The climate crisis is the biggest threat the humanity faces over the long term. The governments need to respond to the urgency and the necessity of strengthening international cooperation. They must ramp up global efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

COP26 is the pivotal moment for such cooperation. Countries will have an opportunity to align their domestic climate plans with the 2015 Paris Agreement. The unclimatesummit.org is a news aggregator website. It presents news and developments about global climate diplomacy, COP26 and related issues. It is not affiliated with UN and/or any UN bodies including UNFCCC.

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Governments must ensure that any recovery strategy out of this crisis keeps us on track towards these longer-term objectives, building a sustainable and inclusive, as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has argued.

The pandemic shows how vulnerable humanity to existential threats like climate emergency. Emissions are now at a record high, impacts are multiplying – climate change is not something we can postpone.

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June 22, 2020

UNFCCC Subsidiary Body Meetings were rescheduled to 2021

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June 18, 2020

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COP26 &

CLIMATE DIPLOMACY 

The UN Climate Change Conference – COP26 – is scheduled to take place in Glasgow, the UK in 2021. 196 Countries will negotiate the acceleration of climate action to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

All countries must ramp up their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to avoid an ecological and humanitarian crisis. COP26 is the pivotal moment for countries to align their domestic climate plans with the 2015 Paris Agreement

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July 2, 2020

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Jamaica has become the first Caribbean nation to submit a tougher climate action plan under…
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June 30, 2020

Ireland to set annual emissions goals to reach 2050 carbon neutrality

The formation of a historic coalition government has put climate action at the top of…
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June 23, 2020

EU – China Summit 2020

Leaders from the EU and China are set to meet for a rare summit at…

CLIMATE ACTION

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July 2, 2020

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June 20, 2020

To eliminate emissions by 2050, the EU will have to ‘remake civilization.’

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen likes to compare her Green Deal to “Europe’s…

MISSION 2020 TRACKER

This open-access tracker tool, updated by researchers in the UK, Australia and the US, pulls together the many different climate pledges that have been made by nations, cities, businesses and others. Also included in the tracker tool are examples of progress across key sectors, current information on climate impacts, climate-related initiatives and key dates in the climate calendar.

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Unequal Impact: The Deep Links Between Racism and Climate Change

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