COP26 Daily Preview: Wednesday 10th November

COP26 Daily Preview: Wednesday 10th November

We are fast approaching the midway point of week 2 at COP26 but there’s still plenty to get involved with! Check out what’s going on this Wednesday 10th November in our daily review below.

Are you attending COP26 on Wednesday 10th November? Let us know what events you are looking forward to in the comments below!

If you want to see more of what COP26 looks like, check out our photo page of the COP26 pavilions.

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 Wednesday, the theme of the day is Transport. The Wednesday schedule for the Presidency Programme is as follows:

TimeEvent Title
09:15 – 10:30Green Shipping Corridors: Launch Of The Clydebank Declaration
10:45 – 12.15Headline Event: Accelerating The Zev Transition: A One Way Street
15:00 – 16:15International Aviation Climate Ambition Coalition
16:30 – 17:45Future Of International Road Freight

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 Wednesday 10th 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 Wednesday at the Green Zone is as follows:

TimeOrganiserEvent TitleWhere to Watch
09:00 – 10:30Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsVoices from the field – Participatory approaches of Climate Smart Agriculture practices (CSA), Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and indigenous Chakra systemsWatch Live Here
10:00 – 11:00EnviroFest InternationalFilms as agents for change: Be astounded by the full-dome film Climate Crimes and discuss with communication experts how best to inspire change 
10:00 – 11:30UnileverPlant Powered to Become Climate PositiveWatch Live Here
10:00 – 11:30Fundación Horizonte Ciudadano, in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation: CIFF and the Bernard van Leer Foundation“Where the streets have no air: South-south experiences on citizen air quality measurements”Watch Live Here
11:30 -13:00The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and IndustryAccelerating Electric Mobility with green jobs and gender parityWatch Live Here
11:30 – 12:30Chris Packham, naturalist, TV presenter and authorSchools programme, with Chris Packham and Megan McCubbinWatch Live Here
12:00 – 13:00University of the West of EnglandWe Make Our Future
12:30 – 14:00Size of WalesConnecting Wales, Youth Voice and COP26Watch Live Here
13:00 – 14:30Formula EFormula E Change. Accelerated. Accelerating sustainable human progress through the power of electric racingWatch Live Here
13:30 – 14:30Magic MeGeneration Rebellion: the power of intergenerational activism. A film screening and workshop with East London womenWatch Live Here
14:00 – 15:00Armagh Observatory and PlanetariumOur Place in the Cosmos
14:00 – 15:00University of ExeterRed River Poetry: Listening to a Polluted RiverWatch Live Here
15:00 – 16:00Advanced Electric Machines LtdNovel Electrification through Advanced Sustainable TechnologiesWatch Live Here
15:30 – 17:00National Grid
Talking about Our Generation: putting younger generations in charge of the switch to sustainable energy & transportationWatch Live Here 
15:30 – 17:30Count Us InSpeeding up the transport revolutionWatch Live Here
16:00 – 17:00University of the West of EnglandWe Make Our Future
16:00 – 17:00Living StreetsWomen leaders transforming street designWatch Live Here
17:00 – 18:00Sustainable Transport AlliancePeople make transport: communities enabling greener travelWatch Live Here
18:00 – 21:00Helen Goulden, CEO of The Young FoundationClimate Challenge Cup innovation showcase and awardsWatch 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 Wednesday 10th November. The schedule is as follows:

TimeOrganiserEvent Title
09:00 – 10:00UK Government
National Grid
Watt-EV-er: Putting Consumers in the Driving Seat of Electric Vehicles
10:15 – 11:00UK Government
Living Streets
Cleaner, Quieter, Healthier – the Added Benefits of Transport Decarbonisation
11:15 – 12:00UK Government
Sustainable Aviation
Delivering Jet Zero
13:15 – 14:00UK GovernmentWhat Comes After the Tipping Point? Opportunities from the ZEV
14:15 – 15:15UK Government
Powering Good: Recharging Rail to Power Economies and Connect Communities
15:30 – 16:15UK GovernmentThe Course to Zero: Developing Ambition in Maritime Decarbonisation

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 Wednesday 10th November is:

TimeOrganiserEvent TitleWhere to Watch
09:30 – 10:30Met OfficePublic health in a warmer worldWatch Live Here
11:00 – 12:30UCESAQuelles perspectives à la perception des citoyens africains sur le changement climatique et les solutions préconisées
13:00 – 14:30IPCCHow has science influenced climate action: IPCC and the policy process 
14:45 – 16:15UCESAClimate action for Africa “voice of African people”
18:00 – 19:00Met OfficeBuilding climate resilience in a low carbon world Watch Live Here
19:30 – 20:30IPCC
Fundaciōn Meri
Role of youth as change agents in climate change 

