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COP26: Same old story of dismay

Scottish Event Campus

Nigerian climate justice activist reflects on his experience attending COP26 and illustrates how, according to him, the conference ultimately let us all down The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, main venue of COP26 World leaders have gathered in Glasgow to take part in the COP26 climate summit, a UN conference to avert the disastrous effects of climate change. The ...

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Thousands march in Glasgow, as demonstrations take place worldwide

COP26 March

Around 300 simultaneous events took place on Saturday, November 6, 2021 as part of a “Global Day of Action for Climate Justice“ – with a march through Glasgow attracting thousands of people, despite driving rain and winds. COP26 march People from across the world attended the Glasgow demonstrations – which included a march through the city and a number of ...

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Can Glasgow serve as springboard to jump from Code Red to Code Green?

Scottish Event Campus

Prior to the 26th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in November 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland, two important reports were released: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC)  Climate Change 2021 Report and NDC Synthesis Report. The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, main venue of COP26 The two ...

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Global justice day in Glasgow: Climate demonstrations go global on Saturday

Greta Thunberg

Over 200 simultaneous events are set to take place as part of a “Global Day of Action for Climate Justice” on Saturday, November 6, 2021 – with a march through Glasgow expected to attract tens of thousands of people. Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg, is one of the speakers at the rally The organisers of the events, the COP26 Coalition, ...

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Video Report: Sights from COP26 in Glasgow

Scottish Event Campus

The world has once again gathered for talks to address the global climate change crisis. Offiong Effiwatt captures sights from the venue of the conference in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India’s Modi to join Glasgow climate summit

Shri Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the COP26 climate change summit in Scotland, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India Modi’s presence will provide a boost for the summit that starts Oct. 31. Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend and Chinese President Li Xinping is also unlikely ...

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Vatican says Pope will not attend COP26 climate summit in Glasgow

Pope Francis

Pope Francis will not now be attending the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, the Vatican announced on Friday, October 8, 2021. Pope Francis Instead, the Vatican delegation will be led by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, the Holy See said. The summit, the success of which is widely considered crucial to the global effort to ...

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COP26: Progress urged as May-June climate change conference opens

patricia espinosa

Against the backdrop of a new international warning that the world is dangerously close to exceeding the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise at 1.5C, governments on Monday, May 31, 2021 began three weeks (May 31 to June 17, 2021) of virtual discussions designed to pave the way for a successful UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) this November in Glasgow. ...

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High-level climate consultations build expectations for Glasgow

John Kerry and Xie Zhenhua

Ministerial-level representatives have been gathering virtually and in-person to firm up commitments and shared understandings for how they will collectively respond to the climate crisis.  US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua held two days of meetings in Shanghai. Photo credit: edition.cnn.com A recent consultation took place from April 15 ...

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