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!
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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:
|09:15 – 10:30||Green Shipping Corridors: Launch Of The Clydebank Declaration|
|10:45 – 12.15||Headline Event: Accelerating The Zev Transition: A One Way Street|
|15:00 – 16:15||International Aviation Climate Ambition Coalition|
|16:30 – 17:45||Future 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:
|Time||Organiser||Event Title||Where to Watch|
|09:00 – 10:30||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations||Voices from the field – Participatory approaches of Climate Smart Agriculture practices (CSA), Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and indigenous Chakra systems||Watch Live Here|
|10:00 – 11:00||EnviroFest International||Films 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 – 11:30||Unilever||Plant Powered to Become Climate Positive||Watch Live Here|
|10:00 – 11:30||Fundación 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 -13:00||The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry||Accelerating Electric Mobility with green jobs and gender parity||Watch Live Here|
|11:30 – 12:30||Chris Packham, naturalist, TV presenter and author||Schools programme, with Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin||Watch Live Here|
|12:00 – 13:00||University of the West of England||We Make Our Future|
|12:30 – 14:00||Size of Wales||Connecting Wales, Youth Voice and COP26||Watch Live Here|
|13:00 – 14:30||Formula E||Formula E Change. Accelerated. Accelerating sustainable human progress through the power of electric racing||Watch Live Here|
|13:30 – 14:30||Magic Me||Generation Rebellion: the power of intergenerational activism. A film screening and workshop with East London women||Watch Live Here|
|14:00 – 15:00||Armagh Observatory and Planetarium||Our Place in the Cosmos|
|14:00 – 15:00||University of Exeter||Red River Poetry: Listening to a Polluted River||Watch Live Here|
|15:00 – 16:00||Advanced Electric Machines Ltd||Novel Electrification through Advanced Sustainable Technologies||Watch Live Here|
|15:30 – 17:00||National Grid||Talking about Our Generation: putting younger generations in charge of the switch to sustainable energy & transportation||Watch Live Here|
|15:30 – 17:30||Count Us In||Speeding up the transport revolution||Watch Live Here|
|16:00 – 17:00||University of the West of England||We Make Our Future|
|16:00 – 17:00||Living Streets||Women leaders transforming street design||Watch Live Here|
|17:00 – 18:00||Sustainable Transport Alliance||People make transport: communities enabling greener travel||Watch Live Here|
|18:00 – 21:00||Helen Goulden, CEO of The Young Foundation||Climate Challenge Cup innovation showcase and awards||Watch Live Here|
Presidency Pavilion Events
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:
|09:00 – 10:00||UK Government|
|Watt-EV-er: Putting Consumers in the Driving Seat of Electric Vehicles|
|10:15 – 11:00||UK Government|
|Cleaner, Quieter, Healthier – the Added Benefits of Transport Decarbonisation|
|11:15 – 12:00||UK Government|
|Delivering Jet Zero|
|13:15 – 14:00||UK Government||What Comes After the Tipping Point? Opportunities from the ZEV|
|14:15 – 15:15||UK Government|
|Powering Good: Recharging Rail to Power Economies and Connect Communities|
|15:30 – 16:15||UK Government||The Course to Zero: Developing Ambition in Maritime Decarbonisation|
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:
|Time||Organiser||Event Title||Where to Watch|
|09:30 – 10:30||Met Office||Public health in a warmer world||Watch Live Here|
|11:00 – 12:30||UCESA||Quelles perspectives à la perception des citoyens africains sur le changement climatique et les solutions préconisées|
|13:00 – 14:30||IPCC||How has science influenced climate action: IPCC and the policy process|
|14:45 – 16:15||UCESA||Climate action for Africa “voice of African people”|
|18:00 – 19:00||Met Office||Building climate resilience in a low carbon world||Watch Live Here|
|19:30 – 20:30||IPCC|
|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:
|09:00 – 10:30||Rotary|
|Sharing critical lessons – Mangroves, the Commonwealth and Rotary|
|12:30 – 14:00||Climate Section||Strengthening Gender and Youth Engagement in Climate Action: A Focus on NDC Implementation|
|14:30 – 16:00||Oceans and|
|Climate change and new petroleum producing countries: forging a new path towards an equitable and just energy transition|
|16:30 – 18:00||UNCDF||Enhancing 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:
|10:00 – 11:00||Organización Nacional de Mujeres Indígenas Andinas y Amazónicas del Perú – ONAMIAP||INICIATIVAS DE ADAPTACIÓN Y MITIGACIÓN EN LA ZONA ANDINA Y AMAZÓNICA DESDE LA MIRADA DE LAS MUJERES INDÍGENAS: AMENAZAS Y DESAFIOS PARA ASEGURAR EL BUEN VIVIR”|
|11:15 – 12:30||Asociación de Mujeres Sapara ASHINIAWKA||Cambio Climático y el cuidado de la Selva Viviente|
|12:45 – 13:45||Kabata Konana|
Experiencias y modelos de resiliencia comunitaria ante el cambio climático.
|14:50 – 15:50||IPACC||Including Indigenous Traditional Knowledge systems into the heart of climate-resilience planning and implementation|
|15:15 – 16:30||Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge (CCRC)||Repairing the climate: Why a successful COP is critical for and involves indigenous peoples globally|
|16:45 – 17:30||Organización Regional AIDESEP Ucayali – ORAU||Redd+ Indígena Amazónico Jurisdiccional nacional, LEAF y otros mecanismos de financiamiento climático|
|17:45 – 18:45||Cambio 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 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.