Amplifying the voices of state and regional governments to drive climate ambition and deliver tangible action.

Under2 Coalition General Assembly at COP28 UAE

The Under2 Coalition General Assembly was held on 3 December

The Under2 Coalition hosted its last General Assembly meeting alongside COP28 in Dubai.

We convened critical decision-makers from government and business to facilitate greater cooperation and accelerate change across sectors - Uniting Leaders, Driving Change.

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Our Under2 Coalition members were out in force at COP27 in Egypt

States and regions made the case for deeper engagement in COP processes and demonstrated their determination to be part of the solution to the global climate crisis. 

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Under2 Coalition at COP26

The United Kingdom hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow from Monday, 1 November – Friday, 12 November 2021, in partnership with Italy. The summit brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

At the same time, 60 state and regional governments met as members of the Under2 Coalition to find new ways forward in tackling the climate crisis. The Under2 Coalition General Assembly convened on 7 November at Strathclyde University on subjects including transitioning to low carbon energy, transport and industry infrastructure; methane; agriculture, forestry and other land use; reducing methane emissions; and accelerating finance and investment.

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Further, Faster, Together

States and regions continue to be vital to global efforts to fight climate change and Under2 Coalition member governments have each adopted plans for a wide range of ambitious actions across different sectors to address the climate crisis - with targets of 2030 or earlier.

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