Taking place from 30 November until 12 December, this year's COP is to be hosted by one of the world's largest carbon emitters. There have already been accusations of greenwashing, and many activists and NGOs are unhappy with the appointment of oil tycoon Sultan al-Jaber as president of these urgently needed talks. The UAE has strict laws prohibiting unauthorised protests; however, activists have been reassured that their right to be heard will be honoured.
COP26 – Glasgow, UN Climate Change Conference 2021
The UK is hosting the COP summit from 31st Oct – 12th Nov 2021 aiming to accelerate action towards the Paris Agreement. Protests are expected as many feel that countries are not delivering on their promises to cut emissions – Will leaders step-up on climate action? Follow the events and developments here.
In December 2015 world leaders reach a global climate agreement - ‘The Paris Agreement’. Find information on the agreed deal, its implementation, progress (or lack of), and subsequent campaigns and initiatives.
COP15 – Copenhagen, UN Climate Change Conference 2009
A look back at the UN Copenhagen summit - the disappointing climate deal which ended without any legal commitments to reduce carbon missions. With low targets and no formal agreements, the COP15 has been deemed a failure. We offer analysis, videos, and activist info.