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Guidance note – The concept of risk in the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: a summary of cross Working Group discussions

The concept of risk is a key aspect of how the IPCC assesses and communicates to decision-makers the potential adverse impacts of, and response options to, climate change. The use of the concept of risk has not been fully consistent across Working Groups or between assessment cycles, given that the concept itself and its use by IPCC has continued to evolve.

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