COP26 is the most important global climate event since the Paris Agreement in 2015. It is a key moment for governments to prevent the climate crisis spiralling out of control. COP26 will take place between 1 and 12 of November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland.


COP26 is the most important global climate event since the Paris Agreement in 2015 and it’s scheduled to take place in Glasgow in November. XR COP’s website will be available in June and will provide all the info you need to get involved in COP26.

In the meantime, If you’re interested in getting involved with XR COP please email

Will COP26 happen in Glasgow?

There is a strong possibility that COP26 may happen online, or be postponed again because of the ongoing Covid crisis. Activism and protests at COP26 could be decentralised away from Glasgow to local areas around the UK and the world, as well online.

There are lots of exciting ideas with planning ongoing for the different scenarios for COP26. Once we can be sure what’s happening, we will publish more information.

What is currently being planned at Glasgow?

Mass mobilisation for Climate Justice

Saturday 6 November, Glasgow and across the UK

The COP26 Coalition and their international allies are planning a decentralised day of action for Saturday 6 November, the middle weekend of COP26. As there are likely to be significant travel restrictions, we will show our movement’s strength and the need for urgent action for climate justice by coming together in our city, town or village across the world for a coordinated day of action.

Other events

There will be a multitude of events and gatherings organised across Glasgow by the Coalition, Extinction Rebellion, the local Scottish authorities and civic society. More information will be available later in the year.

Practical information

Find out more about accommodation, travel and visas.

Quick guide to COP26

Find more about COP26 with our quick guide.

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