COP26

The News from COP26

Simon West on GB News

COP26… The (News)Beat Goes On

On the 23rd of December 2021, our Chair of Trustees and Managing Director Simon West spoke about the successes and failures of COP26 on the GBNews program The Briefing with Darren McCaffrey. On the 1st of January 2022, our Chair of Trustees and Managing Director Simon West spoke on GB News about his hopes for climate policy in 2022. Check out our COP26 newsfeed for, jargon free content and analysis from the conference and the fringe. https://www.wordforest.org/cop26/ The Team

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COP26 Wrap Up

Now COP26 seems to be a (slightly) distant memory, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on it and what were our

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Environmentalists from our charity were excited to attend the UN global climate change conference, #COP26 in Glasgow for the first two weeks of November 2021. We delivered jargon-free daily updates from the conference and the fringe, to help our supporters and the general public understand the importance of this international climate conference. We all wanted to play our part in this critical #climatechange mission, starting with our ongoing work of planting and protecting trees in the tropics. Incidentally, we raised ring-fenced funds to attend and we are exceedingly grateful to our corporate partners for providing this.
 
Our remit was: 
 
(a) to create ‘jargon-free’ written and video reports on the climate news the media are covering and also the events and discussions they’re not – see our news below for details
(b) to host Word Forest public events on the fringe: 
If you’d like to make a donation to our COP26 legacy forest in Kenya, please click here.
 
Thank you for your support.

Our visit to COP26 was generously sponsored by