With more than 24 hours of delay from the original schedule, the COP24 is finally over. Getting to a deal is probably always better than no deal at all, but crucial questions remain open… Is this enough? Is it already too late?
The COP 24 has just started in Katowice and the EU Commission has released its Evaluation of the 2013 EU Strategy on adaptation to climate change and PESETA III Project just a few weeks ago.
The key findings on risk transfer and the areas in Europe mostly afected by climate change picture the EU ready and determined to fight its battle against climate change.
The election of the new President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro has drawn the attention of the whole world. And within all the socio-economic implications of his election, he is probably going to have a pivotal role in particular for the energy and climate future of Brazil and the entire world.
This month the IPCC released a special report about Global Warming of 1.5 °C and its very likely consequences. Approved in Incheon, Republic of Korea on Saturday October 6th 2018, it is going to be a key scientific input for the next Climate Change Conference, which is going to happen in Katowice in Poland in December. But this is also a kind advice to all Governments, industries and organisations all over the world about the urgency and importance to take action now.
Two years after the Cop21, the task of setting the details of the Paris Agreements implementation is given to the Cop23, will it live up to the challenge?
Environmental sustainability has been on top of the Swedish policy agenda since decades ago. Today the country has a worldwide solid reputation as a leader in many fields of environmental policy and innovation, with very demanding long-term commitments.
The outcome of the 2017 G20 summit raised criticism and approval. Not everything has been achieved, but the worse has been avoided.
What is most needed now is a set of clear and effective policies to bring implementation.