Climate Change Conference

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) will be held in Glasgow from
31st October to 12th November. 

This is a hugely important International event. Its outcome will determine the extent to  a shared global response to the climate crisis will be sufficient to limit its impact on current and future generations.

Our COP26 Petition

Climate Action Newtown is asking our representatives at COP26 to:

  • Make more ambitious commitments
  • Take more ambitious action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Immediately end all fossil fuel subsidies and exploration

The petition was been submitted to our local MP and  to our local Members of Senedd Cymru on 6 November 2021

Climate Action Event

To mark the mid-point of the COP26 conference, Climate Action Newtown held an event in the town centre on

Saturday 6th November 2021

Aerial view of Newtown used by kind permission of of Stu Trigg of Dragon UAV (

Who we are

Climate Action Newtown (CAN) is a Community Interest Company based in Newtown, Powys, Wales. 

Why CAN exists 

The purpose of CAN is to encourage and enable residents, businesses, and organisations in Newtown and the surrounding communities to reduce our collective carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030, by working together in creating a sustainable resilient and thriving local economy.

What CAN does

CAN initiates, encourages and supports activities that reduce local, regional and national emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses.

Join us

CAN welcomes new members from Newtown and the surrounding area that support our objectives. Individual membership if free!

CAN also invites local businesses and organisations to contact us to ask about organisational membership

Stay in touch

Our email subscriptions allow you to choose between receiving:
  • Our monthly Newsletter
  • Updates about events and activities
  • Both of the the above

Ask us a question or keep us informed about what you are doing to to address the climate emergency. 

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See a short report and video about our COP26 Day of Action at: