UK to host UN Climate Summit

Confirmed: UK and Italy to host crucial COP26 UN climate summit

The UK and Italy will jointly host next year’s crucial COP26 UN climate summit in Glasgow, it was confirmed yesterday (10th September). The UK government said countries around the world had officially given their backing to the UK and Italy’s bid to host the conference, which is expected to be formally accepted at this year’s COP25 summit in Chile…Set to take place in November 2020, the event will see thousands of the world’s top climate diplomats descend on the Scottish city to thrash out plans to keep the world on track with the Paris Agreement, which commits countries keeping global warming ‘well-below’ 2C.  Read More in Business Green

NORTH EAST NEWS: VONNE (Voluntary Organisations Network North East) are leading on a regional partnership project to take place at the same time as the Summit – we’ll keep you posted of plans…

Added to this The National Lottery Community Fund has a new Climate Action Fund