We were delighted to be at COP26 in Glasgow. At our Times Earth Hub in association with Greenlit we hosted a series of 30 minute discussion sessions on key environmental issues. We heard from some of the leading players who are working to support the goal of net zero and championing climate justice.
Recordings of each of the events can be found below by clicking on the event title:
Seeking global justice - how the global south can achieve environmental equity with the global north: President Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives in conversation with Catherine Philp diplomatic correspondent, The Times in conversation. President Nasheed is the current speaker of the Maldives parliament and is also a leading member of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, which represents 48 countries threatened by climate change.
Seeking global justice - how the global north can support environmental equity with the global south: Catherine Philp diplomatic correspondent, The Times in conversation with Amy Richards, director of communications, Global Witness in conversation with Jason McCue cofounder of Greenlit and senior partner of McCue Jury Law.
The power of sport to drive the behavioural changes needed to fight climate change: Luke Jones, Times Radio hosts Claire Pool, CEO and founder of Sport Positive and Clear Bright Consulting, advisory board member for Ecoathletes and The Sport Ecology Group, Julia Fry, Communications Manager Extreme E and Tom Gribbin, CEO of Planet Super League.
Accessing global north investment in the global south: the role of corporations supporting ESG - environment, social and governance: Luke Jones Times Radio hosts, Anna-Maria Slot, Global Sustainability/ESG Partner at law firm Ashurst, Thomas Tayler, Senior Manager, Aviva Investors Sustainable Finance Centre Aviva, Global Responsible Investing team, Philip Boulton, cofounder of Greenlit.
Times Earth Hub Greenlit sessions Is net zero running out of energy: Does the energy crisis put a net zero future at risk?: Lucy Siegle, environmental journalist & Times Earth correspondent hosts Emma Pinchbeck, CEO of Energy UK and Dale Vince, CEO Ecotricity.
What happens when the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic - the realities of climate change: Lucy Siegle, environmental journalist & Times Earth correspondent hosts Professor Gail Whiteman - Professor of Sustainability at Exeter University and creator of Arctic Basecamp project.
The Ocean as the last bastion against climate change: Kieran Andrews, Scottish political editor, The Times hosts Dr Sylvia Earle, legendary oceanographer and explorer in residence with National Geographic, Sian Owen, director of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition representing over 100 NGOs and 90% of the ocean and Mirella Von Lindenfels, director of the International Programme on the State of the Ocean, representing global scientists
Government policy and investment, and how the two interplay in climate change: Kieran Andrews, Scottish political editor, The Times hosts Chris Stark, CEO Climate Change Committee, the UK government's independent advisory body on climate change and Amal-Lee Amin, Director Climate Change, CDD.
Human Rights and Governance as the frontline victims of climate change: Jason McCue cofounder of Greenlit and senior partner of McCue Jury Law in conversation with Alexander Rhodes, Head of Mishcon Purpose, Mishcon de Reya, Seema Joshi, Director of Campaigns, Global Witness, Tessa Khan, Founder and Director, Uplift.