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Katowice Climate Negotiations

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2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference; Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24); Katowice climate change conference


Katowice climate negotiations (COP24) were the first negotiations after the Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21). Given the history of climate negotiations, the scope and roles of the parties have changed. COP24 was the first meeting under the presidency of a Small Island State. By the time of the Katowice conference, the international climate negotiations had shifted from a top-down approach towards a bottom-up approach. Instead of UNFCCC, countries set up their own targets and goals. The expectations of the meeting were relatively high after the successful meeting in Paris. Developing countries did not receive a clear commitment of extra financial resources in addition to official development assistance. However, the “rulebook” for implementing the 2015 Paris agreement was further...

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Havukainen, M., Kahiluoto, H. (2021). Katowice Climate Negotiations. In: Idowu, S., Schmidpeter, R., Capaldi, N., Zu, L., Del Baldo, M., Abreu, R. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management. Springer, Cham.

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