COP26: how to get involved with the climate change talks

Vital global climate talks are coming up in the UK, and there’s never been a better time to take action. Here’s what you can do.


The UN Climate Change Conference of Parties –  COP26 – will be in Glasgow from 31st Oct – 12 November. As the host country, these negotiations are a crucial opportunity for the UK government to lead global ambition on climate action.

Learn more about COP26

But with so many decisions being made in private meetings inside the conference, how can ordinary people make a difference?

Join a march with Greenpeace

Marches are happening all across the country on Saturday 6th November to show the enormous public support for urgent climate action. You can help show world leaders that we mean business by joining one of these marches.

Glasgow will host the main march as thousands of people descend on the city to send a strong message to leaders. If you are planning on travelling to Glasgow and want to march with Greenpeace, please RSVP to the event. We will keep you up to date on plans and ensure we bring everyone together.

Climate marches around the UK

If you can’t make it to Glasgow, there’s probably another march happening near you. Greenpeace reps will be at all the marches, and we want to gather Greenpeace activists and supporters together for this historic moment! If you are planning on going, please RSVP to your local event so we can keep you posted on the plans for the day.

Check the links to see the details and RSVP for the march in your nearest city:

It’s likely that more events will spring up in the next few days. Stay tuned as we will be updating this page as more events are confirmed.

Why join a march?

Marches are about sending a message, but they are also an amazing way to connect with other activists in your area. Climate campaigning can feel overwhelming sometimes but by coming together to show our unity we can create positive energy and a feeling of hope! You can learn more about why peaceful protest is so powerful here.

All routes are mapped to be accessible to all. If you need help, please let us know at

Can’t make it or not comfortable with big gatherings?

This COP will be very different from previous years, and we know mass gatherings aren’t an option for everyone at the moment. If you don’t feel comfortable going to a march, there will be online activities to get involved with too, and live streaming of many of the speeches. We’ll share details closer to the time.

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