Full UN report article here:
UN IPCC director of communications Jonathan Lynn: 'The timing is no coincidence – this is being done to be ready for Lima.'
'The synthesis is seen as politically sensitive. It comes just under a month before the UN’s annual climate summit, which will be held in Lima, Peru.'
Leo Hickman, WWF-UK’s chief climate change adviser: 'This latest IPCC synthesis report is likely to show a clear fork in the road ahead to Policymakers. We now have to ensure our representatives choose the right route: one that guarantees a safe, stable climate in the decades ahead and leaves the era of fossil fuels behind us.'
UN climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage
EU’s Hedegaard in 2013: ‘Let’s say that science, some decades from now, said ‘we were wrong, it was not about climate’, would it not in any case have been good to do many of things you have to do in order to combat climate change?.’