Social Responsibility and Sustainability

COP 26 and the University of Edinburgh

COP26 - a global conference that tackles the climate crisis - has now passed. Find out more about the conference below, or register your interest in the next conference: COP27.

The University is currently planning our contribution to COP27, which will take place in Egypt in November 2022.

If you are interested in attending the conference or engaging remotely (as a representative of the University or our partner projects), please register below.

Register your interest in COP27


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Find out the latest news from the University related to COP 26.


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Find out what events are happening on the University campus and beyond related to COP 26.

What is COP 26?

Find out what COP 26 is and why it’s important, both globally and locally.

The University of Edinburgh at COP 26

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Find out how the University of Edinburgh will contribute to COP 26, building on our contributions to previous COPs.

COP 26 resources

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A collection of webinars, blogs and activities created by the University in the run up to COP 26.

If you have any questions regarding the University's involvement in COP26 or our own COP26 activities, please email

Get involved

There are lots of ways for both students and staff to take climate action and learn more about sustainability. 

Students: climate, sustainability and you

Staff: get involved in climate & sustainability