Join our partners!
The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK. Visit our page “EIT Climate-KIC at COP26” to discover all events co-organised by EIT Climate-KIC.
The partners of EIT Climate-KIC are also leading or contributing to independent sessions related to climate innovation during COP 26 and are inviting you to join virtually or in person:
Tue 2 Nov 2021
09:00 - 10:30 GMT
Zero Emissions Solutions Conference: Economic Response Toward Covid-19 Resilience
The 2021 Zero Emissions Solutions Conference, organised by SDSN, will bring together leaders and scientists from businesses, governments, and academia from around the world. Happening on the sidelines of COP26, the ZESC will host up to fifteen sessions across the first week of COP featuring distinguished speakers who will showcase solutions relevant to the high-level champions thematic days including policy technology solutions for: finance, energy, youth, and nature.
Join Session 2A “Economic Response Toward Covid-19 Resilience” which talks about the opportunity Covid-19 presents for a green economy that will help countries reach their #SustainableDevelopment commitments.
Wed 3 Nov 2021
10:30 - 12:30 GMT
A fair & inclusive transition
The Bothy | Broadcast Live from the Green Zone
Hear the voices of Young People as they explore what their role and yours might be in creating a fair and inclusive transition to Net-Zero. With EIT Climate-KIC partner Naked Energy, as well as Technology Leaders Limited, LGBT Youth Scotland, Sainsbury’s. and Glasgow Community Energy.
Wed 3 Nov 2021
16:00 - 17:00 GMT
EU Hybrid Side Event at COP26 – Climate Neutrality and Biodiversity: Renewables Assets, Reporting Standards and Sustainable Finance
Room 3.G.5 of the EU Pavilion | Virtual
The transition to net zero emissions by 2050 could hinder environmental and biodiversity conservation. EAERE promotes the research-policy interface by examining this issue from an energy, marine and land-use standpoint. This provides the science-based framework to analyse the key role that renewable assets, reporting standards and sustainable finance can play to drive a sustainable transition.
This event is organised by EAERE and co-organised by: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI); NextEnergy Capital Group; School of Economics and ReSEES Laboratory, Athens University of Economics and Business Sustainable Development Unit, ATHENA Information Technology Research Center; FSR Climate – European University Institute; University College London.
Thu 4 Nov 2021
16:45 - 18:00 GMT
Aligning export finance with the Paris Agreement: high time to phase out fossil fuel
Multimedia Studio 3
This official side event, led by ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and others, highlights the impacts caused by fossil fuel export finance in the global South and provides concrete recommendations to decarbonise export finance.
Sat 6 Nov 2021
13:45 - 15:15 GMT
It’s Time to Pivot
South Rotunda & Virtual
This open session, led by the Resilience Brokers global collaboration Pivot Projects and hosted by the Malin Group, will explore the potential for diverse collaborations of people from around the world to use collective intelligence, systems thinking and modelling and AI-based research tools to guide policy and help communities become more sustainable.
1 - 12 Nov 2021
Naked Energy Exhibition
Naked Energy are excited to exhibit in the Green Zone for the duration of the COP26. Check out their wall of Virtu tubes to experience their technology in action.