The surge of climate action catalyzed by the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco Sept 12-14 gives governments meeting in Katowice at COP24 new opportunities and impetus to implement and enhance their commitments by 2020. This summary assesses where global climate action stands after the California summit by highlighting:
1. Findings from reports prepared for the Summit on the scale and potential of climate action
2. Key outcomes from the Summit
3. Opportunities for national governments to build on the groundswell of climate action.