COP26 Can We Keep it to Two Degrees Warming with Dr. Mark Eakin

Dr. Mark Eakin, well-known oceanographer and contributor to past IPCC reports, explained the current situation with global warming, projected trends, and potential solutions to counter climate change, as discussed during the meeting in Glasgow, Scotland. A COP26 attendee joined us to describe the experience.

This virtual presentation was hosted live on November 18, 2021.


Dr. Mark Eakin, a PC(USA) Ruling Elder, worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for over 30 years, last directing Coral Reef Watch, a program that forecasts coral reef bleaching around the world. He has testified before the US Congress on the impacts of climate change, has been a contributing author on two Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports and was Chief Scientific Advisor for the Sundance and Emmy Award winning film, Chasing Coral. 

Additional Downloadable Resources from the Presentation:

Dr. Mark Eakin’s Slide Presentation – PDF format and Powerpoint format

Zoom chat during the workshop – Text file



Faith community urgent call for action at COP26: Glasgow Emergency Pact. Specifically calling on all faith based groups sign on in support of the pact as a step toward its adoption by the partners to the Paris Climate Agreement.

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PEC Representatives (l to r): Burkhard Paetzold, Fred Milligan, and Neddy Estudillo