COP26 Daily Preview: Tuesday 9th November

COP26 Daily Preview: Tuesday 9th November

The second week at COP26 is well underway. There’s lots going on and lots to attend which we’ve covered in our COP26 Daily Preview for Tuesday 9th November.

Are you attending COP26 on Tuesday? Let us know what events you are looking forward to in the comments below!

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.

On Tuesday, the theme of the day is Gender + Science and Innovation. The Tuesday schedule for the Presidency Programme is as follows:

TimeEvent Title
09:15 – 11:00From Risk To Opportunity: Making Science Work For Solutions
10:00 – 11.15Climate Action For Health
11:00 – 13:00Headline Event (Gender) Advancing Gender Equality In Climate Action
11.30 – 13:00Roar: Science & Innovation For Climate Adaptation
13:30 – 14:45Headline Event (S&I) Responding To The IPCC Report: Keeping 1.5°c Alive
15:30 – 17:30Accelerating Innovation: Cooperation For A Net Zero Future

The open events of the Presidency Programme will be 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 9th November there are 19 events taking place in the COP26 Green Zone. Many of these are being livestreamed and we’ve included links to them below!

The schedule for Tuesday at the Green Zone is as follows:

TimeOrganiserEvent TitleWhere to Watch
09:00 – 10:30Groundswell Climate Collective and Emergent DiplomacyWalk in Beauty: Future Dreaming through Indigenous Knowledges and Western ScienceWatch Live Here
10:00 – 11:00WWFWalrus From Space 
10:00 – 11:30ReckittChanging Consumer BehaviourWatch Live Here
10:00 – 11:30Rosa-Luxemburg-StiftungNot without us! – Pathways to a gender just transitionWatch Live Here
11:30 -13:00Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Indigenous AllianceEarth observation-based innovation by and for Indigenous women for climate change adaptationWatch Live Here
12:00 – 13:00University of the West of EnglandWe Make Our Future 
12:30 – 14:00CAMFED (Campaign for Female Education)African Women’s Grassroots Climate ActionWatch Live Here
12:30 – 14:00National Geographic SocietyClimate Science at the top of the world – National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Expeditions
Watch Live Here
13:30 – 15:00Fridays For FutureA conversation with Fridays for Future – Meet the Youth Activists from around the worldWatch Live Here
14:00 – 15:00EnviroFest InternationalFilms as agents for change: Be astounded by the full-dome film Climate Crimes and discuss with communication experts how best to inspire change 
14:00 – 15:00Good Chance TheatreMigrant Justice = Climate JusticeWatch Live Here
15:00 – 16:00Brazil Africa InstituteStartups, Youth Empowerment and Climate Change: ESG in the International AgendaWatch Live Here
15:00 – 16:30HitachiTechnology and Data Are Key to Save the EnvironmentWatch Live Here
16:00 – 17:00University of the West of EnglandWe Make Our Future 
16:00 – 17:30Climate Action Network EuropeWomen leading: lessons from local action on gender and climate to inform international climate action.Watch Live Here
16:00 – 17:30Net Zero NWThe North West Presents: Talking about my GenerationWatch Live Here
17:00 – 18:00Dr Bashabi Fraser CBETagore and the EnvironmentWatch Live Here
18:00 – 21:00ClimateScienceClimateScience Olympiad 21 award ceremony with Jane Goodall | $10,000 prize for young climate solversWatch Live Here

Presidency Pavilion Events

The Presidency Pavilion at COP26 features events by civil society, private finance, businesses, and the COP26 partners.

All events from the Presidency Pavilion are being livestreamed here.

The Presidency Pavilion has lots of different events on Tuesday 9th November. The schedule is as follows:

TimeOrganiserEvent Title
09:15 – 10:15UK Government
The Met Office
Climate Science Partnerships for Global Action
10:45-11:45Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)
UK Government
Indigenous Self-determination in Research for Better Climate Outcomes
12:15 – 13:45Reckitt
UK Government
Inclusion is Key: How Gender Equality Improves Science, Tech and
Innovation for Climate Action
14:00 – 15:00UK GovernmentNet Zero: Solutions for a Gender-sensitive Transition
15:30 – 16:30UK GovernmentOur Future, Our Voice: Girls’ Education and Tackling the
Climate Crisis
17:00 – 18:00UK GovernmentWomen Count: Achieving Gender Equality through Improved
Monitoring and Reporting
19:30 – 21:00Unilever
UK Government
Capacity for Change Reception

Science Pavilion

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 programme at the Science Pavilion on Tuesday 9th November is:

TimeOrganiserEvent TitleWhere to Watch
09:30 – 10:30Fundaciōn MeriEcosystem Services for Climate Change MitigationWatch Live Here
11:00 – 12:30IPCCThe IPCC 6th assessment report – regional climate information for AsiaWatch Live Here
13:00 – 14:00WMONuclear sciences in climate and water 
14:30 – 16:00WMO
Met Office
Fundaciōn Meri
What women bring to climate science: a panel discussion Watch Live Here
16:15 – 17:45IPCCClimate change in North and Central AmericaWatch Live Here
18:00 – 19:00WMOWorld Adaptation Science Program: research directions and learning agendas for adaptation 
19:30 – 20:30Met OfficeApplying climate and location data to better understand climate impacts and make informed decisionsWatch 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.

