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Technical Summary, IPCC AR5 'Mitigation'

Summary IPCC AR5 WG I Report

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‘Mitigation’, in the context of climate change, is a human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases (GHGs). The Working Group III (WGIII) contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) assesses literature on the scientific, technological, environ- mental, economic and social aspects of mitigation of climate change.

Source: Edenhofer O., et al., 2014: Technical Summary. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, US