Dossier: United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP24) - Katowice, Poland – 2 to 14 December 2018
The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place from 2 to 14 December 2018 in Katowice, Poland. Delegates from the Heinrich Böll Foundation Offices worldwide and their partners are represented in the COP 24. The Heinrich Böll Foundation, Beirut office – Middle East is supporting journalists from the region to travel and report on the conference from Katowice.
The following web-dossier includes publications, written and audio-visual media coverage of the Katowice Climate Change Conference from the Heinrich Böll Foundation delegates and journalists in English, French and Arabic.
Coverage in English
Coverage in French
Individual Initiatives Against Global Warming
The “Yellow Vests” invited themselves to the Katowice Climate Summit
11 December 2018 by Suzanne Baaklini – L’Orient Le Jour
In her article, Suzanne Baaklini focuses on how the recent crisis in France is covered in Katowice and taken as an opportunity to talk about "just ecological transition", which would not absolve anyone.
Final race to stop the divisions at the COP24
15 December 2018 by Suzanne Baaklini – L’Orient Le Jour
The article discusses how the 24th UN Climate Conference (COP24) was engaged in its last days in an intense ‘finish’, hoping for an ambitious agreement for the implementation of the Paris Agreement despite.
A unanimous scream at COP24: "We're out of time! "
Climate : At Katowice, a minimal deal ripped off at the last minute
The Road Map of the Paris Agreement continues to Divide
Coverage in Arabic
‘Mahawer’ or Talks with Habib Maalouf: Reasons for failing to combat the threats of climate change from Kyoto to Paris.
Published at France 24 Arabic on 03-12-2018
Poland’s Climate Summit… disasters, drop in oil prices and protests
28 November 2018 by Habib Maalouf – Al-Akhbar Newspaper
The Paris Climate Agreement: The Lebanese Ratification is not a Luxury: In his article, Lebanese journalist Habib Maalouf presents the reasons for which Lebanon, out of 13 countries in the world, has not yet ratified the Paris Climate Agreement.
27 November 2018 by Habib Maalouf – Al-Akhbar Newspaper
The Fate of the Climate Depends on the Fate of the Protests in France: In this article, Lebanese journalist Habib Maalouf discusses the importance of monitoring what will happen in France in order to know the fate of the planet.