UN climate change conference (COP26)

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

The delayed 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) took place in Glasgow from 1 to 12 November 2021 under the presidency of the United Kingdom. It was 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 were 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 contains our latest research, commentary, news, analysis and events throughout COP26.

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

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Development and Climate Days 2021

Two-day digital conference, October 2021
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IIED at COP26, October 2021