GLF Climate 2021: As it happened
Hosted digitally and in Glasgow alongside COP26, the GLF Climate hybrid conference made a unanimous call for ambitious, concrete action to stop the climate crisis.
Attended by 4,386 digital participants from 145 countries, along with 481 in-person participants at the University of Glasgow, the event featured 400 leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and government leaders.
Across 67 plenaries, interactive sessions, launches and climate talks, GLF Climate: Forests, Food, Finance – Frontiers of Change explored the potential of three key climate solutions: forest restoration, resilient food systems, and sustainable finance. Messages spread on social media rallied 41.34 million people around concrete ways to address the climate emergency as quickly as possible.
When home is stolen: stories from the frontlines of climate migration
Increasing numbers of people are forced into migration from climate change – but lack legal protection as refugees
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) becomes Global Landscapes Forum 32nd charter member7 Nov 2021
Crop Trust and the Plant Treaty launch lifeline for genebanks to secure the future of crop diversity6 Nov 2021
Global Landscapes Forum offers seed grants to transform degraded Sahelian landscapes5 Nov 2021
Finance: a GLF Climate reading list29 Oct 2021
Samantha Power: How to fund natural climate solutions | #GLFClimate 2021 Must-see Speakers
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Paul Polman: How to create a net positive economy | #GLFClimate 2021 Must-see Speakers
“People say that we need to be less bad, but ...
#GLFClimate Creative Summary Competition
How creative can you get at a climate conference? That was the question posed by the GLF and Youth in Landscapes Initiative to youth participants at GLF Climate, who were challenged to create their best visual representation of each day of the conference. We received an incredibly diverse range of submissions – from vlogs to memes to PowerPoint presentations. Meet the winners!