How are preparations for COP26 going?

The COP26 lead at the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), Gareth Redmond-King, talks to Alasdair about the preparations for the next climate talks in November.

Ember’s Phil MacDonald on powering past coal

Chief Operating Officer of energy think tank Ember, Phil MacDonald, talks to Alasdair about the new challenges of decarbonising the global energy sector and what has been achieved so far in Europe in the UK.  

Sasha Stashwick on Biden and climate change

Edward and Alasdair speak to Sasha Stashwick, climate expert at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), on how the Biden Administration is gearing up to tackle climate change and  issues with the use of biomass for tackling climate goals.

Mike Norton on “transformative change” and science policy

Edward Robinson speaks to Prof Michael Norton, outgoing director of the environment programme at the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC). Mike speaks about the need to understand what ‘transformative change’ actually is, the gap between science and policy urgency on environmental boundaries and on the flawed concept of GDP.