The Commonwealth COP26 Pavilion schedule for Tuesday 9th November is:

TimeOrganiserEvent Title
09:00 – 10:30UNITARUNOSATLeveraging the use of geospatial information technology and satellite data for improved climate resilience and disaster risk management
11:00 – 12:00UgandaMobilizing Public and Private investment for climate change adaptation
12:30 – 14:00ZambiaUsing adaptation indicators in tracking NDC adaptation goals: A case of Zambia
14:30 – 16:00ISA, WRIRoadmap to Rapidly Scaling Solar Investment: The key to climate change mitigation, energy access, and energy security

Indigenous Peoples Pavilion at COP26

Indigenous voices are key in the fight against climate change. For too long they have not been heard. It’s great to see a pavilion dedicated to Indigenous voices at COP26.

All events are being livestreamed here: Indigenous Peoples Pavilion Livestream.

The full schedule for the Indigenous Peoples Pavilion at COP26 on Tuesday 9th November can be found below:

TimeOrganiserEvent Title
10:00 – 11:15Indigenous Environmental Network/Indigenous Educational Network of Turtle IslandUtilization of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Cosmovision in Climate Mitigation Related to Geoengineering Technologies
11:30 – 12:00Alianza Mesoamericana de Peblos y Bosques (AMPB)Escuela Mesoamericana de Liderazgo. Un modelo de enseñanza acorde a los diferentes estilos de vida de las comunidades indigenas y comunitarias
12:15 – 13:30Indigenous Environmental Network/Indigenous Educational Network of Turtle IslandIndigenous Feminism and Climate Change
13:45 – 14:45NDN CollectiveCentering Indigenous Leadership in Scaleable Solutions
15:00 – 16:15sociación Ak’ TenamitSistemas indígenas de adaptación y mitigación ante el cambio climático
16:45 – 17:45Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians/Michigan Technological UniversityEnergy Justice for the Anishnabek
17:45 – 18:45York UniversityA short film: Pikopayiw – It is broken

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 9th November:

Law, Science & Innovation

Event Time: Midnight

Event Host: University of Waikato

Event Viewing Link: Law, Science & Innovation

Event Description: Todays session covers the Paris Agreement (projected levels of public financial resources to be provided to developing countries), Indigenous Knowledge, and Governance relating to adaptation and resilience.

Ask the Experts: Climate Change and COP26

Event Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Event Host: University of Edinburgh – GeoSciences

Event Viewing Link: Ask the Experts: Climate Change and COP26

Event Description: The climate crisis is one of the most important issues facing our planet – and we want to talk about it with you! Join us as some of our world-leading researchers discuss the critical issues around climate change and answer any burning questions you may have. The science is undeniable – we are responsible for the climate crisis. Many impacts are irreversible, and our planet is hurtling towards catastrophic global warming temperatures. Many of our researchers are pioneers in their field, with their work underpinning some of the most important international policy decisions in history. So what will happen next at COP26?

Ecological Grief

Event Time: 12:00 – 13:30

Event Host: Student Hubs

Event Link: Ecological Grief

Event Speakers: Laura Bea and Simran Dhanjal

Event Description: Join Laura Bea, Cambridge Hub Programmes Manager, and Simran Dhanjal, Student Hubs CEO, to learn about how to understand, explore and deal with your ecological grief.

From Local to Global online: Keeping 1.5 Degrees Alive

Event Time: 18:00 – 20:00

Event Host: UNAUK and University of Glasgow

Event Viewing Link: From Local to Global online: Keeping 1.5 Degrees Alive

Event Speakers: Maiara Folly, Giovanna Kuele, Jimena Leiva Roesch, Linda Burenius, Christian Tams

Event Description: As we await the outcomes of negotiations during COP26, a session hosted by IMSISS, GCF and UNA-UK will explore a range of practical actions for keeping 1.5 degrees alive at local and global levels, such as: promoting recommendations for UNSC action on climate and security; local initiatives for organisations to adopt; how governments can be held to account; recommendations for global climate governance; and actions that individuals can take. With an expert panel from across different sectors, this session promises a dynamic, action-focused discussion.

Grasslands and Savannahs: Climate Solutions Beyond Forests at the COP26

Event Time: 17:30 – 18:30

Event Host: Food Tank, WWF and Nourish Scotland

Event Speakers: Karina Berg (WWF Global Grasslands and Savannahs Initiative); Col Gordon (Scottish Farmer with a focus on Indigenous land practices), Caroline Lehmann (Tropical Biologist, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh). Moderated by Danielle Nierenberg (President at Food Tank).

Event Viewing Link: Grasslands and Savannahs: Climate Solutions Beyond Forests at the COP26

Event Description: This special panel discussion will explore the importance of our global grassland and savannah systems, the services and benefits they provide, including as undervalued assets and overlooked solutions in our climate agenda.

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