Culture x Climate 2020

Culture x Climate LogoCulture x Climate 2020 is a virtual global forum for arts, culture and heritage-based climate action presented by the Climate Heritage Network. It runs from 12 October to 27 November, anchored by Climate Heritage Week 2020 (16-22 November).

Culture x Climate 2020 brings together leaders, practitioners, researchers, and experts from business, government, universities and civil society to promote new partnerships between cultural actors and stakeholders across sectors.

Three events series make up Culture x Climate 2020:

November Dialogues. A series of three virtual Dialogues across multiple time zones under the theme: “A Culture of Resilience: Mobilising Arts, Culture and Heritage to Win the Race to Zero” held as part of the UN November Dialogues.

Regional Climate Heritage Forums. A series of five CHN regional forums that will spotlight the work in each region of the world to mobilise arts, culture and heritage for climate action. Forums include Africa and the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America.

Climate Heritage Mobilisation Webinars. A series of 7 webinars showcasing the diverse work across the Climate Heritage Network to increase the ambition and capacity of arts, culture and heritage to engage in climate action, science and policy. Held in partnership with Historic England.

In addition, Climate Heritage Network members and other partners will be hosting Affiliated Events through Culture x Climate 2020, showcasing arts, culture and heritage-based climate action by advancing commitments, driving awareness and education, and keeping climate action at the top of the global agenda.

Learn more at and follow the event on social media using the hashtags #climateheritage and #culturexclimate.

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