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Learning approach

This course runs over two weeks and each week takes a slightly different learning approach. Step 1.1 outlines the content of each week and in this Step, we give an …

‘Inside and Outside’: Perspectives on COP26

Inside COP26 Sanne Dijkstra-Downie, Philanthropy Manager in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh, is attending COP26 as part of the University of Edinburgh ‘Observer’ delegation. Over the …

COP26 Agreement Update

The 18:00 GMT 12 November deadline for talks was missed, and negotiators continued to work into the night debating the details. At 08:00 GMT 13 November the Third Draft has …

Draft Agreement Update -3-

Moving to Action at COP26 A new Draft Agreement was published early this morning. A deal must be agreed by the end of the summit, which is due to be …

Draft Agreement Update -2-

Moving to Action at COP26 Following yesterday’s draft agreement, UK President Alok Sharma acknowledged there was still a monumental challenge ahead in his daily press statement. Dave Gorman, Director of …

Navigating a Day at COP26

The amount of information related to and covering COP26 currently circulating through blogs, television, social media, and other sources can feel overwhelming. Within the COP26 United Nations Blue Zone, the …

Youth Demands for Climate Crisis

Communities, schools, colleges and universities are gathering at side events across Glasgow in parallel with COP26. They are demanding that world leaders take action on the climate crisis. Students from …

Education for a Sustainable Future

Collaboration on Learning for Climate Action It’s clear that demands for climate action are global and increasing. Sharing thinking between governments, government departments, businesses, education sectors, communities and individuals is …

Draft Agreement Update -1-

Moving to Action at COP26 ‘Moving to Action’ today at CO26, the UK Presidency released the draft agreement text(s). Dave Gorman, Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the University …

Reflections from the Opening Ceremony

During the Opening Ceremony, there was a clear call from Sir David Attenborough, COP26 People’s Advocate, to the world leaders attending COP26 that humanity ‘is already in trouble’. He stressed …

What is COP26?

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, the Conference of Parties, known as COP, is the decision-making body responsible for monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention …