COP24 Katowice | 3 to 14 December 2018

Taking stock

Three years on from the signing of the Paris Agreement, the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change will meet in Katowice, Poland. There they will carry out the first global stocktaking of how the national commitments made thus far match up to the globally agreed goals limiting global warming to signficantly less than two degrees. Regions, cities and towns the world over have a large role to play in closing the gap between national level pledges and necessary action.

In dialogue

Thanks to the Fijian Presidency of last year's COP, a unique approach enabling local and regional governments, civil society and others to have their voices heard within the UN climate process is underway. Throughout 2018 and in Katowice, Climate Alliance Ambassadors to COP24 will be representing the network in this so-called Talanoa Dialogue, which calls for input on the questions of where we currently stand, where we want to go and how we get there.

COP24 is sure to be a show of numbers on emissions reductions. Climate Alliance is poised to show what its members are contributing in terms of CO2 as well as why it is so essential to go beyond the numbers and maintain a broader perspective on climate action.

For more information please contact Climate Alliance Policy Coordinator Andy Deacon at a.deacon(at)climatealliance.org