This year’s UN Climate Change Conference, also known COP26, will be hosted by the United Kingdom. It will be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 31st October to 12th November. This conference is widely regarded as being most important climate change conference since the Paris Agreement of 2015 and, if successful, will herald a decade of wide ranging actions from governments, businesses and indivduals to significantly reduce greehouse gas emissions by 2030, ensuring that we get on track to limit global warming to no more than 2 DegC and as close to 1.5 DegC as possible.

What Next? COP26 Programme

Monday 1st November

Climate Action Simulation Workshops (Godalming)

We have a full day of activities for local schools and colleges to explore and discover what actions can be taken to limit global warming to below 2 DegC and as close to 1.5 DegC as possible. See below for Public Climate Action Simulation Workshops in Haslemere and Godalming on 8th and 11th November.

Wednesday 3rd November

Update from COP: the World Leaders Summit and Finance

6:00pm to 7:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN), a light supper will be available (soup and snacks).

Join us in the What Next Climate Emergency Centre as we review, discuss and ask questions about what’s been happening at COP26 so far. We plan to broadcast some of this event on our Facebook page.

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Friday 5th November

Update from COP: Energy, Youth and the Public

6:00pm to 7:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN) – a light supper will be available (soup and snacks)

Join us in the What Next Climate Emergency Centre for the second of our COP update as we review, discuss and ask questions about what’s been happening at COP26 so far. We plan to broadcast some of this event on our Facebook page.

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Saturday 6th November

The What Next Lounge

10:00am to 3:00pm, Godalming High Street

Visit us on the High Street to find out more about the Climate and Ecological Emergency and what we are doing at What Next to build and support a community of people who wish to take positive and constructive action now in preparation for changes to come.

Eco-Street Theatre

11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm, Godalming High Street

And for something COMPLETELY different! The What Next Eco-theatre Group will be performing in Crown Court. Join us in the What Next Lounge to watch our performers and musicians tell stories and sing songs about the Nature, the Climate and Ecological Emergency and how we can Support One Another.

Monday 8th November

Climate Action Simulation Workshop (Godalming)

4:00pm to 6:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN)

We are inviting local councillors to join us in the What Next CEC to explore and discover what actions can be taken to limit global warming to below 2 DegC and as close to 1.5 DegC as possible. See below for Public Climate Action Simulation Workshops in Godalming on 11th November and in Haslemere post-COP.

Wednesday 10th November

Update from COP: Adaption, Gender and Transport

6:00pm to 7:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN), a light supper will be available (soup and snacks)

Our third update from COP, join us in the What Next Climate Emergency Centre as we review, discuss and ask questions about what’s been happening at COP26 so far. We plan to broadcast some of this event on our Facebook page.

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Take the Jump: Introduction

7:00pm to 9:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN)

Discover the most impactful actions you can take to help reduce your impact on the environment in the introductory workshop to The Jump. Based on an influencial report commissioned by the C40 Cities network, we will review and discuss the challenges of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in urban environments.

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Thursday 11th November

Climate Action Simulation Workshop (Godalming)

7:00pm to 9:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN)

An interactive and engaging workshop, providing you with the opportunity explore and discover what actions might be taken to limit global warming to below 2 DegC and as close to 1.5 DegC as possible. In this workshop we will consider and discuss personal actions, governmental policies and business practices which might be taken to fulfil this goal; we will use climate simulation models to review the success of different strategies and identify a possible roadmap to a sustainable fufure.

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Friday 12th November

Update from COP: the Built Enironment and an Overview of the Conference

6:00pm to 7:00pm in the What Next CEC (11 Wharf Street, Godalming, GU7 1NN), a light supper will be available (soup and snacks)

Join us in the What Next Climate Emergency Centre for our final COP update as we review, discuss and ask questions about what’s been happening at COP26 so far. We plan to broadcast some of this event on our Facebook page.

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Post-COP

Climate Action Simulation Workshop (Haslemere)

Time to be confirmed, Venue to be confirmed, Haslemere

An interactive and engaging workshop, providing you with the opportunity explore and discover what actions might be taken to limit global warming to below 2 DegC and as close to 1.5 DegC as possible. In this workshop we will consider and discuss personal actions, governmental policies and business practices which might be taken to fulfil this goal; we will use climate simulation models to review the success of different strategies and identify a possible roadmap to a sustainable fufure.