From October 31 to November 12, the world will gather in Glasgow for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to discuss and negotiate more ambitious action to meet the Paris Agreement commitments. On behalf of the University of Waterloo community, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) will lead a virtual delegation to COP26 to engage with governments and non-government observers from around the world. Graduate student delegate applications are now open.
Unpacking the international governance framework of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Moderated by Waterloo Professor Ian Rowlands, the discussion explored how COP fits into the global climate change governance system, and featured guest speakers who shared their own COP experiences.