London (Hounslow) will kick off the 2019 series of Climate Conferences in London, Cheltenham, Solihull, Bristol, and Reading. Students from schools across the area will debate global progress and will be inspired to more climate action by meeting local experts.
Teams of students from secondary schools in four areas met to carry out their own COP24 debate on progress towards the Paris Agreement and try to negotiate raising ambition for more action.
Echoing the November COP23 climate talks in Bonn, young people from secondary schools showed the world how to raise global ambition at four dynamic meetings in their local Council Chambers.
Running at the same time as the crucial COP22 climate talks taking place in Marakkesh, 175 young people from 14 secondary schools in Cheltenham, Reading and South Gloucestershire showed the world and their local politicians the way forward.
As United Nations delegates gathered in Paris for COP21 we were pleased to run a series of model Climate Conferences for secondary school students across the South West and South East of England.