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 Wednesday 10th November is:

TimeOrganiserEvent Title
09:00 – 10:30Rotary
Sharing critical lessons – Mangroves, the Commonwealth and Rotary
12:30 – 14:00Climate SectionStrengthening Gender and Youth Engagement in Climate Action: A Focus on NDC Implementation
14:30 – 16:00Oceans and
Natural Resources
Climate change and new petroleum producing countries: forging a new path towards an equitable and just energy transition
16:30 – 18:00UNCDFEnhancing access to climate finance in LDCs, SIDs and other vulnerable commonwealth nations

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 Wednesday 10th November can be found below:

TimeOrganiserEvent Title
11:15 – 12:30Asociación de Mujeres Sapara ASHINIAWKACambio Climático y el cuidado de la Selva Viviente
12:45 – 13:45Kabata Konana
Experiencias y modelos de resiliencia comunitaria ante el cambio climático.
14:50 – 15:50IPACCIncluding Indigenous Traditional Knowledge systems into the heart of climate-resilience planning and implementation
15:15 – 16:30Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge (CCRC)Repairing the climate: Why a successful COP is critical for and involves indigenous peoples globally
16:45 – 17:30Organización Regional AIDESEP Ucayali – ORAURedd+ Indígena Amazónico Jurisdiccional nacional, LEAF y otros mecanismos de financiamiento climático
17:45 – 18:45Cambio Climático desde las comunidades Indígenas del Paraguay por la tala indiscriminada de arboles

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 Wednesday 10th November:


Event Time: Midnight

Event Host: University of Waikato

Event Viewing Link: Transport

Event Description: Join our local experts as they discuss some of the key themes from overnight at COP26. Today’s key theme; Transport. What is being done locally to minimise the impact of transport on our environment?

Dr. Jane Goodall COP26 Roots & Shoots Youth Talk

Event Time: 19:00

Event Host: Dr. Jane Goodall and Roots and Shoots

Event Viewing Link: Dr. Jane Goodall COP26 Roots & Shoots Youth Talk

Event Description: Join Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and COP26 Advocate for an inspiring talk with Roots & Shoots group ‘Forces of Nature’ hosted by JGI USA executive Director Anna Rathmann! As the group is at COP26 in Glasglow, Scotland, together they’ll share their hopes for global climate action and how every individual can make a difference, especially young people through Jane’s youth program Roots & Shoots!

We have a dream – solutions and demands by young people

Event Time: 10:30 – 12:00

Event Host: Nordic Youth Biodiversity Network – NYBN

Event Link: We have a dream – solutions and demands by young people

Event Description: We have a dream – Get an insight into Nordic youths’ vision for the green future at COP26 in Glasgow and Nordic Climate Action Weeks in Helsinki the 10th of November. Climate change and biodiversity loss are interlinked issues that deserve equal attention. We will explore the policies and demands put forward by youth for climate and biodiversity through the Mock COP26 treaty and the Nordic Youth Position Paper on Biodiversity. We have talked to young people all over the Nordic countries about their fears and dreams for the future. We asked them to give their view of the best solutions to reach the desired future. Join us in bridging the gap between fears and dreams, present and future

Reflections on Cop 26: Working together for our planetary futures

Event Time: 10:00 – 11:30

Event Host: The Culture Capital Exchage

Event Viewing Link: Reflections on Cop 26: Working together for our planetary futures

Event Speakers: Dr Bill Balaskas (Kingston University), Dr Sean Field (St. Andrews) Linda France (New Writing North and Newcastle University), Anna Santomauro (Arts Catalyst), Dr Christoph Lueder (Kingston University), Dr Neelam Raina (Middlesex University), Anja Rekeszus (KCL and NCACE). Respondent: Pauline Rutter (Artist, Researcher and TCCE Associate) Chair: Evelyn Wilson (TCCE and NCACE)

Event Description: The session will highlight some examples of recent and ongoing collaborative activities and through those, we will open a discussion on the potential of research, knowledge exchange and public and community engagement to raise awareness of environmental issues and the complex panoply of associated issues relating to global climate emergency.

Climate Fresk Thailand – COP 26

Event Time: 17:30 – 18:30

Event Host: Climate Fresk

Event Viewing Link: Climate Fresk Thailand – COP 26

Event Description: “The Climate Fresk” is a fun, participatory and creative workshop on climate change. This interactive game helps you to understand the main mechanisms of this highly complex issue that is currently discussed at the COP 26 in Glasgow.

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