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U.S. Center COP26 Schedule

The United Kingdom is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, United Kingdom, from November 1 to November 13, 2021. You can find venue information and the UK presidency program here.  

All U.S. Center events will be live-streamed on the main COP26 page and the U.S. Center YouTube channel , and videos will be recorded and uploaded at the end of each day.

Program of Events (includes event descriptions)

Satellite Events (virtual-only and not hosted at the U.S. Center)

Week 1 (November 1-6)

November 1 – World Leaders Summit 
Time (GMT) Event
1:00-1:30pm Launching the Decisive Decade of Climate Action   
2:30-4:00pm America Is All In: A Society-wide Mobilization to Meet U.S. Climate Goals   
4:00-5:00pm The Economic Case for Investing in Climate Action: How Countries are Leveraging Climate Ambition to Build Back Better   
6:00-7:00pm Climate Science Leading the Way   
November 2 – World Leaders Summit  
Time (GMT) Event
11:00-11:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Introduction Overview of Earth Science  
11:30am-12:30pm Equitable Deep Decarbonization: A Roundtable Discussing the Historic Justice40 Initiative   
3:00-4:00pm Advancing Adaptation at Home and in Vulnerable Countries: U.S. Adaptation and Resilience Priorities    
4:00-4:15pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: NASA’s Role in Tracking and Predicting Climate   
4:30-5:30pm Tech for Net-Zero   
6:00-7:00pm Ambition Beyond COP26   
November 3 – Finance 
Time (GMT) Event
9:00-9:30am Our Ocean, Our People, Our Prosperity   
10:00-11:00am LEAF Coalition: Significant Strides towards Tropical Forest Conservation at Scale   
11:00-11:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Applications of Satellite Observations   
11:30am-12:30pm Mobilizing Capital for Climate Finance in Developing Economies   
1:30-2:30pm U.S. Efforts to Conserve Global Forests and Other Critical Carbon Sinks    
3:15-4:00pm Clean Technology Fund 2.0: Innovative Financing for Impact   
4:30-5:30pm Growing Economies by Reducing Emissions:  Climate Entrepreneurship for Economic Development (CEED)    
5:30-5:45pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Satellite View of the Blue Economy   
6:15-7:00pm Net Zero World Initiative Launch: Accelerating Global Energy System Decarbonization   
November 4 – Energy 
Time (GMT) Event
10:00-11:00am The Next Wave of Climate Solutions: Accelerating Innovation Now to Scale Up in the ‘30s & ‘40s   
11:00-11:15 NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Carbon in the Earth’s Atmosphere  
11:30am-12:30pm Unlocking Grids to Decarbonize Power Systems Globally with the G-PST Consortium   
1:30-2:30pm Expanding Global Wind Ambition in Pursuit of a Clean Energy Economy   
3:00-4:00pm Climate and Health Equity: Advancing Clean Energy Access to Households    
4:00-4:15 U.S.-Romania Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Signing Ceremony
4:30-5:30pm The Clean Energy Demand Initiative: Catalyzing Private Sector Renewable Energy Investment in Leading Economies   
5:30 – 5:45pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Revealing Urban Pollution Patterns from a Bird’s Eye View  
6:00-7:00pm Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation: Delivering on Clean Energy for the Climate   
November 5 – Youth & Public Empowerment 
Time (GMT) Event
9:00-9:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: The GLOBE Program   
10:00-11:00am LIFE-AR Compact: Strengthening Ambition and Cooperation between LDCs and the International Community   
11:30am-12:30pm Elevating Indigenous Youth   
1:30-2:30pm Going Negative on Carbon   
3:00-4:00pm Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry: A Vision for the Future   
4:30-5:30pm America’s Electric Companies: Aiming for Net Zero   
6:00-7:00pm Our Shared Future: Life on a Sustainable Planet   
7:15-7:30pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Student Airborne Science Activation for Under-represented and Under-served Learners  
November 6 – Nature 
Time (GMT) Event
9:00-9:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Greenland’s Melting in Context 
10:00-11:00am Saving Nature to Save Ourselves 
11:30am-12:30pm Ocean & Climate Ambition: International Partnership on MPAs, Biodiversity and Climate Change 
1:30-2:30pm Investing in Our Future: Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate 
3:00-4:00pm Congress’ Role in Enhancing U.S. Climate Leadership and Ambition 
4:00-4:30pm SilvaCarbon Film Screening – Celebrating 10 Years 
4:30-5:30pm Our Climate Future is Female: Women and Girls Leading Climate Action 
6:00-7:00pm A Natural Response to Climate Change: Integrating Nature-Based Solutions into NDCs 
7:15-7:30pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Ocean Ecology

