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Climate Exp0 Conference

Event Details

Monday 17 May, 2021

15:00 -16:00

online

The COP26 Universities Network is a growing group of more than 55 UK-based universities who are working together to raise ambition for tangible outcomes from the UN COP26 Climate Change Conference.

The Network's mission is to ensure that the UK academic sector plays an active role in delivering a successful COP26, getting all players on track to deliver a zero-carbon, resilient world.

As part of this work, six months prior to the COP26 meeting in November 2021, the COP26 Universities Network is hosting a virtual conference - Climate Exp0 - to showcase UK and international research on aspects of climate change and climate mitigation in the run-up to COP26.

Professor Henrietta L. Moore will present: "Grassroots visions of prosperity for a sustainable future"

The full programme is online and registration is open. Learn more via https://www.climateexp0.org/

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