At the UN climate change conference in Katowice have been decided, a rule book for the concrete implementation of the Paris climate agreement. The announced conference President Michal Kurtyka on Saturday night, after nobody raised in the plenary objections.
The rule book is an important milestone in international climate policy, because it defines the concrete implementation of the Paris agreement and, therefore, on the effectiveness of the international agreement included decides.
The plenary welcomed to call the decision with applause and Cheers. Kurtyka said: "This is a historic Moment." He invited the negotiators to a group photo. 24. UN climate change conference was supposed to on Friday. Because of the continuing points of dispute, negotiations were delayed, however, the final plenary session was postponed on Saturday a number of occasions. A fight has objectives, among other things, on the rules on transparency, funding and more ambitious climate. The last, in particular, Brazil reservations had
the Federal environment Minister, Svenja Schulze (SPD) after the completion of the summit will be facilitated. In the world, a great change was imminent, the CO2 emissions will be global fall, she said. It is not only the policy, but all together would have to contribute, "to save our planet now," she said. "We must ensure that earth remains habitable. And that is the responsibility of this Generation."
aid agencies criticise individual points
The adopted agreement provides that, in order to support the poor countries in the fight against climate change, the industry must States in the Two-year cycle, a report on its future financial support for adaptation and climate protection. To give developing countries planning security. However, the rich States also loans full credit, which aid organisations to Protest. According to the Paris climate agreement the industrial countries from 2020, $ 100 billion a year for climate mitigation and adaptation in poor countries.
Moreover, the damages and losses caused by climate change in future in the regular stock taking of the implementation of the Paris agreement. This point is regarded as success, particularly of endangered Islands, the desire for dealing with damage as it caused, about the rising sea level, more support. In a first draft to the final statement of the theme had appeared only in a footnote.
the aim of the climate protection agreement of Paris, is to limit global warming to well below two degrees compared to pre-industrial levels, a maximum of 1.5 degrees. Currently, the earth is heading for a warming of at least three degrees.