IBS research at COP24

December 3 2018
We presented our research at COP24 in Katowice on the Polish coal industry, low-emissions transformation pathways, and energy poverty.

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

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?”

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Transformation of the Konińskie lignite subregion

The effect of climate policies on labour market

Coal Transitions: Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal

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