What actually is COP26?

Graphic: Sarah Chaffey

With the annual climate conference nearly upon us, it’s probably a good time to understand what COP26 actually is.

COP26 is taking place in just a few days up in Glasgow, with scientists and environmental groups suggesting it is one of the last chances to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

But rather than read loads of boring facts and statistics about the meeting, simply check out this quick explainer to find out all the important details…


@sarahchaffeyWhat actually is COP26? *This is part of an assignment for Voice of London*♬ original sound – Sarah Chaffey


Want to keep up to date as the conference takes place? Check out our dedicated COP26 section for the latest news, videos and events from Glasgow.


Words: Sarah Chaffey | Subbing: Valeria Vintimilla

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