UN climate change conference (COP26)

IIED at the 2021 UNFCCC climate change summit in Glasgow, UK

The delayed 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) takes place in Glasgow from 1 to 12 November 2021 under the presidency of the United Kingdom. It will be one of the pivotal events of 2021, with a focus on countries increasing the ambition of their commitments to tackle the climate emergency.

IIED researchers and partners will be present at a host of events, including Development and Climate (D&C) Days, focusing on issues such as getting climate finance to the local level and supporting negotiators from the least developed countries.

This page will be updated with our latest research, commentary, news, analysis and events in the run-up to COP26 and throughout the conference.

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Our key research, commentary, analysis and events at the UN climate summit