A Scientist’s Recap of COP 28 and How to Participate in COP 29

March 19, 2024
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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP) is more than a gathering of nations negotiating global climate agreements. It is also a massive networking and organizing effort among critical voices advocating for addressing the climate crisis. At the latest meeting, COP 28 in Dubai, attendance surpassed 100,000, many of which are from the public and private sectors or civil society organizations Earth and space scientists are a critical stakeholder in the conversations that take place at these conferences. Since 2021, AGU has participated in COP meetings to amplify the voice of science in global climate discussions and more recently to promote the need for ethical climate solutions.