Sir David Attenborough named COP26 People’s Advocate ahead of crucial UN climate change summit

STUDIO SILVERBACK is very proud to be working with Sir David Attenborough to produce the addresses he will be giving at crucial meetings hosted by the UK this year.

Press Release:

Sir David Attenborough becomes COP26 People’s Advocate for the UK’s Presidency of the UN climate change summit in Glasgow this November.

  • Broadcaster and natural historian to work with the UK as host of COP26 to inspire action in the run up to the summit
  • Sir David will address world leaders and the public ahead of and at Glasgow in November, as well as at the G7 Summit in Cornwall in June
  • This appointment marks the pivotal moment of 6 months to go to COP26 – the most important climate meeting since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015.


With six months to go before the UK brings world leaders together for key climate talks, the renowned natural historian and broadcaster will put forward the compelling case to global leaders, key decision makers and the public for why climate action matters, to evidence the progress underway, and to highlight the actions decision makers will need to take ahead of and at COP26.


Prime Minister Boris Johnson said:

Sir David Attenborough has already inspired millions of people in the UK and around the world with his passion and knowledge to act on climate change and protect the planet for future generations. There is no better person to build momentum for further change as we approach the COP26 climate summit in November. I am hugely grateful to Sir David for agreeing to be our People’s Advocate.

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