UNFCCC COP26 Global Peatlands Pavilion Summary Report
Van Offelen, J., Brooks, S., Clough, J., Kopansky, D., Lindsay, R., Peters, J., Proctor, S., Reed, M., Scheel, P., Schutten, H., Soto, C. and Tanneberger, F. 2022. UNFCCC COP26 Global Peatlands Pavilion Summary Report. Global Peatlands Initiative.
|Authors||Van Offelen, J., Brooks, S., Clough, J., Kopansky, D., Lindsay, R., Peters, J., Proctor, S., Reed, M., Scheel, P., Schutten, H., Soto, C. and Tanneberger, F.|
More than a year before Climate COP26, Richard Lindsay (SRI) proposed to UNEP's Global Peatland Initiative (GPI) that the partnership should consider hosting a Peatland Pavilion when COP26 finally convened in Glasgow. The concept was embraced with considerable enthusiasm and initial steps involved UEL's MArch students in developing a concept for a Peatland Pavilion structure. The design, developed by students Hussein Ali Kasim and Mohammed Patel, was firstly adopted as the basis for a Virtual Peatland Pavilion which could run alongside a physical Pavilion, promote participation in the event and also provide a post-COP legacy. Subsequently the iconic 'water droplet tower' of Hussein and Mohammed's design was designed as a physical structure with the help of the 2021 MArch students then constructed as a central part of the physical COP26 Peatland Pavilion. This was the first time that a pavilion devoted to peatlands had featured at any inter-governmental treaty COP, and its success in promoting the global importance of peatlands is set out in this Summary Report.
|Publisher||Global Peatlands Initiative|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.globalpeatlands.org/unfccc-cop26-global-peatlands-pavilion-summary-report/|
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|Deposited||04 Apr 2022|
|Copyright holder||© 2022 Global Peatlands Initiative|
This report should be cited as: Global Peatlands Initiative (2022) UNFCCC COP26 Global Peatlands Pavilion Summary Report. Available at: https://www.globalpeatlands.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/COP26-Glo...
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