Katowice Climate Change Conference - Dec 2018

2 December - 14 December 2018, Katowice, Poland

Individual Meetings

APA 1-7 2 December - 14 December 2018
COP 24 2 December - 14 December 2018
SBI 49 2 December - 14 December 2018
SBSTA 49 2 December - 14 December 2018

Updates from all meetings

Katowice News Updates 11: Pre-2020 ambition gap must not be shifted to developing countries
Katowice, 13 December 2018 (Prerna Bomzan)

The gap in ambition for emissions reductions of developed countries in the pre-2020 period must not be passed on to developing countries in the post 2020 timeframe of the Paris Agreement (PA), and must be the responsibility of developed countries.

Katowice News Updates 10: Clean texts on Paris Agreement guidelines expected
Katowice, 13 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

Clean texts on the guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement being crafted under the UNFCCC’s COP 24 President, are expected to be made available to Parties around noon of Thursday, 13 Dec.

Katowice News Updates 9: COP 24 Presidency to produce new texts on Paris Agreement guidelines
Katowice, 12 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

With just three days left to the conclusion of the on-going climate talks under the UNFCCC, new textual proposals will be produced by the COP 24 Presidency for the further consideration of Parties on the guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP).

Katowice News Updates 8: COP 24 President outlines mode of work for final week of climate talks
Katowice, 10 December 2018 (Prerna Bomzan and Meena Raman)

At the end of the first week of the climate talks on 8 Dec, at the ongoing 24th session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 24), Michal Kurtyka, the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Environment of Poland, leading the COP 24 Presidency said that “a significant am

Katowice News Updates 7: APA Co-chairs to prepare negotiating texts on Paris Work Programme
Katowice, 7 December 2018 (Prerna Bomzan and Meena Raman)

At a stocktake plenary held on 6 Dec, the Co-chairs of the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA), informed Parties the time had come for the Chairs to produce their “own proposals,” to help the process forward and that based on “where possible landing zones are emerging or ma

Katowice News Updates 6: Stocktake on implementation and ambition of pre-2020 actions begins
Katowice, 6 December 2018 (Evelyn Teh)

The technical part of the stocktake on the pre-2020 implementation and ambition kicked off on 5 Dec. at the ongoing climate talks under the UNFCCC in Katowice, Poland.