Countdown to COP26
Political Leadership

Countdown to COP26

The UK is set to host the next UN climate conference COP26 in Glasgow.
This one day conference considered what the UK needs to do to host a successful and ambitious COP, sessions explored the diplomatic, business, finance and social challenges.  


Introduction by Shaun Spiers, executive director, Green Alliance

Special guest speakers;

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland

Panel discussions:
1. How can the UK get on track to net zero?
2. Is UK climate action inspiring global ambition?
3. What’s needed to get the economy net zero ready in 2020?
4. How does the UK make sure that climate justice is at the heart of COP26?

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You can find full video coverage of the conference on our YouTube channel. 

This conference is part of our 
Cutting Carbon Now project advocating immediate action across the UK economy to reduce the UK’s contribution to climate change. 

It has been kindly supported by Schneider Electric

11 February, 2020
  • Green Alliance
  • Cutting Carbon Now
  • Schneider Electric

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Countdown to COP conference - 11th Feb 2020