Join the COP26 Coalition to Fight for Climate Justice Globally, in Glasgow
Join the COP26 Coalition for two weeks of demonstrations, assemblies, strikes, and summits, anchored by a Global Day of Action for Climate Justice Saturday November 6, when decentralised mass mobilisations will occur across the world. Wherever you are in the world, now is the time to join the fight for climate justice. The Coalition is asking for all hands on deck: in workplaces, communities, schools, hospitals and across national borders.
November 6 Digital Rally
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world will take to the streets with over 50 demonstrations planned up and down the UK and over 75 actions and demonstrations taking place around the world. Join the COP26 Coalition for a digital global rally that will bring together voices of leading campaigners and activists across the world with speakers from the main stage in Glasgow.
Speakers joining the digital rally include:
- Naomi Klein – Campaigner and Author
- Lidy Nacpil – Asian Peoples’ Movement On Debt And Development
- Jesus Vasquez – La Via Campesina
- S’bu Zikode – Abahlali BaseMjondolo (South African Shack Dwellers)
- Dipti Bhatnager – Friends of the Earth International
- Leonidas Iza – Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador
- Ilhan Omar – U.S House of Representatives
- Veronica Gago – Ni Una Menos, Argentina
The following speakers will be speaking at one of many local rallies and will also be included in the digital rally:
- Greta Thunberg
- Vanessa Nakate
- Pacific Warriors
- Colette Pichon Battle (Movement for Black Lives)
- Harpreet Kaur Paul (Tipping Point / Wretched of the Earth)
- Jo Grady (General Secretary of the University and College Union)
Tune in to the digital rally Nov 6th: cop26coalition.org/rally
Activists in Glasgow will march from Kelvingrove Park to Glasgow Green, where they will rally and hear from speakers like Uganda’s Vanessa Nakate and Sweden’s Greta Thunberg. The rally will be hosted by Glasgow’s own Darren McGarvey and Mitzi Jonelle Tan from the Philippines.
Keep up with updates on social media: Facebook event
Daily Glasgow Movement Assemblies
The COP26 Coalition is hosting in-person Movement Assemblies over the full two weeks of the conference, with livestreamed report backs and in-person response planning. The Assemblies will take place at Adelaide’s Place, Bath Street starting from 17:00.
17:00 – 17:25 – The Assembly will hear report backs and updates on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate (UNFCCC) negotiations. (livestreamed)
17:25 – 17:45 – Rapid Response: develop and coordinate responses and plan specific actions. (in-person only)
17:45 – 18:30 – The Assembly will be handed over to key constituencies and climate justice movements to host debates, presentations and discussions on strategy questions facing our global movements. (in-person only)
18:30 – 20:00 – Informal, ritual, memorials, music and performance. (in-person only)
Peoples Summit for Climate Justice
November 7th thru 10th: Join the COP26Coalition for a People’s Summit for Climate Justice where the climate justice movement will be coming together to discuss, learn and strategize for system change. You can join in online from anywhere in the world, or in-person in Glasgow.
Ways of getting involved now
UK: Join local hubs to help build local actions for Nov 6th.
Global: Join regional discussions on global organising. Find a regional meeting on this map.
Join local campaigns and grassroots groups fighting for climate justice in your community.
Travel to San Francisco for an action on October 29
See this Cool Davis post for an October 29 action in Davis
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