2002 Events

2019 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25)

Chile, Santiago (TBD)
The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the UNFCCC is expected to take place in early 2020 (TBC) A pre-COP meeting taking place in Costa Rica. More information is awaited on the event.


Glasgow, UK
Monday, November 1, 2021 to Friday, November 12, 2021
For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021.

More information here 

Reflecting on Ambition in the era of COVID-19

By: Fernanda Carvalho
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Our vision for ambition must go beyond the three Paris goals and include a focus on directing economic recovery packages with stimulus to the right sectors.

By: Fernanda Carvalho, Global Policy Lead - Climate and Energy Practice at WWF International

In a previous era (or at least it feels like it), in December 2015, countries agreed in Paris on a new international agreement of the climate regime under which their contributions to tackling climate change (Nationally-Determined Contributions, or NDCs) would be enhanced to the "highest possible level of ambition every 5 years", taking into account differentiated responsibilities and capabilities as well as national circumstances.