Tensions between climate activists and Trump Administration officials were on display at this year’s United Nations climate conference in Katowice.
In the Climate Hub of Greenpeace we talk with activists about the role of the public in climate action. It is a subject that is at the heart of all COP24
The Polish government has prevented at least 14 civil society representatives from participating in the climate conference, highlighting the need for human rights.
The election of Bolsonaro in Brazil has set a sinister tone at COP24. Bolsonaro, who has threatened to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
The inclusion or elimination of human rights in the draft of the Paris Agreement Rule Book is discussed at the climate conference.
Brazil Maintains Low Profile at COP24. Participants at the Climate Conference make an effort to highlight Brazil’s environmental legacy and oppose Bolsonaro.
This year’s climate conference (COP24) kicked off Sunday in Katowice, Poland with a feeling of urgency and with the participation of many heads of state.
Public participation in decision-making on climate change is a human right and must be respected in the UNFCCC. #COP24 We need all voices!!
Join us in calling on negotiators #COP24 to adopt rules for implementing the Paris Agreement that ensure human rights drive all climate action.
After a year of hard negotiations in Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil was ready to host the next Climate Conference – COP25, but resigned before being appointed. Costa Rica, Chile, and Guatemala have offered themselves as hosts and thus maintain the venue of the next summit in a Latin American country.