Photo Report

Opening Ceremony of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 38th Plenary Session

March 25, 2014

The first IPCC Plenary Session to take place in Japan was attended by about 500 government representatives from 110 countries. In the session, participants discussed and approved a report identifying eight major risks posed by climate change (e.g. sea level rising).

The opening ceremony
Minister of the Environment Mr. Ishihara, IPCC Chairman Dr. Pachauri, and IPCC WGII Co-chair Dr. Field
Opening statement as a host country of the session delivered by Minister Mr. Ishihara