Covid-19: UN confirms postponement of Glasgow's climate change summit to 2021
Washington, May 29 -- The United Nations climate change conference in Scotland's Glasgow, known as COP26, will now take place in early November next year due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, according to an announcement on Friday on the summit's official Twitter account.
The event was originally scheduled to begin on November 9 of this year, but the UK government said in April that the conference would be delayed.
"#COP26 will take place between 1 - 12 November 2021 in Glasgow. The COP Bureau of the @UNFCCC [UN Framework Convention on Climate Change], with the UK and our Italian partners today agreed on new dates for the summit," COP26 said on Friday, according to a BBC report.
The United Kingdom will chair the summit in partnership wit...
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