Meeting report: "IPCC Scoping Meeting for a Methodology Report on Short-Lived Climate Forcers (SLCFs)"



Agenda and Presentations


IPCC Scoping Meeting

Methodology Report on Short-lived Climate Forcers (SLCFs):

2027 Supplement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines


Brisbane, Australia

26-28 February 2024


Agenda (as adopted)


Day 1

9:00 - 9:30


9:30 - 10:00

Welcome Address:

-          Co-Chairs of IPCC TFI (Takeshi Enoki and Mazhar Hayat)

-          Australian Government (Melanie Ford)

10:00 - 13:00

Plenary session 1

(Presentations and discussion)

1.         Introduction to IPCC TFI

2.         Background and objectives of the meeting

3.         Technical Preparatory Work:

-          Technical analysis work by TFI TSU

-          Joint 1st and 2nd SLCF Meetings

-          3rd SLCF Meeting

4.         Expected outcome of the Scoping Meeting:

-          Recommendation on the title and format of the Methodology Report

-          Draft Terms of Reference (TOR)

-          Draft Table of Contents (TOC)

-          Draft Work Plan

-          Draft Instructions to Experts and Authors

5.         Title and Format of the Methodology Report

(Outcomes of the meeting will be included in the meeting report and will be considered by the TFB to make a proposal to IPCC-61)


13:00 - 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 – 18:00

Break-out group (BOG) session

BOG1: General and Cross-sectoral issues (Species and definitions, methods of measurements, spatial and temporal distribution, cross-cutting inventory issues, including Key Category Analysis, Uncertainty assessment, QA/QC)

Facilitator: Thelma Krug and Ole-Kenneth Nielsen

Rapporteur: Vigdis Vestreng


BOG2: Sectoral TOC for Energy, IPPU, AFOLU and Waste sectors (categorization, sectoral and cross-sectoral issues)

Facilitator: Songli Zhu and Vincent Camobreco

Rapporteur: Dan Zwartz


BOG3: TOR, Work Plan, Instructions to Experts and Authors

Facilitator: Jongikhaya Witti and Dario Gomez

Rapporteur: Patricia Krecl





Day 2

09:30 - 13:00

BOG session (continuation)

·         BOG1

·         BOG2

·         BOG3

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 - 18:00

Plenary Session 2

Report from BOGs with discussion on any issues presented by the BOGs or identified by the Plenary; including on cross-BOG issues, if any.


Day 3

09:30 - 13:00

BOG session (finalization of docs)

·         BOG1 – Finalization of TOC for General Volume

·         BOG2 – Finalization of TOC for Sectoral Volumes (Energy, IPPU, AFOLU, Waste)

·         BOG3 – Finalization of TOR, Work Plan, Instructions to experts and authors

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 – 18:00

Plenary session 3 (Discussion based on reports from BOGs & wrap-up)

·         Presentation of TOC

·         Presentation of TOR, Instructions to authors, and work plan

·         Discussion and finalization of the documents to be recommended to the Task Force Bureau

·         Closing remarks


Coffee break: 11:00 – 11:30 and 16:00 – 16:30 every day



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