Climate action on your doorstep. COP26 will bring Earth's most urgent conversation to Scotland in November 2021. In Local Zero, Glasgow-based researchers Dr Rebecca Ford and Dr Matt Hannon are your trusted guides to smart local energy and a zero carbon future.
COVID's Lessons for the Road to Net Zero
With guests Polly Billington and Jim Watson, the team assess the impact of Coronavirus on net zero transition. How can local energy help bring about a prosperous and fair pandemic recovery? Polly is a member of Hackney Council in East London and director of UK100, a network of more than 100 UK councils that is committed to tackling the climate emergency. Jim is Professor of Energy Policy at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.
Countdown to COP26 in Glasgow
COP26 in Glasgow is one year away - so where are we on the path to a zero carbon future? In this first episode, the Local Zero team tackle the big questions on climate change, and start to explore how local ‘place-based’ solutions may hold the key.
Local Zero is a podcast from Glasgow-based climate change researchers Dr Rebecca Ford, Dr Matt Hannon and Fraser Stewart, brought to you by EnergyREV. Subscribe now to get every episode straight to your podcast feed.
Episode 1 contributors:
Renee Van Diemen a senior scientist from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Sam Gardner, Scottish Power's Head of Climate Change & Sustainability, and chair of the Edinburgh Climate Commission
David Reay, Chair in Carbon Management & Education at Edinburgh University
Erin Curtis, aged 16, volunteer coordinator for Glasgow Youth Strikes
Angus Miller, Glasgow City Council's Environment, Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Chair.
Coming soon: climate action on your doorstep
Local Zero kicks off on November 5th, and launches a twelve month countdown to COP26. With Earth's most urgent conversation landing in Scotland, Glasgow-based climate change researchers Dr Rebecca Ford, Dr Matt Hannon and Fraser Stewart will be your trusted guides to smart local energy and a zero-carbon future. Subscribe now to get every episode straight to your podcast feed.