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Iranian Scientists to Help Write Int'l Climate Report

The assessments scientifically investigate the effects of climate change on different aspects of human life.The assessments scientifically investigate the effects of climate change on different aspects of human life.

Three Iranian academic figures have been selected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to contribute as authors of the sixth assessment report (AR6).
IPCC is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change. The panel decided to produce the AR6 in February 2015 to assess the changes in earth's conditions since the IPCC's last comprehensive report, ISNA reported. 
Following the panel's call for nomination of authors for the AR6, professional resumes were submitted by Iran Meteorological Organization, the country's representative to the panel, out of which three academic figures were selected.
Reportedly, Mohammad Rahimi from Semnan University has been picked as the lead author of chapter 12 and Azar Zarrin from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad as the review editor of chapter 2. Mostafa Jafari, researcher at Soil and Water Research Institute affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture is the third person chosen by the intergovernmental panel as the lead author of chapter 10.
 

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