What is COP 26
(Climate Change Conference of Parties)
Mon, 1 Nov 2021 – Fri, 12 Nov 2021 the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK.
The UK COP26 Presidency brought together countries and partners to discuss the challenges and priorities for implementing the Paris Climate Agreement and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development in the countries most vulnerable to climate change.
Cop25 will be attended by leaders from almost 200 countries.
The climate talks will bring together heads of state, climate experts and campaigners to agree coordinated action to tackle climate change.
COP26 will be biggest summit the UK has ever hosted. … The UK government declared 2020 a “Year of Climate Action”. As well as the targets for changing to electric cars, the government has pledged to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions to “net zero” – which means releasing virtually no carbon – by 2050.
Climate has reached a global crisis point
- Fires in Australia, Siberia, California and the Amazon
- Floods in China, Bangladesh and India
- Ice Caps are melting
- We need to transform
- Protect people and nature
- Work together as one planet
- The stakes are too high for us to fail
- Meet the 1.5 degrees Celsius challenge
- The green clean future is in our grasp
- We need to come together at COP 26
- We have 10 years to transform the future of humanity
- Our Children have every reason to be alarmed
- We are at climate tipping point
Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will be COP26 President and will preside over the COP26 negotiations. The Presidency works in close collaboration with the UNFCCC secretariat to set up ad run the COP.
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