Culture x Climate 2020 is a virtual global forum for arts, culture and heritage-based climate action running to the end of November 2020.
…one-year anniversary of the Edinburgh launch of the Climate Heritage Network…
Culture x Climate writes:
The 2015 Paris Agreement gave each country 5 years to hear from scientists and ratchet up their climate action contributions to meet the escalating climate emergency. In the coming weeks, will find out which countries are listening.
November marks one year until the next UN Climate Summit (COP26) where a precious chance awaits to get climate action on track.
November marks the one-year anniversary of the Edinburgh launch of the Climate Heritage Network — whose members embrace the critical role that arts, culture and heritage can play in driving greater ambition and supporting rapid and just transitions to a low-carbon, climate resilience future.
Culture x Climate 2020 responds to this moment by creating a forum designed to unite all those interested in the role of arts, culture and heritage in tackling the climate emergency.
It aims to enhance the capacity of the arts, culture and heritage sectors to help build a climate-neutral and resilient world in the time of COVID-19.
It aims to promote new partnerships between cultural actors and stakeholders across sectors.
It aims to prepare the culture sector to play its part in driving greater ambition at COP26 and beyond.
To network with colleagues in your region, join the action-oriented Regional Climate Heritage Forums.
For more background see the NewsBlog