Some members of the Working Group One of the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) visited the CAREERI and gave reports on April 14, 2014.
The Fifth Assessment Report indicates the climate change is more serious than people’s thought before. The report also reveals the global surface warming is due to the CO2 emission in 21th century.
CAS Member Qin Dahe, who was awarded the Volvo Environment Prize in 2013, gave a report on the main conclusion of the Working Group One of the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC. Zhai Panmao gave a report on the Global Atmospheric and Surface Climate Change. Zhang Hua analyzed the artificial and natural radiation force. Zhang Xiaoye analyzed the influence and response of the aerosol-cloud to the climate change. Liao Hong gave a report on the short-lived greenhouse gases and cooling potential. Dong Wenjie estimated the connection and change between the different climate phenomenons.
There were seven scientists and researchers attending this report, including the winner of the Volvo Environment Prize in 2013 Qin Dahe, the secretary-general of the Chinese Meteorological Society Zhai Panmao, the principal research scientist in National Climate Center Zhang Hua, the vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences Zhang Xiaoye, the doctoral tutor of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of CAS Liao Hong, the executive vice-president of the College of Global Change and Earth System Science of Beijing Normal University Dong Wenjie, and the researcher in the National Climate Center Gao Xuejie.