Why Katowice? — Katowice may be well known in the region—in fact, it is the capital of the Silesian region. But it is not a city whose name rolls of the tongue of many world travelers. So why would Katowice want to host a climate change conference that will attract 30,000 people over a two-week span?
After a night of light snow and sleet, there were rays of sunshine this morning as the 197 parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change descended on Katowice to begin their deliberations to finalize the rulebook for implementing the Paris Agreemen