Why COP26 is key
Interview by Sarah Parkinson
The year 2020 was supposed to be the year our world consolidated its commitment to take on climate change. Last year marked five years since the landmark Paris climate agreement, where the world came together in support of limiting global warming to 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels by 2030. The 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, was to be held last November in Glasgow, UK, but has been rescheduled to 1-12 November 2021.
We recently sat down with Julia Kendal, Senior Policy Associate from Tearfund UK’s Global Advocacy Team, to learn why this rescheduled COP26 is so vital in addressing climate change and how the global church can get involved in the lead up.Read More