The 197 countries that signed the Paris Agreement gathered the last 2 weeks at the 24th UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice (Poland). The good news: progress has been made on the technical implementation of the Paris Agreement (e.g. how do we measure and report greenhouse gas emissions?). The bad news: no concrete (political) promises were made to reduce emissions in order to achieve the 1.5°C target (current targets will lead to 3°C increase).

Euractiv: “Nations agree on Paris Agreement rulebook, fail on climate ambition
The Guardian: “What was agreed at COP24 in Poland and why did it take so long?

°Tracker – Evaluating the COP24 in Katowice