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Nominations sought for IPCC "Special Report on Climate Change and Land"

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is accepting nominations of experts for consideration as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead authors and Review Editors for the “Special Report on 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” with a deadline 17 May 2017.
The outline of the Special Report approved by the Panel at its 45th Session is available at:
As an observer organisation to IPCC, Future Earth can nominate motivated individuals from our network. If you wish to be nominated or nominate someone, please contact Thorsten Kiefer ( immediately. All supporting documents are due by Tue, 16 May.
Only nominations with correct and complete documentation and with a realistic chance to be considered will be supported by Future Earth.
A detailed description of the IPCC writing and review process is contained in the “Procedures for the Preparation, Review, Acceptance, Adoption, Approval and Publication of IPCC Reports”. The tasks and responsibilities for Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, and Review Editors are specified in the Annex 1 to these procedures.