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ECO at COP26

The economics of net zero

Wednesday 3 November 2021, University of Glasgow

The Economics Observatory, University of Glasgow and Government Economic Service Global Economics Conference hosted a public debate and roundtable discussion on the economics of climate change and the challenges and opportunities for securing the transition to net zero.


14:00 Opening remarksRichard Davies, Economics Observatory
14:05 - 15:05 Policy-maker panelKen Gibb, University of Glasgow
Rebecca Henderson, Harvard University
Valerio Micale, Climate Policy Initiative
Ece Ozdemiroglu, eftec
15:05 - 15:20 Refreshments
15:20 - 16:30 The road to net zeroMatthew Agarwala, University of Cambridge
Claire Mack, Scottish Renewables
Cristina Penasco, University of Cambridge
Graeme Roy, University of Glasgow
Stephen Sheal, Net Zero Technology Centre

The Economics Observatory launched issue two of ECO magazine at the event, available here.