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The 5th assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is coming out in 2013 and the Barometer podcast takes a look at the 25 year history of the IPCC.

This episode includes interviews of historians who attended the International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Manchester in July 2013, and who spoke in the session "Climate change discourse and the case of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change".


David Hirst from University of Manchester. His conference abstract can be found here.

Martin Mahony from University of East Anglia. His conference abstract can be found here.

Reiner Grundmann from University of Nottingham.  His conference abstract can be found here.


A concise overview of the 25 years of IPCC was also put together by the scientific journal of "Nature" and can be found here.


Presenting: Jennifer Muller

Panel:  Will Morgan, Samuel Illingworth, Nicky Young

Interviewers: Jennifer Muller, Kimberley Leather, Nicky Young

Interviewees: David Hirst, Martin Mahony, Reiner Grundmann (see contact details above)

Editing: Samuel Illingworth & Jennifer Muller


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