Sustainable Energy

COP26 climate change conference postponed until 2021 due to coronavirus

Key Points
  • The COP26 summit was set to be hosted by the U.K. this November.
  •  Coming five years after the landmark COP21 summit in Paris, the talks in 2020 were viewed as being especially important.
Boris Johnson (R) and conservationist David Attenborough attending an event to launch the COP26 climate summit. The summit has now been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus.
Jeremy Selwyn | AFP | Getty Images

A major UN climate change conference due to tak