Road to Glasgow: Transition Talks
In our first podcast series, our hosts Stephen Sheal, External Relationship Director, and Luca Corradi, Innovation Network Director, will sit down with industry experts who will be sharing their thoughts on the key themes in the energy transition ahead of COP26.
COP26 is being held in the UK for the first time this year and will host over 30,000 delegates from around the globe to agree the next steps in tackling climate change. Transition Talks aims to explore and provide a deep dive into each topic as we head towards the 2021 summit.
Karen Turner, Professor and Director of the Centre for Energy Policy at University of Strathclyde
Policy needs to align, especially in the lead up to COP26. Karen Turner, Professor and Director of the Centre for Energy Policy at University of Strathclyde, joins our hosts Stephen and Luca to discuss the decision process for policy, the pros and cons of GDP/income economy measurement and challenges COP26 will bring.
All Things Digital!
Gillian Docherty OBE
In this episode of Transition Talks, Luca and Stephen are joined by Gillian Docherty OBE, CEO of The Data Lab, discussing all things digital. The trio explore how investment in digital technology and data will be instrumental in decarbonisation and the road to a net zero future.
Achieving Net Zero
In this episode of Transition Talks, Luca and Stephen are joined by Mike Berners-Lee, Author of "There Is No Planet B", as he discusses COP26, the role of hydrogen and achieving net zero.
In this episode of Transition Talks, Luca and Stephen are joined by Mike Smith, CEO of NECCUS, as he discusses Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) and how it can help with industrial decarbonisation.
In this episode of Transition Talks, Stephen and Luca are joined by Claire Mack, Chief Executive at Scottish Renewables. The trio explore how Scotland is progressing along the path to net zero.
Policy & Economics
Professor Graeme Roy
In the first of our series, we hear from Professor Graeme Roy, Director of The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) who spoke to Luca and Stephen to get a picture of where we are, where we need to be and just how we are going to get there from a political and economic point of view.