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 15: Important finance decisions adopted at climate talks
Katowice, 21 December 2018 (Indrajit Bose and Meena Raman)

Penang - A host of decisions on finance related matters were adopted on 15 Dec at the 24th session of the UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties (COP24), as well as the Conference of Parties serving as the meeting of Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA), in Katowice, Poland.

Katowice News Updates 14: The key decisions on the Paris Agreement implementation rules
Katowice, 20 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

Penang, 19 Dec – Following the adoption of the Paris Agreement (PA) in 2015 and its ratification the following year, developed and developing countries had been engaged in a battle of interpretation over the rules for implementation of the agreement.

Katowice News Updates 13: Decisions for implementation of Paris Agreement adopted
Katowice, 18 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

Decisions for the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA) were adopted as a package by the Conference of Parties meeting as the Parties to the PA (CMA), late night on Saturday, 15 Dec, a day later than initially scheduled for the closure of the climate talks in Katowice, Poland.

Katowice News Updates 12: Clarity and predictability of climate finance needed for national planning in developing countries
Katowice, 14 December 2018 (Evelyn Teh)

Having clarity and predictability on the sources of climate finance is key for decision-makers in developing countries to ensure that climate considerations are mainstreamed into national development plans and policies.

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.