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Walk2COP27 sets out to accelerate climate action in the run-up to COP27. Its purpose is to build mass participation and engagement: bringing people together from different countries, informing and educating, building solidarity, and creating connections.

It is based around a virtual journey from Glasgow (host city for COP26) to Sharm El-Sheikh (host city for COP27). Organisations and individuals can participate by tracking their kilometres travelled on the app, or by sharing their climate-related projects and learning from others via the planned meetings. 

There are 12 countries in between hosting a Townhall meeting that showcases the way climate change is impacting that location and the solutions that are being deployed. The Townhalls will also include an update on Walk2COP27 and a deep dive on a particular COP27 issue. The London Townhall (hybrid) is co-hosted by King's Sustainability and King's Department of Geography. It will focus on Transport & Climate featuring a keynote speaker, two panel discussions, and a drinks reception (2.30-4.30pm).


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Register on atlasGO to be part of the virtual journey

You can participate in Walk2COP27 by tracking your kilometres travelled on the atlasGO app. Download the app, join the "Kings College London" team, and be part of this global movement. Trees will be planted by the Jane Goodall Institute for kilometres travelled (walked / run / cycled or travelled in a wheelchair).

The official 45-day journey to #COP27 started on Thursday, 22 September.

Celebrating 100 years of Geography

This event is part of the 100th anniversary programme for the Department of Geography at King's. Join us as we celebrate everything we have achieved, our community and partners, and our research impact.

Find out more about Geography at 100

At this event

Rachel Mills headshot

Senior Vice President (Academic)

Event details

Science Gallery London
Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9GU