A Fair COP

A FAIR COP: from Climate Crisis to Climate Justice

As world leaders prepare to gather for crucial COP26 climate talks, DDE is organising five sessions exploring the global dimensions to the Climate Emergency, eachhighlighting positive stories from around the world, inspiring us all to action.

Monday 20th September 6-9pm Great Big Green Week event. Workshop-type activities to help us understand the climate crisis situation and get to grips with the technical terminology, followed by more formal presentations by local experts, plus Q&A. You can download the resources from this event.

Monday 4th October, 6-7.30pm Climate Change and trade – the impact on farmers in developing countries 1st October is World Coffee Day. How is climate change affecting coffee production and other tropical crops we take for granted? Is Fairtrade a positive way to cope? You can download the resources from this event.

Monday 18th October, 6-7.30pm Climate Change and Food Security. Marking World Food Day (16th October), how are disrupted weather patterns affecting food security? You can download the resources from this event.

Monday 1st November, 6-7.30pm Youth Voices: the call for a Global Green Deal. On Friday 5th November, COP26 will discuss Youth issues. We will invite young people to explain their concerns and their demand for a Global Green Deal - including voices from the Global South.

Monday 15th November, 6-7.30pm A FAIR COP? As COP26 ends, we will reflect on the outcomes, with a panel of experts and concerned citizens. What has been achieved? Will words turn into actions? How much safer are we, and the planet, now, than before COP26 began?

We plan for all five sessions to be held, live, in Exeter Community Centre, 17 St David’s Hill, Exeter, EX4 3RG, but there will also be a Zoom option for each. Please sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-fair-cop-tickets-167852187411

All events are free, but donations are welcome! Each session will include suggested actions as well as the positive stories.