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COP26: Week Two at ICE Hub Glasgow

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9th Nov 2021

We're still catching our breaths from last week, which ended with House of Original Nations on Sunday — an extraordinary day spent with Indigenous leaders in sacred ceremonies and conversations about their perspectives of the climate crisis. ICE Hub was delighted to host these moments of solidarity, created in partnership with GroundedMcDonough InnovationVivobarefoot,MingaIndigena, One Earth and Letters to the Earth. Catch some of the magical moments on video on Hub Culture's Instagram channel and watch the livestream replay



This Week at ICE Hub Glasgow COP26 

As the second week of COP26 negotiations begin, ICE Hub continues to host a full roster of special events open to our partners and invited guests. Check out our highlights below and don’t forget to email [email protected] with the name of the event and your contact details to reserve your spot!

Monday, 8 November - CARBON FINANCE DAY
SDG Exchange held a press luncheon to announce the launch of its first-of-its-kind, global blockchain-based exchange platform for carbon credits and other SDG assets. Missed it? Watch the replay.

Tuesday, 9 November — OCEANS DAY
1:00pm - 4:00pm — Hub Culture: Co-creating Ocean Solutions
Human activities and climate change are threatening the health of the world's oceans more than ever. What can we do to help save this precious natural resource? Join Hub Culture for an interactive discussion on co-creating solutions to save our oceans.  
Open to all
To attend in-person[email protected]

5:00pm - 7:00pm — Mattereum panel “Diplomacy, Politics and Technology: The Three Futures of Climate Action”
International diplomacy & treaty negotiations, national political transformation, and rapid technological change are three models of how to address climate change. Proponents of each model will discuss how these approaches must work together to achieve dramatically better results than any one approach can achieve. Hosted by Mattereum and Diplomatic World.
Open to all
For details and to attend (in person or virtually) 
visit their website.

Wednesday, 10 November — OXYGEN DAY 

9:00am - 10:30am — Saving Rainforests 
Deforestation is a major contributor to global warming and the climate emergency, yet tropical rainforests are part of the solution. Join us for a breakfast discussion focused on saving our last great rainforests as we advocate for the Rainforest Collective and the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative. 
Open to all
To attend in-person
[email protected]

11:00am - 3:00pm — V02 & Oxygen Project: The Air We Breathe
What if there was a way to pay the planet for producing oxygen? Join Hub Culture to learn about VEN Oxygen (Vo2) — a new way for everyone to participate in environmental protection coming this fall. Hub Culture and guest speakers will explore the role of oxygen in the climate conversation. Learn how oxygen sources are being depleted, the impacts of oxygen loss, and what we can do to help.
Open to all
To attend in-person
[email protected]

5:00pm - 7:00pm — Mattereum panel: "Green Blockchain, Green Economy"
The blockchain is one of the most controversial technologies of the decade. Bitcoin is widely considered to be an ecological disaster. Can new blockchain systems offer a better way forward? An expert panel will discuss why these systems are so much greener than bitcoin. 
Open to all
For details and to attend (in person or virtually) visit their website

8:00pm - 10:00pm — Chia Network Blockchain Dinner 
Over dinner, CHIA will showcase their scaled tech efficiencies, prototype carbon markets and blockchain solutions related to energy, which could benefit a wide scope of multilateral partners and organisations.
Open to partners and invited guests.
To attend in-person
[email protected]

Thursday, 11 November — URBAN LIVING 2030
Travel to 2030 where the Global Goals are completed and celebrate a thriving planetary civilisation in harmony with all life. United Planet and Civana invite you to join the League of Regenerative Cities for an immersive day of participatory and visionary experiences to share the stories of our future success.

10:00am - 2:00pm — Jedi Mystery School

2:00pm - 7:00pm — League of Regenerative Cities UP Game

7:00pm – 9:00pm: United Planet Celebration and ICE Hub Partners Closing Cocktail Reception
Open to all ICE Hub partners and invited guests.

To attend in-person[email protected]

Friday, 12 November
End of COP26 programming. ICE Hub will remain open through 2022 as a circular economy education hub. Stay tuned for more details!


You may have seen Hub Culture’s social media team buzzing around. Watch our ICE Hub Glasgow COP26 You Tube playlist to catch our interviews with ICE Hub partners mayors from around the world and other key figures that our social media team have been conducting at COP26 throughout the week! 

(Pictured: Meg Thomson, Executive Producer, and Edie Lush, Executive Editor, of Hub Culture)