Thursday, 15 October 2020

National Climate Events links from CDE

 

from CDE....

.....so many things happening with a climate & environment focus,.....November is when COP26 should have been, and December is the 5th anniversary of the Paris agreement.

Climate x Culture - a season from the Climate Heritage Network, a virtual global forum for arts, culture and heritage-based climate action. 12 October - 27th November
calling for affiliated events  https://www.culturexclimate.org/

Remembrance Day for Lost Species - weekender around 30th November. Focus this year is on links between racism and ecological justice/species extinctions. A call for events anywhere, with a strong emphasis on the arts as a means to commemorate. https://www.lostspeciesday.org/

Mock COP26 19th Nov to 1st Dec. A big, inclusive online Mock COP. The event will be run by young climate activists, with a focus on the Global South. https://www.mockcop.org/

Bio-diverse festival, an inclusive, welcoming space for underrepresented and minority groups in biology and conservation. October.
http://bio-diversefestival.org

Countdown
 is a global initiative  from TED to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action. To build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 in the race to a zero-carbon world – a world that is safer, cleaner and fairer for everyone. Every organization, company, city and nation and citizens everywhere are invited to collaborate with Countdown and take action on climate. It is a movement open to everyone – and everyone has a vital role to play.
Launched on 10th October. https://countdown.ted.com/

London Climate Action Week. creates space for London’s world leading array of climate professionals to come together to find solutions. 14-20 November  https://www.londonclimateactionweek.org/

UN Climate Summit. UK to host high level climate summit with UN for the 5th anniversary of Paris. 12th December. https://www.firstpost.com/tech/science/un-britain-to-co-host-global-climate-summit-on-12-december-to-mark-fifth-anniversary-of-paris-agreement-8846791.html

Also, as you will have seen, the BBC is giving platform to David Attenborough following screening of Extinction: The Facts and the distributed screening of his film A Life On Our Planet.
He was on BBC the other day with Prince William to announce the Earthshot Prize
https://earthshotprize.org/  Nominations will open on 1st November, with over 100 nominating partners from across the world being invited to submit nominations of those individuals, communities, businesses and organisations who could win The Earthshot Prize.

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