Connecting for Climate Change explains how to turn talk into action post COP26

Posted on: 02/11/2021
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A four-part series which aims to capitalise on the momentum of COP26 and discuss the innovations needed to meet climate targets.

Organisations across all sectors are invited to attend Connecting for Climate Change, running from 17th November to 8th December, to learn how to turn the COP26 talk into actionable steps to address climate change here and now.

The free-to-attend webinar series, organised by KTN in partnership with Innovate UK, is designed to carry the momentum of COP26 forward and accelerate climate action following the highly anticipated conference.

The sessions will bring together more than 16 researchers, innovators and experts and they are expected to attract delegates from across all industries, including public and private funders and high-profile senior figures in government and academia.

Panellist debates on decarbonisation, the circular economy, resilient places and enabling action will be hosted by Paul English, award-winning journalist and presenter for STV’s Scottish Passport and writer for National Geographic, The Times and Sunday Times.

Emma McKenna, Head of Net Zero at KTN, comments: “Enabling a transition to a Net Zero economy is one of KTN’s main priorities. This series is all about turning talk into action and when the dust settles on COP26 we want to ensure that constructive conversations lead to constructive solutions. This is only achievable when we share ideas and collaborate to find solutions, and these webinars will not only explore what innovation is needed to reach Net Zero, but crucially, what action, including targeted funding, is necessary to hit those ambitious targets.”

Panellists already lined up to speak at Connecting for Climate Change include: Juliet Davenport, NED and Founder of Good Energy; Emma McKenna, Head of Net Zero, KTN; Adam Read, External Affairs Director, SUEZ; Emma Shaw, Co-Founder, Library of Things; Miranda Sharp, CEO, Metis Digital; Alicia Greated, CEO, KTN; Susannah McClintock, Investment Director, Sustainable Ventures; and Phil White, CEO, Cloud Cycle.

To book your place as an attendee, click here.

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