Countdown to COP26

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11 February, 2020

Event details

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.

This conference was part of our Cutting Carbon NowActing on net zero now project advocating immediate action across the UK economy to reduce the UK’s contribution to climate change.

It was kindly supported by Schneider Electric.


Introduction by Shaun Spiers, executive director, Green Alliance, followed by special guest speakers Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, and Nicola Sturgeon.

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?

Keynote speakers

Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

Nicola Sturgeon


Countdown to COP conference - 11th Feb 2020

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