The goals were set in Paris three years ago. Now representatives from all over the world with gather to decide the rules for how they will be carried out.
It is being called ‘the most important climate summit since Paris in 2015’. On Sunday, representatives from all over the world are gathering in Katowice, Poland, with the aim to finalize the rules and regulations that will help them carry out the goals they set in Paris. From the Swedish delegation’s perspective, do those goals go far enough?
Radio Sweden interviewed Johanna Lissinger Peitz, the head of the Swedish delegation to the COP24 and one of three chief negotiatiors for the European Union.
Related stories from around the North:
Finland: Finland ninth, Sweden first in EU climate efforts: enviro group, Yle News
Germany: While Arctic melts, sweltering Germany hosts UN climate talks, Deutsche Welle’s Iceblogger
Norway: Arctic ecosystems face irreversible change without fast climate action, UN report says, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Monchegorsk, Russia: a mining town with green aspirations, Cryopolitics Blog
Sweden: After the IPCC’s devastating report, what can Sweden do to fight climate change?, Radio Sweden
United States: Permafrost thawing under Arctic lakes warming climate faster than expected, says study, CBC News