Week 2 (November 8-12)

November 8 – Adaptation, Loss & Damage 
Time (GMT) Event
9:00-9:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Fires in a Warming World 
10:00-11:00am Power-up: Factoring Resilience into Transitioning Energy Infrastructure 
11:30am-12:30pm Partnerships for Island Resilience: Sharing Solutions in the Great Ocean States 
1:30-2:30pm Adaptation: From Planning to Action 
3:00-4:00pm Climate Services for Decision Makers 
4:30-5:30pm Healthier Lives on a Healthier Planet:  Linking Climate Change and Health Equity 
6:00-7:00pm Adapting to Thrive: U.S. Action on Global Climate Adaptation 
7:15-7:30pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Climate Variability and Disease Outbreaks 
November 9 – Gender, Science & Innovation 
Time (GMT) Event
9:00-9:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Satellite and Ocean Data Reveal Marked Increase in Earth’s Heating Rate 
10:00-11:00am Further, Faster, Together: A State-Federal Partnership for a Net-Zero Future 
11:00-11:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: What’s Causing Recent Climate Trends? 
11:30am-12:30pm Accelerating Equitable Climate Action Through Global Support for Startup Innovation 
1:30-2:30pm Securing the Climate Benefits of the Global HFC Phasedown: Preventing Illegal Trade in HFCs 
3:00-4:00pm Science and Technology’s Role in Getting Us to Net-Zero Emissions 
4:30-5:30pm Observing Our Planet 
6:00-7:00pm Building Better Together: Partnerships to Advance Climate Resilience 
7:15-7:30pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Our Rapidly Changing Arctic 
November 10 – Transportation 
Time (GMT) Event
9:00-9:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: How Do We Know for Sure About Atmospheric Aerosols? Ask AERONET! 
10:00-11:00am Building a Better Battery 
11:30am-12:30pm H2 Twin Cities – Connecting communities around the world to deploy clean hydrogen solutions 
1:30-2:30pm Coming Back Greener:  Decarbonizing Transportation 
3:00-4:00pm Decarbonizing Transportation in Emerging Economies 
4:30-5:30pm Leading the Way to the Future of Flight 
6:00-7:00pm Business Leaders: A Call to Climate Action 
7:15-7:30pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: New Climate for a Better(?) Tomorrow: Earth, Energy, Heat, and Water in a Changing Climate 
November 11 – Cities, Regions & Built Environment 
Time (GMT) Event
10:00-11:00am Climate and Environmental Justice: Youth Leading the Way in the U.S. and Around the World 
11:30-11:45am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: CFCs Regulation for Ozone Recovery and a Healthy Planet 
1:30-2:30pm Global Network Enables Climate Change Resilience by Connecting Space to Village 
3:00-4:00pm The Role of Cities in Driving an Ambitious Climate Agenda 
4:30-5:30pm Justice and Equity at the Center: Innovative Housing Policy to Build a More Sustainable Society for All 
5:45-6:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Connection Between Fire, Weather, and Climate 
November 12 – Close 
Time (GMT) Event
10:00-11:00am A Changing Arctic: The U.S.’ Contributions to Arctic Research, Applications, and Decision Support 
11:00-11:15am NASA Hyperwall Presentation: The Ever-changing CO2 Sources and Sinks Seen from Space 
12:00pm – 1:00pm Climate Smart Infrastructure: Building Back Better and Catalyzing Green Growth 

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