COP26: A visual guide

What COP26 is, who attends and why it matters — in infographic form.

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By John Lang


The most important UN climate summit since Paris, 2015. But why?

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The guide has been translated into Spanish: COP26: Una guía visual

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A library of ECIU infographics can be found here.

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- Climate Action Tracker, Global Update: Climate Summit Momentum

- IPCC, Special Report on 1.5°C

- The Paris Agreement