The latest United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, COP26, was hosted on this occasion by the United Kingdom in partnership with Italy in Glasgow from 31st October and the 12th of November
Around 40,000 people, including heads of state, diplomats, representatives of civil society and private companies met at this face-to-face conference to agree on new objectives in the fight against climate change
Glasgow COP26 has been the most critical summit since the Paris Agreement, , in which the world expected countries' proposals to be more ambitious than ever before, is a major milestone since the Paris Agreement. Scientists continue to insist that if governments do not urgently abandon the burning of fossil fuels, they will not be able to achieve a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Further on, we will tell you all the details of this COP26 and the most important points of the agreement that has been reached. But first, let's put it in context: