Latest Developments

23 March 2021

Watch the videos from MCF's launch event here.

23 April 2021

US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate Change. See reflections from MCF Director Prof Jackie Peel here: ‘Five Things We Learned from the Biden Climate Summit’.

26 April 2021

Informal meeting on the Santiago Network on Loss and Damage

6-7 May 2021

12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue

17-21 May 2021

Watch MCF Director Prof Jackie Peel’s on-demand presentation at ClimateExp0 ‘Investor Leadership on Climate Change? Signs of building momentum in Australia’.

19 May 2021

Informal Presidency workshop on the Global Goal on Adaptation

31 May - 17 June 2021

UN Climate Change Conference (Virtual)

11-13 June 2021

G7 leaders convene at the Cornwell Summit aiming to build back better from COVID-19 and generate momentum towards a greener future.

23 June 2021

'Net zero by 2050? Even if Scott Morrison gets the Nationals on board, hold the applause', Senior Research Fellow Peter Christoff writes in the Conversation.

23, 28, 29 June & 7-9 July 2021

Informal meeting on the Santiago Network on Loss and Damage, Informal meeting on oceans and climate, Informal ministerial consultations on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, Informal Presidency workshop on the Global Goal on Adaptation

9, 11, 22-23 July 2021

G20: Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors, International Conference on Climate Change, Environment Ministers, Climate & Energy Ministers

25-26 July 2021

Incoming COP 26 Presidency's July Ministerial

7 August 2021

Monday’s IPCC report is a really big deal for climate change. So what is it? And why should we trust it?, writes Professor David Karoly in the Conversation.

17, 31 August & 1 September 2021

Informal meeting on Loss and Damage

14-30 September 2021

UN General Assembly (UNGA)

23 September 2021

Security Council Open Debate on Climate and Security

24 September 2021

High-level Dialogue on Energy; SDG Action Zone, climate day

28-30 September 2021

‘Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition’ to bring together youth delegates ahead of the Pre-COP in Milan.

28 September - 2 October 2021

‘Pre-COP’ in Milan, the final official ministerial meeting ahead of the COP.

30 September 2021

‘Pre-COP’ in Milan, the final official ministerial meeting ahead of the COP.

October 2021

2020 Biennial Assessment Presentation (UNFCCC)

October 2021

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit

11-15 October 2021

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) COP 15

15 October 2021

G20: Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors

30-31 October 2021

G20 Leaders' Summit in Rome, Italy

1-12 November 2021

COP26 in Glasgow