COP26 in Context: From Net Zero to ecofeminism
Today, Nov. 1, is day two of COP26. Check out yesterday’s post for more information about COP26 and why it’s so important. Each day of the conference covers a range of topics, but today we’re focusing on the economic benefits of climate mitigation, Net Zero, and ecofeminism. Here are some articles to explain the importance of these topics and make them more accessible:
COP26 goals, straight from the event’s website: What do we need to achieve at COP26?
10 charts explaining the economic benefits of climate change mitigation in the U.S. As leaders discuss environmental policy, learn more about how advancing climate policy will help our country economically. File some facts away to teach others who are more economically motivated during conversations about sustainability!
What is ‘net zero’ and why does it matter? Find out what Net Zero means and the current scientific conversations surrounding it.
Feminism and environmentalism go hand in hand. Look back at this commentary from Gender Day at the global climate talks in 2018 to learn more about how feminism and environmentalism intertwine.
Check back tomorrow for more info on what is being explored at COP26 — and good reads to keep you informed!