Infographics based on the IPCC's 6th Assessment Report part 2 illustrate the impacts of and adaptation to climate change


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the report of the Working Group II contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report in February 2022. It focuses on the impacts of, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change. The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and the Ministry of the Environment have produced infographics on the key messages of the report. They can be freely used by the public and the media.

Note: When using the infographics, please cite the Finnish Environment Insitute, the Finnish Ministry of the Environment, and as references.

The complete set of the infographics can be downloaded as a PDF file, and the individual images are also available in PNG format. To enlarge a single image in your browser: right-click the image and select “Open image in New Tab”.

The complete set of the infographics in one PDF-file

Individual infographics as PNG format

Figure 1. Climate change has significant effects around the world.

Figure 2. To keep global warming under 1.5 °C, adaptive measures are needed in many sectors.

Figure 3. Climate change affects food security all over the world.

Figure 4. Food security can be supported through various adaptive measures around the world.

Figure 5. Climate change also affects flooding in Finland.

References: [1]

  • IPCC, 2022: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [H.-O. Pörtner, D.C. Roberts, M. Tignor, E.S. Poloczanska, K. Mintenbeck, A. Alegría, M. Craig, S. Langsdorf, S. Löschke, V. Möller, A. Okem, B. Rama (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press. In Press.