Final Chance for the 1.5 Degrees? Expectations for the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow

27 October 2021

At the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, negotiations will be held on the measures and contributions to be made to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. Experts will discuss the expectations of the COP26 and the roles of individual actors at this GIGA Forum/GIGA Talk.

27 October 2021, 16:00-17:30

In this event, experts will consider questions such as: Who will act on which policy fields? What role does trust play in overcoming remaining differences? What role can civil society play to facilitate negotiations and make COP26 successful?



  • Dr. Michael Brüggemann, Professor of Climate and Science Communication, University of Hamburg
  • Dr. Heike Schroeder, Professor of Environmental Governance, University of East Anglia
  • Jan Klenke, Doctoral Researcher, German Institute for Global and Area Studies
  • Eva Marsland, Climate Activist, Fridays for Future; Student of Environmental Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Hamburg

Register for the event here.


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