All pages with keywords: COP24

Agreeing the Paris Rulebook: did COP24 deliver? Reflections from the Grantham Research Institute’s Post-COP event

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran, Rebecca Byrnes 19 December, 2018

Identifying progress within the annual round of international climate negotiations can be a challenging business. The sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention … read more »

The just transition comes of age

The just transition comes of age

a commentary by Nick Robins 17 December, 2018

Monday 3 December 2018 was the date when the ‘just transition’ emerged onto the global policy scene as a geopolitical priority. On the opening day of the COP24 UN Climate … read more »

Nicholas Stern comments on the outcome of COP24

Press release 16 December, 2018

Responding to the outcome of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham … read more »

Shining the spotlight on human rights at COP24 and beyond

a commentary by Joana Setzer, Annalisa Savaresi, Rebecca Byrnes 5 December, 2018

As the implementation guidelines to the Paris Agreement are negotiated at COP24, this commentary asks whether and to what extent they will include human rights language, and reviews examples from around the world of how human rights issues are gaining more prominence in relation to climate action. read more »

The just transition: the emerging agenda for Europe’s investors

a commentary by Nick Robins, William Irwin 9 August, 2018

2018 is turning out to be the year of the “just transition”. In December, the UN’s annual climate conference, COP24, will be held in Katowice in the heart of Silesia’s … read more »