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COP26 Fellows to build scientific evidence into climate negotiations

Four researchers have been awarded fellowships to support international climate negotiations ahead of the 26th Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) through the provision and interpretation of scientific evidence.

The four COP26 Fellows are supported by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and offered through the Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN).

The four COP26 Fellows are:

  • Harriet Thew, University of Leeds: YES TO Net Zero (Youth, Education, Skills and Training to Operationalise Net Zero)
  • Dr Thomas Hale, University of Oxford: From “Groundswell” to “All of Society”: How local governments, business, and civil society can contribute to the implementation phase of the Paris Agreement
  • Jessica Omukuti, University of York: Making money go further: Scaling climate finance through local delivery
  • Dr Rebecca Ford, University of Strathclyde: ALIGN: ALigning Impacts for Getting to Net-zero

Read the full article on the UKRI website.


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