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The COP 24 UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland, end today, after two weeks. Negotiators at the conference had the task of drafting the “Paris Rulebook”, the critical next step in the implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted 3 years ago.
The Poland Experience - Special Issue 2014 (available in English and Polish)
With its official opening on Tuesday July 26, the Laudato Si’ Eco-Youth Festival at Park Krowodorksi in Krakow aims at opening a space for reflection and action on climate change and the respect for the environment inspired by the Encyclical Laudato Si’.
CIDSE’s Joint Action Campaign ‘Change for the Planet – Care for the People’ will be present at World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland (25 – 31 July). The campaign will be present in the activities of the Laudato Si’ Eco-Youth Festival held by the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM).
A group of bishops from Europe, South America and Asia have written an open letter to Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, calling on him to lead towards ambitious climate policies both domestically and in the EU.
The expectations of the latest round of global climate talks (26 November – 7 December, Doha, Qatar) were low, but governments failed to meet them nevertheless. The conference gave us no progress today, but a slightly better chance of steps forward tomorrow.
Church and civil society leaders encourage Poland and European Union to make low carbon societies reality
(Rio de Janeiro, 21 June 2012)Today, a high level delegation of Church and civil society leaders encouraged Poland to take a new path towards a more sustainable society in a meeting with Polish Under-Secretary of State for the Environment Beata Jaczewska. The delegation, organised by the international alliance of Catholic development agencies CIDSE, also urged European Commissioner Connie Hedegaard to make sure the EU reaffirms its role as climate leader to make low carbon societies a reality.