COP26 – United Nations Climate Change conference
COP26 provides the platform to 'accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and UN Framework Convention on climate change'.
The conference provides the UK with a platform to:
- increase climate action
- build resilience
- lower emissions
The UK will receive advice and guidance from key sectors and countries across the globe in how they're tackling climate change.
COP26 President and Secretary of the State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma, said: "Everyone will need to raise their ambitions to tackle climate change and the expertise of the Friends of COP will be important in helping to boost climate action across the globe".
The conference will take place on 1 and 12 November 2021.