for Nominations of U.S. experts to serve as Authors and/or Review
Editors of the IPCC Special Report â€œManaging the Risks of Extreme
Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptationâ€ â€¨16 June 2009
the IPCCâ€™s most recent plenary meeting on 21-23 April, governments
approved the production of a â€œSpecial Report on Managing the Risks of
Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation."
â€¨Under IPCC procedures, member governments have an opportunity to
provide nominations for authors to be involved in the production of
each chapter in the report.
subject report will require the contributions of experts who can
integrate the findings of the climate change science; vulnerability,
impacts, and adaptation to extreme events; and disaster risk management
communities. Nominees should have extensive expertise pertinent to the
subject matter covered, and will generally be recognized in their field
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: â€¨David Allen, U.S. Global Change Research
Program, Suite 250, 1717â€¨Pennsylvania Ave, NW., Washington,â€¨DC 20006.
(Phone: 202â€“419â€“3486, Fax: 202â€“223â€“3065, Email:â€¨
); or visit the USGCRP â€¨Web site at http://www.globalchange.gov