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