From December 3rd to 14th 2018, Katowice hosted the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - COP24. Five IBS experts presented results of their research at the main and side events. We also organised a workshop on coal transitions in Poland. See below what we presented at COP24!
December 3rd,12:00 - 13:30 → UNFCCC Polish Pavilion, "Just Transition Day"
- Jan Witajewski-Baltvilks presented "Social and economic risks of energy transition in Poland, including proposals for labour market instruments" (→ materials, pp. 21-23)
December 5th, 15:00 - 16:30 → UNFCCC and MIiR, Urban Summit – NAZCA Platform
- Piotr Lewandowski joined a discussion panel on "Air pollution in the cities – global action for local challenges"
December 6th, 16:45 – 18:15 → Coal Transitions side event "Feasible pathways for a just coal transition"
- Jan Witajewski-Baltvilks presented "Country-specific coal transitions pathways - Poland" (→ presentation)
December 6th, 18:00 – 20:30 → TRANSrisk side event "The clean, the dirty and the unwanted: capacity building for energy transitions"
- Aleksander Szpor presented "Poland, coal and renewables - Capacity building for an inclusive, just energy transition: reflection on optimal instruments and institutions”
December 10th, 14:00 - 15:30 → Side event organised by Silesian Voivodeship Marshal’s Office "Clean Air – Common Value"
December 10th, 13:00 - 17:30 → IBS, Climate Strategies and IDDRI seminar "Coal Tranistions in Poland. What might feasible, fair and consistent with the Paris Agreement (below 2°C) pathways look like?"
- Jan Witajewski-Baltvilks and Aleksander Szpor presented their research on possible coal transitions pathways in Poland. Daniel Kiewra moderated the stakeholder roundtable. (→ materials)