IPCC:- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It is an inter-governmental body of the United Nations, which provides the world with a scientific view of climate change and its political and economic impacts. In the year 1988, the IPCC was established by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). Later, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the IPCC. Membership of IPCC is open to all the members of WMO and UN. The IPCC presents reports supporting the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which is the main international treaty on climate change. The headquarters of IPCC is situated in Geneva, Switzerland. The reports of IPCC covers the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant to understanding the scientific basis of risk of human-induced climate change. It provides an internationally accepted authority on climate change. And also it involves the governments of more than 120 countries.