One Cool Thing: COP26 Coverage Kickoff

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Next week, the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow will draw hundreds of world leaders to Glasgow to determine the path forward five years after the Paris Climate Agreement (for a primer, read this) as new science underscores the urgency. The conference aims to squeeze countries to strengthen the commitments they’ve made towards securing global net-zero emissions by 2050; urge countries to make more concrete their emissions reductions for this decade; establish a roadmap for resilience and adaptation for frontline  communities; boost nature-based solutions;  and mobilize climate financing.

 

For the next two weeks, COP26 will be ground zero for intense negotiations implicating geopolitical dynamics. It will be a forum for an urgent climate policy debate. But if you aren’t heading to Glasgow, fret not, World War Zero and ODP will be bringing you all the most essential news as it happens, including interviews from delegates and activists on the ground. With boots-on-the-ground reporting from climate activist and organizer Kyle Lemle, you can look forward to exclusive videos, debriefs, and more.

 

Tune in Tuesday morning  for coverage of day one at COP26.

 

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