United in Science 2021 set for release

United in Science 2021 set for release



15 September 2021

United in Science 2021 will be released on 16 September.

The report is a multi-organization compilation of the latest climate science information and gives a unified assessment of the state of our Earth system. This is the third edition.

The report provides details on: 

  • Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in the Atmosphere (WMO)
  • Global greenhouse gas emissions and budgets (Global Carbon Project)
  • Emissions Gap (UN Environment Programme)
  • Global Climate in 2017-2021 and 2021-2025 (WMO, UK Met Office)
  • Highlights of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report – the Physical Science basis
  • Sea level rise and coastal impacts (World Climate Research Programme)
  • Heatwaves, wildfires and air pollution (World Health Organization/WMO)

The report will be released at a press conference given by WMO Secretary-General Prof. Petteri Taalas, and with a video message from United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.

It will be broadcast live at 0930 CEST (0730 GMT) on http://webtv.un.org/


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