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Important 2021 Climate summits - What To Expect

2021 is the very first year in what world leaders are calling the ‘decisive decade’. Climate experts are saying this is truly our last chance to make a lasting and positive difference to the impacts of climate change and as a result there are a variety of important climate summits taking place this year, so here are all the key points you need to know and what you should expect.


G7

  • Date - 11th - 13th June 2021

  • Location - Cornwall

This year lead by Boris Johnson, G7 is made up of seven members; The UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and Italy, plus the EU) and they are all bound by shared values as open, democratic and outward-looking societies.

In previous years Climate change has been heavily on the agenda, for example in 2015 its main priority was to help secure the historic Paris Climate Agreement to limit global emissions. However this year the summit priority was to seize the opportunity to fight and ‘build back better’ after coronavirus, uniting to make the future fairer, greener and more prosperous.

G20

  • Date - 30th - 31st October 2021

  • Location - Rome


The G20 summit is an opportunity to address major issues related to the global economy, such as international financial stability, climate change mitigation, and sustainable development.


COP26

  • Date - 1st - 12th November 2021

  • Location - Glasgow

COP is a yearly conference, and this year will be attended by over 190 world leaders. Though these conferences take place every year (with the exception of 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak) COP26 is set to be the most influential international summits due to the sudden surge in priority and urgency to take climate action!



See our full blog post “All you need to know about COP26" by clicking here.


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