I've spoken to Renate Christ who is head of the IPCC Secretariat in Geneva. I've given her a note about what we want, but we won't get a response by our August deadline. What will happen though is that the whole issue of National FOIs/EIRs will be discussed at the next full IPCC plenary meeting in Bali in October. This is not a meeting that many scientists will go to. IPCC have got lawyers involved from their sponsoring UN organizations (UNEP and WMO). They have been alerted up to the issue by us and by others (mainly from US organizations like NOAA, DoE). They will come to a ruling then.
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