Published: 12th Aug 2019

Glasgow has been chosen to host next year’s United Nations COP26 climate change conference if the British government’s bid is successful. The Cabinet Office confirmed last week that the conference would be held at Glasgow’s Scottish Events Campus (SEC). Up to 30,000 delegates from around the world are expected to attend the conference, including climate experts, business leaders and citizens from across the country. The conference will also include programmes for young people and make use of the wide range of conference and exhibition spaces at the SEC. Former energy minister and UK nominee for president of COP26, Claire Perry, said Glasgow ‘is the right choice to showcase the UK’s commitment to the environment’. ‘In 2020, world leaders will come together to discuss how to protect our planet and set the direction for the years to come. Where better to do so than Glasgow, at the state-of-the-art SEC,’ she added. WWF … (To read the full article, subscribe below)