What is Cop26? The crucial Glasgow climate change summit and why it matters

SourceThe National
CountryMiddle east

The UK will host the UN Climate Change Conference (Cop26) summit in November where world leaders will gather to discuss steps to achieve a zero-carbon future by 2050.

Taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, the meeting was described by summit president Alok Sharma as humanity’s “last hope” of avoiding catastrophe from climate change.

With the key climate talks still six months away, its outcome will have a profound impact on generations to come.

Here’s what to expect:

What is Cop26 and where will it be held?

This is the first time the UK has been given presidency of the Conference of Parties, known as

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