This page contains information about open calls for experts or Federal Register Notices that are relevant to USGCRP activities.
Call for Expert Comment: IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C
Call for Public Comment on the Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment (Vol. II)
Call for Public Comment on the 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2)
Call for Author Nominations: IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)
The U.S. Department of State seeks nominations for U.S. scientists with requisite expertise to serve as Lead Authors or Review Editors on the Working Group I, II, and III contributions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) AR6. The relevant decision documents from the 46th Session of the Panel (Montreal, Canada • 6–10 September), including annotated outlines, can be found on the IPCC web site.
Call for Expert Reviewers for the Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO 6) Report
The United States Government is an active member of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, www.unep.org), which is in the process of delivering the sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO 6). The assessment will provide a comprehensive picture of the environmental factors contributing to human well-being in the world, accompanied by an analysis of policies leading to greater attainment of environmental objectives and goals, including those included in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The review period of these chapters ends on September 15, 2017.
Call for Review Editors for Fourth National Climate Assessment
Review Editors are responsible for ensuring that all substantive comments received during the public comment period and from the National Academy of Sciences review are appropriately addressed. They will also provide guidance to chapter leadership on contentious issues, and ensure that significant scientific uncertainties are adequately reflected in the text. Review Editors do not comment on the text itself. The deadline for submission was September 8, 2017. For more information on this call for nominees, please see the Federal Register Notice.