edie's COP26 Covered Podcast
What were the day’s big announcements? How are businesses turning global climate commitments into local sustainability actions? And do deep-fried Mars bars live up to their reputation? Join the edie team for this daily podcast show, live from COP26 in Glasgow.
COP26 Covered Podcast final episode: The COP26 legacy for business, Glasgow & future generations
A reflective final episode of this mini-series of podcasts sees Luke, Matt and Sarah re-unite to discuss the impacts that COP26 could have on people, industry and the planet - featuring interviews with a young documentary filmmaker, a Glaswegian climate leader and the sustainability director at Formula E.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 13: The Built Environment Day climate debate LIVE
With the final full day of COP26 being Cities, Regions & Built Environment Day, Luke convenes a lively podcast panel to discuss the key announcements and net-zero developments across the sector – featuring senior reps from the UK Green Building Council, building materials company Holcim, and professional services firm Jacobs.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 12: The Transport Day grand tour - Electric planes, hydrogen trains and autonomous automobiles
A fast and furious Transport Day sees Luke venture across Glasgow to explore three game-changing examples of zero-emission mobility - including the UK's first hydrogen-powered train, Rolls-Royce's new all-electric aircraft, and a connected and autonomous vehicle experience.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 11: Innovation special - Corporate accelerators, EV revolutions and green submarines
To mark Innovation Day, Luke rides across Glasgow on a rickshaw to speak with three leaders across the climate innovation value chain, including corporate accelerator Project X Global, electric performance carmaker Polestar, and a net-positive submarine concept, Oceanways.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 10: Spotlight on adaptation, food waste and 'climate fatalism'
On the day which saw world leaders take on 'Adaptation, Loss and Damage', COP26 Covered shone a spotlight on some of the practical solutions needed to accelerate climate action– featuring leader interviews with the Rainforest Alliance, WRAP, and Solitaire Townsend at Futerra.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 8: Nature Day reflections, carbon-negative countries and net-positive brands
In this bumper episode of the COP26 Covered podcast, the edie team reflect on the hugely important nature day and what it means for business – featuring chats with cosmetics giant Natura & Co, the Head of the COP26 Nature Campaign, and the Government of Panama.
COP26 Covered podcast episode 7: Youth climate marches and the role of sustainability leaders
To mark Youth and Public Empowerment Day of COP26, Sarah speaks with two leading youth activists and campaigners, while Matt joins a climate march through Glasgow to discuss how businesses can move from 'blah, blah, blah' to 'action, action action'.
COP26 Covered podcast episode 6: Net-zero transitions, resilient cities and Pokemon protests
The team are re-united in the Blue Zone to reflect on a fast and furious Energy Day of COP26, featuring chats with the Energy Transitions Commission, Resilient Cities Network and Mastercard - and we catch an army of Pikachus outside of the COP walls.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 5: Finance Day special – A make-or-break moment for the climate summit?
After a hugely important and somewhat unpredictable Finance Day at COP26, the edie team delivers up a special episode of COP26 Covered, featuring wide-ranging talks with industry leaders – from making coal uninsurable to securing top-level financial commitments to net-zero carbon.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 4: Business action plans, Scope 3 conundrums and a climate finance movie night
After a sleepness night in Glasgow, the edie team bring you a jam-packed fourth episode of COP26 Covered, featuring sideline sustainability chats with business leaders, NGOs and industry groups - plus we talk climate finance a swanky uptown cocktail bar.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 3: Chaotic queues, consumer engagement and a youth climate ferry
In this bumper third episode of edie's COP26 Covered podcast, the team (finally) get through the security gates of the climate summit and split up to deliver a jam-packed episode featuring chats with shoemaker Vivobarefoot, The Behavioural Insights Team, and the organiser of a youth-focused fringe event on-board a ferry.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 2: All aboard the Climate Train to Glasgow
In this second episode of edie's brand-new COP26 Covered podcast, the team join 500 policymakers, environmental groups and youth activists on-board The Climate Train up to Glasgow, for a sustainable rail journey featuring leader interviews, climate card games and – of course – bagpipes.
COP26 Covered Podcast episode 1: COP26 preview, Glasgow preparations and Bonnie the Seal
In the first episode of edie's brand-new COP26 Covered podcast, the team discuss the potential successes (and failures) of the climate talks, along with the key events, sessions and people to look out for over the next two weeks - with a special mention to the official COP26 mascot, Bonnie the Seal/Rat.
COP26 Covered: edie launches brand-new daily podcast show
To support our extensive editorial coverage of COP26 over the next two weeks, edie's award-winning content team has launched a brand-new podcast show which will broadcast from Glasgow, every day of the climate summit (31 October – 12 November).