January 29, 2019

As the Parties gathered at the COP24 summit in Katowice agreed on its final outcomes, they also passed the credibility test for their actual willingness to meet the Paris Agreement’s targets. As expected, the summit was difficult, and emotional, and longer than officia...

November 21, 2018

The overview schedule of the COP24 summit was published some time ago, but it is still evolving. A closer look at the last version from 9 November, along with the few annotated agendas, presents us with a better insight into the complexity and course of this year’s sum...

October 30, 2018

Roughly one month before the start of the next climate summit in Poland, Katowice, the incoming Polish COP24 Presidency organised a Pre-COP. This high-level political meeting is a traditional introduction to the climatic “hot” time of the year which ends with the last...

October 12, 2018

On 9 October the European Union (EU) adopted its mandate for negotiations at the COP24*/CMP14/CMA1 climate summit in Katowice, Poland (COP24). This mandate takes the form of the so-called "ENVI Council conclusions" and contains political guidelines for all the EU Membe...

September 26, 2018

Three years after the Paris COP21 summit, the international community strives to prove that it can do more than just agree on new principles. This time it is about implementation and setting the rules for the new system applicable to all countries under the Paris Agree...

September 19, 2018

Climate change is reshaping the security landscape in many parts of the world, the climate-conflict nexus exacerbating enforced migration and contributing to instability - featuring heavily in one of the focus regions of Climatekos’ work in recent years, the MENA regio...

June 27, 2018

June has been an important month for oceans. The ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ theme of World Environment Day (WED) on 5 June shone a spotlight on the devastation caused by plastics in the oceans - an issue already firmly in the public consciousness with images of sea turtl...

February 21, 2018

In 2018 Climatekos continues to provide guidance to public, private and civil society stakeholders in preparing effective funding applications, whilst ramping up its programme development services in partnership with others – (re)connecting our environmental and climat...