WATCH — What a conference called COP26 means for the climate

Caden Teneycke
Story by Caden Teneycke and CBC Kids News • 2021-11-01 06:00

Leaders and kids gathering for 2 weeks

Every Monday, CBC Kids News takes a deep dive into a topic that everyone’s talking about. Click the video above or below for this week’s KN Explains.

People from around the world who care about the planet are meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, this week.

COP26 — the 26th Conference of the Parties — officially kicked off on Sunday.

World leaders will be there, like Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S.  President Joe Biden. It’s unclear whether China’s president, Xi Jinping, will attend.

Kids will also be there to put pressure on world leaders to help solve the climate crisis, like Canadians Sophia Mathur and Sadie Vipond.

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Caden Teneycke
Caden Teneycke
Caden is in Grade 12 and from Ladysmith, B.C. He has always had an interest in news and a passion for all things media-related. At 11, he started a YouTube channel to explore videography, while also spreading awareness about his life as a little person. With a rare form of dwarfism that affects his hips, spine and joints, Caden stands at about three and a half feet tall and uses a Segway for his mobility. He’s also an ambassador for the BC Children’s Hospital I’m a HIPpy Foundation.

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