As events on Monday 1st November continue, we look forward to tomorrow’s COP26 action. What events are you looking most forward to and which ones are you going to be attending on Tuesday 2nd November? Let us know in the comments below!
You can now see our review of Monday 1st November at COP26 here!
Please Note: All times are UK (GMT) unless stated.
Presidency Programme of Events
The Presidency Programme of Events covers the main negotiations that will take place between world leaders at COP26.
Tuesday sees the continuation of the two-day long World Leader’s Summit. The summit will see World Leaders who didn’t speak yesterday give their opening statements.
The schedule for day 2 of the summit is as follows:
- By 08:45 – Arrival of Heads of State and Government at Conference venue
- 09:00-17:00 – National Statements
- 17:00-17:30 – World Leaders Summit Closing Ceremony
The statements made by Heads of State and Government will be webcast live here.
Green Zone Programme of Events
The Green Zone Programme of Events sees youth groups, civil society, academia, artists and businesses host events, exhibitions, cultural performances, workshops and talks throughout COP26.
On Tuesday, there are another 16 events planned as part of the Green Zone Programme of Events. With all but 4 being livestreams there’s lots for you to follow.
The schedule for Tuesday at the Green Zone is as follows:
|Time||Organiser||Event Title||Where to Watch|
|10:00 – 11:30||Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF)||Urban informality & inequality – a call for global climate justice||Watch Live Here|
|10:00 – 11:30||United Kingdom Research & Innovation (UKRI)||Be part of the solution: How research and innovation is tackling climate change||Watch Live Here|
|11:00 – 11:30||RSNO Junior Chorus||RSNO Junior Chorus|
|12:00 -13:00||WWF||Walrus From Space|
|12:30 – 13:30||Edel Rae||The Farewell Glacier by Nick Drake||Watch Live Here|
|12:30 – 15:00||High Commission of Canada in The UK||Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, a cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet||Watch Live Here|
|13:30 – 14:30||University of Plymouth||Visualising Climate: Young People’s Responses to the Climate Emergency||Watch Live Here|
|13:30 – 14:30||Water UK||“Unlocking the nature/net zero balance” – exploring the twin challenge of tackling climate change while preserving and enhancing our natural environment||Watch Live Here|
|14:00 – 15:00||Armagh Observatory and Planetarium||Our Place in the Cosmos|
|14:30 – 15:30||Oxera Consulting LLP||The Economics of Climate Change||Watch Live Here|
|15:00 – 15:30||RSNO Junior Chorus||RSNO Junior Chorus|
|15:30 – 17:00||Foundation For Environmental Education||Climate Action – Harnessing the Power of Networks!||Watch Live Here|
|15:30 -17:00||Goethe-Institut (Glasgow)||The Need to Be Cold||Watch Live Here|
|16:15 – 17:30||BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, STV In Association With Albert, Supported By Natural Capital Partners||Reporting from the Front Line: Telling the stories of climate change||Watch Live Here|
|16:30 – 18:00||Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International e.V.||Fairtrade Farmers: Our Food and the Fight for Climate Justice||Watch Live Here|
|18:30 – 20:30||LakeArts Foundation with the Office Performing Arts||A Beautiful Planet||Watch Live Here|
Presidency Pavilion Events
It is yet to be confirmed whether these events will be livestreamed. As soon as we know more, we will update you.
|08:45 – 09:30||Boston Consulting Group (BCG)|
|Delivering on Net Zero: Moving from Commitments to Actions|
|09:45 – 10:30||SSE|
|Collaborating for Net Zero Networks: Building an International|
Community for Local Smart Grids
|10:45 – 11:30||Scottish Government|
Stop Climate Chaos Scotland
|Glasgow Climate Dialogues|
|11:45 – 13:00||UK Government||Awards Ceremony: The Heroes of Net Zero Competition Awards|
|13:15 – 14:00||The Timber Trade Federation||Global Forests Need Global Governance|
|14:15 – 15:00||Welsh Government||Distributed Leadership – Working Together to Reach Net Zero|
|15:15 – 16:00||Reckitt|
|Achieving Net Zero – Building Back Better with Hull Living Lab|
|16:15 – 17:00||Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)|
|Multilateral Development Banks: Core Approaches for Climate, Nature, People, and Planet|
|18:15 – 19:00||UK Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions (UKPACT)|
|UK PACT: The UK’s Flagship Capacity Building Programme Transforming Climate Transitions Globally Through Partnership Working|
|19:30 – 21:00||The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet||Launching the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet|
The Science Pavilion at COP26 is co-hosted by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Met Office.
