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Cop26 may be over yet justice isnt done n1


In November 2021, the UK hosted the 26th annual UN climate talks – known as COP26 – in Glasgow (pictured above). In 2022 the baton passes to Egypt. But what is a ‘COP’, why does it matter, and what is Tearfund’s role?

COP stands for ‘Conference of the Parties’, and it’s the United Nations’ annual summit where governments of almost every country meet to negotiate a coordinated global response to climate change.

We’ll be sharing more throughout COP27 below.

COP27 news + perspectives

Climate report front cover

Climate report resources

Tearfund's landmark report on climate, young Christians and the Church in Australia. It's the most comprehensive research to date on Australian Christians' views on climate change. It offers vital insights for healing the growing generational and geographical divide on climate change within the Church.

Download the climate report
Tearfund Climate Report Resources

Christianity and Climate change film series

Take a closer look at the climate crisis and how Christians are called to respond. Christianity and Climate Change is a nine-part film series featuring Katharine Hayhoe, the internationally renowned Christian climate scientist. In each episode, she responds to climate questions from key church leaders and members.

Watch or download

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