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Practitioners' work and evidence in IPCC reports

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports provide the most reliable and robust assessment of understanding of the climate system. However, they do not include practitioner-based evidence, which is fundamental to make the reports a relevant source of information for decision-making.

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Figure 1: The academic community merely observes practical actions to address climate change resilience but does not include the practitioner community in the process of systematic review of evidence, such as the IPCC process.
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Viner, D., Howarth, C. Practitioners' work and evidence in IPCC reports. Nature Clim Change 4, 848–850 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2362

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