The science pavilion programme for Tuesday 2nd November is:
|Time||Organiser||Event Title||Where to Watch|
|08:00 – 09:00||WMO||Emerging Climate Risks and what will it take to limit global warming to 2.0C (negative emissions)|
|Seizing on the health benefits of climate action|
|13:00 – 14:00||Met Office|
|How can science help the world halt climate change?||Watch Live Here|
|14:30 – 16:00||Met Office||The power of data in decision-making and for public understanding of climate change||Watch Live Here|
|16:30 – 17:30||IPCC|
|Education and climate change: the challenges of an integral education for sustainability|
|18:00 – 19:00||WMO|
|Climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals: risks posed to the 2030 agenda|
|19:30 – 20:30||Fundaciōn Meri||Conservation as a tool for climate mitigation||Watch Live Here|
Commonwealth COP26 Pavilion
The first Commonwealth COP26 Pavilion has been organised for COP26. This is a huge gesture from the Commonwealth in the battle against climate change. Meetings, research and side events are all on the agenda
All events from the Commonwealth COP26 Pavilion are being livestreamed here.
|11:00 – 12:30||Oceans and Natural Resources||Commonwealth Ministerial Dialogue Continuing the Blue Reset – Turning Words into Actions|
|15:00 – 16:30||Antigua and Barbuda||Perspectives on the GCF Accreditation Journey of Antigua and Barbuda,|
Dominica and Grenada
|17:00 – 18:00||Fiji Government||Sugar and Sustainability|
Other COP26 Side Events
All around the world, organisations are coming together to put on events and webinars to discuss how best to tackle the climate crisis throughout COP26.
Below, we’ve highlighted some of the most exciting side events that we are looking forward to on Tuesday November 2nd:
How can a university help tackle the climate emergency?
Event Time: 15:00 – 16:00
Event Host: University of Sheffield
Event Speakers: Dr Rachael Rothman, Dr Caroline Hart and Anesu Matanda-Mambingo
Event Viewing Link: How can a university help tackle the climate emergency?
Event Description: This exciting panel will look at what role the university plays in tackling the ongoing climate emergency and related sustainability challenges. The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session.
How to Bring Climate into any Classroom
Event Time: 16:00
Event Host: AimHi Earth
Event Viewing Link: How to Bring Climate into any Classroom
Event Description: In the first of 3 online lessons learn how to provide the information and the tools to communicate about the climate and nature crisis in any classroom (from KS1 to 5). Lesson one promises to cover carbon, tipping points and our simplest solutions and is set to be a great learning opportunity for teachers.
Ensuring Indigenous Voices are Heard at UNCOP26 & Beyond
Event Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Event Host: Centre for Human Ecology
Event Speakers: Nick Lunch
Event Link (In-Person Event): Ensuring Indigenous Voices are Heard at UNCOP26 & Beyond
Event Description: Nick Lunch introduces young Indigenous filmmakers from across southern and eastern Africa for the premiere of their 7 short films for COP26. The premiere is followed by an informal discussion with Nick.
Health in the Anthropocene
Event Time: 17:00 – 18:00
Event Host: Royal Holloway
Event Speakers: Dr Jennifer Cole, Dr Mark Lee, Professor Alex Palombi, Dr Zena Kamash and Caroline Harris
Event Viewing Link: Health in the Anthropocene
Event Description: This panel discussion will provide great insights into how we can shift our approach to health, so that it cares for both people and planet. It will approach issues through a variety of perspectives including the consideration of the environmentally damaging effects of nitrous oxide, a ‘greenhouse gas’ used in anaesthesia, to initiatives on wellbeing in conflict and post-conflict regions, such as Iraq.
A ‘living lab’ in India: From concept to implementation
Event Time: 15:30 – 17:00
Event Host: University of Central Lancaster Institute for Citizenship, Society and Change
Event Speakers: Sibaji Panda, Ulrike Zeshan, Lynn Froggett and Uta Papen.
Event Viewing Link: A ‘living lab’ in India: From concept to implementation
Event Description: This seminar examines the ‘living lab’ linked to UCLan’s ICSC and conceived as a site of practical, co-creative experimentation and learning. Shikha Eco-Learning (Shicol) is based at an eco-village in rural eastern India and focuses on regenerative agricultural practices and alternative education. The seminar presents a panel discussion about processes leading from concept stage to on-the-ground implementation, including pitfalls, re-orientations, and workarounds.