Conservation Training

What Happened at COP26 and Why It Matters

November 23, 2021

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Online

In early November, world leaders and diplomats gathered in Glasgow for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) to update their plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. COP26 is widely regarded as a crucial opportunity to achieve pivotal, transformational change in global climate policy. Countries are being asked to set bold targets to phase out carbon-emitting energy sources, end deforestation, invest in resilient infrastructure, and provide financing to support sustainable development. What happened at COP26, what comes next, and what does it mean for you?