During the COP26 conference, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Chinese climate envoy Xie Zhenhua announce that the United States and China have reached an agreement on combating climate change.
Dozens of climate activists surround the offices of American investment management company BlackRock in central Paris and vandalize the building, demanding they disinvest from the fossil fuel industry.
In "Urgenda Foundation v. State of the Netherlands", the Supreme Court of the Netherlands upholds a 2015 ruling that "protection from the potentially devastating effects of climate change" is a human right, ordering the Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by the end of 2020 compared to 1990 levels.
Dutch farmers stage a protest in The Hague against proposals to halve livestock numbers in a bid to cut nitrogen emissions. Motoring group ANWB claims tractors on highways caused a total of 1,136km (700 miles) of traffic jams during morning rush hour, with tractors on one highway swerving back and forth to prevent traffic passing.
An advisory board to the Dutch government recommends reducing speed limits on roads and using public money to purchase outdated cattle farms as part of a raft of measures to tackle global warming-linked nitrogen emissions in the country.
German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze says the €54 billion climate plan approved by the German cabinet on Friday enables her country to join the Powering Past Coal Alliance. Germany expects to transition away from coal by 2038.
The "chargé d'affaires" of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, resigns following President Donald Trump's announcement he will withdraw the United States from the 2015 international Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation.
Thousands of people gather in Canberra, Australia to protest the introduction of a carbon tax, Prime Minister Julia Gillard met the Australian Youth Climate Coalition which is pushing for a price on emissions, while climate change mitigation activists including the Australian Council of Trade Unions delivered a petition to Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet signed by about 10,000 "working Australians" urging the government to take action.