As COP26 gets underway in Glasgow, there is a lot of information to absorb so here are a few helpful resources, some involving CRNI Members!

The Irish Independent asked what we can expect from the 12-day UN conference billed as the “last best chance” to prevent runaway climate change. For more information, read Minister Eamon Ryan talks Cop26, Greta, and his own carbon footprinthere.

Irish Examiner article, Taoiseach: Ireland can lead from the front in global battle against climate change, can be read here.

The EPA has produced provisional estimates of greenhouse gas emissions for the time period 1990-2020. See the Ireland’s Provisional Greenhouse Gas emissions 1990-2020 report here.

Watch the Earth To COP film, shown at the Opening Ceremony, which makes clear the urgent need for global climate action. Access the film here.

Want to know more about COP? Then check out the Oxfam Ireland First World Problems Podcast where Oxfam ambassador Andrew Trimble quizzes the experts Sadhbh O’Neill and and Oxfam’s Nafkote Dabi on COP26, climate change and lots more. Find it here. http://firstworldproblemspod.com

Bryson Recycling is participating in the COP26 Regional Climate Roadshow online event on Monday. 8 November 2021. Director, Eric Randall, will be speaking on “Recycling Does Make a Difference”. Sign up to attend here.

Why we can’t deliver NetZero decarbonisation without the resources sector, see this article by SUEZ and list of events relevant to the resources sector taking place at COP26 here.

Fashion Revolution Open Studio taking place at COP26. Find out more information in this The Guardian article, Cop26: Meet nine fashion designers making real change, here.

The World Climate March: information on the digital march for climate justice can be found here. A COP26 Ireland rally is taking place in Cork on Saturday, 6 November at 12pm on Grand Parade. See here.

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