SBSTA 50

The 50th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

UNFCCC / SBSTA 50
17 June - 27 June 2019, Bonn, Germany

Updates

Update 9: Controversy over the IPCC’s 1.5°C Special Report (SR1.5)
Bonn, 2 July 2019 (TWN)

Penang, 2 July (TWN) — The issue of 1.5°C Special Report (SR1.5) by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) became highly contentious at the recently concluded climate talks in Bonn, Germany.

Update 8: Parties unable to agree on advancing work on market/non-market approaches
Bonn, 27 June 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

Agreement on the way forward on advancing work on the negotiating texts on market mechanisms and non-market approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) could not be reached on penultimate day of the Bonn climate talks, which are scheduled to end today, the 27 June.

Update 5: Developing countries express concerns over arrangements for UNFCCC meetings
Bonn, 21 June 2019 (TWN)

Agendas of the next UNFCCC session, frequency of forthcoming meetings of the Conference of the Parties (COPs) and participation of non-Party stakeholders in the process have proved contentious in discussions under the agenda item on ‘Arrangements for Intergovernmental Meetings (AIM)’ under the UN

Update 4: Parties begin work on “unresolved issues” over market/non-market mechanisms
Bonn, 20 June 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

Work to develop the operational details of the market and non-market mechanisms under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) was launched on 19 June, at the resumed first meeting of the contact group organised by the Chair of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SB

Update 3: Negotiations on market and non-market mechanisms to resume after suspension
Bonn, 19 June 2019 (TWN)

Negotiations to work out the operational details of the market and non-market mechanisms under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) could not be launched as scheduled on June 18, the second day of the ongoing climate talks in Bonn.

Update 2: Parties outline priorities for climate talks
Bonn, 18 June 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

The climate talks in Bonn, Germany, have kicked off on 17th June, with the convening of the 50th sessions of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), which are scheduled to complete their work on 27th June.

Update 11: Developing countries concerned by shift of focus from UNFCCC to Paris Agreement
Bonn, 3 July 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

Penang - At the joint closing plenary of the of the 50th meetings of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Bodies on 27 June 2019, in Bonn (Germany), which marked the end of the two-week intersession climate talks, developing countries, led by the G77 and China, expressed concerns over the sta

Update 10: Parties agree to further consideration of draft texts on markets/non-market approaches
Bonn, 2 July 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

Kathmandu, 2 July (Prerna Bomzan): Parties have agreed to further continue the consideration of draft decision texts on matters related to the market and non-market mechanisms under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) in conclusions adopted on 27 June, at the plenary of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary

Update 1: The climate talks in Bonn - What to expect
Bonn, 17 June 2019 (Meena Raman)

As students, youth and environmental activists around the world staged recent protests and continue to do so demanding for urgent and greater climate action on the part of governments in combatting climate change, Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), t