COP26 — Green perspectives

The climate summit in Glasgowhosted by the United Kingdom and originally scheduled for November 2020 but postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic—takes place from October 31 to November 12 against the backdrop of increasing inequities, growing poverty and exclusion, and widespread human suffering due to multiple reinforcing climate, biodiversity, and health emergencies devastating communities and threatening lives and livelihoods. At COP26, an estimated 10,000+ negotiators, scientists, and climate activists come together in unprecedented times to try to insert new momentum into a stagnant climate process and ramp up ambition for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. It is up to the rich industrialized countries to take bold actions to address their collective shortcomings of nationalist health policies, unfulfilled promises to adequately scale up climate action and financial support, and to give up on false solutions that delay the necessary systemic shifts and divert global attention from the urgent need to phase out fossil fuels.

Gender-just climate finance: from barriers to actionable solutions

Glasgow: Time for Ambition and Solidarity. CAN Annual Policy Document, COP26 November 2021

Women and Gender Constituency COP26 Key Demands

In the powerful new film, "This is Loss and Damage - Who Pays?", climate activist, Vanessa Nakate, and Loss and Damage experts, Professor Saleem Huq and Harjeet Singh, offer a compelling way out of the Loss and Damage finance stalemate: an international mechanism funded by the fossil fuel polluters who caused the crisis. Watch to discover how the success or failure of this COP 26 will be based on whether finance for Loss and Damage is finally provided...