Beyond COP26: Takeaways from the UN Climate Summit

An image of planet Earth with a thermometer showing 108 degrees sticking out of it, surrounded by the text "COP26 UN Climate Summit", underneath reads "Wednesday November 17 7:30 PM Eastern Beyond COP26 Takeaways from the UN Climate Summit" and below: "What's needed now to Create Climate Justice?"

Event format: Online

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Sponsor: UUA International Resources: UU Office at the United Nations, Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth

Event Recording

Resources Shared During the Event

Carbon Pricing and Carbon Markets

Public Banks

  • “Global Climate Campaigners Want Public Banks to Fund Just Recovery and Green Transition” – 15 Oct 2020 article in EcoWatch
  • “Public Banks Will Help Fight Climate Change!” – 24 Sept 2019 blog post from NRDC

COP26 Info and Reports

Indigenous Leadership & Climate Justice

UU Climate Justice Campaigns - Get Involved!

Event Description

Join Unitarian Universalists and friends for a special session to review the COP26 UN Climate Summit in Glasgow. UUA-credentialed representatives will be present to share about what they observed at the conference, where the world is now in the fight against climate change, and what is needed moving forward in order to create climate justice.


  • Bruce Knotts, Director, UUA Office at the United Nations (Moderator)

  • Zoë Johnston, Network Coordinator, UU Young Adults for Climate Justice (Opening Reading)

  • Rev. Peggy Clarke, Senior Minister, Community Church of New York (UUA-credentialed representative at COP26)

  • Joshua Cooper, Hawaii Institute for Human Rights (UUA-credentialed representative at COP26)

  • Caitlin Waddick (UU representing Transboundry Water In-Cooperation Network, TWIN at COP26)

  • Ahti Tolvanen (UU representing Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice at COP26)

  • Dr. William McPherson, Board Member of UU Ministry for Earth, former environmental diplomat at US Mission to the UN in Geneva

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