The 49th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

2 December - 14 December 2018, Katowice, Poland


Update 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

Update 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.

Update 2: No issue should be left behind in package of decisions – say developing countries
Katowice, 3 December 2018 (Prerna Bomzan and Meena Raman)

At the launch of the year-end climate talks on 2nd Dec. in Katowice, Poland, under the UNFCCC, the Kyoto Protocol (KP) and the Paris Agreement (PA), developing countries under the G77 and China called for a package of decisions that “leaves no issue behind”.